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How to Get Back “Into Shape” After a Break In Playing Jazz

Are you trying to get back “into shape” after being off of playing for a while?

In today’s episode, I will be sharing some tips on how to help you get back into the flow and feel that connection with your instrument and your music to prepare you to perform or just get you to play again.

Welcome to episode 376

In this episode:

1. Listen to music that is “sticky” for you
2. Start getting reacquainted with your instrument
3. Start practicing common chord progressions
4. Practice a song you are comfortable with
5. Practice a song from a performance you are preparing for

Important Links:
Free Guide to learning standards by ear: Learn Jazz Standards the Smart Way
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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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