Category Archives: Time Feel & Groove

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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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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Are You Forgetting To Practice This Critical Skill?

Today we’re going to talk about one of the most fundamental skills that you need to succeed as a jazz piano player.

Even though this skill is incredibly important I’m always amazed by how many jazz students seem so ready

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Jazz Masters Method Special Video Blog Thank You

Hey everybody!

Today’s post is going to be short but sweet. I’m truly humbled right now. I’d like to thank everybody who’s ordered the Jazz Masters Method DVD so far during this launch week.

The response has been simply been

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Free Lesson And A Big Announcement

jazz piano lessonsHey Friends,

I hope you’ve had a GREAT week so far. I can’t believe another week has passed and the weekend is fast approaching!

(I’m excited though as I’m going on a 15 mile hike through some trails in Wisconsin. …

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7 Tips To Help You Play Better At Fast Tempos

fast chopsDo you have trouble playing well at faster tempos? Do you feel like you just can’t execute your ideas as clearly as you’d like?

Do you sound good at slower tempos but the second the tempo starts getting up there …

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Learn How To Make Your Jazz Melodies Swing More

I recently was invited by the great jazz saxophone player and educator David Carlos Valdez to write a guest article for his blog.

David’s blog is one of the top jazz blogs in the whole world and I was honored …

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