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First released in 2009, the Conti archtop jazz guitar was an instant success. Now, 7 years later, we’re proud to introduce the second generation of Conti Guitar models. If you’re seeking a great looking, great playing archtop with all the features you could never find in a single guitar, then look no further. The Conti Guitar is your answer.
Intermediate to advanced level student? Get that extra edge that only a face to face lesson with one of the world’s leading jazz guitar performer/educators can provide – a live private webcam lesson with Robert Conti will elevate your playing to levels you never dreamed possible – and that’s not an exaggeration.
If you approach the Conti products like driving a car, then the Source Code Series would be the engine. They are the “how to, nuts & bolts” behind Robert’s mind blowing technique, endless jazz guitar improv lines, effortless comping and beautiful full sounding chord melody arrangements. With the first titles released in the year 2000, the Source Code Book and DVD series will take you wherever you want to go with your playing, as evidenced by endless student commentaries and videos.
“The Source Code DVD Series is unquestionably the most cost-effective jazz guitar curriculum on the planet!”
-Mike Irish, Director of Jazz Studies at Michigan Tech. University
Ready to make the transition from rock or blues to jazz? Haven’t gotten nowhere with all the modes and scales you learned?
Ready to start playing melodic lines that get you excited and motivated? The Ticket To Improv DVD series will have you playing jazz from day one. Don’t believe it? Watch some of the videos in the Players Gallery to see numerous examples of short term results you can expect once you separate yourself from the modes/scales approach.
Got plenty of chops and technique but don’t know what to play?Looking for hip burning lines to make your own? In each volume, Robert plays an advanced improvised solo and then teaches you that solo measure by measure, note by note. You’ll rapidly begin to increase your jazz vocabulary as Conti walks you through the solos. No guesswork here as Conti provides full notation and tab. Three series available with five volumes in each series:
- The Smoking Lineman (Bebop)
- Big City Blues (Blues)
- Sound of Rio (Bossa Nova)
New to chord melody? Start playing pro level Robert Conti arrangements today. In each volume, Robert teaches his professionally arranged chord melody arrangement of a popular standard, to you, chord by chord, on video – it simply can’t be made any easier.
If you simply want a collection of the most in-demand standards, all arranged with Conti’s signature chord diagram display (just play the chord grids and you’re performing chord melody of the highest quality), then the Signature Chord Melody Arrangements are exactly what you’re looking for. Numerous guitarists utilize these arrangements in their paid performances.
Note: These are instant download, printable PDF files. No audio or video is included. If you prefer video, we suggest the Play Pro Chord Melody Today DVD series.
If it’s straight ahead burnin’ jazz without the fluff that you’re craving, the Conti recordings will have you on the edge of your seat. We’re proud to present the raw talent and skill that Robert Conti brings to the table. The skill represented in these recordings is what sets Conti apart from the army of amateurs that pervades the internet today.
- The Jazz Quintet (1981)
- Comin’ On Strong! (1990)
- To The Brink! (2004)