Sign up for our FREE masterclass "Boost Your Jazz Blues"

Video

Brent gives out weekly jazz lessons, tutorials, and advice geared towards helping you become a better jazz musician. Learn about music theory, jazz improvisation, practicing, and much more.

video

Chords Analysis of All The Things You Are

All the Things You Are by Jerome Kern is one of my personal favorite jazz standards. There are so many interesting things going on in this tune harmonically and melodically. In this...
video

How to Practice Away from Your Instrument (to Improve Your Jazz Playing)

One thing I hear all the time is "I don't have time to practice". I got a day job, I got to commute to work every day. I got kids and...
video

Can I Transcribe Jazz Solos Too Much? (Q&A)

Important Links and Resources Suggested Resource: If you want to hear more questions like these, check out this podcast episode.
video

How to Use Enclosure to Create Great Bebop Lines

There are many different approaches to conceptualizing jazz language and the way the great beboppers played. One of these concepts is called "enclosure." In this video, I dive into the basics of...
video

Level Up Your Jazz Playing Without Even Touching Your Instrument

It may seem obvious, it may seem simple, but listening is one of the most important things we can be doing to improve our musicianship. But not just any kind of listening....
video

4 Patterns for Jazz Improvisation Technique

One thing that I think is important to jazz improvisation is having technical proficiency on your instrument because jazz improvisation calls for you to act and react in the...
video

Minor Harmony and Chord Progressions (Explained)

Minor harmony is difficult to understand compared to major key harmony because there are 3 minor scales to deal with: natural, harmonic, and melodic minor. So how do you know which chords...
video

Hip Bebop Blues Lick and Analysis

As jazz musicians, I believe it is important that we are proficient at playing a jazz blues. And I believe there are 3 pillars of...
video

3 Jazz Blues Forms Every Jazz Musician Needs to Know

The blues is arguably the most important song form in jazz and everybody needs to learn how to play the blues and should spend a lot of time practicing the blues. So...
video

Chords Analysis of Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves is a really important jazz standard that a lot of budding jazz musicians start out on, and for good reasons too. It has some key harmonic concepts and lessons...

PLEASE ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AND CLICK THE BUTTON TO JOIN OUR JAZZ COMMUNITY

 We hate SPAM and promise to keep your email address safe. See Privacy Policy.

Subscribe and get our FREE eBook, The Ultimate Jazz Guide to Practicing!