Have you ever been overwhelmed with having to memorize too many arpeggios?
Have you ever wondered about a simpler way to navigate through jazz compositions?

Well, you’re in luck as Genil Castro has decided to share his personal approach to simplifying jazz chord progressions.

He will show how he uses one arpeggio shape as a life vest to float and survive through the treacherous jazzy sea!

In this master class you will discover:

  • The Life Vest Arpeggio (and how it helped simplify his playing)
  • How to maximize this arpeggio over both major & minor II-V-I progressions (and altered chords too)
  • Musical applications of this concept so that you can apply it in your own playing

If you’ve been stuck not being able to smoothly connect lines in your jazz improvisation, this might be the gateway to help you level up today.

  • Full video is 39 minutes
  • 18 Pages PDF

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Class Content

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The Life Vest Arpeggio Full Class + Download 00:39:03

Course Reviews


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  1. Life Vest Arpeggio Master classes


    This series of classes about the “Life Vest Arpeggio” are wonderful classes that match with the Sheryl Bailey’s classes “Be Bop Flow” they are the same concept but in this case concentrated in the maj7 arpeggio and its variants.

    by Julio Sánchez



    by yakov esterlis
  3. The life vest 1


    It is a practical and very interesting lesson. The teacher is very competent and the video is of good quality as well as the attached material. It is probably a review of known music “rules” but straight to the point, well done and with lot of examples.

    by Alessandro Caldarone
  4. Classic Sounds


    Genil does a great job in this class of showing us where some of those classic Wes sounds come from. I too, am looking forward to his next lesson on this topic.

    by Miguel Rodriguez
  5. Life Vest Arpeggio Indeed! All the classic sounds!


    Great lesson! Can’t wait for Part 2

    by Clinton Carnegie
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