Jam along with backing tracks to improve your improvisation.

While I was surfing YouTube, I came across a channel that has released several jazzy backing tracks to play along with.  I thought it would be a good way to practice your licks over a different music styles.  While there aren’t any blues tracks like you are probably used to by now, these are some nice sounding backing tracks that change up the music.  It’s also a good example of how versatile the blues scale is, as it can be played over most of these changes.  Enjoy!

The first backing track that really stood out to me was a funky little groove over E7.  The guys over at CoffeeBreakSongs can make a cool groove.  Check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjF5UuGsSJU&feature=plcp&context=C3ee1a1cUDOEgsToPDskKnMa63neZwilH1Hw_Acsar.

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The next track settles on G minor.  It’s a straight R&B groove that may provide some new ideas for your improvisation.  Check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwSvlMhZLys&feature=plcp&context=C382a2acUDOEgsToPDskJhBUgobHnPfGOQIMSxvlC0.

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The last track that I’ll provide for you here is over A minor.  It’s a slower groove, so you’ll have some more time to think about your improvisation.  It’s also got a bit more of a back beat, so I prefer it.  Check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_HsFp-OuGo&feature=plcp&context=C365c23dUDOEgsToPDskLnQxZ6vlX8zkx29U8pGU5w.

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There are plenty more backing tracks to play over from Coffee Break Songs.  Check out more of them on their website for even more inspiration for your improvisation.  I hope you liked them!



    8 replies to "Jazzy Backing Tracks For Guitar"

    • Peter Zaruba

      I placement them, they get 1 otherwise 2 views, and next rejection extra. I would like my happy to accomplish supplementary than presently offer me a few views…how act I get them on the explore engines or impressive like that? Will no one increasingly go off to my blog presently for the reason that I don’t post every day?.

    • Terry

      This video does not exist, so why post it? How can I learn if the video does not exist?

    • I used to be very pleased to search out this net-site.I needed to thanks in your time for this wonderful read!! I definitely enjoying each little little bit of it and I’ve you bookmarked to take a look at new stuff you blog post.

    • W4rcry

      Hey, was just at this site last night. It has a lot of back track for free download. I was reading this post and thought it might go hand in hand with it. Check it out.


    • Tinaskingdom

      Yup, sharing is a good thing! Thanks Griff for all that you put up.

    • Andrew

      Hi Griff,

      Thanks for putting these grooves up. The minor ones I can so something over but the E7 is beyond me. Where do you start?


    • cowboy

      some cool songs….something to get onte thinking…later.


    • John Picton

      Thanks Griff these are great – as you say it gives another take on the solos and licks.

      If people just want the audio they can put the youtube link into the following site and as a result it will generate an mp3 of the youtube clip. It is a completly free service.


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