Lessons area available in person (Washington D.C. metro area) and online via Skype or FaceTime.  For information on lessons please send an email via the contact form.

Lessons can cover a range of topics, depending on level/interest, but tend to focus mostly on the development of a personal improvisational style.  Some topics may include:

  • Technique and Repertoire
    • Considerations for sticking
    • Practical Exercises
    • Solo repertoire and excerpts
  • Improvisation/Jazz
    • Chord Scale Theory and Harmonic Analysis
    • Approach Notes/Enclosures
    • Transcription
    • Jazz Etudes
    • Composition
    • Stylistic Approaches
    • Rhythmic Exercises
    • Chromaticism