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Should You Learn Jazz On YouTube?

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Should you be learning how to play jazz off of YouTube videos, just like this one?

Is that the right way to go about things? Is it good? Is it bad? Is there something wrong with it?

Well, that’s what we’ll talk about in today’s video.

Is it a good idea to learn jazz online through podcasts, blogs, youtube channels? I’m going to give you the pros, the cons, the goods, the bads, the ugly.

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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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