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Improvisation Mastery Overview:

Welcome! I’m so excited you’re here! This improvisation mastery specialty course is meant to give you a full plan and path to follow to become the improviser you’ve always wanted to be. It starts at the very, very beginning for all students that are new to improvisation. From there it gradually progresses and gives you all the improvisation education you need in sequential order. Meaning you should focus on learning each step before moving on to the next.

You’ll be using this entire course for the rest of your life to revisit, study, and incorporate new improvisation tools into your playing as you begin to get better. Enjoy!

Click On A Step Below To Jump Directly To That Step

COURSE LESSONS

  • #1 – Overview & Intro
    • Step #1 – What Will This Course Teach You
    • Step #2 – The Format
    • Step #3 – How To Use The Education
  • #2 – Improv In A Nutshell
    • Step #1 – Chord Tones
    • Step #2 – What Scales To Play Part 1
    • Step #3 – What Scales To Play Part 2
    • Step #4 – Analyzing Tunes
    • Step #5 – The Swing Feel
  • #3 – Tune Improvisation Practice System
    • Step #1 – Analyzing Harmonies
    • Step #2 – Melody & Chords
    • Step #3 – Chord Tones & Scales
    • Step #4 – Isolate Problematic Areas
    • Step #5 – Improv Over Tune
  • #4 – The Improv Practice System
    • Step #1 – Controlled Learning (No Time)
    • Step #2 – Controlled Learning (With Time)
    • Step #3 – Spontaneous Controlled Learning
    • Step #4 – Tune Integration
  • #5 – Improv With Chord Tones
    • Step #1 – Why Chord Tones
    • Step #2 – Chord Tone Improv
    • Step #3 – Tune Integration
    • Step #4 – Voice Leading
    • Step #5 – Adding Musicality
    • Step #6 – Playing Benchmark
  • #6 – Rhythm
    • Step #1 – Learning The Swing Feel
    • Step #2 – Types of Rhythms
    • Step #3 – Playing Benchmark
  • #7 – Connecting Chord Tones
    • Step #1 – How To Connect Chord Tones 
    • Step #2 – Improv Over Progressions
    • Step #3 – Diatonic Chords
    • Step #4 – Adding Musicality
    • Step #5 – Tune Improv
    • Step #6 – Playing Benchmark
  • #8 – Bebop Approach Notes (Enclosures)
    • Step #1 – The Bebop Equation
    • Step #2 – Half Step Below
    • Step #4 – Chord Scale Above  
    • Step #3 – Integrating Approaches Into Improv
    • Step #5 – Combination
    • Step #6 – Double Chromatics
    • Step #7 – Bebop Scale
    • Step #8 – Advanced Approaches
    • Step #9 – Spontaneous Bebop Improv
    • Step #10 – Minor 7th Movements
    • Step #11 – Dominant 7th Movements
    • Step #12 – Major 7th Movements
    • Step #13 – Minor 7 b5 Movements
    • Step #14 – Dominant b9b13 Movements
    • Step #15 – Minor Major 7th Movements
  • #9 – Improv Tools
    • Step #1 – Integration of Tools
    • Step #2 – Altered Scale
    • Step #3 – Half Whole Scale
    • Step #4 – Whole Half Scale
    • Step #5 – Whole Tone Scale
    • Step #6 – Minor Blues Scale
    • Step #7 – Maj 6th Blues Scale
    • Step #8 – Full Major Blues Scale
    • Step #9 – Pentatonic Improv
    • Step #10 – Hexatonic Improv
  • #10 – LH Comping and LH Voicings
    • Step #1 – LH Comping
    • Step #2 – LH Voicings
    • Step #3 – Adapting Rootless Voicings
    • Step #4 – LH Textures
    • Step #5 – Combining Hands
  • #11 – Misc Improv
    • Step #1 – Diminished Chords
    • Step #2 – Minor 7 b5 Chords
    • Step #3 – Dom 7 in Minor 251 
    • Step #4 – Minor Major or Minor 6th
    • Step #5 – Altered Chords
    • Step #6 – b9 Extension
    • Step #7 – Natural 9 Extension
    • Step #8 – #9 Extension
    • Step #9 – #11 Extension
    • Step #10 – Natural 13 Extension
  • #12 – Modern Improv
    • Step #1 – Pentatonic Scales And Patterns
    • Step #2 – Hexatonic Scales
    • Step #3 – Chromatic Movement
    • Step #4 – 4ths in RH
    • Step #5 – LH Voicings
    • Step #6 – Changing Keys
  • #13 – Reharms
    • Step #1 – Using Reharms For Improv
    • Step #2 – Tritone
    • Step #3 – Relative 2 Minor
    • Step #4 – Secondary Dominant
    • Step #5 – Sus
  • #14 – Improvisation Musicality
    • Step #1 – Dynamics
    • Step #2 – Attack
    • Step #3 – Melodic
    • Step #4 – Rhythmic
    • Step #5 – Ornaments
    • Step #6 – Textures
  • #15 – Improvisation Development
    • Step #1 – Patience
    • Step #2 – Melodies
    • Step #3 – Rhythms
    • Step #4 – Story Telling
  • #16 – Space
    • Step #1 – How To Use Space
  • #17 – Improv Styles
    • Step #1 – Blues
    • Step #2 – Bebop
    • Step #3 – Modern
    • Step #4 – Funk
    • Step #5 – Rock
    • Step #6 – Ballads
  • #18 – Solo Piano Improvisation
    • Step #1 – LH Walking Bass
    • Step #2 – LH Stride
    • Step #3 – LH Broken Stride
  • #19 – Most Popular Improv Licks
    • Step #1 – Most Popular Improv Licks
  • #20 – Improv Transcriptions & Analysis
    • Step #1 – Oscar Peterson
    • Step #2 – Bud Powell
    • Step #3 – McCoy Tyner
    • Step #4 – Chick Corea
    • Step #5 – Herbie Hancock
    • Step #6 – Keith Jarrett
    • Step #7 – Red Garland
    • Step #8 – Clifford Brown
    • Step #9 – Charlie Parker
    • Step #10 – Miles Davis
    • Step #11 – Chet Baker
    • Step #12 – Sonny Stitt
    • Step #13 – Wynton Kelly

