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How to Get Unstuck From Playing The Same Stuff Over and Over

Welcome to episode 335 where today I talk about how to get unstuck from playing the same stuff over and over again in your jazz solos. It’s easy to get comfortable playing the same stuff, because we know it will sound good every single time. But this also keeps us stuck, unsatisfied, and wishing for more. I go over my simple solution for turning this around.

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Hello, podcast listener! Are you tired of playing the same stuff in your jazz solos over and over and over again?

You’re just stuck playing the same stuff that you know and you wanna break free and play other stuff.

Well, that’s exactly what we’re talking about in today’s podcast episode, some strategies and some thoughts around doing this.

In this episode:

1. Why do we get stuck playing the same stuff

2. Making conscious decisions when we play

3. Practicing making mistakes

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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstrahttp://www.brentvaartstra.com
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for learnjazzstandards.com 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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