If you dream of improvising your own solos in concerts and jam sessions, playing songs with friends at parties and even composing your own original music, then what you need is a practice method that shows you exactly how modern harmony works and how to connect with your own musical creativity.
This understanding doesn’t come from memorizing “licks,” phrases and scale patterns. It comes from exploring the world of harmony directly and discovering it for yourself. In other words, what you really need is a creative daily practice that lets you understand music from the "inside out," and truly create your own music.
Improvise for Real will take you into this beautiful world of sounds and show you how music and harmony really work. You will learn to understand any piece of music just by listening to it, and to improvise with confidence over jazz standards, blues songs, pop music or any other style that you would like to play.
The method is open to all instruments and all ability levels. You do not need to know anything at all about music theory to begin, and there is no sight reading required. The exercises are easy to understand and fun to practice. For many people, Improvise for Real is the key that enabled them to finally understand harmony and to really enjoy improvising.
About the Author
David Reed believes that all human beings have the natural ability to imagine and create beautiful music. He says that most improvisation methods are only a distraction from your real talent because they teach you to improvise using licks and formulas instead of giving you a true understanding of harmony and the ability to express the sounds you imagine. A musician for more than 30 years, David’s unique perspective on music and creativity is based on his experiences playing and teaching music in Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Brazil, Argentina, Nicaragua, Spain and the United States. Improvise for Real is now being used by musicians in more than 20 countries. David also provides additional learning materials including jam tracks and lesson videos to support the entire IFR community. You can learn more at www.ImproviseForReal.com.