LESSONS

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