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 Christmas Songs On The Piano Using Jazz Arrangements

christmas-piano-sheet-musicWe are just 7 days away from the release of the new “Christmas Jazz Piano Super System” 2 DVD set.

To celebrate the launch I wanted to share an exclusive sample video right from the actual course (below).

I’ve also …

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Free Christmas Piano Tutorial: The First Noel

Do you love playing Christmas piano music? Then, you’ve come to the right place!

Christmas songs pianoIn honor of my brand new 2 DVD course, “The Christmas Jazz Piano Super System” I wanted to share a free video tutorial today.

In this …

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How To Play Sweeter Sounding Major Jazz Chords

Christmas jazz piano DVD copyAs many fans of this site already know I’ll be releasing my brand new “Christmas Jazz Piano Super System” 2 DVD set on Monday November 3rd.

Since I made the announcement, I’ve received a TON of emails asking questions …

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Learn 5 Amazing Jazz Piano Voicings Using 1 Simple Shape

Are you looking for some new jazz piano voicings? You’ve come to the right place!

In today’s free jazz piano tutorial I’m going to show you 1 simple voicing shape that you can use over 5 different chord types.

It’s …

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Learn These Great Jazz Piano Voicings (Free Sheet Music And Video)

In today’s tutorial we’re going to explore some great sounding dominant jazz piano voicings.

Many beginner jazz piano players will play the same chord voicing every time they see a dominant chord in a lead sheet or a fake book.…

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How To Play Block Chords Over A Real Jazz Standard

Do you want to learn how to play block chords over a real jazz tune? Then, this lesson is for you!

Block chords are a really cool chord voicing technique that you can use to harmonize your songs. They’re very …

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Free Block Chord Piano Lesson

Do you want to learn more about block chords? Are you looking for an easy jazz piano lesson on the locked hand chord style? You’ve come to the right place!

In today’s lesson we’re going to take a look at …

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Straight No Chaser Jazz Piano Tutorial (Thelonious Monk Lesson)

jazz piano tutorialsIf you love the sound of Thelonious Monk’s music than you’ll have a tun of fun with this sample jazz piano tutorial.

In today’s lesson we’re going to learn the famous Monk tune Straight No Chaser. Straight No Chaser is …

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