Beginning Jazz Improvisation
What you'll learn
- How to create melodies to chord symbols.
- Be able to improvise over simple tunes.
- Must be able to read music.
- Understand basic harmony (major and minor)
- Have medium proficiency on their instrument
Welcome to the "Beginning Jazz Improvisation" course, where you'll discover how to improvise jazz with confidence. In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of jazz improvisation, including how to recognize and form basic chord structures, as well as how to improvise over them. You'll also learn how to compose your own "blues" compositions using very little material.
Unlike other jazz improvisation courses that bombard learners with complex music theory and scales, this course takes a step-by-step approach to help you understand the basics. We'll begin by breaking down the concepts into bite-sized chunks that you can easily comprehend, and we'll gradually build your skills and knowledge as you progress through the course.
You won't need any prior knowledge to get started with this course. We've designed it in a way that anyone can follow along, regardless of their level of experience. Whether you're a complete beginner or have some knowledge of jazz improvisation, this course will help you build a solid foundation.
We understand that starting out with jazz improvisation can be intimidating, which is why we've designed this course to be approachable and easy to understand. We believe that anyone can learn to improvise jazz, and we want to help you unlock your full potential.
To make your learning journey even more enjoyable, we've included PDF exercises and MP3 recordings in each lesson. This will give you the opportunity to practice what you've learned and get feedback on your progress.
By the end of this course, you'll have a strong foundation in jazz improvisation, and you'll be well on your way to confidently tackling jazz standards. Join this course today and discover how easy it is to start learning how to improvise jazz. We can't wait to see you inside!
Who this course is for:
- All musicians who want to make their first steps toward learning to improvise in jazz and popular music.
Saxophonist, Composer, Author and Instructor Evan Tate has been a unique voice on the European jazz scene for nearly 30 years. He’s has appeared at several jazz festivals, recordings, radio broadcasts, and has taught on the jazz faculties of renowned universities. Evan Tate is an Endorser for Julius Keilwerth saxophones and presently an endorser for Cannonball Saxophones.
Evan Tate has been a member of the Jazz Saxophone Faculty at the University of Music & Performing Arts, Munich, as well as University of Music & Performing Arts, Mannheim.
He is the author of several books including;
"250 Jazz Patterns", "Blues & Rhythm Changes in All Keys", "Master the Basics: Saxophone", "The Soprano Saxophone", & "Coltrane Changes".