Effortless Practice Masterclass
This course covers the frameworks, tools, and routines to create an efficient practice routine.
This 7-day course is the first one I recommend you take before going further into Jazz Guitar Foundations, since a good practice routine helps all aspects of your playing.
Day 1 - Mindset & Goal Setting
Day 2 - Repertoire
Day 3 - Technique
Day 4 - Harmony & Chord Melody
Day 5 - Improvisation
Day 6 - Rhythm
Day 7 - Routines
Understanding Major Keys & Scales (Beginner)
This course teaches you music theory fundamentals of how to learn and visualize the 12 major keys and scales using Chase's "Say & Play" 4-step method of learning a key.
Rhythm Workshop (Beginner)
This course teaches you how to read, understand, and play various rhythmic patterns including 8th note and triplet patterns for jazz.
Fundamental Jazz Chords (Beginner)
This course teaches you how to read, understand, and play the fundamental jazz chord qualities including major 7, minor 7, and dominant 7 chords and arpeggios.
Creating Melodic Ideas for Improvisation (Beginner-Intermediate)
This course teaches you how to start improvising simple melodies using specific 3-note groups and variations.
Learn Your First Jazz Song in 7 Days (Beginner-Intermediate)
A 7-day course to give you the basics of learning chords, solos, and chord-melodies over a jazz standard.
Master Standards Blueprint Level 0 (Beginner-Intermediate)
Learn 5 popular jazz standards and how to apply minor pentatonics in a jazz context.
- So What
- Little Sunflower
- Cantaloupe Island
- Maiden Voyage
Jazz Blues Accelerator (Intermediate)
This course is for the intermediate guitarist coming from a blues background that wants to understand how the jazz approach is different.
The focus of this course is to understand how to target certain chord tones and apply chromaticism.
In this course you will learn:
- 12-bar blues in F
- 12-bar blues in Bb
- 16-bar blues in F
- C minor blues
- 12-bar 'Jazz' blues in F
28 Days to Fast Jazz Lines Challenge (Intermediate)
In this 28-day challenge, you will learn how to play the fundamental lines necessary for fast improvisation, based on lines and techniques from master jazz guitarists.
These lines are broken into 5 categories, and each week day you will get access to a new line that will develop your ability to play fast.
The 31 Essential Jazz Patterns (Intermediate)
This course is for the intermediate guitarist who wants to understand the 31 Essential Jazz Patterns that form the basis of more advanced jazz vocabulary.
These patterns come from my research of 100s of transcriptions of jazz masters, across all instruments.
The patterns contained in this course are applied over the harmony of "Autumn Leaves".
The Secret Jazz Chord Mini-Course (Intermediate)
This course is for the intermediate guitarist who wants to understand the melodic minor scale and associated chords better.
This is a prerequisite of going further into the Jazz Guitar Mastery course series.
The concept of the Secret Jazz Chord in this formulation comes from Barry Greene, my teacher at the University of North Florida.
Master Standards Blueprint Level 1 (Intermediate-Advanced)
This course is for the intermediate-advanced guitarist who wants to understand and be able to play confidently over the common repertoire of jazz standards.
In MSB Level 1 you will learn these tunes:
- Take the A Train
- Tune Up
- Pent Up House
- Blue Bossa
- Black Orpheus
- In Walked Bud
Essential Jazz Vocab (Intermediate-Advanced)
In this course you will understand how the 31 Essential Jazz Patterns combine to create Essential Jazz Vocab (the musical equivalent of how words form sentences in language).
We use real examples from recordings to demonstrate these combinations from my research of 100+ transcriptions.
The classes are focused on practicing these combinations in class to internalize and integrate the language.
Master Standards Blueprint Level 2 (Advanced)
This course is for the advanced guitarist who wants to understand and be able to play confidently over the common repertoire of jazz standards.
In MSB Level 2 you will learn these tunes:
- Autumn Leaves
- All Of Me
- Fly Me to the Moon
- Rhythm Changes
- Someday My Prince Will Come
- The Girl From Ipanema
- There Is No Greater Love
- What Is This Thing Called Love