Work with Ed—live in his studio—from anywhere in the world.
Are you ready for a different kind of learning experience? Are you motivated to work hard, regardless of your skill level, with one of the preeminent jazz educators in the country? Well, here’s your chance!
Ed Byrne is now accepting serious students from all backgrounds, instruments, and voices...all ages and styles...interested in everything from performing to arranging and composing. Working with you one-on-one, he’ll listen to you play, make suggestions, offer practice regimens, and encourage you in your growth as a musician.
Ed is the consummate musician. Not only is he a great player, but a brilliant educator and composer.
Dom Minasi, guitarist, composer, author
One of the truly legitimate and great music teachers around. I am proud to have known Ed when I was a kid at Berklee.
Jeff Berlin, bassist
Learn in the privacy of your own home.
How does it work? With easy-to-use FREE download technology, you can connect to Ed in his studio from anywhere in the world. Then it’s just like any other private lesson, only much more convenient—in your home, on your schedule, and at your own pace.
Get immediate feedback and encouragement.
The best part of a private lesson with Ed is the opportunity to get immediate feedback on your playing. Try new techniques. Hear nuances and phrasing as Ed demonstrates examples of each lesson’s subject matter. End each session with clear practice guidelines to prepare for your next session together.
Reach your musical goals faster.
Ed’s innovative teaching method, Linear Jazz Improvisation, focuses your practicing for maximum progress towards creating a powerful and unique sonic fingerprint, using the least amount of theory and terminology. Add to that the personal guidance of a master teacher and artist, and you’re poised to grow as a musician and as a performer, in less time, and with fewer setbacks.
Ed has taught jazz to students of all instruments and voices throughout his entire career, and he has performed with and written for many of the greatest jazz artists in the world. He makes his living performing, teaching, writing jazz--and publishing his Linear Jazz Improvisation Method. Among his current students are world-renowned performers and faculty members of NEC, Berklee, Harvard, and Yale.
Here’s a sample of what world-class jazz artists say about Ed:
Chet Baker: Ed Byrne is one of the finest jazz musicians I've ever worked with.
Freddie Bryant, guitarist: Ed Byrne taught me virtually everything I know about composition, and he encouraged and inspired me with his dedication and love of music.
Vic Juris, guitarist: Ed’s Information is as good as it gets--anywhere!
Phil Kelly, arranger: Ed is one of the most useful voices in jazz education and improvisation working today. His online materials are excellent teaching tools.
Heshima Moja, bassist/producer: Ed Byrne is a phenomenal arranger/composer and innovative leader. It would be a privilege for any artist to work with him or hire him.
Dr. Jonny Johansson, 9-string guitarist: Linear Jazz Improvisation Method by Ed Byrne constitutes a monumental development in jazz pedagogy.
Dom Minasi, composer: Ed is the consummate musician. Not only is he a great player, but a brilliant educator and composer.
Space is limited, so don’t delay.