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Improvisation Mastery

Select a lesson below to start your journey.

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Improvisation Mastery Overview:

Welcome! I’m so excited you’re here! This improvisation mastery specialty course is meant to give you a full plan and path to follow to become the improviser you’ve always wanted to be. It starts at the very, very beginning for all students that are new to improvisation. From there it gradually progresses and gives you all the improvisation education you need in sequential order. Meaning you should focus on learning each step before moving on to the next.

You’ll be using this entire course for the rest of your life to revisit, study, and incorporate new improvisation tools into your playing as you begin to get better. Enjoy!

Click On A Step Below To Jump Directly To That Step

COURSE LESSONS

  • #1 – Overview & Intro
    • Step #1 – What Will This Course Teach You
    • Step #2 – The Format
    • Step #3 – How To Use The Education
  • #2 – Improv In A Nutshell
    • Step #1 – Chord Tones
    • Step #2 – What Scales To Play Part 1
    • Step #3 – What Scales To Play Part 2
    • Step #4 – Analyzing Tunes
    • Step #5 – The Swing Feel
  • #3 – Tune Improvisation Practice System
    • Step #1 – Analyzing Harmonies
    • Step #2 – Melody & Chords
    • Step #3 – Chord Tones & Scales
    • Step #4 – Isolate Problematic Areas
    • Step #5 – Improv Over Tune
  • #4 – The Improv Practice System
    • Step #1 – Controlled Learning (No Time)
    • Step #2 – Controlled Learning (With Time)
    • Step #3 – Spontaneous Controlled Learning
    • Step #4 – Tune Integration
  • #5 – Improv With Chord Tones
    • Step #1 – Why Chord Tones
    • Step #2 – Chord Tone Improv
    • Step #3 – Tune Integration
    • Step #4 – Voice Leading
    • Step #5 – Adding Musicality
    • Step #6 – Playing Benchmark
  • #6 – Rhythm
    • Step #1 – Learning The Swing Feel
    • Step #2 – Types of Rhythms
    • Step #3 – Playing Benchmark
  • #7 – Connecting Chord Tones
    • Step #1 – How To Connect Chord Tones 
    • Step #2 – Improv Over Progressions
    • Step #3 – Diatonic Chords
    • Step #4 – Adding Musicality
    • Step #5 – Tune Improv
    • Step #6 – Playing Benchmark
  • #8 – Bebop Approach Notes (Enclosures)
    • Step #1 – The Bebop Equation
    • Step #2 – Half Step Below
    • Step #4 – Chord Scale Above  
    • Step #3 – Integrating Approaches Into Improv
    • Step #5 – Combination
    • Step #6 – Double Chromatics
    • Step #7 – Bebop Scale
    • Step #8 – Advanced Approaches
    • Step #9 – Spontaneous Bebop Improv
    • Step #10 – Minor 7th Movements
    • Step #11 – Dominant 7th Movements
    • Step #12 – Major 7th Movements
    • Step #13 – Minor 7 b5 Movements
    • Step #14 – Dominant b9b13 Movements
    • Step #15 – Minor Major 7th Movements
  • #9 – Improv Tools
    • Step #1 – Integration of Tools
    • Step #2 – Altered Scale
    • Step #3 – Half Whole Scale
    • Step #4 – Whole Half Scale
    • Step #5 – Whole Tone Scale
    • Step #6 – Minor Blues Scale
