Instrumental Styles and Technique Courses


Jazz Bass Styles

Learn great walking bass lines, other jazz styles such as waltz, odd meter, ballads, latin styles such as Samba, Cha Read More

Rhythm Section Lab

This class will concentrate on how to play as a group. You will learn how to improve your sound, tighten Read More

Flamenco Guitar Styles

The Flamenco Guitar class will concentrate on the necessary techniques for authentic Flamenco sounds. Areas of technique will include rasgueados Read More

Nashville Bass Cats

A six-week class with some of Nashville’s most famous and most recorded bass players. Learn tricks from the legends that Read More

Nashville Drum Cats

A six-week class with some of Nashville’s most famous and most recorded studio drummers. Learn tricks that made these legends Read More

Gospel Drumming

A study of gospel drumming styles with a lineup of top tier gospel drummers in Nashville.

Guitar Workshop

A class for focused on real world skills guitarists can use in band situations. Topics covered will be rhythm playing, Read More

Jazz Guitar Voicings

For guitarists who want to move beyond vanilla “guitar chords” to authentic jazz voicings. The class will begin with 3rds Read More

Chord Tone Soloing

There are many different approaches to improvisation. However, the vast majority of the masters play out of chord tones and Read More

Max Roach Drumset

A class for drummers covering the time and solo techniques of Max Roach. This is a great class for improvisation Read More

Drumset Improvisation 2

A continuation of Drumset Improv 1 with an emphasis on applying to standard repertoire. Students will play more melodies and Read More

Salsa Piano

Learn traditional piano montunos needed for playing in Cuban ensemble. Learn the difference in the two claves and how the Read More

Grant Green Guitar Style

A 2 hour course concentrating on the soloing techniques/concepts used by Grant Green. These techniques will be studied through the Read More

Art Blakey Drumset

A class for drummers covering the styles and techniques of Art Blakey. This is an intensive study of a jazz Read More

The Art of the Duo

In this basic class on how to play as a duo, students will work together on creative arrangements and will Read More

Get In The Pocket

This is an essential class for the intermediate to advanced vocalist or instrumentalist. With a drummer as the only accompanist, Read More