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My newest album “For Good People” is coming out February 24, 2023 on GLM Music, and it features two of my oldest musical companions: Matthias Bublath (organ) and Christian Lettner (drums). More info about the record is here. The first single, “Mainline Rush” comes out December 16th at midnight! Add it to your playlists here.
I’m a jazz vibraphonist from New York, currently living in Munich, Germany. I teach at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Künst in Vienna (Austria), the Bavarian International School (Munich), and the Neue Jazz School (Munich).
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*NEW* Jazz Vibraphone Courses!
- Essential Jazz Standards – On Green Dolphin Street
- Essential Jazz Standards – There Will Never Be Another You
- Milt Jackson Style Blues In 10 Levels!
- The Killer Jazz Vibes Course – Let’s Play!
Featured Jazz Vibraphone Lessons (all from the Killer Jazz Vibes Book)
- 15 Killer FOUR MALLET Riffs for vibraphone!
- Blues With Pentatonics
- 22 Ways To Practice Scales Creatively
- 12 Bebop ii-V-I lines
- 12 Variations on a Milt Jackson Riff
- Turning Scales Into Melody
- 10 Killer Blues Riffs
- 8 Afro-Cuban Montunos for Vibes
- ii-V-I chord voicing in all 12 keys
- Upper Structure ii-V-I chord voicing in all 12 keys
- 15 Ways To Embellish the melody and STILL SOUND GOOD!
- How To Harmonize a Melody on Vibraphone
Jazz Theory Lessons:
- The Bebop CHAIN Method
- Play better rhythm in your solos by using these tips!
- What Is The Bebop Scale?
- Advanced Level Pentatonics
- Crazy Ways To Practice With a Metronome
Jazz Vibraphone Transcriptions:
- Herbie Hancock’s “Watermelon Man” piano solo
- Gary Burton “Armando’s Rhumba”
- Milt Jackson “Dorothy”
- Victor Feldman “Flamingo”
Jazz Improvisation Lessons based on Standards:
- 4 Ways To Play Rhythm Changes
- Autumn Leaves in 5 Levels
- All The Things You Are in 3 Levels
- Nardis in 7 Levels
- Blue Bossa in 4 Levels
- Night In Tunisia
Jazz Vibraphone Etudes based on Standards:
- Beautiful Love
- Falling Grace
- Take The A Train
- Autumn Leaves
- Someday My Prince Will Come
- The Days Of Wine and Roses
- There Is No Greater Love
- Scrapple From the Apple
- Black Orpheus
- Lullaby Of Birdland
- Nica’s Dream
- It Could Happen To You
- Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
- Georgia On My Mind
- Lady Bird
- Satin Doll
- Cantaloupe Island