New Lesson Preview
New Lesson Preview "Bebop Connectors"

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/finding-the-bebop// Yo Jazz Peeps …It’s been a while since we rolled out a lesson with a new and exciting concept. Check out our website for the full lesson and study guides! Check out hundreds of instructional videos, transcriptions and play-alongs ...

Dominant 7th Workout Part 3
Dominant 7th Workout Part 3 "Blues Connection""

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcri... New transcriptions that will help you learn to play jazz are now available on the “Jazz Everyone Transcription” page. For easy navigation, all 5 parts of this series can be accessed by clicking on the link you desire. Now, enjoy playing with Willie as he...

Dominant 7th Workout Part 2
Dominant 7th Workout Part 2 "Melody Zone Proto Pattern"

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcri... New transcriptions that will help you learn to play jazz are now available on the “Jazz Everyone Transcription” page. For easy navigation, all 5 parts of this series can be accessed by clicking on the link you desire. Now, enjoy playing with Willie as he...

Dominant 7th Workout Part 1
Dominant 7th Workout Part 1 "Pentatonic Melody Zones"

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcri... We have a new set of transcriptions available now that we think you're going to love. Check out this overview and enjoy playing along with Willie as he explains in depth the various melody zones in his 15 minute video lesson.

Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 9
Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 9

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcri... Willie is back with Set #9 of the Vocabulary Workout transcriptions. A Blues in Db doesn't come around to often, but if it does, be prepared, here are some licks to help you get started. The Pentatonic b7 set up is one of the major tools to get into this sp...

Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 8
Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 8

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcri... Willie is back with Set #8 of the Vocabulary Workout transcriptions.

Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 7
Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 7

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcription-rollout/ Willie is back with Set #7 of the Vocabulary Workout transcriptions.

Set-06
Set-06

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcription-rollout/ Willie is back with Set #6 of the Vocabulary Workout transcriptions.

Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 5
Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 5

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcription-rollout/ Today we're reasing set #5 which is CMaj7 at 2 levels. Check it out!

Finding the Bebop with Willie Thomas
Finding the Bebop with Willie Thomas

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/let-the-music-teach/finding-the-bebop-preview/finding-the-bebop/ Free lesson on a new series called Finding the Bebop

Transcription Rollout - Extended Dorian/V7
Transcription Rollout - Extended Dorian/V7

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcription-rollout/ Yo, Yo, we keep transcribing over at Jazz Everyone. Come on out and smell the transcriptions!

Vocab Workout Transcriptions #3
Vocab Workout Transcriptions #3

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcription-rollout/ Willie is back with Set #3 of the transcribed Vocb Workout. This time it's Blues in F and Impressions.

Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 2
Vocab Workout Transcriptions - Set 2

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcription-rollout/ Vocabulary Workout Transcription Set #2 is ready and up for all full members. So check yourself before you wreck yourself.

Extended C7 and D Dorian Transcriptions
Extended C7 and D Dorian Transcriptions

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcription-rollout/ The lates transcriptions have been released. These are from the Vocabulary Workout Extended C7 and Extended D Dorian. Enjoy! More coming every week!

Jazz Everyone transcription roll out
Jazz Everyone transcription roll out

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/transcription-rollout/ Willie is releasing transcriptions for all of the materials on Jazz Everyone. So far we've got transcriptions for Level I and II of Making Music, and also all of the Pentatonic Power Pack in the Advanced Corner.

The Living Circle - Dominant 7th Workout part 5
The Living Circle - Dominant 7th Workout part 5

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/dominant-7th-workout/dominant-7th-workout-part-5/ Check out the new living circle in the dominant 7th workout part 5.

Dominant 7th Workout - 4 lesson series!
Dominant 7th Workout - 4 lesson series!

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/dominant-7th-workout/ Join Willie for another great lesson series.

Stardust - Before and After
Stardust - Before and After

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/ Willie Thomas has been playing jazz for a long time. Here he is at age 15 and then 84, playing Stardust. Come to Jazz Everyone.com for your free lesson so that you can play into your 80s!