    • Step #7 – Maj 6th Blues Scale
    • Step #8 – Full Major Blues Scale
    • Step #9 – Pentatonic Improv
    • Step #10 – Hexatonic Improv
  • #10 – LH Comping and LH Voicings
    • Step #1 – LH Comping
    • Step #2 – LH Voicings
    • Step #3 – Adapting Rootless Voicings
    • Step #4 – LH Textures
    • Step #5 – Combining Hands
  • #11 – Misc Improv
    • Step #1 – Diminished Chords
    • Step #2 – Minor 7 b5 Chords
    • Step #3 – Dom 7 in Minor 251 
    • Step #4 – Minor Major or Minor 6th
    • Step #5 – Altered Chords
    • Step #6 – b9 Extension
    • Step #7 – Natural 9 Extension
    • Step #8 – #9 Extension
    • Step #9 – #11 Extension
    • Step #10 – Natural 13 Extension
  • #12 – Modern Improv
    • Step #1 – Pentatonic Scales And Patterns
    • Step #2 – Hexatonic Scales
    • Step #3 – Chromatic Movement
    • Step #4 – 4ths in RH
    • Step #5 – LH Voicings
    • Step #6 – Changing Keys
  • #13 – Reharms
    • Step #1 – Using Reharms For Improv
    • Step #2 – Tritone
    • Step #3 – Relative 2 Minor
    • Step #4 – Secondary Dominant
    • Step #5 – Sus
  • #14 – Improvisation Musicality
    • Step #1 – Dynamics
    • Step #2 – Attack
    • Step #3 – Melodic
    • Step #4 – Rhythmic
    • Step #5 – Ornaments
    • Step #6 – Textures
  • #15 – Improvisation Development
    • Step #1 – Patience
    • Step #2 – Melodies
    • Step #3 – Rhythms
    • Step #4 – Story Telling
  • #16 – Space
    • Step #1 – How To Use Space
  • #17 – Improv Styles
    • Step #1 – Blues
    • Step #2 – Bebop
    • Step #3 – Modern
    • Step #4 – Funk
    • Step #5 – Rock
    • Step #6 – Ballads
  • #18 – Solo Piano Improvisation
    • Step #1 – LH Walking Bass
    • Step #2 – LH Stride
    • Step #3 – LH Broken Stride
  • #19 – Most Popular Improv Licks
    • Step #1 – Most Popular Improv Licks
  • #20 – Improv Transcriptions & Analysis
    • Step #1 – Oscar Peterson
    • Step #2 – Bud Powell
    • Step #3 – McCoy Tyner
    • Step #4 – Chick Corea
    • Step #5 – Herbie Hancock
    • Step #6 – Keith Jarrett
    • Step #7 – Red Garland
    • Step #8 – Clifford Brown
    • Step #9 – Charlie Parker
    • Step #10 – Miles Davis
    • Step #11 – Chet Baker
    • Step #12 – Sonny Stitt
    • Step #13 – Wynton Kelly

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Home / Specialty Courses /Improvisation Mastery

Improvisation Mastery

Select a lesson below to start your journey.

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Improvisation Mastery Overview:

Welcome! I’m so excited you’re here! This improvisation mastery specialty course is meant to give you a full plan and path to follow to become the improviser you’ve always wanted to be. It starts at the very, very beginning for all students that are new to improvisation. From there it gradually progresses and gives you all the improvisation education you need in sequential order. Meaning you should focus on learning each step before moving on to the next.

You’ll be using this entire course for the rest of your life to revisit, study, and incorporate new improvisation tools into your playing as you begin to get better. Enjoy!

