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  LearnJazzPiano.com massive site update thread

For anyone who's been here before, you are looking at a system that has basically been rebuilt, recoded, and rescripted from the ground up.   Phase...

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  *NEW* -The Science of Touch - 5 ways to Control Your Piano Sound

I'm thrilled to share with you this new class that examines the inner workings of the piano and examines 5 ways to control your sound and touch at the keyb...

05/15/2014, by 2 replies
  *NEW* CHICK COREA MASTER CLASS WITH DAVE FRANK

Pianoaddicts, I'm happy to invite you to digg into a new in-depth master class analyzing an amazing recent solo performance of the great Chick Corea! Topic...

12/04/2013, by 0 replies
  *New* - 15 Stylistic Elements for the Advanced Jazz Pianist

Jazz piano lovers, I'm pleased to offer you a new master class exploring 15 advanced ways to snazz-up your jazz. I promise you a swell time with this uniqu...

08/24/2012, by 8 replies
  How are the piano keys set up?

Need to know about how piano keys are set up ? http://www.nyjazzacademy.com/programs/summer-jazz-intensives/...

09/09/2014, by 0 replies
  chord notation confusion

[sf]Hello, I have a lead sheet that lists a Db9 chord. This is confusing to me. Is this a D flat nine chord, or a D chord with a flat nine? What is the p...

07/27/2014, by 2 replies
  Back from Hong Kong, getting ready to update the site

Hi Folks, I've been in Hong Kong playing a gig at a place called The Captain's Bar in the old Mandarin Oriental hotel for the last ten months. It was a bl...

07/14/2014, by -1 replies
  Which is better? (Smooth) Jazz or Classical music?

Which is better? (Smooth) Jazz or Classical music? I can't decide! They both make me feel good.

07/08/2014, by 1 reply from 07/14/2014
  Jazz Piano - Where To Start

Hi guys - first time I have ventured into the Jazz forum. Have been thinking for a while that I would like to learn piano, and just assumed that I would le...

06/24/2014, by 2 replies
  Reharm 101

ziggysane, thank you for your response. That cleared it up for me.

05/25/2014, by 0 replies
  Reharm 101

Re: http://www.learnjazzpiano.com/rooms/...074924230.html I don't understand ex 3. (Sorry, I don't know how to post an image). Abm7-Db7-Gm7-C7(b5b9)-Fm7.

05/23/2014, by 1 reply from 05/24/2014
  help with fingering for Earl Hines please!

Hi I'm working on "Blues in Thirds" by Earl Hines. In one rapid descending arpeggio run over one bar (first chord on first beat = Gm9, sec...

02/10/2004, by 1 reply from 05/05/2014
  Learn to improvise at the keys this summer

Fellow jazz piano enthusiasts, I'd like to invite those of you who are intermediate pianists (can at least play C, F, G major scales and primary chords) t...

05/02/2014, by 0 replies
  "The Jazz Pianist" for Windows

Hi everyone, I'm wondering if anyone has heard of a music program that was put out some years ago by PG Music called "The Jazz Pianist" for windo...

03/31/2006, by 16 replies
  Venezuelan Piano Sheet Music

Hi, I would like to share with you this page, that contains Venezuelan Piano Sheet Music that can be used for Latin Jazz, have a nice http://pianovenezola...

04/10/2014, by 0 replies
  Blues Jazz Piano Improvisation

Hello all :) I have been fumbling about for years, playing in bands and such. I want to help people trying to learn how to play Blues Jazz piano...so I ha...

02/05/2014, by 1 reply from 03/31/2014
  Typical/Definitive Versions for pre - Jam Session Workshop

Hi All, I finally decided to get my feet wet and attended my first Workshop/Jam Session two evenings ago; it blew me away. I didn't play, I was too nervo...

03/12/2014, by 2 replies
  How do I reharmonize Giant Steps?

I'm trying to figure out how to reharmonize Giant Steps but I'm not making any progress. Any tips?...

03/10/2014, by -1 replies
  James Booker and Smaller Hands

For starters, I'm glad to see that Booker has come up here recently.  I've been a fan for a while.  I didn't want to hijack the other t...

02/17/2008, by 8 replies
  Note to God - DON"T BLAME ME!!

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