Jazz Everyone Language System Overview Part 4 - Pentatonic Pairs Applications
Jazz Everyone Language System Overview Part 4 - Pentatonic Pairs Applications

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/ Part 4 of the Language System looks at the applications of the pentatonic pairs system which is ground zero for the Jazz Everyone Language System. Willie Thomas has taken his over 60 years of playing and teaching jazz to create his unique language system. Come to the we...

Jazz Everyone Language System Overview Part 2 - Pentatonic Pair Empowerment
Jazz Everyone Language System Overview Part 2 - Pentatonic Pair Empowerment

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/ Part 2 of the Language System overview takes the pentatonic pair empowerment stage. Willie Thomas has taken his over 60 years of playing and teaching jazz to create his unique language system. Come to the website for your free lesson

Jazz Everyone Language System Overview Part 1 - Pentatonic Pairs Origins
Jazz Everyone Language System Overview Part 1 - Pentatonic Pairs Origins

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/intermediate-corner/ Part 1 of the Language System looks at the origins of the pentatonic pairs which is ground zero for the Jazz Everyone Language System. Willie Thomas has taken his over 60 years of playing and teaching jazz to create his unique language system. Come t...

Jazz Everyone Language Overview - Part 3 - Pentatonic Pair Development
Jazz Everyone Language Overview - Part 3 - Pentatonic Pair Development

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/ Part 3 of the Language System overview takes the pentatonic pair development stage. Willie Thomas has taken his over 60 years of playing and teaching jazz to create his unique language system. Come to the website for your free lesson

What makes Jazz Everyone special?
What makes Jazz Everyone special?

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/ Get on board with the best online jazz lessons with Willie Thomas and Jazz Everyone.com

Autumn Leaves - Know and Blow extended #10
Autumn Leaves - Know and Blow extended #10

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ This preview video Willie shows you how to apply his pentatonic pair concepts to Autumn Leaves. Come to the website for more like this.

Satin Doll - Know and Blow extended
Satin Doll - Know and Blow extended

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ Yo, its time to extend some Satin Doll with my latest Know and Blow extended tune. Check it before you wreck it

Another You - The latest tune extended in the Know and Blow series
Another You - The latest tune extended in the Know and Blow series

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ Willie breaks down "Another You" in this episode of the Extended series

Just Friends - Jamey Aebersold & Willie Thomas
Just Friends - Jamey Aebersold & Willie Thomas

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/just-friends-listening-resource/ Just Friends University of Louisville, 10-27-14 Jamey Aebersold - Alto Sax Willie Thomas - Trumpet Luke Gillespie - Piano Jonathan Higgins - Drums Tyrone Wheeler - Bass

Just Friends (Extended) This is the way to learn this tune!
Just Friends (Extended) This is the way to learn this tune!

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ Willie is back with another Know and Blow extended lesson, this time its Just Friends.

Ladybird - Tune to Know and Blow - Extended
Ladybird - Tune to Know and Blow - Extended

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ ‎Another great tune that has been extended by Willie.

Perdido - Tune to Know and Blow - extended
Perdido - Tune to Know and Blow - extended

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ Watch the preview videos for all of the Know and Blow extended videos

On Green Dolphin Street - Know and Blow extended
On Green Dolphin Street - Know and Blow extended

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ Visit that page for preview videos of all of our Know and Blow extended tunes.

Stella - Tunes to Know and Blow
Stella - Tunes to Know and Blow

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ Check out all of the preview videos for the Tunes to Know and Blow Extended.

Building classroom routines using Jazz Everyone
Building classroom routines using Jazz Everyone

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/classroom-jazz-project/ Come check out our classroom jazz project

Classroom Jazz Revamped
Classroom Jazz Revamped

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/classroom-jazz-project/ If you'd like to participate in a 1 month trial for your school, use the contact link on the website.

All The Things You Are
All The Things You Are

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ Willie is back with another Know and Blow extended tune - All the Things You Are

Body and Soul - Willie Thomas
Body and Soul - Willie Thomas

Live at the Orcas Center 6-21-14

Tunes to Know and Blow - overview
Tunes to Know and Blow - overview

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/ The Tunes to Know and Blow has expanded to 3 distinct lesson areas. This overview will give you a basic understanding of those 3 areas.

