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Hi, I’m Jack Ruch. Welcome to my website. Please, have a look around.

Shades Of The Blues

I’m incredibly honored to be a part of the TrueFire family! They are some of the nicest and most professional people I’ve ever worked with. We put a lot of effort into this course and I think it came out great. Please take the time to check it out. Thanks everybody!

Learn various styles including; slow blues shuffles, gospel inspired changes, funky New Orleans style grooves, jazz-blues tunes, latin flavored feels, sophisticated soul changes and lots more. 

Please use this link if purchasing. Thank you.

YouTube Lessons

Understanding harmony is an essential part of being a well rounded musician. Knowing how chords function will help you with composing as well as improvising.

Video lessons covering the basic fundamentals of harmony, as well as some of the harmonic devices used to spice up ordinary chord progressions. We also dive into basic diatonic harmony, secondary dominants, II-V-I’s altered upper extensions, diminished 7th arpeggios and much more.

You can watch the lessons here or on YouTube, to dig deeper join my Patreon for tabs, notations, backing tracks and discussion.

Don’t forget to subscribe so that you will never miss another lesson. Treat yourself, you deserve it.

Private Lessons

Are you ready to take it to the next level? I teach private lessons. In person or over Skype.

Write me at [email protected] for more information. Or Direct Message me thru one of the social media links in the footer.

Let me know how I can help you with your guitar playing needs.

 Jack~