the question is a common one. "i love a certain style of music, how do i play it?"

if you go to these churches, then you have the best resource available. go talk to the pianist or organist after church is finished.  ask them for a  few musical sessions, give them some money, make it worth it to them to show you some of the stuff they are doing.

if you can't do that, then find a recording or a video of the kind of music you like and learn it.  there's no trick to it. listen to it and work it out. write it down if you have to.  figure out the bass notes, figure out the chords, figure out the form of the tune if it has one.

it's a language, so you have to jump into it head first if you want to learn it, just like any style.
If I'm not back in 24 hours, call the president.

Scot is available for skype jazz piano lessons (and google hangouts, phone call, etc...)
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