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LJS 07: How Playing Free Can Make You a Better Improviser

Welcome to episode 7 of the LJS Podcast where today we are talking about how playing free can make you a better improviser. Our special guest saxophonist and composer Josiah Boornazian walks us through some enlightening ways to bring free improvisation into the practice room, rehearsals, and even gigs. Listen in!

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In this episode

  1. Playing free as a band.
  2. Playing free by yourself in the practice room.
  3. Adding parameters to your free playing.
  4. The importance of ear training in jazz.

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To New York- Josiah Boornazian

Juno- Josiah Boornazian

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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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