Category Archives: Jazz 101

If you’re more of a beginner jazz musician these lessons should be a great fit for you. I always try to put something special in every lesson though for intermediate jazz and advance jazz musicians too!

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4 Jazz Improvisation Shapes You Need To Know

Are you struggling with you jazz improvisation? Do you find yourself quickly running out of ideas when your soloing? In this free jazz improvisation video lesson, I’m going to teach you how to start using a cool improvisation technique called ‘vertical playing’. This chordal based approach to improv will add all kinds of new possibilities into your soloing.…

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Jazz Harmony: Learn This Cool Chord Progression Trick

Would you like to learn more about jazz harmony? Want to learn a cool move you can use to spice up hundreds of the songs you play? Well, you’ve come to the right place! In today’s jazz harmony lesson I’m going to teach you a really tasty way you can reinvent the #1 chord progression in jazz.…

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Learn Jazz Piano Comping

Would you like to improve your jazz comping skills? Want to learn some sweet jazz piano chords that you can use to comp over hundreds of jazz tunes? Well, you’ve come to the right place. In today’s free video lesson I’m going to show you how to play 3 tasty jazz comping voicing. Plus, I’ll…

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How To Become A Better Musician

As I mentioned in my last article, I recently celebrated my 15th year anniversary as a full time professional musician. After playing over 1500 gigs I’ve learned tons of musical lessons over the years (both good and bad!) That’s why today I want to share 5 more pieces of musician advice. These tips will show you how…

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Professional Musician: What I Learned From Playing Over 1500 Gigs

About 2 months ago I celebrated my 16th year as a full time professional musician. Time definitely goes by quickly! In honor of my ‘anniversary’ I thought I’d create a list of important things I’ve learned from playing 1500 gigs in 16 years. Although, I could fill an encyclopedia with all the lessons I’ve learned, I…

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Jazz Piano School: Fast Learning Online

Welcome to our 21st century jazz piano school! I’m pleased to announce that Freejazzlessons.com site has has been completely redesigned! My goal has always been to provide the best learning environment possible to up your jazz piano game. So, we’ve made the pages are a lot cleaner looking, the lessons are now easier to read,…

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The 7 Day Piano Practice Challenge & New Jazz Piano Courses

Hey jazz piano fans. We have a ton of things to talk about today so make sure you read this whole article. The 7 Day Piano Practice Challenge Update It’s now been 7 days since we started the 7 day piano practice challenge. In my last article I revealed the story of how I overcame…

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Piano Practice – How To Build Better Habits

Today I want to teach you about a really useful piano practice technique that I’ve started using in my life. I’ve found a lot of benefit from it in both my music and in my personal life. It’s easy and I think you’ll really enjoy it as well once you start using it too. (We’re also…

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