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Jonny May

Learn 8 of the all-time most gorgeous Contemporary piano progressions. We discuss left hand accompaniment options, how to build the harmonies, & how to improvise over each progression.

Course Objectives
  • Learn 8 essential chord progressions
  • Understand how to connect your chords
  • Master beautiful chord extensions
  • Discover the scales used for improvisation
Learning Focus
  • Basslines
  • Chords
  • Improvisation
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Motivating and inspiring
This course was especially nice because it's my natural style of playing and I was able to whiz through it but it also sparked some new ideas that I recorded for later compositions....I'll make sure I change things up though lol
Contemporary Progressions and Improv
Absolutely wonderful course!! Thank you for sharing all the improv “tricks” that make the music so beautiful! I enjoyed this so much, and will listen to it repeatedly in the future to improve.
Awesome even if above my grade!
The very end of the course with the final 2-3 minutes to take it to the next level is quite possibly a MUST for the Advanced players, very inspiring tricks and techniques if you are up for it. Now, this is actually great to offer a course where there is some good take aways for players at different levels.

Course Lessons

Contemporary Progressions and Improv 2 – Lesson 1

Chords, Left Hand 10ths, Progression 1

Contemporary Progressions and Improv 2 – Lesson 2

Progressions 2, 3, and 4, with Improvisation

Contemporary Progressions and Improv 2 – Lesson 3

Progressions 5, 6, 7, and 8, with Improvisation

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