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How to Play Jazz By Instrument (Guitar, Piano, Sax, Trumpet, Bass)

If you play guitar, saxophone, trumpet, bass, and piano, this episode is for you.

On this podcast, we talk about jazz improvisation and things that literally all harmonic and melodic instruments need to be doingto improve at playing jazz. 

But, inevitably, there are certain technical elements of each one of these instruments that do need to be addressed that will help you actually play jazz better.

So, on today’s episode, we’re going through each one of these instruments. We’re also going to talk about things that all of them need to do, and if you are not one of those instruments, you’re going to learn something here today. 

Welcome to episode 410

In this episode:

What all these instruments need to be doing to improve at jazz:
1. All of these instruments need to be learning jazz standards
2. Working on micro and macro jazz language
3. The technical aspects that each of these instruments need to be working on

Important Links:
Free Guide to learning standards by ear: Learn Jazz Standards the Smart Way
LJS Inner Circle Membership
Listen to the Learn Jazz Standards Podcast

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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