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How Long Will It Take to Play Great Jazz Solos?

Welcome to episode 354

Today on the podcast, I’m answering the question, “How long does it take to become a great jazz improviser?”, from day 1 until that day when you’re really playing solos that you’re enjoying, hearing back, and feeling happy about.

Listen to episode 354

In this episode:

1. Variable that will influence how long

2. Defining what a “great jazz solo” is

3. Conditions of practicing during timeframes of practice

4. General time frames starting from a beginner level

5. The secret to staying consistent

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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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