Category Archives: Developing Your Sound

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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2 5 1 Mastery – Super Jazz Theory Shortcuts

Today you’re going to dive into some awesome 2 5 1 jazz theory shortcuts! Does learning useful shortcuts to the most common chord progression in jazz interest you? If so, you’re in the right place. 2 5 1 is the most common chord progression in jazz. We’re going to dive deep into the pattern behind…

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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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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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How To Organize Your Chord Practice

Are you searching for an easy way to organize your chord practice? You’ve come to the right place. In this lesson you’ll find a free sample from my upcoming beginner jazz piano course, “The Zero To Jazz Piano Hero Program” (Free sample video tutorial below) Update: The Zero To Jazz Piano Hero Program has been released! You…

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Fly Me To The Moon Piano Tutorial

Ready to learn how 2 jazz masters would play the Fly Me to the Moon piano chord progression? Well you’re in the right spot my friend! (free video lesson below) In today’s fun new video you’re going to learn how jazz masters Bud Powell and Bill Evans would play the first 8 bars of the tune.…

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Harmony Theory: 12 Cool Piano Harmony Techniques

In today’s harmony theory lesson we’re going to dive deep into some powerful jazz harmony training. And if you want to discover the power of jazz reharmonization? You’ve come to the right place… In this video, you’ll learn 12 cool jazz chord harmonies. These chords are all great examples of how to apply harmony theory. They teach…

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Piano Transposition Secrets Masterclass

Do you want to skyrocket your piano transposition skills? ==>Click here to register for this masterclass Alright, so over the years we’ve talked about a lot of different strategies to really take advantage and maximize your practice time right… We all only have 24 hours in the day. So, when we can find ways to shortcut…

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