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  Improvising Blues Piano - Tim Richards YouTube clips

Scott gave my Improvising Blues Piano book a rave review some years ago, Last year I posted some free tuition clips linked to the book.

05/26/2016, by 4 replies
  Exploring Jazz Piano (vol 1) - Tim Richards YouTube videos

I've posted some free video clips relating to topics in my Exploring Jazz Piano book (see Scott's review in the Book review section): 1.

05/26/2016, by 0 replies
  New Course on Jazz and Pop Keyboards and Harmony, free lessons available

Hi everyone, I've just launched a new online course about learning how to play jazz and pop chords and progressions on keyboard. At the same time, understa...

05/22/2016, by 0 replies
  How to Turn any Song into a Jazz song - incl. Reharmonisation

Ever wanted to learn how to make a song sound Jazzy or how to reharmonize a song? I made a video lesson that covers a whole bunch of techniques that you...

03/31/2016, by 1 reply from 04/21/2016
  An Approach to Comping

Hi all, I just wanted to pass some information on regarding jazz piano comping. I'm pleased to announce that An Approach to Comping: Vol. 2, Advanced Conce...

01/14/2016, by 6 replies
  Jazz Piano Templates

Hello Everyone! I've been playing piano on and off for the last 10 years while playing bass in a jazz setting and in school but in the last 2 years I've...

01/06/2015, by 3 replies
  Jazz Improvisation Techniques - Free Youtube Lessons

If you're interested in learning jazz improvisation check out my video link below. This series of videos goes through how to start improvising and a whole...

01/21/2016, by 1 reply from 01/25/2016
  Jazz Piano Lessons Free on Youtube

If you want to learn Jazz or Blues piano and you're interested in understanding the theory underlying the music as well as how to actually play, then check...

12/06/2015, by 2 replies
  Charlie Parker

Hi, I'm an italian jazz pianist and I just joined to this forum. For some months, I have been studying the themes of Charlie Parker (Billie's Bounce, Now's...

05/13/2014, by 2 replies
  New jazz piano lesson/interest page - Sibiljazzpiano

Hey guys! I have started a new jazz piano page/blog. I had planned this big project for a long time. This is my idea behind it. Tell me what you think: My...

12/29/2015, by 0 replies
  Music theory app - new version

Hi folks, Just discovered version 3 of 'Music Theory - Chords in Keys'. It's a fab little app all about thinking your way around chords and scales. Demo...

12/26/2015, by 0 replies
  Digital Piano

While on vacation recently with friends, one of those friends was lamenting that when he was a younger man, he had spent a few years in London while his...

10/21/2014, by 5 replies
  Nice article about improvisation

This article touches on some important ideas about improv, the most important being that you want to choose a finite set of tools and use them for your sol...

10/21/2015, by 0 replies

09/10/2015, by 1 reply from 09/23/2015
  *New* - Beginning Jazz Improvisation w/Dave Frank Pt.s 1+2

This class CAN TEACH YOU to begin jazz improvisation) Part One is intended to be watched in tandem with Part Two. Designed for all instruments and voice (b...

01/23/2015, by 3 replies
  Tenths and increasing your hand span

Hi all, How can you play walking/running tenths if you can't reach a tenth? And can you really do without being able to play full tenth chords? Is the...

10/01/2008, by 26 replies
  Nina Simone's Solo on "My baby Just Cares for Me" (pdf)

of requests for it. So get started learning it now, because it's going to take you awhile to master it. 7...

12/14/2005, by 20 replies
  Kenny Barron voicings

I was reading through some old forum posts and came across a thread that made mention of "Kenny Barron" voicings. I have heard of Bud Powell voic...

05/30/2006, by 6 replies
  Are there any good Jazz Piano lessons online?

Hi, I'm looking for lessons on Jazz Piano. Are there any good ones that you know of? I was able to accumulate some real good Jazz Piano lessons on my blog...

09/04/2014, by 6 replies
  How do you play plain chords in lead sheets?

I'm really new to playing jazz piano but not so much to theory. One thing I've really been wondering is how you play straight piano chords, like E- or Db...

10/30/2014, by 1 reply from 10/31/2014
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