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Quick Win: Why Your Jazz Improv Isn’t Improving…

If you’re feeling stuck in your jazz playing today, it’s likely because of one of the reasons I’m about to share with you.

So, I’m gonna be your jazz doctor today, diagnose your issue, and tell you how to fix it.

Listen to episode 336

In this episode:

  1. Intro: 10 Reasons Why Your Jazz Improv Isn’t Improving
  2. Reason #1: This results in licks that don’t sound organic
  3. Reason #2: Learn more of these
  4. Reason #3: Learn more of these very well
  5. Reason #4: Scales alone doesn’t do the trick
  6. Reason #5: Get that inspiration from the masters
  7. Reason #6: Set this strategy
  8. Reason #7: This is what I regularly recommend to my students
  9. Reason #9: Make sure to get this right
  10. Reason #10: Level this up first before jazzing up

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Brent Vaartstra
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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