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Straight No Chaser Jazz Piano Tutorial (Thelonious Monk Lesson)

If 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 a jazz … 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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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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Free Summertime Backing Tracks and Chord Chart

One of the main goals of this site is to consistently teach you how to improvise jazz on a higher level. (Summertime backing track, chord chart, and extra tips below. :)) Learning jazz licks and jazz piano chords is super … Continue reading

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Jazz Standards You Should Learn Part 2

This is the second post in the series on recommended jazz tunes you should learn.  If you missed the first post you can check it out here Jazz Standards To Learn Part 1. Lets discuss some more tunes that are … Continue reading

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Jazz Standards You Should Learn Part 1

Have you ever wondered what the first jazz tunes you should learn are? If so, I’d like to help you get started. There are so many fantastic jazz tunes in the Great American Songbook that it can feel overwhelming when … Continue reading

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