The fact that you need to improve something in your playing is not the end of the world. In this jazz solo lesson, I am going to discuss how you are able to spot problems and realize that it needs work. Then you can start looking for a good strategy to fix issues and get you on the path to becoming a better Musician.
This Jazz Solo Lesson is a little philosophical and going over 3 very common problems that I come across with students and with my own playing. I also discuss some of the strategies that you can apply to help solve the problem.
0:12 Improving and learning is a part of playing Jazz
0:28 3 Common Problems and how you deal with them
0:52 #1 Overplaying
1:34 Good Taste?
2:15 A Solution (and Wes Montgomery)
2:58 Ideas for Exercises
3:28 #2 Timing – A problem with a few nuances
4:10 Authentic Re-enactment of bad timing
4:44 Ideas for Exercises and ways of working
5:40 #3 Playing The Changes
6:00 Identifying the problem
6:25 Ideas for exercises
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