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Comins Ibanez In recent years, performing and arranging for solo guitar has become the main focus of my work as a guitarist. The main purpose, therefore, of this website is to provide you with links to my many video performances on YouTube, my instructional DVDs and downloadable lessons, and other lessons currently available with Hal Leonard Publishing. The vast majority of these lessons are sharply focused on arranging for solo guitar with my “flagship” two-hour lesson “How To Arrange Any Song For Solo Guitar” as well as 70+ additional full length song-specific arrangement lessons. For in-depth info click on the “Videos & Guitar Lessons” tab above.

Having said that, you'll still find plenty information and links to my work with prog-rock band THEO, fusion band FourFusion, the The Gwenyth Hayes Band, the Brad McNett duo, trio and quartet as well as many additional projects, recordings and collaborations I’m involved with. There are links to my performance schedule, booking information (look at the bottom right of the page) and, of course, info on music sales, CDs as well as downloads – please just look through the various tabs and buttons. Blog style posts and news updates will be posted in the modules below. Feel free to email me jake.reichbart@gmail.com with any questions or requests.

Tempted by Squeeze - Fingerstyle Guitar

Tempted by Squeeze - Fingerstyle Guitar

Welcome to my 411th solo fingerstyle jazz guitar on YouTube, Tempted by Squeeze. Great covers are also available from Sting and Joe Cocker, check them out. Kindly subscribe, share, comment and please consider supporting me by purchasing my video lessons so I can continue to post weekly videos of the guitar arrangements we all love. Thanks, Jake

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Sunny, Bobby Hebb, Solo Jazz Funk Guitar

Sunny, Bobby Hebb, Solo Jazz Funk Guitar

Welcome to my 410th solo fingerstyle jazz guitar on YouTube, Sunny by Bobby Hebb andf covered buy thousands... I’m embarrassed to say that as a young kid I thought this was an original Boney M song, of course it was a cover.

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Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell, Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar

Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell, Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar

Welcome to my 409th solo fingerstyle jazz guitar on YouTube, Big Yellow Taxi by Joni Mitchell. I regret not posting more acoustic guitar videos in the past, will try to do more in the future with the right sings, I think this one works well. Also, it’s nice to be able to play jazz on “3 chord songs”… Kindly subscribe, share, comment and please consider supporting me by purchasing my video lessons so I can continue to post weekly videos of the guitar arrangements we all love. Thanks, Jake

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Summer Breeze

Summer Breeze, Guitar, Seals and Crofts, George Benson, Al Jarreau

Welcome to my 407th solo fingerstyle jazz guitar on YouTube, Summer Breeze by Seals and Crofts. This particular version is a composite of the original with the George Benson and Al Jarreau version which I really like. This arrangement is also inconsistent in that it contains improvised harmonies as well as “added” measures and beats here and there, which is to say that I decided to play it by feel, just going for it. Kindly subscribe, share, comment and please consider supporting me by purchasing my video lessons so I can continue to post weekly videos of the guitar arrangements we all love. Thanks, Jake

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Young at Heart, Frank Sinatra, solo jazz guitar, Jake Reichbart

Young at Heart, Frank Sinatra, solo jazz guitar

Welcome to my 405th solo fingerstyle jazz guitar on YouTube, Young at Heart by Frank Sinatra. Last week’s post was Overkill by Men at Work which exemplifies my live sets and one of the main joys of solo guitar, just going from tune to tune, as long as they’re tunes I like and enjoy, I’ll play them. Kindly subscribe, share, comment and please consider supporting me by purchasing my video lessons so I can continue to post weekly videos of the guitar arrangements we all love. Thanks, Jake

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Overkill, Men at Work, fingerstyle guitar

Overkill, Men at Work, fingerstyle guitar

Welcome to my 404th solo fingerstyle jazz guitar on YouTube, Overkill by Men at Work. Not to be taken too seriously, just having a little fun… Kindly subscribe, share, comment and please consider supporting me by purchasing my video lessons so I can continue to post weekly videos of the guitar arrangements we all love.

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