This course will give you the tools to improvise on an F blues using authentic jazz language. The course focuses on learning jazz vocabulary that is immediately useful and fun to play. Rhythm is at the core of the jazz language. This course teaches vocabulary through essential rhythms that use only the blues scale. You’ll learn how to use the jazz language to groove with a rhythm section and to find joy and expression in playing simply but effectively.
Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 101
Your first jazz vocabulary!
With this lesson and some practice, you'll be able to take a simple solo on an F blues, using authentic jazz language.
Expand your vocabulary.
This lesson plus practice, will add more vocabulary to your improvisational 'toolkit'...and allow you to improvise on the blues with still more variety.
A new rhythm!
With this lesson and some more practice, you'll be able to solo authentically on an F blues, with more variety.
Another new rhythm...swingin' like the pros!
Upon completion of this lesson, and with practice, you'll have three unique rhythms and melodic patterns at your command. This extended vocabulary, while still basic, will facilitate still greater variety and interest in your improvisations on the F blues.