Category Archives: Standards

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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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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How To Learn Jazz Songs The Right Way

Today we’re going to talk about one of the biggest mistakes that beginner jazz piano players make when they learn jazz standards.

By the end of this short lesson you’ll know how to learn jazz songs on a much deeper …

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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.

jazz piano tutorialsI was able to go back and look at my analytics for FJL …

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4 Extremely Useful Jazz Piano Chord Voicings

If you want to learn jazz piano voicings this will be a great starter lesson for you.

By increasing your understanding of jazz piano harmony, chord progressions, and jazz piano voicings you can open up an incredible world of self …

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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.

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It includes …

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