Category Archives: Chord Lessons

Here’s a ton of lessons on jazz chords and jazz piano chords. You can easily access them by clicking on any of the titles below.

How To Play Jazz Piano: Chord Substitutions Lesson 1

In this jazz piano tutorial we’re going to learn a cool technique that you can use to decorate chords that are held for long periods of time. This technique will work particularly well over dominant chords but you can eventually apply … Continue reading

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10 Most Popular Jazz Piano Tutorials Of 2013

I thought it would be fun and useful to share a list of the most popular jazz piano tutorials that were published on this site in 2013. I was able to go back and look at my analytics for FJL … Continue reading

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Steely Dan Chords Tutorial: Learn How To Play The Intro To Peg

Have you ever felt bored while listening to a 3 chord pop song? Do you find the chord change bland or repetitive? If you answered yes to any of these questions you’re not alone. Many educated and studied musicians have … Continue reading

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4 Extremely Useful Jazz Piano Chord Voicings

If you want to learn jazz piano it’s very important that you spend time learning essential jazz piano voicings. By increasing your understanding of jazz harmony, chord progressions, and jazz piano voicings you can open up an incredible world of … Continue reading

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Premium Jazz Lessons Elite Membership Has Launched!

Hey there fans of learning jazz piano and jazz piano lessons online! I’m proud to announce that my newest course is finally live and available. Premium Jazz Lessons Elite Membership was released with on Monday Oct. 7th 2013. It includes … Continue reading

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Learn 4 Herbie Hancock Chords

Do you love the beautiful sound of Herbie Hancock’s chords? Do you love the incredible artistry and soul of Herbie Hancock’s music? Well, to celebrate the launch of my new Premium Membership course (Oct. 7th 2013) I created a special … Continue reading

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All The Things You Are: Jazz Piano Lesson And Reharmonization

I get a lot of requests from people who ask me to teach more jazz piano arrangements. I always aim to please! So, today I thought it would be fun to teach you guys a bunch of new jazz piano … Continue reading

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5 Dominant Jazz Piano Chords Every Pianist Should Know

Hey there! Welcome to this free jazz piano chord voicing tutorial. We’re going to explore some must know jazz chords today. Happy to have you hear with me! In today’s video lesson I’m going to teach you 5 dominant jazz … Continue reading

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