Have you been struggling to learn to play jazz? Maybe you're feeling confused by music theory or intimidated by improvisation. Or perhaps you're a classically trained musician who wants to try something new but doesn't know where to start. I've been there too, and that's why I created this online course.
Each lesson is designed to be short and sweet - just 5 to 10 minutes - and focuses on one specific technique at a time. By breaking down these smaller concepts and applying them to your daily practice, you'll be amazed at how quickly you can master the fundamentals of playing jazz.
“I love how Jazz Fundamentals focuses on just one idea at a time. Other methods are so overwhelming and confusing, but this course makes each concept immediately approachable.”
“The videos in this course are great! I've picked up several new techniques that I struggled with from other courses.”
“A unique thing about Jazz Fundamentals is how it’s approachable on multiple levels. I’m currently working through the lessons quickly but I look forward to revisiting some of them again to really internalize the concepts and deepen my understanding.”
There's nothing to risk. We want you to be satisfied.
If you are unhappy with your purchase within the first 30 days, just reach out to us and we'll give you a full refund.
You are curious about taking your first steps learning to play jazz.
You've tried to learn jazz before, but got stuck or overwhelmed.
You already know how to play jazz, but are looking for more techniques to further your playing.
You can read music and can play your instrument with some proficiency.
Jazz FundamentalsCourse • 66 lessons
Jazz Fundamentals is a comprehensive video library of foundational techniques to improve your playing, soloing, accompanying, and more.
NEW! Song BreakdownsCourse • 3 lessons
In this course we take the concepts we learned in Jazz Fundamentals and we put them into practice in real tunes.
What I've Learned from Barry HarrisCourse • 7 lessons
An archive of old YouTube videos I created sharing lessons I learned studying Barry Harris' methods, which are now exclusively available here.
7-Day Soloing ChallengeCourse • 9 lessons
Learn the basics of jazz soloing with our 7-day challenge. In this course we deliver 1 new video every day. By the end you'll be able to improvise a solo over After You've Gone, and use those techniques to solo over any song you want.
The Jazz LoungeCommunity • 228 members
Members-only online community to socialize, discuss our jazz courses, and participate in live events.
What if I'm not happy with my purchase?
If you aren't happy with the product please reach out to us within 30 days and we'll give you your money back.
Is this course for all instruments?
The course is designed for all instrumentalists, except for drummers. Our lessons are all presented at the piano keyboard, but apply to all instruments. There is a key focus on rhythm section instruments, with techniques around chord voicing, comping and accompanying. But, these lessons are valuable even to solo instrumental players to learn how to play with an ensemble.
Is this course for beginners?
This is great course for beginners to jazz, but its not a great course for total beginners. If you have some proficiency at your instrument and the ability to read music, you should be just fine!
Are there advanced techniques in this course?
This is fairly subjective. We have accomplished students who get great value out of this course by picking up new techniques that they haven't yet mastered. Check the curriculum above and consider how it applies to your abilities.