From general tips, over the explanation of style features that make Jazz become Jazz to samples and playalongs for one’s own improvisations.
Jazz is more than just music; it's a vibrant art form that fosters creative freedom and personal expression. 'Jazz-Studies' is a comprehensive learning program that offers you a captivating entry into the world of jazz. From fundamental concepts to improvisation, it covers all aspects of jazz.
General Introduction: Start your jazz journey with a comprehensive introduction to jazz fundamentals. Discover what makes jazz unique and the stylistic elements that define it.
Improvisation: The heart of jazz! 'Jazz-Studies' introduces you to the art of improvisation. Through targeted exercises and practical guidance, you'll learn to unleash your musical creativity.
Phrasing and Rhythm: Learn how to perfect your melodies and rhythms in jazz. Exercises and explanations will refine your phrasing and rhythm.
Ear Training: Your ear is a crucial tool in jazz. Develop it through focused listening and exercises to better understand and improvise music.
Practice Plans: Structured practice plans will systematically enhance and perfect your technical jazz skills.
Jazz Exercises: Ten jazz exercises promote various phrasing techniques and rhythmic nuances. With audio examples, you'll always have control over your exercises and can quickly correct mistakes.
Helpful Tips and Explanations: Receive valuable tips, hints, and explanations with each exercise to deepen your understanding and strengthen your skills.
Jazz Tunes: Experience jazz in its full glory by applying the skills acquired in the exercises to four jazz pieces. These pieces are based on common jazz forms like blues and rhythm changes. You'll learn fundamental music theory and be encouraged to improvise and compose your own melodies.
'Jazz-Studies' is your perfect companion if you want to explore jazz and expand your musical abilities. Let yourself be inspired by this fascinating musical journey and discover the world of jazz in a new way."
Here, you will learn in 7 steps how to master improvisation over the blues (and all dominant seventh chords) using 7 different techniques!