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  Great Resource for Jazz Pianists

I just ran across a University of Miami site where if you do a search for "jazz piano" some very nice dissertations and other resources come up. Check it...

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  analyzing Someone To Watch Over Me

Would it be possible to analyze this great Gershwin Classic on this site?             &nbs...

06/21/2006, by 0 replies
  Site updates

I'm in the process of doing a lot of upgrades to the site and if anyone has any constructive suggestions about how to make things easier to navigate or any...

03/08/2007, by 22 replies
  Korg SV-1 vs Nord Electro

Hi. Im thinking about getting either a Korg SV-1 or Nord Electro. Appreciate that fact that as well as being mad expensive - the Korg is a pretty new in...

11/05/2009, by 17 replies
  Brad Brad Mehldau's independant left hand

Here is a discussion about Brad Mehldau's amazing skill at playing two hands so independantly rather than in  unsion. What do you think Brad's ...

02/24/2006, by 18 replies
  To Ronald: walking bass

I tried several times to respond to your question, but my post did not take.  I even rebooted and signed in again to the forum to post my respons...

01/24/2007, by 8 replies
  Scale in Calderazzo solo

Hi guys!It´s been over ten years since i last visited this forum. who are still here from the good old days?At the moment i´m transcribing...

06/03/2020, by 0 replies
  Volume 5 of Scot Ranney's "Jazz Piano Notebook Series" is up and running!

Please take the time to check it out. Here are your options: eBook ($8.95):

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  How to Develop Your Improvisation from Beginner to Advanced

Hi AllIn the below vid I explore how to build up and develop your improvisation from scratch, starting really simple, as a complete beginner might start...

06/16/2018, by 1 reply from 12/19/2018
  Big Chief

Does anybody have a transcription of this tune?  (im listening to the Dirty Dozen version with Doctor John) Heres a good example of a blu...

03/09/2006, by 13 replies
  How to Play Bossa Nova

Hi AllJust a quick video on how to play Bossa Nova, and a little bit of history  07/14/2018, by 2 replies

  How to Reharmonise a song

Hi all, Just made a video about how to reharmonise a song. It essentially involves changing the chords and/or melody of a song while taking the harmony...

06/04/2016, by 2 replies
  What's the best way to comp?

I never know when to play comping chords, is there a good pattern or something I can use? ...

02/20/2018, by 1 reply from 02/24/2018
  Autumn Leaves Jazz Piano Cover

Hi All, Check out my Jazz Piano cover of [url=]Autumn Leaves.[/url]I've listed each of the chord voicings and techniques I'm using as I go through...

11/10/2017, by 0 replies
  Norwegian Wood/All Blues and modal stuff

Hi Everyone, I was recently looking at "Norwegian Wood", and learnt of its parallel with All Blues (the All Blues as Miles played it). They're also...

09/27/2017, by 0 replies
  Early Jazz vs Modern Jazz Piano​

Just a quick YT video discussing the differences between Early Jazz Piano and more Modern Jazz Piano, for anyone who's interested.Cheers  08/12/2017, by 1 reply from 08/28/2017

  Dorico Chord Symbols is Here!!!!

I'll post an article about it soon but I wanted to let you guys know because it's been a year and now Dorico is useful for jazzers. Super exciting!...

06/28/2017, by 0 replies
  Dorico and Chord Symbols

Dorico is going to be leading music publishing software very soon. The only thing really holding it back right now is the lack of support for chord symbols...

04/03/2017, by 0 replies
  Jan Daleys Smooth Jazz Album to be Released April 1

This April 1, Jan Daley will be releasing her brand new smooth jazz album titled “The Way of a Woman.” If you have been listening to her recen...

03/07/2017, by 1 reply from 03/08/2017
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