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It may seem obvious, it may seem simple, but listening is one of the most important things we can be doing to improve our musicianship.

But not just any kind of listening. I’m talking about INTENTIONAL LISTENING. This is the kind of listening that is equivalent to you sitting down and watching a movie. This is not passive listening.

In this video I talk about how to listen with intention and what questions you should be asking during your listening sessions.

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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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