Category Archives: Jazz Articles

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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Jazz Theory Cheat Sheet: The ii V I In All 12 Keys

As you continue to develop your jazz theory skills you’re going to want to make it a goal of being able to instantly play a ii-V-I chord progression in all 12 keys. Since you’ll hear the ii V I chord progression in so many great jazz tunes it’s vitally important that you learn how to play it quickly. It’s…

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The 7 Most Popular Lessons On Freejazzlessons in 2014

It’s truly amazing how fast this year seems to have gone by. It’s been an incredibly fulfilling year for us here at Freejazzlessons.com. I’d like to thank everybody for their continued support and commitment to becoming better musicians! What We’ve Been Up To The jazz piano community here at FJL continues to grow exponentially. This…

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How To Improve Your Piano Rhythm: For Jazz Pianists And More

One of the cool things about learning jazz piano is there are so many different things you can practice that will help you improve your skills. Jazz is a very deep art form and there’s always something new and fun to explore. For example, you can spend time learning new tunes, practice your jazz piano improvisation chops, learn new…

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