Teaching Jazz Improvisation with Accompaniments

Teaching Jazz Improvisation with Accompaniments

For decades, jazz educators have been using play-along recordings to help students practice jazz improvisation. These recordings have been a huge success, helping students learn jazz standards, practice jazz styles, and providing rhythm section backing tracks to help with improvisation.

Teaching Improvisation by Ear

Teaching Improvisation by Ear

Improvisation is Scary

The excitement of playing in an environment with “no wrong notes” quickly turns ugly when a student realizes that only the “right” notes will create a solo that sounds like their favorite artist.

SmartMusic in Texas: Approved and Proven

To correspond with our visit to San Antonio this week for the Southwest Summer Music Exhibition, we’ve created this interactive Piktochart that details the implementation of SmartMusic in Texas:

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