Category Archives: Masters of Jazz

John Coltrane Jazz Patterns 101

Are you having problems playing scales and longer lines at fast tempos? Is your improvisation grinding to a screeching halt when you play over complex chord progressions? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Today I’m going to try and fix that for … 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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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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Your Free Guide To 15 Jazz Piano Legends

If you truly want to learn jazz piano you have to listen to the right people. As your online jazz piano teacher, I want to make sure you are listening to and learning from some of the best jazz pianists … Continue reading

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Some Incredible Testimonials For The Jazz Masters Method DVD

I’m completely honored and very excited to learn that Making Music Magazine has just published a very nice review of my Jazz Masters Method DVD in their latest issue (May/June 2013). Every time I go into Guitar Center and check out … Continue reading

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Learn A Miles Davis Jazz Lick

One of the best ways to learn jazz improvisation is to really study and model the jazz licks of master jazz improvisers. So, today I’m going to teach you how to play a Miles Davis II-V-I lick. I love this … Continue reading

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