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Freddie Green was the guitarist of the celebrated Count Basie Jazz Orchestra. The rhythm section in this ensemble was crucial to development of the modern rhythm section.


This 3 page handout covers the basic voicings favored by Freddie Green.

Learn how to use the guide tones to coonect the chords smoothly.


This handout is ideal for Blues guitarists seeking to learn stylistically accurate chord voicings as well as the beggining Jazz guitarists getting into big band music. All examples are demonstrated in standard music notation and tablature. 

Comping like Freddie Green

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