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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Piano Practice: How To Get More Out Of Your Time At The Piano

piano practiceToday I want to talk about one of the biggest piano practice mistakes that I see jazz piano students make.

Many people desperately want to sound better and have more fun at the piano.

Yet, when it comes to piano

Play Blues Piano – A Special Resources Collection

Hey you! I’m very excited to announce that our brand new DVD “The Breakthrough Blues Piano Method” has been released.

Today we’re releasing the official trailer! Plus, we’re recapping the free blues resources we’ve released in the last

Beautiful Blues Piano Chords

It’s time to learn some beautiful blues piano chords, moves, and tricks.

You can use the moves in today’s video to magically reinvent a basic 12 bar blues chord progression or any simple chord progression. They’re powerful! Ready to get …

Jazz Harmony: How To Learn Chords More Quickly

jazz harmonyGot a great email question from Joe about how to make learning jazz harmony and jazz chords easier.

“Hey Steve, Love your playing man! Ok, so I’ve played mostly rock in my life but I’ve always been a sucker for

Piano Practice: A Weird Trick You Can Use To Get More Practice In

Are you struggling to find time for your piano practice?

Do you wish you could find a way to motivate yourself to practice piano more than you do now?

Well, in the video below I share with you a cool …

Learn Piano: The 7 Most Popular Lessons on FJL in 2015

learn pianoIt’s that special time of year again! Welcome to the 3rd annual list of the 7 most popular free piano lessons of the year.

This year was quite a special one. We saw record growth in so many ways:

What

What Kobe Bryant Taught Me About Becoming A Great Jazz Musician

kobe bryant pianoIf you haven’t heard yet, the legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant just announced his retirement.

He was one of the all time greats. His talent mixed with his insane work ethic truly made him world class.

  • He’d shoot hundreds of

4 Jazz Improvisation Shapes You Need To Know

Are you struggling with you jazz improvisation? Do you find yourself quickly running out of ideas when your soloing?

In this free jazz improvisation video lesson, I’m going to teach you how to start using a cool improvisation technique called …

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