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Brent Vaartstra: Jazz Musician, Author, and Entrepreneur
Learn Jazz Standards Podcast
The LJS Podcast is the podcast where you get weekly jazz tips, interviews, stories and advice for becoming a better jazz musician! Hosting the show is the jazz musician behind, author, and entrepreneur Brent Vaartstra, who’s one goal is to answer any question about playing jazz music you may have. Jazz can be a challenging music to learn and play, but it doesn’t have to be so hard. Each episode features a specific musical challenge that jazz students may come across, where it is discussed and answered. Special jazz guests frequent the show, sharing their expertise...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 785 ratings
All instruments podcast
Great job, Brent! It was both interesting and eye opening to hear what everyone has to do. Obviously hardest is trumpet…..haha. Really enjoyed it, keep up the great work!
ChappyCarino via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 03/16/23
Jazz Made Possible
As a public school band director of 33 years, I know the difficulty of teaching jazz. Brent has practical solutions or pathways to and through the roadblocks of real jazz playing that many people experience. He has a low-key approach that is ironically very motivating! Check it out!
VRWC1 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/03/22
A Classic
All of Brent’s podcasts are super and he’s such a generous soul for providing these to the community (even those who have a little trouble coughing up the cash for full LJS inner circle membership, though I’m sure that’s worth it’s weight in gold !). But even given all that, I couldn’t help...Read full review »
Kyoung21b via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/22
Recent Episodes
Published 10/09/23
Okay, so this is the second time I'm restarting recording this episode. I want to get this right. So I am taking a break from the Learn Jazz Standards podcast, and I'm going to talk about what's gone into this decision, what this means for the future, what it means for you as the podcast...
Published 10/09/23
"Music and the opportunity for music is all around us. And you can find inspiration in conversation or just the rhythm of something happening around you. And so I would just take these snippets, get home, and say, what can I do with this? And I would start to sing a melody around those words...
Published 10/02/23
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