Technique Graph – tracking progress and improvement

It’s really important to keep track of your progress and improvement. There are a variety […]

Moni Technique Grid Example

Daily Practice Tips – Weekly Recap

Welcome to the Weekly Recap of my Daily Practice Tips. These tips are posted daily […]

How To Keep a Lick Book

This blog post is dedicated to two incredible musicians who each helped me get to […]

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Daily Practice Tips – Weekly Recap

Welcome to the Weekly Recap of my Daily Practice Tips. These tips are posted daily […]

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Jazz Pattern – Larry Teal Daily Studies #1 Expanded

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to practice. There’s lots of technique books and patterns […]

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No Excuses – Time to Learn to Practice

I was recently teaching a private lesson to a student who wants to get a […]

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Tune Study – Cheesecake and But Beautiful

  I’m on the quest to learn more tunes. (Aren’t all jazz musicians?) Right now […]

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Got Nerves? Practice Being Nervous

Nerves. They are the bane of a musician’s existence. But there is a way to deal. Practice!

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How I Learn Tunes

I grew up a classical player. Although I played paying jazz gigs beginning in 8th […]

Rhythm Changes Arpeggio Example

Five Link Friday – FLF #26

Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from the […]

Five Link Friday – FLF #23

  Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from […]

FLF #21

Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from the […]

Finding That Thing You Can’t Do

When I was teaching, I would find the thing that the majority of my students […]

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Break’s Over – Getting Back Into Shape

I recently had to take eight days off from playing. Not a single note on […]

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FLF #6

  Welcome to Five Link Friday! This is where I post 5 of my favorite […]