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How to Not Suck at Jazz Jam Sessions and Gigs

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Ever wondered if you’re “ready” to go play at a jazz jam session or start playing jazz gigs? Or maybe you’ve been doing these but feel uncomfortable socially or even with your playing.

In this video, I give out my 4 top tips for not “sucking” at a jazz jam or gig. These have little to nothing to do with your actual talent, which is the best part.

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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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