Master the funk and smooth jazz styles! You’ll learn the funk progression, 3 right hand chord options, 4 right hand rhythm options, 6 bass lines, and 6 licks.
Learn 5 essential techniques for adding passing chords or reharmonizing any song. Techniques include Secondary Dominant Series, Tritone Substitutes, 2-5-1 Progression, Elongated 2-5-1, & Chromatic 2-5-1.
Learn 3 essential techniques for adding passing chords or reharmonizing any song. Techniques include relative chords, secondary dominants, and lower neighbor diminished 7th chords.
Learn a variety of scales to get started with improvisation over major and minor chords. After covering common progressions, you’ll discover the tips and tricks to improvise with confidence.
Learn the essential scales used to improvise over the most common 7th chords found in jazz and popular music. Scales are the musical building blocks used to create interesting solos.
Master jazz walking bass lines with 9 different approaches used by the pros. We’ll work through one of the most common jazz progressions using techniques like 5ths, walkups, walkdowns, and tritones.
Learn 9 techniques for walking jazz bass lines, including outlining chords, chromatic connectors, 5ths, walkups, walkdowns, & more.
Explore the Cycle of 5ths Progression in 3 Jazz Styles: Swing, Bossa Nova, & Cocktail Piano. An essential course for comping on tunes like Fly Me to the Moon, Autumn Leaves, & All the Things You Are.
Stylize the Cycle of 5ths Progression in Swing, Latin Bossa Nova, & Jazz Ballad. An essential course if you want to comp on tunes like Fly Me to the Moon, Autumn Leaves, & All the Things You Are.
Discover 5 Upper Structure Triads that you can use to harmonize any dominant. This course is a must if you want to comp (accompany) in a jazz style.
Transform how you comp (accompany) over Dominant 7 chords in a jazz or blues tune. We explore how to build chords with extensions, most common positions, groove patterns, & jamming with a band.
Create the classic slow blues sound with this original tune. “Bernie’s Blues” covers all the essentials to groove in this style with fills, slid notes, and reharmonization.
Learn the sad progression used in hundreds of different songs. Discover the chords, harmonization approaches, 7 accompaniments with song examples, & improv techniques.
Learn the sad progression used in hundreds of different songs. Discover the chords, harmonization approaches, 5 accompaniments with song examples, & improv techniques.
Learn how to quickly & easily transpose a lead sheet to any key! With the Number Chart method, we analyze a lead sheet, “convert” it to numbers, and apply it to 2 new keys.
Learn how to quickly & easily transpose a lead sheet. Using the Number Chart method, we’ll analyze a melody and chords, “convert” them to numbers, and apply the numbers to a new key.
5 Jazz comping (accompanying) approaches for tunes like Fly Me to the Moon & Autumn Leaves. We explore the chords, comp rhythms, and 5 harmonic approaches.
Discover 5 Jazz approaches for how to comp, or accompany, over the Cycle of 5ths Progression. We cover the chords, common comping rhythms, & 5 essential harmonic approaches.
Discover how the pros master soloing in this course by practicing the underlying principles such as: how to target notes, how to connect scales, and how to create rhythmic alterations & displacements.
Learn to confidently solo over this essential jazz progression. The 1 6 2 5 progression will help you master important improv concepts such as phrasing, connecting scales, and more.
Learn the Circular Progression 1, and important “cyclic” progression used in Jazz & Gospel music. Discover the chords, how to add jazz harmony, and improvisation techniques using various scales.