Elevate Your Skills

Proven methods to take your instrumental and musical skills to the level you've been imagining.

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Alto Trombone Savvy

For beginners as well as most experienced players. Learn to intuitively play the alto trombone through this combination of ear-focused and written instruction. Learn positions and sharpen your intonation on the alto through fun and musical exercises. Even a section at the end for learning to improvise!

Improvisation Savvy Course

Learn the skills you need to be the jazz player you imagine. 42 videos and hundreds of audio files combine to teach you theory, ear training, rhythm, how to practice, and much more.

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Trombone Improvisation Savvy

Practice the fundamentals of jazz trombone in interesting, unique, and effective ways. Strengthen the connection between your ear and the trombone to improvise with an effortless melodic flow. Section 2 consists of 16 standards with special exercises to drill the most challenging parts.

Rhythm Savvy

Sharpen your sense of time and rhythm for improvisation, groove, and pace of melodic phrasing. Remember that you can get away with "wrong" notes much easier than you can with poor time!

Jazz Ear Savvy

Discover and build the connection between your musical mind's ear and your instrument - any instrument. Learn how to anticipate the flow of music, enabling you to improvise more fluidly and musically.

Softcover: The Art of Skill

Learn from a true jazz master what it takes to achieve musical excellence. This is a candid and fascinating look at the mental, psychological, and spiritual requirements of musical mastery.

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Audiobook: The Art of Skill

Listen to Dave Liebman's thoughtful and unique observations on what it takes to achieve musical excellence. This is a candid and fascinating look at the mental, psychological, and spiritual requirements of musical mastery with special emphasis on finding your musical voice. Narrated also by Lieb, Richie Beirach, and Randy Brecker.

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Softcover: The Lineage of Modern Jazz Piano

Richie's musical and historical thoughts on the lineage of the ten most influential modern jazz pianists contain an expanded section through which Richie details Bill Evan's Nardis Introductions late in his career.

Audiobook: Lineage of Modern Jazz Piano

Listen to Richie Beirach's unique and personal viewpoint on the greatest jazz pianists of the modern jazz age beginning with Art Tatum and ending with Cecil Taylor. Learn what made them unique and they influenced those after them.

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Framework for Jazz Mastery

Learn what Richie considers the best way to become an accomplished jazz player. Not one to mince words, Richie talks about the habits and discipline it takes to play one's instrument at a world-class level. A special chapter on reharmonization is worth the price of the book in itself!

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Audiobook: A Framework for Jazz Mastery

Listen to this wisdom from Richie Beirach on his improvisation process, reharmonization, writing, professional development & much more. Listen to his thoughts on becoming the jazz player you have the ability to become.

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Softcover: Great Art and Commercial Success

Using Kind of Blue, The  Köln Concert, and A Love Supreme, Richie and Michael uncover the reasons for the unprecedented success of those albums as well as lessons for our own commercial success.

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Brain-Friendly Method for Musical Excellence

Written with psychologist Dr. Rodney Brim, this eBook will show you how to perform and practice in the way in which your brain functions best, speeding your proficiency on your instrument.