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LJS 165: Improvising Over the LJS Podcast Theme Song (feat. Listener Improvisations)

Welcome to episode 165 of the LJS Podcast where today we have a fun show where we discuss how to improvise over the LJS Podcast theme song. It’s an episode mixed with a bit of education, and just plain having fun. Best yet, we listen to several recordings of LJS community members improvising over the theme. Listen in!

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I’ve got a fun episode for you today. I’m going to be showing you how you can improvise over the LJS Podcast theme song. I’m going to do a little improvising myself and show you a few options.

What’s really cool is we also have some listener submissions of their improvisations over top of the LJS podcast theme song.

This is going to be a fun one. I hope you enjoy it.

In this episode:

1. Where the LJS Theme song came from.

2. What makes jazz, jazz anyway?

3. Several scale-related options for improvising over the theme song.

4. Listener improv submissions and how they approached it.

Thanks for listening to this episode of the Learn Jazz Standards Podcast. If you aren’t already, make sure you are subscribed on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

I look forward to having you join me in the next episode!

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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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