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Guitar, Life, Whatever

Dec 3, 2020

In today's episode, Matt welcomes Learn Jazz Standards owner Brent Vaartstra to talk about practicing, their perfect gigs (it's not what you think), their favorite players, gigging in NY, growing up in a multi-national family, and more. Brent was a blast to hang with and you're going to love this episode. Check out...


Dec 2, 2020

Mar Estupinan is a PJG and GMM member and has been in every MWG Camp since they launched. She's a dedicated player, jazz fan, and lover of the guitar. Join Matt and Mar as they talk about learning by ear, how to learn jazz even as a beginner guitarist, Mar's setup, and more. For all your guitar needs go to


Dec 1, 2020

In this practice session I take you through my approach to learning and experimenting with a Shawn Lane 5-note pentatonic pattern. I discuss my goals for the workout, then let you listen in on my practice session, then finish up discussing my thoughts and future plans for that pattern. For all your guitar needs go to


Dec 1, 2020

In this special 40th episode, I sit down with Justin Sandercoe of Justin Guitar. We talk about practicing, Johnny Smith, what we're listening to right now, and more. Check out Justin's lessons at https://www.justinguitar.com/


Nov 25, 2020

In the first Fly on the Wall Practice Session you listen in as I talk about my warm up in today's session. I use this warm up to target a very specific part of the fretboard and two sounds in my soloing over All Blues. Come along as I let you into my practice room, make mistakes, adjust, and move forward. For all your...