No ending? No problem! Learn these 7 beautiful endings for jazz tunes to hold your audience's attention to the last note every time!
In this workshop, we’ll take some classic holiday tunes and learn to identify the melodies, 7th chords, and inner voicings. Then we’ll apply various styles to each tune. By the end of the lesson, you’ll be able to sit at the piano and entertain your friends & family for the holidays!
Learn simple and effective ways to create hip jazz piano chord substitutions.
In this workshop, we'll learn how to play holiday tunes by ear. We’ll master the melodies, chords, bass notes, harmonies, and apply various accompaniment techniques.
Learn to transform any hymn into a gospel piano arrangement with these essential gospel piano techniques on "Amazing Grace."
Learn the bossa nova chord progression and melt into the Brazilian jazz piano sound pioneered by composer Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Halloween is simply way more fun when you add these spooky sounds to your piano bag of tricks.
In this workshop, we'll explore ear training with triad inversions. We'll be arpeggiating triads in order to hear the intervals that make up each chord. Then we'll go through song examples to train our ear in a progressive, step-by-step way.
How to approach "Autumn Leaves" on piano in a jazz trio setting including tasty 4-note and 6-note chord voicings for two hands.
We will analyze the Prelude in C Major by J.S. Bach. Going phrase by phrase, we will label the chords and their harmonic functions to understand how the music works, while exploring devices such as “sequencing” and “pedal point."
In this workshop, we'll explore ear training with triads. We’ll master the sound of major/minor chords, intervals, and how to identify popular chord progressions.
Learn to solo confidently with the most important scale for piano improv that works on any song in any style over any chord progression.
In this workshop, you'll learn how to solo over the 2-5-1 progression with enclosures. We’ll explore upper & lower enclosures, along with a variety of exercises and example lines for each chord in the progression. By the end of the workshop, you’ll understand how to use enclosures to create a more interesting piano solo.
In this course, you'll learn an original jazz ballad tune written by Yannick: Why Do I Fall in Love. Phrase by phrase, you'll learn the notes and rhythms, explore dynamics and articulation, decipher the harmony, and discover soloing techniques. Finally you'll combine all these techniques to perform this piece with expression.
Learn the 7 signs that plague amateur piano accompanists and then how to fix them with beautiful professional techniques and patterns!
In this workshop, you'll learn how to solo over the 2-5-1 progression using Diatonic Triads. We’ll explore a variety of exercises to master diatonic triads, plus examples for how to use them in your solos. By the end of the workshop, you’ll understand how to use the triad technique to create a happy & lighthearted sound in your solo.
Learn how to get more jazzy lines when you improvise with the major scale by outlining diatonic 7th chords in your right hand.
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."