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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 apply … Continue reading

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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 … 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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4 Extremely Useful Jazz Piano Chord Voicings

If you want to learn jazz piano it’s very important that you spend time learning essential jazz piano voicings. By increasing your understanding of jazz harmony, chord progressions, and jazz piano voicings you can open up an incredible world of … 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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All The Things You Are: Jazz Piano Lesson And Reharmonization

I get a lot of requests from people who ask me to teach more jazz piano arrangements. I always aim to please! So, today I thought it would be fun to teach you guys a bunch of new jazz piano … Continue reading

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5 Dominant Jazz Piano Chords Every Pianist Should Know

Hey there! Welcome to this free jazz piano chord voicing tutorial. We’re going to explore some must know jazz chords today. Happy to have you hear with me! In today’s video lesson I’m going to teach you 5 dominant jazz … Continue reading

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4 Jazz Turnarounds You Need To Know

If you want to successfully learn jazz piano it is extremely important that you spent time learning jazz tunes and studying common jazz chord progressions. The more knowledge of chord progressions you have the easier it will be for you … Continue reading

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