Freddie Green Style: Web Links
Another excellent short lesson that covers the basic concept of the Freddie
Green technique by guitarist Dan Coy:
Learn: Swing Comping Techniques, 2, 3, and 4-note Swing Chord Voicings,
Major and Minor Swing Blues Progressions, Turnarounds, Intros and Endings,
and Freddie Greene style: Jump, Jive, 'n' Swing Guitar Keith Wyatt Bk
A short discussion list entry that summarizes the difference between
Freddie Green's style and other approaches to rhythm playing:
Heres a site about Lionel Hampton's long-time guitarist, Billy Mackel.
It includes comments on the role of the rhythm guitar and a general comparison
between the styles of Green and Mackel as well as a photo of Freddie Green:
A Freddie Green (and Grant Green) web site from Japan. This site includes
Japanese and English language discographies with album covers.
An interview with Basie drummer Butch Miles when he is asked about Freddie
Green's contribution to the band
Guitarist Joey Goldstein offers an online book teaching jazz guitar.
Chapter VIII talks about the Freddie Green style of playing:
If you have any comments about any of the sites