Jazz Skills Blog

Solo Phrases - Take The A Train D7b5 (or D7#11)

Learning to play solo phrases on The D7 in this tune taught in 3 steps. In the lesson, I show you...

Apr 13, 2017

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Authentic Jazz 8ths

It's possible to play pretty good phrases without the right emphasis and just not authentic. Som...

Mar 27, 2017

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Rhythmic Phrases On The Blues

Get rhythmic in your solo phrases with this simple strategy. Learning a simple phrase and then cu...

Mar 16, 2017

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Sus Chords What And How

A lot of people ask what a sus chord is and about the role it has to play in jazz. This question ...

Mar 09, 2017

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Are You Breathing Wrong?

The breaths or spaces in a solo can be as important as the notes themselves. The "right kind of b...

Mar 03, 2017

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