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So, what does it take to become a jazz master? I'm talking about someone who plays jazz at the highest possible level, feels comfortable playing in any situation, and always plays amazing music that wows other people.
I'm going to talk today about what I see as the formula for becoming a jazz master, everything that you need to essentially become really good at to get to that level.
In this episode:
- A jazz master is someone who is proficient at playing jazz and their instrument, whether famous or not.
- Mastery doesn't mean reaching the highest level of expertise, as there's always room for growth and innovation.
- What it takes to become a jazz master:
#1. Instrument proficiency
#3. Music theory knowledge
#4. Mastery of rhythm and time feel
#5. Having an extensive repertoire
#6. Great reading skills
#7. Ability to play well with other people
#8. Possesses a high level of confidence
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