How can i improvise jazz standards?

Ways to improvise variationsPlay with different rhythms for the notes of the line you are improvising. Add passing tones before the chord tones. Apply the stroke to a chord other than the one for which it was originally intended. Welcome to episode 260, where today I'm going to talk about a 7-step process for improvising on a jazz standard starting from scratch.

This is exactly the process that the members of my Inner Circle go through to learn and improvise on a new jazz standard every month, and now I'm sharing it with you. I just practiced 4 hours to show you the material that I'm going to show you in this episode, where I'll show you how you can go from knowing almost nothing about a jazz standard to improvising on it at a fairly high level. This exercise prepares beginning piano students to play jazz standards by mastering 2-5-1 progressions using chord shells on all 12 keys.