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  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: 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 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!!

01/22/2014, by 1 reply from 01/24/2014
  Erroll Garner

Does anyone want to talk about Erroll Garner?...

01/05/2006, by 36 replies
  Help with website

Hi, I am just asking for a favor. If you could visit my pianowebsite and press the "like" button on the Facebook box, it would mean a lot to me. It will h...

12/11/2013, by 1 reply from 01/18/2014
  What tune is this?! Arghhh!

I cannot remember the name of this tune and it's driving me mad!!! It's on the tip of my tongue but I can't remember the name of it!! It's played at the ...

01/04/2014, by 2 replies
  Merry Christmas form the Dave Frank School of Jazz

Deck the Halls with Boughs of Challah Fellow Music Hounds, best witches for a swingin Christmas and blessed New Year from NYC) You may enjoy to open a box...

12/24/2013, by 2 replies
  ...No Title...

[sf]Hi everybody! I'm just starting jazz piano, and right now I'm starting to have fun with some real book jazz standard classics. For example I'm playing...

12/27/2013, by 0 replies
  Emin7/b5 Is this chord voicing correct?

[sf]Hi! I'm playing the jazz standard "Alone together" (I've got the real book sheet). I'm a jazz beginner, so perhaps this question might sound stupid. ...

12/22/2013, by 2 replies
  Big losses in 2013

12/19/2013, by -1 replies

I've played classical piano for 10+ years, and now am into jazz piano and have some audition etudes for a jazz band. I can improv by ear so I'm fine with t...

11/12/2013, by 4 replies
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