All Quick Tips
Learn to master the stride piano techniques that dominated early solo jazz piano styles for nearly half-a-century with this #1 stride piano exercise.
Discover the techniques used by composer Joshua Foy to improvise various moods used in film music on the piano.
Piano students of all levels will learn to improvise effortless and musical lines with the major scale in the contemporary style using these 3 techniques.
This Quick Tip is the ultimate cure for the common chord progression with 10 unique techniques to harmonize your favorite jazz tunes on piano.
What is cocktail blues piano? You can use these 4 steps to master this specific dialect of cocktail jazz to add some bluesy personality to your sound.
This blues lesson is like no other. You will get more beginner blues piano mileage out of 2 chords and 4 notes than you thought possible with these 6 steps!
Learn how to play a beautiful jazz ballad piano accompaniment of the classic Christmas song, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.
Learn a breathtaking contemporary piano arrangement of the holiday favorite "O Holy Night" with a breakdown of contemporary piano techniques for all levels.
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.
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.
Learn the techniques to expand your jazz vocabulary with three useful exercises. First Austin explains how to play arpeggios over all the changes. Next, he covers the "Rock Climber" exercise, and finally he provides a brief overview of "upper structures."
Most jazz piano students spend hours drilling chords and scales—fewer work on their jazz swing feel. Use these 3 techniques to balance your practice.
Beginner and intermediate pianists can apply these "must-hear" tips for any pop piano accompaniment to go from beginner to pro in just 6 steps.
Learn essential piano techniques used by Shaun Martin of Snarky Puppy to play neo soul and contemporary gospel, including passing chords, slip notes & more.
Join Jonny and Jeremy Siskind as they discuss the 3 essential elements of Solo Jazz Piano Playing. Learn practical tips to incorporate melody, harmony, and bass using stride, walking bass, and shared hand techniques.
Learn a simple approach to play and improvise beautiful piano music right now for beginner and intermediate piano students using only 2 chords!
Learn to play a funk piano solo using essential techniques for beginner and intermediate pianists such as Funky 4ths, Stacked 4ths and the C Blues Scale.
Learn how to transform the tune "What a Wonderful World" into an amazingly lush contemporary piano arrangement. These small changes make a big impact!
Mix jazz scales into your blues piano improv to add interest and variety with this breakdown of the Dominant Diminished scale for all playing levels.
Transform your piano sound by enhancing your major chords with jazzy chord extensions found in smooth jazz and R&B styles using this simple trick.
Confidently improvise jazz piano over minor chords with authentic lines using the Dorian mode & essential techniques including enclosures & chord outlining.