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Quick Win: How to Learn a Jazz Solo by Ear (Step-by-Step)

So how do you learn jazz solos by ear without sheet music so you can start improving your jazz improv exponentially?

Well, today I’m sharing with you my full step process for doing exactly that.

Listen to episode 314

In this episode:

1. Intro

2. Two Things You Need To Become A Better Jazz Improviser

3. The L.I.S.T. Process for Learning Jazz Solos by Ear

4. Step #1: The L

5. Step #2: The I

6. Step #3: The S

7. Step #4: The T

8. What Is “Batching”? (Highly recommended)

9. The Bonus Step

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3. Free Guide to learn standards by ear: Learn Jazz Standards the Smart Way

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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