Sign up to Download the Jazz Improvisation Mini Lesson

As the largest provider of worldwide music education, Berklee Online can teach you the theory and skills needed to become a dynamic jazz musician through our courses and certificate programs. Sign up to download a free Improvisational Jazz mini lesson with material pulled directly from Berklee Online’s 12-week courses, authored by jazz legend and Berklee Online instructor, Gary Burton.

Berklee Online Offers:

  • Courses, including Jazz Guitar 101, Gary Burton: Jazz Improvisation, Jazz Arranging, and more
  • Certificate programs with no application required, including Jazz Composition and Arranging and Jazz Guitar
  • Bachelor’s degree programs
  • Master’s degree programs

Fully accredited, Berklee Online is the renowned curriculum of Berklee College of Music at a fraction of the cost of the campus experience. Whether you’re interested in transferring in or out, Berklee Online ensures you get credit where it’s deserved with our generous transfer policy. Discover how Berklee Online can help you become a better jazz musician.

Download the Free Jazz Improvisation Mini Lesson

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