Bring new colors and voicings to your playing with Berklee Professor Rick Peckham, internationally known jazz guitarist, composer, writer, and clinician. In this Master Class, Peckham unlocks the mysteries of modal tonality, with a series of exercises and demonstrations that will expand your vocabulary, no matter what instrument you play. Peckham will show you how to extend your capabilities by integrating a variety of new voicings and articulations into your playing so you can handle any modal situation guided by your own ears and instincts.
About Rick Peckham
Rick Peckham is an internationally known jazz guitarist, composer, writer and clinician. He has performed with George Garzone, Jerry Bergonzi, Mike Gibbs and Tim Berne, and recorded the album Stray Dog as a member of the highly original jazz ensemble Um, led by trombonist Hal Crook and featuring organist John Medeski. Assistant chair of the guitar department, Peckham has been a Berklee faculty member since 1986, and was integral to the development of Berklee's ear training and musicianship curricula. He is also a prolific and accomplished writer, and a frequent contributor to DownBeat and other music magazines.