In jazz, what you hear on the records is far more important than any theory written after the fact. Don't be left in the dark to the sounds you've been hearing.
This simple, quick-reference guide was designed to cut right to the heart of jazz theory and get you caught up to the sounds you love.
Don't just hear it. See it.
With concise and clear video explanations that feature our Living Notation and a corresponding pdf workbook, you’ll absorb the crucial building blocks of the jazz language and gain the confidence to make good musical choices when you improvise.
After this course...
You'll be able to:
Recognize which scales can be played over which chords
Know the meaning of chord symbols
Recognize common chord voicings
Understand the definition of common terms like “comping,” and “two-feel."
Includes downloadable PDF version of the comprehensive 30-page workbook that is the perfect supplement to the course.
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"The courses are truly special and have already improved my playing!"
Jonas R. (GER)
"A great place to learn, and share- truly complete, covering all aspects of the music with humanness and flair- inspirational."
Jody S. (USA)
Meet Your Teacher
Adam Maness is a versatile pianist, arranger, composer, and producer whose performances, original compositions, and arrangements have been featured on numerous recordings and on national and international radio and television broadcasts. He is best known as co-founder and composer for the genre-bending chamber ensemble, The 442s.