Hello! New member here

Hi all! Happy I found this forum. I'm an intermediate-level pianist, very interested in getting into jazz piano. I'm looking forward to soaking up some kno...

11/11/2015, by 3 replies
  New member, new to Jazz

Hi everyone. I've been playing piano since I was 9 years old; self-taught, play by ear, can't sight read but understand notation and music theory very wel...

09/13/2015, by 1 reply from 09/23/2015
  Marshall aml

yeah hi im a part time piano player I like mostly any type of music a specially jazz i find it really nice I think jazz are one of the most completed type ...

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  New to this Forum

I am Sharlene Laura, an ardent music lover. I am new to this forum and I wish to have extended friends and acquaintances here as I feel this is quite a fri...

12/06/2010, by 0 replies
  Old message # 47878

Listen to what you like and get an instructor. There are a lot of things you ca do, but that's what comes to mind for me first.

10/17/2010, by 0 replies
  Old message # 47856

Hi new member here, I want to learn how to play jazz music. The thing is I just started taking piano lessons and I want to learn fast.

10/02/2010, by 0 replies
  Old message # 47776

Pinyet get a copy of Mark Levine's Jazz Piano Book Abdulazeem - I like to use elementary Bach to work on hand independence.

08/30/2010, by 0 replies
  Old message # 47689

Abdulazeem, Hanon exercises are generally regarded as the gold standard for fingering practice and will build coordination. As in playing the guitar, there...

08/04/2010, by 0 replies
  Old message # 47688

Pinyet, listen to many jazz pianists, immerse yourself in their playing, emulate,as best you can, that music. Work on interval training to become more prof...

08/04/2010, by 0 replies

Hi I am abdulazeem i Play guitar however i have started to play the piano having a hard time with coordination of both hands any excersises i can do?...

08/03/2010, by 0 replies
  Why, hello there!

Hi, my name's Rebecca/Becks from England and I need a little guidance if you would be so kind! Basically I've played piano since I was 5...but I'm talki...

07/29/2010, by 0 replies
  Old message # 47569

I wonder if there are any forum systems out there where some forum topics can be shared between sites? It would be cool to have a bunch sites, like learnj...

07/08/2010, by 0 replies
  Hi Learn Jazz Piano!

Hi! I'm Camden Hughes from Kansas City. I play piano professionally and I run the website I love Scot's website, and ...

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07/06/2010, by 0 replies
  hi jazz!!

I listen to so many jazz stuffs and they have really touched my heart and felt so much freedom in this genre!1 i m learning piano and vocals but especially...

07/05/2010, by 0 replies
  Old message # 47398

Welcome aboard, if you get frustrated or have a question, some of the brightest and best will help you here. I am not included in those descriptions, but i...

05/29/2010, by 0 replies
  Austin Mais

Hello, I am new to piano/keyboard (and by new I mean literally just learning how to hit a key and my talent sounds similar to that of a child smashi...

05/29/2010, by 0 replies
  Old message # 47216

You're very welcome! Good luck and have fun!...

04/25/2010, by 0 replies

thanks dr =) i googled them and found at least for now the fist one... it seems perfect for my level =) take care!...

04/25/2010, by 0 replies
  Old message # 47211

Why don't you start with C Jam Blues. It's a 12-bar blues with only two melody notes. Then take a look at So What - only two chords. It's eeeeesy - an ...

04/25/2010, by 0 replies
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