Rick Peckham is an internationally known jazz guitarist, composer, writer and clinician. He has performed with George Garzone, Jerry Bergonzi, Mike Gibbs and Tim Berne, and recorded the album Stray Dog as a member of the highly original jazz ensemble Um, led by trombonist Hal Crook and featuring organist John Medeski. Assistant chair of the guitar department, Peckham has been a Berklee faculty member since 1986, and was integral to the development of Berklee’s ear training and musicianship curricula. He is also a prolific and accomplished writer, and a frequent contributor to DownBeat and other music magazines.

Books by Author:

Berklee Rock Guitar Chord Dictionary

Master the chords used in rock.

Berklee Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary

Master the chords used in jazz.

Jazz Guitar Techniques: Modal Voicings

Bring new colors and voicings to your playing with these inventive demonstrations on guitar.