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Free articles about Jazz
Zac Green of Zing Instruments shares the chords, progressions, and techniques every jazz guitarist should learn to be able to jam and improvise like a pro.
Learn Jazz Standards’ very own Brent Vaartstra shares the truth about learning to play jazz, and how lessons from jazz music carry over into other genres.
From international tours to your screen of choice, Steve Nixon brings Grammy-level expertise to free lessons in jazz, blues, pop, country, and more.
The Dorian Mode ranges from rock to jazz, and funk to folk. Learn what Dorian is, the theory behind it, how to play it, and how to hear it.
Born the streets of New Orleans, jazz grew through dance, entertainment and pop to become high art, touching nearly every popular music style on the planet.
Listen to the before and after of this Postmodern Jukebox cover of “All About That Bass” – then learn in detail what makes it tick.
Paul Green lives in two worlds – as his early musical love of jazz meets his Jewish roots, creating a new expression of the old tradition of klezmer music.
Originally a tool to help students with music theory, Bob Habersat and Paul Levy have built The Shed into a fantastic resource for all music learners.
You don’t have to be a musical whiz to be good at improvisation. You just need to practice. Here’s what some of music’s biggest names have to say about it.
Beginning improvisers often lose their way in the form. Stefan Hall shares his teaching about listening to the rhythm section to keep your solo on track.
Learning jazz improvisation can be overwhelming. For great results, break it down into manageable chunks with these new online resources over at The Shed.