The beginning of a series designed to make you proficient at playing octaves a la Wes Montgomery style. When Wes introduced octaves in his playing that sweet sound gained him immediate attention. Rich designed these exercises to cut years off the time needed to become a competent octave player. Adding this style gives a new dimension to your playing and can give a pop tune a jazzy sound. A knowledge of basic theory will make these lessons easier. If you are weak in theory we recommend Theory For The Road to be studied simultaneously. 34 minute M4V video with explanations and close up demonstrations plus PDF in tab and notation.