Entries by Philippe Ramaekers

Top 10 Best Jazz Transcriptions to Learn From

Making transcriptions is crucial in your quest to becoming a better musician. It teaches you the jazz language, how to improvise and so much more. But how do you know which are the best to study? Below you will find the top 10 best jazz transcriptions to learn from! 1. What Is This Thing Called […]

Why Storytelling is Important for Your Jazz Improvisation

Many of the greatest jazz musicians were storytellers. When they played their instrument, they had something to say. Why is storytelling important for your jazz improvisation? In this article I will take a closer look at storytelling and what it can do for you! A history of Storytelling Storytelling is something we do all the […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Jazz Improvisation

One question that I regularly get from people is that they wonder what to do to improve their jazz improvisation. They tell me that they are not satisfied with their way of improvising and that it does not sound like the recordings of their favorite jazz heroes. No worries! Below you will find 5 ways […]

7 Tips for Making Awesome Jazz Transcriptions

Making jazz transcriptions is a great way to improve your playing and understanding of jazz music. It helps to bring improvisation ideas of top musicians into your own improvisations and you are actively engaged in learning the jazz language. In addition, it’s very good for the development of your musical ear. This is because you […]

Welcome to My New Website

Hello there and welcome to my new website! I am very glad that you stopped by. It already looks good, doesn’t it? Over the past few months, I worked hard to realize this site and to make it as user-friendly possible for you as a visitor. You can easily navigate to the different sections of the website by using the […]