Learn to play bebop piano in 6 steps. This lesson explores upper & lower neighbors to generate sweet bebop lines with that chromatic "rub."
Learn simple techniques to play beautiful jazz piano melodic harmonization with block chords in the style of George Shearing.
The complete guide to jazz scales, learn the best and most important scales for improvisation over the most common chord types for jazz piano!
In this course, you will learn how to create a beautiful bossa nova accompaniment to "The Girl From Ipanema."
Learn to play cinematic piano sounds in the style of Hans Zimmer, including how to improvise piano music for contemporary film in 4 steps.
In this workshop, you'll learn how to solo over the 2-5-1 progression using the Upper and Lower Neighbor technique. We’ll explore a variety of exercises to master Upper and Lower Neighbors, plus examples for how to use them in your solos. By the end of the workshop, you’ll understand how to use these beautiful passing tones to create a more interesting piano solo full of tension and resolution.
Learn the most powerful piano chords, including the power chord progression itself and accompaniment and improv techniques to bring them out!
In this workshop, you'll learn how to solo over the 2-5-1 chord progression with the outlining chords technique. You'll explore different chord options, common rhythms, and a variety of exercises for outlining chords. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to create your own lines using this soloing technique.
Want to embellish the traditional 12-bar blues form with a bebop sound? Learn to play bebop blues piano in 3 simple steps for all levels.
Learn to play beautiful pop piano improv using super easy pinkie grips that sound great! Then explore descending rolls to add gorgeous fills.
In this workshop, you'll learn how to solo over the 2-5-1 chord progression with Bebop scales. You'll learn 2 left hand accompaniments, 4 common grooves, and 3 bebop scales for soloing in the jazz style. Then we’ll practice various exercises for connecting scales and targeting chord tones to get that smooth jazzy solo sound.
In this workshop, you'll learn how to solo over the 2-5-1 chord progression using chord tone targets. You'll explore chord substitutes, left hand accompaniments, common rhythms, and a variety of exercises to master chord tone targets. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to invent your own jazz lines by targeting chord tones.
Learn modern jazz piano soloing techniques to enhance your sound by improvising with quartal shapes that sound amazing!
What makes certain chords sound jazzy? Learn everything you need to know about jazz piano chords and simple steps for constructing voicings.
Learn how to take a classical piece of music and turn it into a swinging jazz piano tune using jazz rhythms, chords, and fills on Für Elise!
Improve your speed, strength, clarity, coordination and control with these 5 essential piano exercises for all playing levels.
Learn these sweet romantic piano chords in what we call the "Love Progression" with a beautiful left hand accompaniment and 3 improvisation techniques!
In this workshop, you will learn advanced techniques for improvising piano with the Major scale. We'll cover the notes of the scale, 4 essential soloing techniques, 5 left hand accompaniments, common chord progressions & voicings, and we'll learn how to solo over multiple chords.
In this workshop, we'll analyze the chord progression for Autumn Leaves. Starting with the lead sheet, we'll memorize the melody/chords, analyze the chord functions and chord qualities, learn how to add color with the 2-5-1 trick, and more.
In this course, we'll be learning and deconstructing an elegant classical piece, To a Wild Rose.
The Hope Chord allows beginners to play complex chord progressions with ease. This lesson also includes 2 grips for improvising beautiful piano lines.