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5 Personality Traits of My Most Successful Jazz Students

Welcome to episode 304 where today I talk about 5 personality traits that some of my most successful students possess. There are certain members of my Inner Circle community and course students that I see improve faster than everyone else. When I take a deeper look, these general traits they have tend to give them the upper hand. Learn what they are and how you can embrace them.

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In my courses and in my Inner Circle membership, I noticed that there are certain students who progress farther and faster in their Jazz playing journey.

I found out that these particular students have certain personality traits that the other students do not have or have not yet fully utilized to their benefit.

In today’s episode, I will go over the five personality traits that I noticed in my most successful jazz students. Join us to see if you have those personality traits as well. If you don’t, check which traits you want to adopt to improve and have more success in your jazz playing journey.

In this episode:

1. Resilience to Failure

2. Willing to Change (coachable)

3. Longterm Mindsets

4. Focused

5. Transparent with Their Progress (vulnerable)

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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."


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