There are a suprising amount of good jazz guitar transcriptions available freely on the web. Here’s my pick:

  • Adam Good’s site includes transcriptions by Kenny Burrell, Paul Schofield and Jim Hall, amongst others.
  • Brent Stunztner’s site is a reflection of his passion for jazz guitar, this is top-notch. Grant Green, Barney Kassell and Wes Montgomery all feature here, plus lots and lots of others.
  • Khan’s Corner: impressive array here, including accompanying MP3’s of relevant recordings: always handy.
  • An incredible selection of John McLaughlin transcriptions here on Massimo Morrone’s site.
  • Charles Schneider maintains this site for EJMA it’s a veritable Gold-Mine of Transcriptions from a massive number of artists.
  • The OBM Jazz site has some excellent transcriptions of Wes Montgomery, Jim Hill and others
  • Ben McDonnell’s site includes transcriptions by Guthrie Govan and Russell Malone, amongst others….
  • …meanwhile Martin Lane’s page is devoted soley to Bill Frissell.
  • Petri Krzywacki’s site has a couple of non-guitar trascriptions, but most of them are clearly for the instrument that he plays. Excellent quality these.
  • Martin Lane as some very fine Bill Fissell transcriptions on his geocities site.
  • Jens Larsen is a guitarist from the Netherlands, and he’s got some goodies on his site, thanks Jens!


  • Jose commented on June 17, 2009 Reply

    Hello Martin. I am looking for a armonic transcription ofn the theme “Union Pacific” with Frisell and Metheny on the Marc Jhonson´s album Sound of summer running.

    There is one part that scapes to me.

    Thanks for share your transcriptions

    Jose Barrio

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  • William Flynn commented on February 6, 2016 Reply

    Hey all, wanted to offer-up my site as a source for “good jazz guitar transcriptions”! My site contains about 25 transcriptions by the following guitarists: Peter Bernstein, Joe Cohn, Pat Metheny, Jonathan Kreisberg, Mike Moreno, Lage Lund, and Adam Rogers. Join my mailing list to receive updates when I post new material! Thanks!

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