Category Archives: Left Hand Voicings

Learn Summertime: Easy Jazz Piano Tutorial

If you want to learn how to play jazz piano well it’s incredibly important that you invest some time into learning jazz standards.

To help you get started building your repertoire I’m going to teach you how to play one …

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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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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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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 …

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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.

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A Basic Guide To 7th Chords Part 1

7th chordsIn today’s free jazz tutorial we’re going to learn how to build and play basic 7th chords.

These types of chords are used in almost every single jazz standard, lots of rock songs, R&B songs, and even classical music too.…

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Learn How To Play Minor 7 Flat 5 Piano Chords

minor 7 flat 5 chordIn today’s free piano lesson we’re going to learn how to play the minor 7 (flat 5) chords in a fun and interesting way.

After teaching piano lessons for over 15 years now I’ve noticed an overwhelming trend in regards …

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