Category Archives: Jazz Licks

4 Piano Improvisation Shapes You Need To Know

Are you struggling with you piano improvisation? Do you find yourself quickly running out of ideas when your soloing? In this free piano 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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Premium Jazz Lessons Elite Membership Has Launched!

Hey there fans of learning jazz piano and jazz piano lessons online! I’m proud to announce that my newest course is finally live and available. Premium Jazz Lessons Elite Membership was released with on Monday Oct. 7th 2013. It includes access to: A Rich Jazz Piano Chords Library Essential Jazz Song Tutorials  Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced…

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Some Incredible Testimonials For The Jazz Masters Method DVD

I’m completely honored and very excited to learn that Making Music Magazine has just published a very nice review of my Jazz Masters Method DVD in their latest issue (May/June 2013). Every time I go into Guitar Center and check out new keyboards I seem to always find myself pickup a copy of their magazine. So,…

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Jazz Licks On Every Note: Part 6

Welcome back to our continuing series where we learn how to play jazz licks starting on every note of a scale. In today’s lesson we’re going to learn a fun jazz lick starting on the 6th scale degree of a minor chord. (The 6th is often times called the 13th.) This particular lick has some…

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Learn A Miles Davis Jazz Lick

One of the best ways to learn jazz improvisation is to really study and model the jazz licks of master jazz improvisers. So, today I’m going to teach you how to play a Miles Davis II-V-I lick. I love this lick because not only is it simple but it’s got some really nice concepts that…

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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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