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Quick Win: How To Play Chord Melody On A Jazz Standard

If you're a guitar or a piano player, one important thing that you'd be able to do is chord melody - playing the chords...

The Last Time I Will Play My Guitar

Welcome to episode 348 where I play a jazz ballad solo guitar set to commemorate the last time I play my guitar. I play...

Quick Win: 10 Jazz Blues Songs You Need to Know

So what are some jazz blues heads that you absolutely need to know for jazz jam sessions and gigs?Well, today I'm gonna share...

Quick Win: How I Memorized 100 Jazz Standards In One Year

So how did I learn 100 new Jazz Standards in one year?Well, I'm gonna show you the exact strategies that I use so...

Deep Dive Into My Favorite Jazz Ballad

Welcome to episode 339 where today I walk you through one of my favorite jazz ballads. Ballads are important to know, and this particular...

Quick Win: How to Master Rhythm Changes

So how do you master the seemingly difficult but important jazz song form rhythm changes?Well, today I'm gonna show you 8 simple steps...

Should I Learn Jazz By Reading Music?

Welcome to episode 325 where today I dive into the controversial question of whether or not its a good idea to learn jazz by reading music notation. Many musicians feel comfortable reading music but have heard the jazz is best learned by ear. I dive into my philosphy and why the answer to this question isn't so cut and dry.Main Points: 1. How my philosophy has changed over the years 2. The benefits of learning by ear 3. The benefits of reading notation to learn jazz 4. My philosophy on learning jazz***Important Links*** Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode325LJS Inner Circle Membership https://members.learnjazzstandards.com/ljs-inner-circleFree Guide to learn standards by ear: Learn Jazz Standards the Smart Way https://members.learnjazzstandards.com/op/learn-jazz-standards-the-smart-way/

Quick Win: How to Instantly Learn Chord Progressions for Jazz Standards

So how can you play jazz standards at jam sessions and gigs even if you've never heard them before? Well, today I'm sharing with...

Quick Win: 8 Must-Know Jazz Standards for Jazz Gigs

So what are some great jazz standards to learn for playing jazz gigs? Well, today I'm gonna go over 8 jazz standards you need...

Quick Win: 4 Must-Know BLUESY Jazz Standards

So what jazz standards can you get super bluesy in your jazz solos? Well, today I'm gonna teach you 4 of those tunes that...

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