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3 Ideas To Decrease Stress And Increase Your Chops

When I began my piano career, I taught young kids. And let me tell you what: Teaching a child how to play jazz piano sometimes felt like pulling teeth! So when someone tells me, “I bet it’s SO much easier for a child to learn piano than an adult…” …I simply let them know, THAT’S…

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Jazz Inner Circle Review

We’re committed to transforming the musical lives of our students. How you ask?Well, It’s one thing for me to say how life changing The Jazz Inner Circle is. But, it means more when you hear from our students personally. So, I’d like to share with you stories from 3 of our students. 1. How Diane Transformed…

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What Lebron’s Loss Reminded Me About Success

If you didn’t know, I LOVE NBA basketball. In fact, a friend of mine got me tickets to see LeBron and the Lakers take on the Denver Nuggets a couple nights ago. I have amazing friends. 🙂 The Nuggets ended up crushing the Lakers 117-85. And that got me thinking… How could LeBron James, one…

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Chord Substitution: 6 Ways To Spice Up Your Harmonies

Would you like to learn how to apply chord substitution to your favorite tunes? You’re in the right place. In the video below, Steve teaches one of his Jazz Inner Circle students a big principle in reharmonization. Chord substitution is one of the greatest musical tools in jazz. It can also be used in other…

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Chord Extensions: How To Play Sweet Sounding Harmonies

Want to sound good with chord extensions? You’re in the right place. In the video below, Steve teaches one of his Inner Circle students how to use chord extensions to create variety. Take a couple minutes and watch the video below. Steve will break down how to use chord extensions for you. 1. How To…

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Super Blues, Jazz, & Gospel Piano Resources Collection

Hey you! We’re celebrating the release of our brand new piano course “The Play Like Ray” 2 DVD set. Today we’re releasing the official trailer! Plus, I’m recapping the free blues, jazz, & gospel videos I’ve released in the last 4 weeks. Let’s get started! First, Check Out The Awesome DVD Trailer Here Now! We’ve Done…

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1 Simple Ray Charles Blues Lick Hack

It’s time to learn a simple trick you can use to make any lick sound much more soulful and bluesy. You’ll love how easy this is to play. Ready to get started learning? Special Ray Charles DVD Sample Tutorial In this video Blues Hall Of Fame pianist, Bruce Katz shows you an easy way to upgrade simple licks…

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7 Ray Charles Chords Every Musician Must Know

Are you searching for a cool way to get started learning some Ray Charles chords? You’ve come to the right place. In this lesson you’ll find a free sample from our brand newsuper course, “The Play Like Ray” 2 DVD set. (Free sample video tutorial below) How I Went From A Piano Failure To Jazz,…

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