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Quick Win: 4 Must-Know BLUESY Jazz Standards

So what jazz standards can you get super bluesy in your jazz solos? Well, today I’m gonna teach you 4 of those tunes that you need to know.

Listen to episode 316

In this episode:

1. Intro

2. Jazz Standard #1

3. Jazz Standard #2

4. Jazz Standard #3

5. Jazz Standard #4

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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."


  1. Other standards where I’ve used blues licks:
    All of Me
    Beautiful Love
    Killer Joe
    Unit 7
    There Is No Greater Love
    Bernie’s Tune


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