Category Archives: Developing Your Sound

Jazz Piano Improvisation: Build Great Licks

Do you wish you were better at jazz improvisation and jazz piano improvisation? Do you wish you could improvise over major 7th chords better than you do now? Do you find yourself lost when major 7th chords come up in your favorite jazz and rock songs? Well, in today’s lesson we’re going to explore some…

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Jazz Masters Method Special Video Blog Thank You

Hey everybody! Today’s post is going to be short but sweet. I’m truly humbled right now. I’d like to thank everybody who’s ordered the Jazz Masters Method DVD so far during this launch week. The response has been simply been AMAZING. I am truly blessed!  Thank you!! I prepared a quick little video blog as I…

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Free Lesson And A Big Announcement

Hey Friends, I hope you’ve had a GREAT week so far. I can’t believe another week has passed and the weekend is fast approaching! (I’m excited though as I’m going on a 15 mile hike through some trails in Wisconsin. So, keep your fingers crossed I make it in one piece!) Ok, now onto the…

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7 Inspirational Books For Jazz Musicians

Hey fellow jazz musicians! I hope you’re having a very musical day today! So, after I released the latest article on building more creativity as a jazz musician I received a ton of follow up questions. Many people asked me if there were any inspirational books I could recommend that were written specifically for musicians. As you…

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How To Nurture Your Creativity As A Musician

– Have you ever felt stuck in your development as a musician? – Have you ever felt blocked creatively, energetically, or even uninspired? – If you’re like most serious musicians your answer will most likely be YES! You’re Not Alone All serious musicians have felt this way as they progress through their journey of improving…

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Why Do You Play Jazz?

Hello my fellow jazz fanatics! I’d like to welcome all 21,879 subscribers to the free jazz lessons subscription list. We’re growing by leaps and bounds every day and I’m thrilled to have you here! Today, we’re going to help you solve some of your musical problems. In order to do that I’d like to share…

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Altered Scale – A Simple How To Guide

Are you curious how to use the altered scale? Are your dominant chords getting a bit boring? Do you wish you knew some more interesting scales to use over them? Well, in today’s jazz scale lesson I’m going to teach you a very cool sounding scale you can play over your dominant chords. This scale…

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Learn Jazz Piano: A Beginners Guide

Alright, so how do you really learn jazz piano.  Lets dig in and really begin to answer how to play jazz piano. Since I started this site I’ve received numerous emails from readers asking me the best way to learn jazz piano and get started learning jazz as a beginner. My Learn Jazz Piano Journey…

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