Learn How to Play Stride Piano

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.

2-5-1 Chord Extension & Alteration Exercises

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.

Chord Alterations

Learn the most common chord alterations for dominant chords. Discover helpful tricks for finding each alteration, and practice them with exercises in 2 positions.

Cocktail Piano Accompaniment 2

Learn how to play Cocktail Piano Accompaniment. You’ll learn 12 accompaniment techniques including Chord Clusters, Interval Rocking, and Block Chords.

Cocktail Piano Accompaniment 1

Learn how to play Cocktail Piano Accompaniment. You’ll learn 12 accompaniment techniques including Chord Shells, Passing Tones, & Interval Rocking.

Chord Extensions

Demystify chord extensions with this comprehensive theory course on learning the most common extensions over major 7, dominant 7, and minor 7 chords.

Chord Shell & Guide Tone Exercises

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.

Jazz Ballad Composition

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.