Out of Nowhere - Extended
Out of Nowhere - Extended

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/tunes-to-know-and-blow/know-blow-extended/ This is a game changer in the world of Jazz education. Come to the website for the full lesson including downloads with loops.

Adding Blues Vocabulary to Jazz - Bebop Insight #10
Adding Blues Vocabulary to Jazz - Bebop Insight #10

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/insight-10-blues-vocabulary-preview/ In this last insight of the Bebop Shed Pack Willie shows you how to add blues to anything you play.

Minor Chord Vocabulary - Insight #9
Minor Chord Vocabulary - Insight #9

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/insight-9-minor-chord-vocabulary-preview/ Bebop Shed Pack Insight #9 offers an introduction to minor chord vocabulary. See and hear how to find a minor 7th chord and how it functions as vocabulary in the 2-5-1 chord progression.

Stella - Live at 1982 IAJE National Convention in Chicago
Stella - Live at 1982 IAJE National Convention in Chicago

Recorded live at 8 am, January 7th, 1982, 22 degrees below zero. Willie Thomas - Trumpet Nick Brignola - Bari Sax Bunky Green - Alto Frank Pazullo - Piano Larry Gray - Bass Warrick Carter - Drums

Half Diminished Patterns - Insight #8
Half Diminished Patterns - Insight #8

An introduction to the half diminished chord tones as traditional jazz vocabulary.

Pent. Pair setups for diminished vocabulary
Pent. Pair setups for diminished vocabulary

Bebop Shed Pack Insight #7 helps you expand your jazz vocabulary with the diminished patterns. The pentatonic pairs are central in setting up and finding the best notes for starting the traditional diminished jazz licks.

A special trick to expand jazz vocabulary
A special trick to expand jazz vocabulary

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/free-2/insight-6/ In Insight #6 we present a special trick to help you expand your jazz vocabulary. This concept uses the Pentatonic Pairs to guide you in setting up and finding traditional jazz patterns.

Oliver Groenewald's Seattle Tentet featuring Willie Thomas - Giant Steps
Oliver Groenewald's Seattle Tentet featuring Willie Thomas - Giant Steps

Oliver Groenewald's Seattle Tentet featuring Willie Thomas Giant Steps : John Coltrane, Arr. Oliver Groenewald Jay Thomas, Alto sax Travis Ranney, Tenor sax Alex Dugdale, Baritone sax Brad Allison 1st Trumpet Oliver Groenewald Flugelhorn Dan Marcus Trombone John Hanson Piano Chuck Kistler Bass A...

Descending chromatic bebop scale - Insight #5
Descending chromatic bebop scale - Insight #5

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/insight-5-descending-chromatics-preview/ The descending chromatic bebop scale is a major concept in building jazz vocabulary. The chromatic passing tones help create these scales when they are correctly placed. Selecting and controlling appropriate rhythms is the key in ...

Adding chromatics to the pentatonic pairs - Insight #4
Adding chromatics to the pentatonic pairs - Insight #4

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/bebop-shed-pack/ Many would say that the essence of bebop was found when chromatics were added to blues and pentatonic vocabulary. Join Willie as he adds chromatics to the pentatonic pairs.

Using diatonic patterns in jazz - Bebop Shed Pack Insight #3
Using diatonic patterns in jazz - Bebop Shed Pack Insight #3

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/bebop-shed-pack/ Willie is on to the next insight as he explores diatonic patterns with his pentatonic pairs system.

Bebop Shed Pack Insight #2 - Adding the 3rd
Bebop Shed Pack Insight #2 - Adding the 3rd

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/bebop-shed-pack/ The 2nd insight is now up. Willie adds the 3rd to the pentatonic pairs

Pentatonic Pairs - Shed time!
Pentatonic Pairs - Shed time!

https://www.jazzeveryone.com/players-corner/bebop-shed-pack/ To master your craft you need to spend some time in the shed. In this new series Willie breaks down his system in a whole new way that is perfect to take to the shed.