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How to Make SCALES Musical (feat. Brett Pontecorvo)

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Got a very special video for you today.  I recently recorded an interview with a great musician and educator...

LJS 230: 3 Steps to Playing Licks Organically in Your Jazz...

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Welcome to episode 230 of the LJS Podcast where today I go over my 3 step LIT Process for learning and applying...

Create COHESIVE Jazz Solos With This Technique

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When we improvise jazz solos we want to sound like we are playing something cohesive that works together, that tells a story....

LJS 229: How to Turn Scales Into Killer Jazz Solos

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Welcome to episode 229 of the LJS Podcast where today I have on special guest Brett Pontecorvo to teach us how to...

By the End of This Video You’ll Know a Jazz Blues...

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What if I told you by the end of this video that you are going to know a new 12 bar jazz...

LJS 228: How to Play “Outside” and Sound Good

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Welcome to episode 228 of the LJS Podcast where today I teach you a few principles and techniques that will help you...

Blue Bossa Chords Analysis (Understanding the Changes)

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Blue Bossa is a really popular jazz standard that a lot of musicians like to jam on and I know this because...

LJS 227: 3 Practice Habits for Retaining Musical Material

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Welcome to episode 227 of the LJS Podcast where today we cover 3 practice habits for retaining musical material. It can be...

LJS 226: How to End a Jazz Standard

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Welcome to episode 226 of the LJS Podcast where today we cover the very important topic of ending jazz standards. Ever come to the end of jamming on a standard only for things to fall apart at the end? We all need some stock endings in our arsenal, and in today’s episode, I go over 7 different endings you can use to conclude jazz standards.

LJS 225: When to Stop Practicing Something and Move On

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Welcome to episode 225 of the LJS Podcast where today I answer a question that I get asked quite often: when do...