Course Curriculum

  How This Course Works - Start Here
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  Chapter 1 - Intro
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  Chapter 2 - Melodic Minor
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  Chapter 3 - 3 to 9 Comping
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  Chapter 4 - Rhythm Motives
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  Chapter 5 - Triad Comping
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  Chapter 6 - Tritone Subs
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  Chapter 7 - Outroduction
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  Chapter 8 Bonus - Cycle Subs
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  Chapter 9 Bonus 2 - Autumn Leaves Study Guide (Key of Em)
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  Extras - Listening Exercise
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  What's Next?
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Who is This Course For?

This course is designed for guitarists looking to learn THE most important jazz standard and expand your major and minor ii-V-I skill set.

It’s for guitarist’s who:

·     Want to build confidence with major ii-V-I chords.

·     Want to build confidence with minor ii-V-I chords.

·     Are ready to learn concepts through a jazz standard.

·     Love to be creative with your solos and chord work.

·     Are stuck in a jazz rut and need a little push forward.

I’ve been playing and teaching Autumn Leaves for over 25 years all over the world and with beginners up to professional level players.

I want to share with you everything I’ve learned about how to master this must-know jazz standard and have fun in the process.

Autumn Leaves is the most important jazz standard you'll ever learn. 

This tune contains 3 of the most important chord progressions in jazz, major 2514, minor 251, and the 36251 turnaround. 

If you can play Autumn Leaves, you can play countless other jazz tunes that use those progressions. 

This is why Autumn Leaves is such an important tune to learn.

Oh, and it's just plain fun to jam over!

To help you learn this essential tune, I've put together an in-depth study guide with videos, audio, backing tracks, PDFs, quizzes and more. 

Feedback from readers:

"Best thing I ever did for my growth as a guitarist!" - Kathleen

"The new Autumn Leaves Premium Guide is phenomenal!" - Mef

Autumn Leaves Study Guide Contents


  1. Introduction
  2. Harmonic Analysis 
  3. Transcription Exercise
  4. Blank Chord Chart
  5. Guide Tones for Comping
  6. Extended Chords with Roots
  7. Extended Chords without Roots
  8. Walking Basslines
  9. Single Note Ornaments
  10. Pentatonic Scales for Soloing
  11. Arpeggios for Soloing
  12. Scales for Soloing
  13. Soloing Study - Bill Evans Lines
  14. Chord Study - 4th Chords
  15. Blank Music Paper
  16. Extended Arpeggios
  17. John Coltrane Autumn Leaves Phrases
  18. Closed Position Chords
  19. Syncopation Challenge
  20. Solo Guitar Arrangement
  21. Melodic Minor Soloing
  22. 3 to 9 Chords
  23. Triads for Comping
  24. Tritone Subs
  25. Rhythmic Soloing Concepts
  26. And More!

As a bonus you also get the Autumn Leaves Study Guide in the key of Em. 

A 10$ value, yours free!

Whew, that's a ton of material and hours of fun in the practice room.

Your next step to jazz guitar mastery begins here. 

Autumn Leaves Standard Guide

Autumn Leaves Standard Guide

"Thank you once again, Matt. I am never disappointed. Your stuff always takes me further. Even stuff I think I know. It's like gold. man! If anyone is stating to get serious about guitar, they should check you out!" 


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Frequently Asked Questions

How does the pricing work?

You pay once to enroll in the course and you have lifetime access to this course across all devices – phone, tablet, computer.

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact Matt by email [email protected] in the first 30 days of your purchase and you will receive a full refund.

Can I download the files for each course?

You can download all PDFs, audio examples, and backing tracks to practice offline. The videos are only viewed on the page.

What if I have a question about the courses or about music?

You can post all questions related to the course in the comments section of any section. I aim to answer all questions within 24 hours of posting. Also, you can use the instant messenger on the bottom right of page to ask questions or you can email me at [email protected].

Do I have to play jazz to use these courses?

No, not at all. Some of the material is presented over jazz chords and songs and you can apply this material to any genre. If you enjoy soloing in different styles, such as blues, rock, funk, fusion, soul, metal, etc., then this material can be used in your playing.

What if I don’t know where to start with my playing or which course to start with?

No worries, use our success paths and follow the step-by-step guides to learning what you want to work on – getting started, jazz guitar, blues guitar, guitar technique, lead guitar, rhythm guitar and much more!

What if I want access to multiple courses or MWG eBooks?

This is why we have the Guitar Mastery Membership which includes ALL previous and future courses as well as every single eBook Matt has ever produced. For added bonus the 1st month is only $1 for limited-time.

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