Category Archives: Jazz 101

If you’re more of a beginner jazz musician these lessons should be a great fit for you. I always try to put something special in every lesson though for intermediate jazz and advance jazz musicians too!

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Christmas Jazz Piano Super System Thank You Video

Hi Everybody!

Just wanted to take a quick and thank everybody who’s already order the Christmas Jazz Piano Super System so far.  I’m so humbled and honored by the response so far. It’s truly been amazing.

While I was …

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The Christmas Jazz Piano Super System Is HERE!!

Hey jazz piano and christmas piano fans! 

christmas-piano-sheet-musicThe Christmas Jazz Piano Super System is now LIVE and available today! You can get access to the course right here. 

www.freejazzlessons.com/christmas

As a reminder, I am including some very special and limited

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Free Christmas Piano Jam Track!

christmas-piano-sheet-musicHey Christmas piano and jazz piano fans!

We are now only 4 days away from the release of the brand new “Christmas Jazz Piano Super System” 2 DVD set.

The course officially releases on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 10am

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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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What’s The Most Important Thing You’ve Learned Studying Jazz?

jazz-forumOne of my favorite parts of studying jazz at Berklee was that there were lots of great musicians around me to learn from and share ideas with.

The sense of community was very helpful!

We had so many like minded …

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