Jazz Exercises – 15 Fast & Free Tutorials

Are you looking for some fast and fun jazz exercises? Want to shortcut your learning and build a strong foundation of jazz theory knowledge fast? If so, then you’ve come to the right place my friend. Here at FJL we house tons of free lessons for you to discover and grow your jazz piano skills. Today…

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Black Orpheus Chords: Reharm Tips and Tricks

Want to learn some special Black Orpheus chords? Want to play chords that are hipper than the basic chords an average musicians play? Well, in today’s free video lesson, we’re going to show you some really hip sounding reharmonizations for the intro to Black Orpheus. This lesson will give you ideas about how to play…

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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 Easy Oscar Peterson Chords

Would you like to learn 3 easy Oscar Peterson chords? You’ve come to the right place. In the video below I’m going to teach you how to play 3 Oscar Peterson chords for the left hand. These sound great in a solo piano style. They can be used for both playing the head of a…

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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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