Category Archives: Chord Lessons

Here’s a ton of lessons on jazz chords and jazz piano chords. You can easily access them by clicking on any of the titles below.

5 Chord Progression Moves Every Player Must Know

Want to learn 5 chord progression moves every top level player must have in their toolbelt? Cool, you’ve come to the right place! This lesson will be especially helpful if you’re playing chord progressions exactly like a million other piano players out there. It’s time that you learn how to separate yourself from the herd. So,…

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Easy Jazz Chord Progression Trick

Ready to learn a simple jazz chord progression trick you can apply to any type of music? Well, one of the most popular chord progressions you’ll find in most styles of music is a I chord going to a IV chord. (Free video below) Since this is used all over the place in music it’s always…

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7 Tips For Playing Better Jazz Piano

World touring jazz pianist Steve Nixon’s tips for playing great jazz piano. 1) Your chords have to be 100% authentic in the jazz style That means using chords that contain the prettiest notes. If you only play triads and basic chords you’re missing 99% of the style. You don’t want your playing to sound cheesy…

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Blues Chord Progression: 4 Tricks You Should Swipe

Want to learn how to really spice up a blues chord progression? You’ve come to the right place. In today’s free video lesson I’m going to teach 4 super sweet things you can do to decorate the first 4 bars of the blues. This will help you play chorus after chorus of the blues and…

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Jazz Studies: The Top Free Lessons Of 2016

Ready to go deeper into your jazz studies? Well, you’ve come to the right place. It’s that special time of year once again! Welcome to the 4th annual list of the 7 most popular free jazz piano lessons of the year. 2016 was quite a special year. We saw record growth in so many ways: Jazz Studies:…

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Zero To Jazz Piano Hero Program Thank You Video

Hi! Just wanted to take a quick second and say thank you to everyone who’s already ordered the Zero To Jazz Piano Hero Program so far. I’m incredibly humbled and honored by the response thus far. It’s truly been amazing. While my team and I were packaging the orders I thought I’d create a little video…

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Piano Jazz – A Special Resources Collection

Hey there! We’re just 1 week away from the release of my brand new beginner piano jazz course “The Zero To Jazz Piano Hero Program” Today we’re releasing the official trailer! Plus, we’re recapping the free piano jazz resources we’ve released in the last 2 weeks. Let’s get started! First, Check Out The Awesome DVD Trailer Here Now!…

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2 Essential Syncopation Tricks

Want to learn some awesome syncopation moves that you can use to add energy and excitement to your arrangements? Cool! (video below) You can use move #1 to make your left chord hand patterns much more exciting. You can move #2 to add energy to a bland & boring melody. Both of these rhythms are must have moves…

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