Getting Started

All of our learning materials work together. Start with the IFR e-book for the complete method.

    • ALL INSTRUMENTS

    This 250 page illustrated e-book contains the complete IFR method for all instruments. Master the art of musical improvisation through creative exercises that empower you to explore and discover our musical system for yourself.

    $40
    • ALL INSTRUMENTS
    • Value Pack

    The ideal starter kit for your new improvisation practice. The Improvise for Real e-book contains the complete IFR method for all instruments, and our sequential jam tracks will lead you all the way up to improvising over your first chord progressions.

    $59

Creativity and Improvising

Our jam tracks lead you through the entire world of modern harmony in an organized path.

    • ALL INSTRUMENTS

    This is the the first set of jam tracks that all IFR students should have. You will learn the seven harmonic environments of the major scale, which will prepare you for improvising over chords and chord progressions.

    $24
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    In Pure Harmony Essentials, you will begin improvising over your first chord progressions. You'll learn the most important chord progressions that appear in popular music and you'll learn to weave your own melodies through the chords.

    $24
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    In Pure Harmony Advanced you will learn the more exotic chords of the major scale that appear in modern jazz, blues, R&B and latin styles. We will also take a deep dive into the 2-5-1 chord progression, the most important chord progression in jazz music.

    $24
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    In Mixed Harmony Essentials you will begin improvising over chords that use notes from outside the key of the music. This opens up a truly infinite palette of colors for your improvising, and it also enables you to create some of the most beautiful sounds in popular music.

    $24

Ear Training

Our Sing the Numbers course teaches you how to play the sounds you imagine.

    • ALL INSTRUMENTS

    Sing the Numbers is IFR's artistic ear training course designed just for improvisers. The course takes you on a guided tour through the sounds of our musical system, using beautiful songs and melodies that were specifically designed to train your ear.

    $24
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    Take your ear training to the next level with this deep exploration of the seven harmonic environments. You will learn to recognize all of these sounds by ear, and you will discover a rich vocabulary of beautiful melodies that you can create in each harmonic environment.

    $24

Exploring Music Styles

These courses for advanced IFR students explore the beautiful world of jazz and blues music.

    • ALL INSTRUMENTS

    Even if you are a complete beginner to the blues, this course will give you everything you need to truly master blues harmony and enjoy improvising over the blues. Learning to play the blues will enrich every aspect of your playing, and it will give you countless opportunities for creative jamming with other musicians.

    $49
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    Master the complete chord progressions to five of the best-known jazz standards commonly played in jam sessions. See the "inner workings" of the harmony and learn to improvise with confidence over these beautiful songs. Complete harmonic analysis, creative insights and backing tracks in all 12 keys.

    $20
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    IFR Standards Workout 2 focuses on developing your creative freedom as an improviser. You'll learn many new harmonic concepts and you'll learn different techniques for seeing beyond the written chord changes. You'll also master five beautiful new standards with complete harmonic analysis, creative insights and backing tracks in all 12 keys.

    $20

Special for Guitar Players

Guitarists have the option of learning the IFR method through our complete video course.

    • GUITAR

    In this course just for guitar players, we start from the very beginning and build a complete approach to improvising on the guitar. If you have always dreamed of truly understanding music and being able to improvise with complete freedom on the guitar, this is the course for you!

    $149
    • GUITAR
    • Value Pack

    The IFR Video Course Package is a complete multimedia course in harmony and improvisation on the guitar. This package includes everything contained in the IFR E-book Package plus the IFR Video Course for Guitar in which I teach you every step of the method exactly as I do with my own private students.

    $179