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LJS 38: 5 Questions I Ask Myself During My Jazz Gigs

Welcome to episode 38 of the LJS Podcast where today we are talking about 5 questions to ask yourself during your jazz gigs. These are questions to ask before and during your gigs that will help set you up for success. Listen in!

Listen to episode 38

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In this episode

  1. What is my role in the band?

  2. What kind of music am I playing? What kind of musicians am I playing with?

  3. Have I left my baggage at the door?

  4. Am I locking in with the rest of the band?

  5. How can I make everyone else in the band sound good?

Listen to episode 37: How to Tell Stories With Your Jazz Solos

Mentioned in the show

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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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