LJS 11: 4 Ingredients to Becoming a Better Jazz Musician


Welcome to episode 11 of the LJS Podcast where today we are talking about 4 ingredients to becoming a better jazz musician. These “ingredients” aren’t things you should practice or what licks or solos you should learn. These are some really important things to be and do outside of the practice room, if you are serious about becoming a better jazz musician. Listen in!

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In this episode

  1. Passion- be a jazz geek!

  2. Find a mentor- get musical direction and guidance.

  3. Be a part of a jazz community- play a lot with others.

  4. Get gigs- take what you’ve learned in the practice room and put it to the test.

Listen to episode 10: Interview With Bruce Forman

Show music

“No. 49 With Black Beans” by Thomas Hutchings and Camden Hughes

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