Free jazz piano lessons! With piano jazz chords, transcriptions, jazz licks, piano blues, walking bass, and more. Learn comping and jazz improvisation.
Some information to get you started. If you need chord sheets, click on the Lead Sheets link near the bottom of the page.
First exploration of the roots of jazz- the blues
What do we do about comping?
More exploration into the blues
This is an older discussion about the Reharmonization 101 article. Go here for the most recent version: http://www.learnjazzpiano.com/article/2014/09/16/rharmonization-101/
Using the left hand and learning tunes
Walking bass information
Softly, As In a Morning Sunrise.
Quartals, as written by our esteemed 7
More contributions from site visitors
The files in this room contain exercises beneficial to jazz pianists (and pianists in general).
Volume 1 of this educational jazz piano book contains 15 jazz piano exercises, tricks, and other interesting jazz piano techniques, voicings, grooves, and ideas Scot Ranney enjoys playing.
Volume 2 has 14 jazz piano exercises and tricks of the trade, and quite a bit of it is Calypso jazz piano related material, including some Monty Alexander and Michel Camilo style grooves. Jazz piano education is through the ears, but books like this can help.
Volume 3 contains 12 jazz piano exercises and explorations by the acclaimed jazz piano educator, pianist, author, and recording artist Tim Richards.
Volume 4 is by Jeff Brent, a jazz pianist, composer, teacher, and author of "Modalogy" and other acclaimed jazz theory and education books. In this book Jeff shares detailed analysis of transcriptions of live performances. He covers everything from the shape of the songs to the tricks and licks he uses in improvised lines to the ideas behind his lush chord voicings.
Jeff Brent's Jazz Piano Notebook
Fundamentos Físicos del Sonido
Aprendiendo a tocar PIANO gratis con partitura
5 Pro Tips for Practicing Jazz Piano
"Danny Boy" Jazz Leadsheet
Tim Richards' Jazz Piano Notebook