REGISTRATION IS FOR ALL NEW LIVE AND RECORDED SESSIONS

Improvisation/Theory

LIVE SESSIONS!
Jazz Anywhere Pat Harbison

Bebop Language: Bebop Scales

This course will cover the various bebop scales, their application to a variety of chord progressions, practice methods for mastery, and ways to achieve virtually endless variation on core vocabulary.

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LIVE SESSIONS!

Listening To Jazz & More

Listening to Jazz and More course will help you sharpen your listening skills by focusing on familiar and new recordings, iconic and recent performances, melodic lines and progressions. The course will help you to: Hear and describe melodic, harmonic, rhythmic and stylistic elements ...

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COMING SOON!

Jazz Improvisation I

This course is designed for a musician who is at the beginning of the Jazz journey. It talks about the basics of jazz improvisation and covers variety of aspects essential for any beginning jazz musician.

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LIVE SESSIONS!

The Truth About Triads

This course will break down how triads are the basis of the vocabulary of our musical system and how they really function in the building of harmonic and melodic structures. The course will also break down how to best integrate triads into improvising over chord changes ...

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LIVE SESSIONS!
Jazz Anywhere Pat Harbison

Bebop Language: Melody, Rhythm & Style

This course will study the melodies of classic bebop tunes (melody, harmony, rhythm, etc) & melodic and rhythmic development in the improvising of classic “boppers.” An approach to applying tune fragments and common patterns and licks as a core vocabulary for modern jazz ...

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LIVE SESSIONS!

Altered Dominant, Diminished & More

Altered Dominant, Diminished and More course will help you understand how to construct, hear and apply alterations that occur on dominant chords. The course will help you to: Construct chords and scales that incorporate altered dominant harmony ...

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #1 Learning to Follow the Music in a Small Ensemble Context

The length of this lecture is 47 minutes. When playing music together with other musicians we must listen closely, trusting not only in the abilities of the other musicians in the group, but also in our own talents. We must learn to overcome the fear of taking chances and experiencing failure ...

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #2 Listening And Communication

The length of this lecture is 40 minutes. Music is a listening art form, the construction of which is embraced and designed audibly by the musician(s) playing alone or together. What we the artist/musician receives, depends upon what we hear, and what we hear is dependent upon how well we listen ...

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #3 Time

The length of this lecture is 46 minutes. Where did the sound go? In actuality, it’s in the past. We are moving through time…we have clocks that measure time for us in seconds; minutes and hours…this creates days weeks, months and years. Music is reflective of the time that we are moving through ...

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #4 Patience

The length of this lecture is 45 minutes. Patience is a very important part of the jazz musician’s character as a performing artist. It is an act of calm endurance. It is that part of the artist’s strength that allows for the line being played to run its’ course until completion …

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #5 Our Individual Personality

The length of this lecture is 46 minutes. Our individual unique personality, this is the single most valuable possession we have as artists. There is only one of each of us and with the reality of that truth we can begin to gain the confidence and appreciation of the great gift of creative music ...

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #6 Practice Schedule and Concertration

The length of this lecture is 47 minutes. Freedom comes from discipline. Preparing a daily practice schedule for our musical needs will help to organize our thoughts and give us a clear perspective about what has to be learned ...

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #7 Eliminating Fears During Performance

The length of this lecture is 42 minutes. Whenever I have asked the following question at over 300 various Music Conservatories and Universities throughout the world, almost everyone raises his or her hand. The question is; “How many of you have ever been depressed or angry and then after playing your instrument for a few minutes ...

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #8 Three Multiple Daily Jazz Vitamins

The length of this lecture is 59 minutes. Listening in a special way to the 3 historic groups that represent the core of modern jazz music as we know it today ...

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #9 Composition

The length of this lecture is 59 minutes. An example of David Friesen composing a piece of music for the first time on site…making decisions about the direction of the melody, rhythmic and chord options. Composing music without the obligations to please anyone but the composer ...

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RECORDED LECTURE

Beyond The Note: Jazz Music Essentials – #10 The Music Business

The length of this lecture is 53 minutes. There are many aspects to the music business. How to start a publishing company so performance and publishing royalties may be claimed…the mechanical royalties and how to make sure you receive the money due through a collection agency ...

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RE-OPENING SOON
Jazz Anywhere Pat Harbison

Practicing & Mastering the Sounds of Jazz: In Theory & By Ear

For some people learning to play jazz by studying chords, scales, & intervals has gotten a bad rap. Chords, scales, and intervals are simply different ways to organize, think about, discuss, and practice the various melodic and harmonic resources that make up The Sounds of Jazz ...

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RE-OPENING SOON
Jazz Anywhere Pat Harbison

Back to the Future

This course will be targeted at intermediate to advancing improvisers. We will discuss and apply harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic materials that pushed the boundaries and expanded the creative and expressive palette of cutting edge jazz since 1960. Nothing will be purely theoretical ...

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RE-OPENING SOON
Jazz Anywhere Pat Harbison

Improviser’s Tool Kit

This will be a course targeted at relative novice through advanced intermediate jazz improvisers. We will explore jazz theory, harmony, melody, rhythm, and style and discuss practice and study methods that focus on application to improvising, rather than talking about music in an abstract way ...

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