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No matter what level you are at, or what instrument you play, we have all of the tools you need to succeed, accelerate your growth, and transform you into the jazz musician you’ve always dreamed of.
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New to Jazz? Here’s a great introduction.
If you’ve often wondered how to get started playing jazz and felt overwhelmed by the sheer amount there is to learn, Jazz Improvisation Made Simple is a great place to start! This is not a music method book chock-full of music notation and exercises (see those below), but it is an overarching guide on how to learn jazz faster, improvise effortlessly, and become the musician you’ve always wanted to be. This will get you headed in the right direction.
Inner Circle Membership: The Hub for Your Jazz Acceleration!
Join over 1,000 members playing all instruments in the LJS Inner Circle! Our Inner Circle membership has everything you need to take your jazz playing to the next level. Get everything in our Store and products exclusively available for members:
- Access to the Jazz Standards Club (monthly jazz standard studies)
- Access to all LJS Premium Courses
- Access to Basics 101 Courses
- Access to Premium Community Forums and Practice Groups
Our transformational jazz eBooks are not like your typical music method books. They bring you through step-by-step processes that leave you more confident to explore jazz improv than ever.
The Jazz Standards Playbook Vol. 1
The Jazz Standards Playbook is an in-depth study of 10 jazz standards that will level-up your jazz playing. This eBook and companion course will help you extract the important lessons from these jazz standards so that learning and improvising over any jazz standard is 10X easier. Versions available for all instruments.
The Jazz Standards Playbook Vol. 2
The Jazz Standards Playbook Vol. 2 is an in-depth study of 10 jazz standards that will ignite your jazz improv. This eBook and companion course will help you extract the important lessons from 10 additional jazz standards including 10 brand new improv lessons not featured in Vol. 1. Versions available for all instruments.
Zero to Improv
Our flagship eBook, Zero to Improv, is a basic jazz theory book that teaches you how to become a great jazz improviser from the ground up. Packed full of improv and jazz theory lessons, you’ll start from the beginning and build up all of the skills and knowledge you need.
15 Essential Jazz Etudes
These 15 jazz etudes will help you learn to navigate chord changes and become a better jazz soloist. Each etude is based on the chord progression to a common jazz standard. Includes 15 etudes, and mp3 examples. Versions available for C instruments, bass, and guitar TABS
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*15 Essential Jazz Etudes not included*
Our online jazz courses are our most powerful systems for rapidly accelerating jazz mastery. Whether it be our step-by-step practice programs, or our Instrument Accelerator courses, you’ll have actual strategies that thousands of our students swear by.
The Jazz Standards Club
The Jazz Standards Club is a monthly study of a jazz standard, exclusively for our Inner Circle members. You also get access to our growing library of past studies. You’ll get all of the tools and training you need to learn and start improvising over a jazz standard in one month: an in-depth training video, chords analysis, chord charts, note mapping exercises, playlists, backing tracks, and a jazz etude composed specifically for our Inner Circle Members!
30 Steps to Better Jazz Playing (2.0)
30 Steps to Better Jazz Playing is our flagship jazz practicing course. You will speed up your jazz improvement with 30 sessions of focused, goal-oriented practicing where you will be working on stuff that actually moves the needle.
Jazz Blues Accelerator
Jazz Blues Accelerator is our powerful jazz blues practicing course that digs deep into a process for jazz blues mastery. If you feel stuck in the blues scale, pentatonics, and copy-and-paste licks, this course is just the thing for you.
Minor Blues Accelerator
Minor Blues Accelerator is my powerful minor blues practicing course that digs deep into a process for minor blues mastery.
How to Play What You Hear
How to Play What You Hear is an ear training course that walks you through 4 important steps for improving your ears so you can play the music you hear in your head more easily.
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Jazz Guitar Accelerator
Jazz Guitar Accelerator helps make playing jazz on the guitar simple by stripping things down to the most essential concepts you need to know. You’ll get step-by-step training to unlock important jazz guitar technique, so that your instrument won’t hold you back from creating the jazz solos of your dreams.
Jazz Sax Accelerator
Jazz Sax Accelerator helps make playing jazz on the saxophone simple by stripping things down to the most essential concepts you need to know. You’ll get step-by-step training to unlock important jazz sax technique, so that your instrument won’t hold you back from creating the jazz solos of your dreams.
Jazz Bass Accelerator
Jazz Bass Accelerator helps make playing jazz on the bass simple by stripping things down to the most essential concepts you need to know. You’ll get step-by-step training to unlock important jazz bass technique, so that your instrument won’t hold you back from creating the jazz bass lines and solos of your dreams.
Jazz Trumpet Accelerator
Jazz Trumpet Accelerator helps make playing jazz on the trumpet simple by stripping things down to the most essential concepts you need to know. You’ll get step-by-step training to unlock important jazz trumpet technique, so that your instrument won’t hold you back from creating the jazz solos of your dreams.
OR get all Courses with Inner Circle Membership
Software and Backing Tracks
Software and backing tracks can be a great help for practicing jazz and helping you shorten the learning curve. Here are our endorsements:
When making play-alongs, practice tracks and loops, we use our favorite practicing software, Band-in-a-Box. Band-in-a-Box is a virtual band software that allows you to input any chord changes and playback with RealTracks, which are samples of real musicians.
There are tons of powerful capabilities built in to help aid you in your practice sessions. We offer this program with a set of special bonuses and Band-in-a-Box files for our entire jazz standards library!
Already have Band-in-a-Box?
Get our library of 248 jazz standards in .sgu format so you can easily upload them into Band-in-a-Box and get to practicing! Our library covers the most important jazz standards you need to know.