As a student Howie Shear was continually frustrated with traditional jazz
pedagogy that bordered on high math, and this frustration lead him to spend over 15 years simplifying his approach to jazz improvisation.
Through his extensive study of music theory
and the jazz masters, Howie has simplified jazz improvisation methodology
such that even very beginning students will be able to understand it right away.
His method makes it easy for the beginner as well as the accomplished improviser
to expand their knowledge without being intimidated by chord changes, either simple