how do you play piano this way?  do you need to learn music theory or something? he plays some really nice chords, but i have no idea what he is playing. do you think he plays 2-6-2-5-1?
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he's playing in a "stop time style", lot's of breaks with rests.
he starts out like this:
| gmaj  b7#9  | e-7  d-7 g7  |  cmaj b- b-7 | a-7 d7sus |
very cool - loved it:)
those changes are similar to the same pattern as blue for alice by charlie parker.
thanx a lot ... :d
how do i learn that?
me too. very entertaining!
i get shivers for some reason when i hear those chords. his voice helps also. lol.
that is the best!!!  can not say enough good about that.  you da man.
my new forum hero by far.  honary doctorate recomended.  dr. rewsnat.
awesome job!!!
this is more accurate:


| gmaj  b7#9  | emi7 /  dmi7 g7 |  cmaj / bmi bmi7 | ami7 d#dim7 |
| emi7 /  dm-7 g7 | c /  f7 bb7 | am-7  |  d7 sus  ||
wow. thanx a lot for your comments. very deeply appreciated.. :)
forgot the flat sign in measure 3:

| gmaj  b7#9  | emi7 /  dmi7 g7 |  cmaj / bbmi bmi7 | ami7 d#dim7 |
| emi7 /  dm-7 g7 | c /  f7 bb7 | am-7  |  d7 sus  ||
nice production, rewsnat!

nice piano solo near the end...

yeah!
i don't get it, it seems dumb to me.
thats exactly what he's playing?
herbie hancock would be proud!
and again in "new york state of mind" by billy joel:

https://www.amazon.com/the-essential-billy-joel/dp/b00005osx8
yea.. come to think of it.. herbie hancock did had a big influence on the idea of this music and video. but so did michael jackson... ahha..:d
pretty exactly :

| gmaj  b7#9  | emi7 /  dmi7 g7 |  cmaj / bbmi bmi7 | ami7 d#dim7 |
| emi7 /  dm-7 g7 | c /  f7 bb7 | am-7  |  d7 sus  ||
hey rewsnat, im well impressed with that video, would you mind giving me the chord sequence for the bridge with all the 'ahhh'ing over it?  not to worry if not ill understand!!!
it's also like the first four bars of "georgia"
don't wanna get high, don't wanna get low, i want to get whatever rewsnat had.
honestly, this was a gas!  what mixing software did you use dude?
of course the bmi7 to bbmi7 was type backwards (bb7 works for the bbmi7 too)

| gmaj  b7#9  | emi7 /  dmi7 g7 |  cmaj / bmi7 bbmi7 | ami7 d#dim7 |
| emi7 /  dm-7 g7 | c /  f7 bb7 | am-7  |  d7 sus  ||
hey rewsnat, thanks very much for that, i really appreciate it, i can't transcribe to save my life!  thanks again.
nice transcription, how did you work that out jazz+?
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... sorry guys but it's b7b9 in bar 1.
did some transcribing and analysis on some very nice piano playing by 7notemode on youtube. i'm sure you guys would love it,  i personally think its one of the best piano playing you could find on youtube.  

https://pianologist.com/2007/07/30/round-midnight-advance-reharmonization-technique/

any care to post my transcription here in ljp?? and any of you jazz gurus are welcomed to help shed some light on the theory behind this fantastic playing?? much appreciated...
re- "do you need to learn music theory or something?"..a few years back i was over here a lot and for people who might see "music theory" as something unapproachable and hard to deal with vs. "just playing "etc....i put this together..some of the links are down by now but a lot of good sites are still online.let me know over there(360 degrees) if you or anyone else want help understanding the logic behind specific musical situations..
https://www.learnjazzpiano.com/citadel/scotcit.mvc?action=files&sub=file_details&id=1076695269
good catch it is b7 b9, my #9 was another typo.

|| gmaj  b7b9  | emi7 /  dmi7 g7 |  cmaj / bmi7 bbmi7 | ami7 d#dim7 |
| emi7 /  dmi7 g7 | c /  f7 bb7 | ami7  |  d7 sus  ||

i figured it out by listening to it a couple of times. i could recognize the changes by ear having played similar progressions many times. i also recognized its pathway by the roman numerals (i see/hear the root movement)  so i can play it in any key.
|| gmaj  b7b9  | emi7 /  dmi7 g7 |  cmaj / bmi7 bb7 | ami7 b7+5/d# |
| emi7 /  dmi7 g7 | c /  f7 bb7 | ami7  |  d7 sus  ||

note the changes in the 3rd and 4th bar.
exactly
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