Jazz Improvisation | The Jam Session 7 Tips for Succeeding At Jam Sessions In a previous lesson we talked about the importance of getting experience playing music with other people. Mastering jazz improvisation doesn’t happened in the practice room alone, and local jam sessions are a great place to get some experience playing with people, get [...]
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How To Practice Jazz Improvisation With a Group #1 Choose a purpose for the group | Jazz Improvisation When putting a jazz practice group together it is important to decide upon a purpose or focus for the band. What does everyone hope to get out of it? What areas of jazz improvisation will you focus [...]
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Jazz Improvisation and Your Musical Values Let’s face it, you didn’t get into music because your best friend told you about this hip new thing called “jazz improvisation exercises” or “ear training interval drills.” You got into music because you heard something that made you stop dead in your tracks and say, “Damn that sounds [...]