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Become the Guitarist of Your Dreams


Become the Guitarist of Your Dreams




Chords and Scales

Chords and Scales

Master the styles and genres that interest you most - Rock, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Country, Classical and more


Chords and Scales

Chords and Scales

Chords and Scales

Chords and scales explained and explored. Take your guitar knowledge and skills to new heights



Chords and Scales


Learn the secrets behind music theory and how it can give you dramatic improvements in your guitar playing



Level One

Intro to Theory

Basic Chords

Basic Scales

How to Learn by Ear

Learning by Note Reading

Level Two

Intermediate Theory

More on Chords

More on Scales

Advanced Ear Training

Intro to Improvisation

Level Three

Advanced Theory

Chord/Scale Visualization

Advanced Improvisation



Jeff on lead guitar for Grammy Winner - Best Rock Song of the Year, Rob Hotchkiss (Founder of the band TRAIN!)


 An internationally renowned recording artist with T@L Rcords, Jeff Bayless is an award winning, respected multi-instrumentalist. His solo album release, "Big Blue World," has racked up over a quarter of a million internet and radio plays world wide.  

Over the years, Jeff has enjoyed the distinct honor of playing professionally with and for artists such as Rob Hotchkiss (founder of Train and Grammy winner of Best Rock Song of the Year for Drops of Jupiter) Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters, Alanis Morissette, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders) Drew Hester (Joe Walsh, Chicago, Jewel, Foo Fighters) Jon Davison (YES) Stephan Jonas (Red Hot Chilipeppers, David Bowie, Train) Chris Berry (Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck, Smoky Robinson, John McLuaghlin, Pat Martino) Colin Stuart (Kirsty MacColl, David Gilmour, Johnny Marr) Casey Royer (D.I., Social Distortion, The Adolescents), Johnny Burns (K.C. and the Sunshine Band) Peter Pfeiffer (Chaka Khan) and Sharad Gupta (One of India's most celebrated singers) and many other amazing musicians. He has received acclaimed support from such notables as Neil Young, Vernon Reid and Johnny Winter.

He is currently working as a composer for film and television. Look for him featured in an up-coming documentary with the original roots/Americana band Nebraska Falls, Jeff Bayless - Vocals, Guitars and Mandolin, Dave Hoffman - Vocals and Guitars (Playboy Records recording artists, Brownstone) David Warick Jones- Vocals and Keybaords (Warner Brothers staff writer) Richard Bredice - Guitars (Jules and the Polar Bears, Missles of October) Frank Cotinola - Drums (The Righteous Brothers, Jose Feliciano, Missles of October) and Grammy award nominee, Dean Cortez - Bass Guitar (Hiroshima, Boz Scaggs, session musician on countless film and television soundtracks).

Bayless is an official endorser of Minarik Guitars, Cort Guitars, Levy's Guitar Straps, Egnater and Synergy Amps, Pigtronics and Voodoo Lab Effects Pedals. 

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