Category Archives: Jazz Piano Lessons

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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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Learn Jazz Piano Chords in 4ths

In today’s jazz piano lesson we’re going to learn how to play some very cool jazz piano chords built in 4ths. These types of chords using quartal harmony can really add a more modern sound into your jazz playing. New To Jazz Piano Chords in 4ths? Why not take 4 minutes and watch the video…

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Summertime Backing Tracks and Free Chord Chart

Would you like jam on a Summertime backing track? Well, you’ve come to the right place! One of the main goals of this site is to consistently teach you how to improvise jazz on a higher level. (Summertime backing track, chord chart, and extra tips below. :)) Learning jazz licks and jazz piano chords is…

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How To Mix The Blues Scale With Bebop Over A Jazz Standard

Would you like to learn how to use blues sounds to improvise over a jazz standard? In this lesson I want to talk about some of the discoveries I made on my tours with B.B. King. Most newbies think that there is a big separation between blues and jazz. A Big Discovery From B.B. King In reality,…

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7th Chords: A Basic Guide Part 1

In today’s free jazz tutorial we’re going to learn how to build and play basic 7th chords like the major 7th chord, minor 7th, and dominant 7th. These types of chords are used in almost every single jazz standard, lots of rock songs, R&B songs, and even classical music too. So, getting comfortable with them…

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1 of My Favorite Jazz Piano Chord And Reharmonization Tricks Revealed

Want to learn some great sound jazz reharmonization? Are you sick and tired of the same old boring chords and stock arrangements you find in your average fakebook or chord chart? Well, in today’s free piano lesson we’re going to learn one of my favorite techniques for reharmonizing the chords to any of your favorite jazz…

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Don’t Explain – Solo Jazz Piano Video Performance

Hey everybody! I wanted to share a quick video performance I just made of the great jazz standard ‘Don’t Explain’. This tune was written and made famous by the late great Billie Holiday. In my opinion she is an extremely underrated songwriter and should absolutely be in the same conversation with other great jazz writers.…

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