Learn how to play stride piano in the style of Fats Waller and James P Johnson. Building from a lead sheet, you’ll learn the stride left hand and right hand embellishments.
Learn how to play a jazz piano lead sheet in 4 easy steps. You will learn the melody, walking bass line, rootless voicings, and the full arrangement.
Learn the essential exercises to master chord extensions and alterations on the 2-5-1 chord progression in all 12 keys. We cover the most commons voicings using the 9, 11, and 13, along with their alterations.
Learn how to play jazz piano if you are a complete beginner. In this lesson, you’ll learn 4 essential chords, 1 jazz scale, and 3 improvisation exercises.
Learn 2 essential blues scales for piano improv: Major Blues Scale and Minor Blues Scale. Learn a blues scale exercise and how to improvise a blues solo.
Learn how to improvise jazz piano with chord enclosures. You’ll learn an essential enclosure exercise, left hand accompaniment techniques, and how to solo.
Learn how to practice scales for jazz piano. You’ll learn the modes and how to connect them over a fun swing progression called The Turnaround.
Learn the most common chord alterations for dominant chords. Discover helpful tricks for finding each alteration, and practice them with exercises in 2 positions.
Learn how to play jazz swing piano accompaniment with Fly Me to the Moon. You’ll learn the chords, how to “comp”, and 3 essential bass lines for all levels.
Learn how to solo over the Cycle of 5ths (Fly Me to the Moon) chord progression with only 2 scales, with essential techniques to improvise jazz lines.
Learn how to play Cocktail Piano Accompaniment. You’ll learn 12 accompaniment techniques including Chord Clusters, Interval Rocking, and Block Chords.
Learn how to play Cocktail Piano Accompaniment. You’ll learn 12 accompaniment techniques including Chord Shells, Passing Tones, & Interval Rocking.
Learn the most important exercise for jazz piano improv, including the best chord progression, 3 essential scales, and 2 connecting scale exercises.
Learn how to play Contemporary Gospel and R&B Piano in 3 Steps. You’ll learn passing chords, how to color your chords, and essential rhythms.
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 piano voicings with exercises for major, dominant, and minor 7th chords in all 12 keys to build your foundation for advanced jazz harmony.
Learn how to make any major chord sound jazzy on the piano with Cut 4 approach. You’ll discover how to jazz up chord inversions plus best chord voicing.
Learn 3 techniques for slow blues piano improv, including blues chords, 12-bar blues form, the harmonized blues scale, 8th lines, triplet lines, and slides.
Learn how to compose an original jazz ballad. We’ll discuss a chord sheet, 3 left hand accompaniments, & compositional techniques like motifs, story arch, form, ornaments, counter-melodies, & harmony.
Learn how to express happiness at the piano with 4 improv techniques, the happiest chord progression of all time, and a sweet left hand accompaniment.
Learn 3 exercises to improvise minor jazz piano, the minor turnaround progression, essential grooves, scales for soloing, 8th notes, turns, & patterns.