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Easy Jazz Chord Progression Trick

Ready to learn a simple jazz chord progression trick you can apply to any type of music? Well, one of the most popular chord progressions you’ll find in most styles of music is a I chord going to a IV chord. (Free video below) Since this is used all over the place in music it’s always…

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How To Play Jazz Piano – A Special Resources Collection

Hey you! After lots of requests, I’m very excited to announce that I’ve compiled many of the free samples from my our Premium Jazz Piano Training Program.  Today, I’m releasing them all together. Plus, to celebrate this compilation I’m giving you access to some free jazz resources below. Let’s get started! First, check out the course…

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The #1 Reason Why Students Don’t Improve At The Piano

Got an important email from jazz student Alex this morning. Alex is having trouble finding time to practice. So, today I want to address the #1 problem that holds people back from realizing their potential at the piano.  QUESTION: “Steve, I really do want to play jazz and I really do want to become a better…

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7 Tips For Playing Better Jazz Piano

World touring jazz pianist Steve Nixon’s tips for playing great jazz piano. 1) Your chords have to be 100% authentic in the jazz style That means using chords that contain the prettiest notes. If you only play triads and basic chords you’re missing 99% of the style. You don’t want your playing to sound cheesy…

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2 5 1 Mastery – Super Jazz Theory Shortcuts

Today you’re going to dive into some awesome 2 5 1 jazz theory shortcuts! Does learning useful shortcuts to the most common chord progression in jazz interest you? If so, you’re in the right place. 2 5 1 is the most common chord progression in jazz. We’re going to dive deep into the pattern behind…

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Learn Blues Piano – Sweet Blues Riff

Are you trying learn blues piano? You’ve come to the right place! In today’s free video I’m going to teach you one of my favorite licks to play. It’s easy and works over all kinds of different 12 bar blues situations.  Lets get started! Learn Blues Piano – Starter Lick Video This is a classic blues piano lick…

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Blues Chord Progression: 4 Tricks You Should Swipe

Want to learn how to really spice up a blues chord progression? You’ve come to the right place. In today’s free video lesson I’m going to teach 4 super sweet things you can do to decorate the first 4 bars of the blues. This will help you play chorus after chorus of the blues and…

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Jazz Studies: The Top Free Lessons Of 2016

Ready to go deeper into your jazz studies? Well, you’ve come to the right place. It’s that special time of year once again! Welcome to the 4th annual list of the 7 most popular free jazz piano lessons of the year. 2016 was quite a special year. We saw record growth in so many ways: Jazz Studies:…

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