Holiday Piano – Track 1
Follow this Learning Track to get started with your favorite holiday songs.
Jazz Swing & Ballads
Play holiday tunes in the swing genre.
O Christmas Tree 1
Learn a fun swing arrangement of O Christmas Tree. Discover how to transform the lead sheet with swing techniques like shells, slides, fills, & tremolos, plus learn to improvise over it.
Greensleeves (What Child Is This) 1
Learn how to create an easy waltz-swing arrangement of Greensleeves. We explore the lead sheet, simple left hand shells, 2 waltz grooves, how to harmonize the right hand, and soloing tricks.
Hark the Herald Angels Sing – Jazz Ballad 1
Learn how to play Hark the Herald Angels Sing in a jazz ballad piano style. Starting with the lead sheet, we'll learn the melody, chords, how to stylize the left hand, how to harmonize the right hand, and other jazzy techniques.
Jingle Bells – Swing
In this workshop, we're learning a swinging arrangement of Jingle Bells. We'll reharmonize the lead sheet, add a syncopated rhythm, embellish with chord pops and a walking bass line, and learn a beautiful intro/outro!
Silent Night – Jazz Ballad
In this workshop, we're learning a jazzy arrangement of Silent Night. We'll reharmonize the lead sheet with extensions, add a swing accompaniment pattern, embellish the melody with fills, passing chords, and learn a beautiful intro/outro!
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
In this workshop, we'll learn a fun swing arrangement of We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Discover how to transform the lead sheet with different rhythms, bass lines, reharmonizations, and melodic fills.
Silent Night Jazz Piano Chords and Accompaniment
Learn a beautiful Jazz Ballad accompaniment for Silent Night using rootless chords.
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Cocktail Jazz
Learn how to play Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas lead sheet in a Jazz Ballad or Cocktail Jazz piano style using 8 essential improv techniques.
Winter Wonderland Jazz Piano Lesson
Learn how to play the classic Christmas song Winter Wonderland in a jazz piano style. We'll cover the left hand accompaniment and beautiful right hand harmonies.
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire) – Jazz Piano Lesson
Learn how to play the classic Holiday song Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire in a jazz ballad piano style. You'll learn beautiful jazz chords, fills, and more.
Play holiday tunes in the blues genre.
Silent Night – Rhumba 1
Learn a New Orleans Blues Rhumba version of Silent Night with slides, tremolos, rolls, and blues improv. If Dr. John ever got his hands on Silent Night, this is how he might play it!
Go Tell It On the Mountain – Gospel Funk 1
Learn how to play Go Tell it On the Mountain in a gospel funk style. Starting with the lead sheet, we’ll memorize the melody/chords, stylize the left hand gospel groove, embellish the right hand melody, and learn a variety of funky gospel techniques.
Go Tell it On the Mountain Jazz & Blues Piano
A fun boogie version of Go Tell It On the Mountain with Boogie-shuffle, 2nd inversion Gospel chords, & blues-slides.
Play holiday tunes in the Latin genre.
Silent Night – Bossa Accompaniment 1
A beautiful Latin Bossa Nova accompaniment for Silent Night. Using chord shells and a root-fifth bass approach, this rendition will have all your friends singing along during the holidays!
Play holiday tunes in the contemporary genre.
Away in a Manger 1
Learn Away in a Manger in a gorgeous Contemporary style. Working from a lead sheet, we discuss left hand accompaniment patterns, the right hand arpeggiation technique, and more.
O Holy Night – Contemporary Piano 1
Learn how to play O Holy Night in a contemporary piano style. Starting with the lead sheet, we'll learn the melody, chords, how to stylize the left hand, harmonize the right hand, and other accompaniment techniques.
Ragtime and Stride
Play holiday tunes in the ragtime genre.
Jingle Bells Challenge
Take the Jingle Bells Rag Challenge, where you'll learn how to develop the lead sheet into a super fun ragtime arrangement. Explore Rag Rolls, the Stride Left Hand, and more.
Jingle Bells Easy Piano Accompaniment
Learn a super fun Jingle Bells accompaniment that you can sing along with! You'll discover how to play "through-lines" to create a more interesting accompaniment.
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear – Waltz 1
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.
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With this structured Holiday Learning Track, you’ll learn your favorite holiday songs and how to apply various styles such as swing, blues, Latin, contemporary, and ragtime to each one.