Jazz Improvisation: The 12 Step Method

Ready to improve your jazz improvisation skills? This step by step article will help. Jazz improvisation is such an amazing art form. Unlike classical music where the notes are the same each time, in jazz, each performance of a tune is unique to the performer doing it! At the highest levels each time you play a…

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Quartal Harmony – The Ultimate Guide

Do you want to learn more about quartal harmony? You’ve come to the right place. In this lesson we’re going to show you 9 different ways you can use quartal harmony in your own playing. How to Play Quartal Chords Built in 4ths Take a minute and watch Steve break down some sweet quartal based…

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3 Best Jazz Albums To Study – Advice For Students

In today’s video I’m going to tell you about 3 of the best jazz albums that changed my musical life. These best jazz albums are my 3 recommendations for students who want to begin learning jazz from recordings. All 3 of these recordings completely changed my life as a player. I learned a ton from…

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Emotional Chords: How To Tell Stories With Chords

Are you looking for emotional chords? Would you like to tell a story every time you play? Would you like your listeners to feel like they’ve been on an incredible journey every time you sit down at your instrument? Well this article and video should help. We talk all the time about jazz theory on…

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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 The Year

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. This year was quite special. We saw record growth in so many ways: Jazz Studies:…

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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 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 can…

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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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