Not an LJS Inner Circle Member? LEARN MORE

Learn Jazz Theory

I Polled 1,000+ Musicians About Jazz…Here’s What They Said

Welcome to episode 317 where today I go over a handful of polls I recently conducted amongst musicians about jazz. These questions cover a variety of topics, and are fun to see the answers other musicians have.Main Points: 1. Questions and answers from YouTube polls.***Important Links*** Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode317LJS Inner Circle Membership https://members.learnjazzstandards.com/ljs-inner-circleGet Tickets to Learn Jazz Live 2022 Virtual Summit https://members.learnjazzstandards.com/sp/ljs-live-2022/Free Guide to learn standards by ear: Learn Jazz Standards the Smart Way https://members.learnjazzstandards.com/op/learn-jazz-standards-the-smart-way/

Revealing Harmonic Secrets of a Bebop Jazz Standard

Welcome to episode 315 where today I walk us through a harmonic analysis of a bebop jazz standard. Analyzing the function of hamony within jazz standards is a great practice that can help you understand them better. You'll learn some amazing lessons from this jazz standard.Main Points: 1. Benefits of analyzing jazz standards 2. Analyzing Yardbird Suite 3. Backdoor dominants 4. Secondary dominants 5. Deceptive cadences***Important Links*** Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode315LJS 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: Sick Minor Blues Improv Hack

So how do you play sick bluesy licks over top of minor 2-5-1 chord progressions? Well, I'm going to show you a very simple...

ONLY Scale and Chords You Need to Know for Jazz

Welcome to episode 269 where I have the audacity to suggest that you only need to know one scale in order to start improvising...

4 Levels of Jazz Chords to Spice Up Your Comping and Improv

Welcome to episode 261 where today I'm covering 4 levels of jazz chords so that you can start implementing these concepts into your comping...

3 Jazz Theory Lessons from On the Sunny Side of the Street

Welcome to episode 223 of the LJS Podcast where today we go over three music theory concepts in the jazz standard On the Sunny...

How to Apply Scales to Jazz Standards

Welcome to episode 219 of the LJS Podcast where today I walk through an exercise for applying scales to jazz standards and song forms...

16 Scales to Know for Jazz

Welcome to episode 214 of the LJS Podcast where today I go over 16 scales that can be useful when it comes to conceptualizing...

Jazz Theory Made Simple (Only Theory You Need to Know)

Welcome to episode 193 of the LJS Podcast where today I take the often overwhelming and confusing world of jazz theory and make it simple. Jazz theory is often overcomplicated with way too much information and concepts that are unnecessary. I boil things down to the basics and help make things more understandable.View Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode193 Sign up for the Newsletter: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/newsletter/

I Compose a Jazz Tune on the Spot

Welcome to episode 192 of the LJS Podcast where today I put my self on the spot and compose a jazz tune on the podcast. I had no pre-conceived ideas before recording, I just start going in real time. See how I did and the tune I came up with in the end.View Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode192 Sign up for the Newsletter: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/newsletter/

Follow Us

- Advertisement -30 Steps to Better Jazz Playing

I want to...