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LJS 254: How to Develop Great Time Feel 101

Welcome to episode 254 where today we talk about how to develop a good time feel and a basic sense of rhythm. You can...

LJS 250: How to ACTUALLY Achieve Your 2021 Jazz New Years Resolutions

Welcome to episode 250 where today I talk about what makes a great jazz New Year Resolution that you will actually see through to...

LJS 248: How to Speed Up Your Musical Progress By Focusing On What Matters (feat. Mark Morley-Fletcher)

Welcome to episode 248 where today we have special guest Mark Morley-Fletcher from Play In The Zone on to talk about how to focus...

LJS 245: How Much Do I Need to Practice to Make Meaningful Improvement?

Welcome to episode 245 where today I discuss how long you actually need to practice in order to make meaningful improvement in your jazz...

LJS 242: [Practice Plan] How to Master a Minor Blues and Accelerate Your Progress

Welcome to episode 242 where today we conclude with our final episode of Minor Blues Month! In this episode, I share with you my...

LJS 231: Defining Your “Why” and Setting Goals for Jazz Acceleration

Welcome to episode 231 of the LJS Podcast where today I feature a chapter reading from my book "Jazz Improvisation Made Simple" where I...

LJS 227: 3 Practice Habits for Retaining Musical Material

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

LJS 205: Learning from the Greats and Embracing the Joy of Musical Growth (feat. Shirley Jansen)

Welcome to episode 205 of the LJS Podcast where today I have special guest and 30 Steps to Better Jazz Playing alumni, Shirley Jansen on the show. Shirley is a tenor saxophone player who exudes the joy of musical growth. She shares what has been working for her in her jazz playing, the power of learning solos from the jazz greats, and how community is helping her grow.View Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode205 Sign up for the Newsletter: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/newsletter/

LJS 204: How to Prepare for Jam Sessions and Group Playing (feat. Diego Maldonado and Wallace Stelzer)

Welcome to episode 204 of the LJS Podcast where today I have professional jazz musicians Diego Maldonado and Wallace Stelzer on the show to talk all about preparing to play live with other people. One of the top musical goals I hear among the LJS Community is to be able to play with other musicians, whether that be at the local jazz jam or with some friends. In this episode we discuss what you need to do to prepare, and how to know when you are ready.View Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode204 Sign up for the Newsletter: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/newsletter/

LJS 203: Practicing with a Plan and Crushing Musical Weaknesses (feat Bob Petix)

Welcome to episode 203 of the LJS Podcast where today I talk with special guest and LJS community member, Bob Petix about his journey...

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