Browse over one hundred pages of free legal downloads for musicians and educators. These high quality printable exercises, part of the ever expanding Jazz Path Play Smart Series, explore aspects of musicianship ranging from technique to improvisation.


Browse our articles on jazz improvisation and technique. These step-by-step articles can help musicians improve various aspects of their playing. Each is available for web based viewing or through a downloadable PDF.

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Download FREE jazz improvisation lessons!   

  Exploring Jazz Improvisation
  Lesson 1: Practicing Location Within Form    MP3
  Lesson 2: Learning the Basic Language of Jazz    MP3
  Lesson 3: The Two-Bar Phrase    MP3
  Lesson 4: Using Repetition - Part One    MP3
  Lesson 5: Using Repetition - Part Two    MP3
  Lesson 6: Developing Melodic Solos    MP3
  Lesson 7: Using Pickups in Solo Phrasing    MP3
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