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

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

LJS 229: How to Turn Scales Into Killer Jazz Solos

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

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

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

LJS 216: By the End of This Episode You’ll Have Learned a Jazz Blues Solo

Welcome to episode 216 of the LJS Podcast where today I go walk you through a 12 jazz blues etude I've composed,...

LJS 213: How to Comp Over Jazz Standards Like a Pro

Welcome to episode 213 of the LJS Podcast where today we talk about all thing comping. This isn't just an episode for...

LJS 210: 1-6-2-5 Licks Over Rhythm Changes (Learning From Dexter Gordon)

Welcome to episode 210 of the LJS Podcast where today I take out my guitar and do a little bit of practicing...

LJS 208: Making Good Musical Decisions Through Effective Practice (feat. Dani Rabin of Marbin)

Welcome to episode 208 of the LJS Podcast where today I have on special guest Dani Rabin from the prog jazz-rock band Marbin. Dani is not only a phenominal musician, but a great musical mind and educator. We discuss his philosophy on learning jazz improvisation, and effective strategies to practice towards making great musical decisions when improvising. View Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode208 Sign up for the Newsletter: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/newsletter/

LJS 207: 3 Strategies for Melodic Improv on Jazz Standards

Welcome to episode 207 of the LJS Podcast where today I demonstrate three strategies you can practice to help you develop more melodic jazz solos. Often, we are tempted to jump straight to bebop lines and complex theory applications when improvising. But simple melodies are often skipped, and therefore missing an important aspect of making meaningful solos. Learn how to start practicing this. View Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode207 Sign up for the Newsletter: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/newsletter/

LJS 201: 3 Ways to Start Improvising Organically

Welcome to episode 201 of the LJS Podcast where today I talk about 3 ways to start improvising organically when you play jazz solos. A common problem I hear from subscribers is the struggle to let go of pre-meditating or thinking about what they need to play. It can be tough to let go, "forget" what you've been practicing, and just improvise freely. I share some simple ways you can start training yourself to do this better. View Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode201 Sign up for the Newsletter: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/newsletter/

LJS 186: [Strategy #2] 3 Pillars of Jazz Blues Language

Welcome to episode 186 of the LJS Podcast where we continue onto week 3 of "Jazz Blues Month!" In this episode, I cover the 2nd strategy of this series which is understanding the 3 pillars of jazz blues language. Not only do we discuss what they are, I tell you what to practice and a few tools that can help for each. View Show Notes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/episode186 Sign up for the Newsletter: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/newsletter/

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