Demystify chord extensions with this comprehensive theory course on learning the most common extensions over major 7, dominant 7, and minor 7 chords.
Learn the essential building blocks of Jazz harmony with chord shells and guide tones. Master these voicings with exercises for major, dominant, and minor 7th chords in all 12 keys.
Learn how to compose a jazz ballad on piano, including compositional techniques like motifs, sequencing, mirror image, ornaments, counter-melody, & harmony.
Master the minor 2-5-1 chord progression on the piano with 5 exercises that explore all 12 keys and all inversions using 7th chords.
Learn 7 techniques to accompany a singer or instrumentalist on a jazz swing tune. We’ll cover the the basic chords, rootless voicings, walking bass lines, quartal voicings, stride, and re-harmonization.
Learn 10 approaches to accompany on a jazz swing tune. We’ll cover the best right hand chord options, 3 right hand rhythms, and 3 left hand bass line options.
Learn and master half diminished and fully diminished 7th chords in all 12 keys. With inversions and practice exercises, you’ll build your confidence with these essential chords.
Master advanced stride techniques with the classic tune, “After You’ve Gone.” You’ll discover how to stylize and embellish the melody while jumping with the left hand from root to chord.
Learn stride with the classic tune, “After You’ve Gone.” Building from the lead sheet, you’ll discover the essential techniques to play like Fats Waller and James P Johnson.
Learn how to improvise blues piano in the key of G, including 8ths, triplets, harmonized lines, slides, turns, licks, riffs, runs, and smash licks.
Learn how to improvise blues piano in the key of G, including 8ths, triplets, lower/upper position lines, slides, harmonized lines, licks, riffs, and runs.
Master the most important chord progression in jazz, the 2-5-1 progression, with 5 piano exercises using 7th chords in all 12 keys and in all inversions.
Learn how to play lead sheets using 7th chords, including 8 songs using the most common progressions in fake books. You'll learn chord inversions and how to add 2 and 3 right hand harmony notes.
Learn how to improvise jazz piano over the Extended Turnaround Progression. Learn 2 accompaniments, 13 improv techniques & exercises, & line building tips.
Learn how to improvise over the Extended Turnaround Progression, including 3 accompaniments, 4 right hand soloing techniques, and 6 piano improv exercises.
Learn how to play It Came Upon a Midnight Clear in a jazz waltz style. Explore chord shells, right hand harmony, slides, fills, & turns, and exercises for soloing.
Learn how to play It Came Upon a Midnight Clear in a jazz waltz piano style. We'll cover chord shells, right hand harmony, slides, fills, & turns, 3 exercises for soloing.
Learn 48 piano exercises to master your diatonic 7th chords in all 12 keys, including blocked and broken exercises.
Learn 10 essential jazz & blues piano outros and endings for intermediate & advanced players that you can use on just about any lead sheet or fake book song.
Learn 10 essential jazz & blues piano outros and endings for beginner to intermediate players that you can use on just about any lead sheet or fake book song.
Learn 17 essential piano exercises for practicing all 12 minor 7 chords, including block chord, broken chords, patterns, inversions, and progressions.