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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 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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All The Things You Are: Jazz Piano Lesson And Reharmonization

All The Things You Are Jazz Piano LessonI 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 …

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Free Summertime Backing Tracks and Chord Chart

Summertime backing track chord chart lead sheetOne 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 …

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Jazz Standards You Should Learn Part 2

If you need a list of jazz tunes to learn you’ve come to the right place!

In today’s lesson we’re going to talk about 9 essential jazz tunes every jazz musician should learn.

(This is the second post in the …

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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

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