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How to Reharmonize a Jazz Standard (4 Levels)

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Let’s talk about how to reharmonize a jazz standard.

In this episode:

  1. What is reharmonization?
  2. “Autumn Leaves” – the original chords
  3. Reharmonization Level #1
  4. Reharmonization Level #2
  5. Reharmonization Level #3
  6. Reharmonization Level #4
  7. Compositional method that I sometimes use

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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."

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