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My brand new online improvisation course

Normally $49, but if you grab it here, you pay nothing.

I'm offering it for free at the moment to get as many people as possible learning from this collection of 60+ 3-minute bite-size video lessons on jazz.

"How did you teach more about improv and scale work in this 3-minute video than my professor did in an entire semester?"  - @isypaige

Meet Michael Lake

About Me

I am a Grammy-nominated trombonist, writer, electronic musician, entrepreneur, and Dad to two fascinating teenage boys.

I am hopelessly curious and love to share what I've learned in order to help musicians. My passion is to guide musicians in how to think better about improvisation and the ability to connect their creative musical voice to their instrument, no matter which instrument they play.

The secret I share in my books, videos, courses, and talks is that the music is already inside you. Amplify it through your instrument by getting out of its way. If your improvising or musicianship is not all you wish it were, it's likely because you've been convinced that the music originates in your instrument or can somehow be manufactured through your analytical reasoning.

The music inside you will flow from your instrument once you confidently connect your instrument to your musical mind. THAT'S where your music originates and THAT's your state of flow. I've helped many musicians get much closer to that and I can probably help you. 


- Michael Lake