Yannick is the co-founder of PWJ and works as head of operations. He started learning jazz piano in college and met Jonny May soon after. He also sings professionally throughout California, and has taught voice, piano, and music history classes at the Young Americans College of Performing Arts.

About Yannick Lambrecht

Years of piano experience

14


Favorite piano styles
  • Jazz Ballads
  • Contemporary
  • Waltzes

Fun Fact

When not playing piano, he enjoys singing Mozart arias.

Yannick Lambrecht's Latest Courses

In this workshop, we'll learn about the incredible minor turnaround. We'll look at songs that use this essential jazz progression, talk about various voicing approaches, and explore comping rhythms. We’ll also discuss how to add reharmonization and how to solo to get a professional sound.

In this workshop, we'll be analyzing Debussy's The Girl With the Flaxen Hair. Going phrase by phrase, we'll explore extended harmonies, exotic scales, and ambiguous tonality which creates a beautiful atmosphere.

In this workshop, we'll be analyzing Chopin's Prelude in E Minor. Going phrase by phrase, we'll learn the notes, analyze the harmony, explore the dynamics & mood, and discuss the compositional structure of this deeply emotional piece.

In this workshop, we'll explore ear training with 7th chords. We'll review the sounds of major 7th chords, minor 7th chords, and dominant 7th chords - plus their inversions. Then we'll go through song examples and learn to identify the melody, add in the bass, and fill in the missing harmony.

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Yannick Lambrecht's Quick Tips (Instructor)

Explore the tritone to play crunchy blues piano comping riffs like Oscar Peterson, Beegie Adair and Monty Alexander.

Drawing inspiration from world-renowned musicians, this blog explores less common approaches to practicing that can help you break out of a rut. Some of the "off instrument" techniques could even help you double your practice time.

Discover how the path to reaching your full potential as a musician includes using your head, hands and heart. Each of these areas are a unique focus in practice, and work together synergistically to create meaningful progress.

Learn to play "Silent Night" in a jazz ballad style with diatonic 7th chords, extensions, alterations, secondary dominants & reharmonization.

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Yannick Lambrecht's Smartsheets

Explore the tritone to play crunchy blues piano comping riffs like Oscar Peterson, Beegie Adair and Monty Alexander.

In this workshop, we'll learn about the incredible minor turnaround. We'll look at songs that use this essential jazz progression, talk about various voicing approaches, and explore comping rhythms. We’ll also discuss how to add reharmonization and how to solo to get a professional sound.

In this workshop, we'll be analyzing Chopin's Prelude in E Minor. Going phrase by phrase, we'll learn the notes, analyze the harmony, explore the dynamics & mood, and discuss the compositional structure of this deeply emotional piece.

This tender ballad explores the backdoor progression, passing chords, and other interesting harmonies to elicit the beauty found in ordinary things.

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Yannick Lambrecht's Latest Shows
Live Workshop (June 2022)

In this Live Workshop, Yannick will be teaching a live lesson while you ask him questions.

Intermediate/Advanced Live Q+A (June 2022)

In the June 2022 Live Q&A, Yannick answered all of your music questions.

Beginner/Intermediate Live Q+A (June 2022)

In the June 2022 Live Q&A, Yannick answered all of your music questions.

New Student Orientation (June 2022)

In this orientation, we answered all your questions about our program, website navigation, and how to get the most out of your PWJ membership.

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