Click On A Step Below To Jump Directly To That Step

COURSE LESSONS

  • #1 – Overview & Intro
    • Step #1 – What Will This Course Teach You
    • Step #2 – The Format
    • Step #3 – How To Use The Education
  • #2 – Improv In A Nutshell
    • Step #1 – Chord Tones
    • Step #2 – What Scales To Play Part 1
    • Step #3 – What Scales To Play Part 2
    • Step #4 – Analyzing Tunes
    • Step #5 – The Swing Feel
  • #3 – Tune Improvisation Practice System
    • Step #1 – Analyzing Harmonies
    • Step #2 – Melody & Chords
    • Step #3 – Chord Tones & Scales
    • Step #4 – Isolate Problematic Areas
    • Step #5 – Improv Over Tune
  • #4 – The Improv Practice System
    • Step #1 – Controlled Learning (No Time)
    • Step #2 – Controlled Learning (With Time)
    • Step #3 – Spontaneous Controlled Learning
    • Step #4 – Tune Integration
  • #5 – Improv With Chord Tones
    • Step #1 – Why Chord Tones
    • Step #2 – Chord Tone Improv
    • Step #3 – Tune Integration
    • Step #4 – Voice Leading
    • Step #5 – Adding Musicality
    • Step #6 – Playing Benchmark
  • #6 – Rhythm
    • Step #1 – Learning The Swing Feel
    • Step #2 – Types of Rhythms
    • Step #3 – Playing Benchmark
  • #7 – Connecting Chord Tones
    • Step #1 – How To Connect Chord Tones 
    • Step #2 – Improv Over Progressions
    • Step #3 – Diatonic Chords
    • Step #4 – Adding Musicality
    • Step #5 – Tune Improv
    • Step #6 – Playing Benchmark
  • #8 – Bebop Approach Notes (Enclosures)
    • Step #1 – The Bebop Equation
    • Step #2 – Half Step Below
    • Step #4 – Chord Scale Above  
    • Step #3 – Integrating Approaches Into Improv
    • Step #5 – Combination
    • Step #6 – Double Chromatics
    • Step #7 – Bebop Scale
    • Step #8 – Advanced Approaches
    • Step #9 – Spontaneous Bebop Improv
    • Step #10 – Minor 7th Movements
    • Step #11 – Dominant 7th Movements
    • Step #12 – Major 7th Movements
    • Step #13 – Minor 7 b5 Movements
    • Step #14 – Dominant b9b13 Movements
    • Step #15 – Minor Major 7th Movements
  • #9 – Improv Tools
    • Step #1 – Integration of Tools
    • Step #2 – Altered Scale
    • Step #3 – Half Whole Scale
    • Step #4 – Whole Half Scale
    • Step #5 – Whole Tone Scale
    • Step #6 – Minor Blues Scale
    • Step #7 – Maj 6th Blues Scale
    • Step #8 – Full Major Blues Scale
    • Step #9 – Pentatonic Improv
    • Step #10 – Hexatonic Improv
  • #10 – LH Comping and LH Voicings
    • Step #1 – LH Comping
    • Step #2 – LH Voicings
    • Step #3 – Adapting Rootless Voicings
    • Step #4 – LH Textures
    • Step #5 – Combining Hands
  • #11 – Misc Improv
    • Step #1 – Diminished Chords
    • Step #2 – Minor 7 b5 Chords
    • Step #3 – Dom 7 in Minor 251 
    • Step #4 – Minor Major or Minor 6th
    • Step #5 – Altered Chords
    • Step #6 – b9 Extension
    • Step #7 – Natural 9 Extension
    • Step #8 – #9 Extension
    • Step #9 – #11 Extension
    • Step #10 – Natural 13 Extension
  • #12 – Modern Improv
    • Step #1 – Pentatonic Scales And Patterns
    • Step #2 – Hexatonic Scales
    • Step #3 – Chromatic Movement
    • Step #4 – 4ths in RH
    • Step #5 – LH Voicings
    • Step #6 – Changing Keys
  • #13 – Reharms
    • Step #1 – Using Reharms For Improv
    • Step #2 – Tritone
    • Step #3 – Relative 2 Minor
    • Step #4 – Secondary Dominant
    • Step #5 – Sus
  • #14 – Improvisation Musicality
    • Step #1 – Dynamics
    • Step #2 – Attack
    • Step #3 – Melodic
    • Step #4 – Rhythmic
    • Step #5 – Ornaments
    • Step #6 – Textures
  • #15 – Improvisation Development
    • Step #1 – Patience
    • Step #2 – Melodies
    • Step #3 – Rhythms
    • Step #4 – Story Telling
  • #16 – Space
    • Step #1 – How To Use Space
  • #17 – Improv Styles
    • Step #1 – Blues
    • Step #2 – Bebop
    • Step #3 – Modern
    • Step #4 – Funk
    • Step #5 – Rock
    • Step #6 – Ballads
  • #18 – Solo Piano Improvisation
    • Step #1 – LH Walking Bass
    • Step #2 – LH Stride
    • Step #3 – LH Broken Stride
  • #19 – Most Popular Improv Licks
    • Step #1 – Most Popular Improv Licks
  • #20 – Improv Transcriptions & Analysis
    • Step #1 – Oscar Peterson
    • Step #2 – Bud Powell
    • Step #3 – McCoy Tyner
    • Step #4 – Chick Corea
    • Step #5 – Herbie Hancock
    • Step #6 – Keith Jarrett
    • Step #7 – Red Garland
    • Step #8 – Clifford Brown
    • Step #9 – Charlie Parker
    • Step #10 – Miles Davis
    • Step #11 – Chet Baker
    • Step #12 – Sonny Stitt
    • Step #13 – Wynton Kelly

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