Learn America the Beautiful in a Ragtime Style. Starting with the lead sheet, we apply rag rolls and the ragtime-stride left hand. An essential Ragtime course!
Learn how to transform a lead sheet into a jazz waltz with the Jazz Waltz Challenge. Learn the chords, rootless voicings, stride-waltz bass, & how to embellish the melody with turns & fills.
Learn the art of improvisation with the Love Progression Challenge. In this challenge, discover techniques like 3rds, 6ths, patterns, & effects to create beautiful improvisations.
Take the St Louis Blues Challenge, where we’ll develop the lead sheet into a blues shuffle arrangement. Learn techniques like shuffle grooves, melodic embellishments, slides, & chord pops.
Dive into this exciting Christmas challenge where you’ll learn a fun swing version of O Christmas Tree. We’ll develop the the lead sheet with walking bass, chord shells, blocked chords, and more.
Take the Jingle Bells Rag Challenge, where you’ll learn how to develop the lead sheet into a super fun ragtime arrangement. Explore Rag Rolls, the Stride Left Hand, and more.
Learn to improvise over a Jazz ballad with Jazz Ballad Soloing Challenge. Working with the Turnaround Progression, we explore scales, lower/upper positions, exercises, chromatic connectors, & more.
Swing like a big band in the Fly Me to the Moon Challenge for all playing levels. Apply essential swing techniques like shells, walking bass lines, harmonies, slides, & fills for a rich swing sound.
The most comprehensive course on Blues improvisation! Learn essential techniques for generating blues lines, including 8ths, triplets, lower/upper positions, slides, harmonies, patterns, & more.
The most comprehensive course on Blues soloing. Learn essential techniques for generating awesome blues lines, including harmonized 8ths & triplets, slides, turns, rolls, runs, smash licks, and more.
Transform Danny Boy into a beautiful Jazz Ballad! Starting with the lead sheet, learn how to build a beautiful left hand accompaniment, harmonize the melody, add fills, & inner-voice movement.
Discover how to improvise/solo over Brazilian Bossa Nova. Topics include the Bossa Nova rhythm, left hand accompaniment grooves, soloing scales & exercises, turns, brushes, outlining chords, & enclosures.
Learn the tools for how to create an awesome blues solo. Each week, discover new techniques like 8ths, Triplets, Lower/Upper Position, Harmonized Lines, Slides, Turns, & Rolls.