Watch high-quality streaming video lessons on topics that matter most to you: jazz theory & composition, improvisation & licks, chords & voicings, arranging, styles & more. A new lesson is added every week.
Interaction is the key to learning. Moments after a topic is presented onscreen you have the opportunity to participate in active learning through mutiple engaging interactive elements. Take an interactive quiz with immediate feedback; look up any technical term in the hyperlinked glossary or ask a question via email.
Playing- that is what we are all trying to do afterall isn't it? Each lesson comes with several structured, self-paced practice sessions with detailed step-by-step instructions for a variety of real world activites based on real tunes. Sit down and play immediately after each lesson with the included custom play-along tracks in MIDI, Band-in-a-Box™, and GarageBand formats. Self-assessment questions are provided to help you direct your progress, keep you on task and stay motivated.
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About your teacher
Bill Rinehart did undergraduate work at the Berklee College of Music and holds the M.Mus. degree in Jazz Studies from the Boston Conservatory/Berklee College of Music where he studied with Ray Santisi, Joanne Brackeen and Charlie Banacos. Bill has played extensively around the Boston area for the better part of the last two decades appearing everywhere from the legendary Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge MA to a long stand at the Hampshire House on Beacon Hill in Boston.