Lesson 20 of Play Jazz Piano Online now available!

Lesson 20 of Play Jazz Piano Online is all about Rhythm Changes. My Play Jazz Piano Online video course would not be complete without a tutorial about Rhythm changes. Next to a 12-bar blues, this is the most important chord sequence in jazz, and  is one that every jazz musician needs to be familiar with. Rhythm Changes is… Read more »

So What’s Next for Jazz Piano tuition online?

Jazz piano tuition online would not be complete without Rhythm Changes Well, I’m about to start work on lesson 20 and it will be called Rhythm Changes. This is based on the tune ‘I Got Rhythm’ by George Gershwin. Next to a 12-bar blues, Rhythm Changes is the most important chord sequence in jazz, but… Read more »

Lesson 19 – jazz improvisation: reharmonising a jazz standard

Jazz improvisation I’ve finally completed lesson 19  of jazz improvisation.This new 30 minute video shows you how to reharmonise a lead sheet and employ substitute chords to make for a more creative solo. This will take your jazz improvisation to the next level. Following on from lesson 18, I’ve taken All The Things You Are… Read more »

How to reharmonises a jazz standard

Lesson 19 of Learn Jazz Piano online is called ‘how to reharmonise a jazz standard’. In lesson 18, I dissected Jerome Kern’s All The Things You Are, analysing its structure and breaking it down into key centres. I also stuck to Kern’s original harmony. But in this upcoming lesson we’ll be taking things further by… Read more »

learning Jazz piano online – lesson 18

Video lesson 18 of Learning Jazz Piano online is now available and is called ‘Decoding a jazz standard.’ Can you solo your way through any jazz standard? In order to do this, you need to interpret the song’s map and identify all its key centres. Lesson 18 of learning jazz piano online helps your achieve this.… Read more »

eBook Learning Jazz Piano book 3

Learning Jazz Piano book 3 My eBook ‘Learning Jazz book 3’ is now available at the link belowhttps://www.learnjazzpianoonline.com/jazz-piano-ebook.htmlThis third book focuses on practical advice and strategies for the learning jazz pianist.You can either purchase this eBook separately or as a 3-book set at discount. Here’s the link to buy all 4 jazz piano books. To… Read more »

Here’s lesson 17 of learn jazz piano

Learning Jazz Piano with Paul Abrahams ‘Putting it together.’ I’ve called lesson 17 ‘Putting It Together’ because we’ve now reached the stage of learning jazz piano when all previous knowledge can be put to practical use. This new lesson of learning jazz piano combines your knowledge of rootless voicings (lesson 15) and tritone substitution (lesson… Read more »

jazz piano course online: lesson 17

Lesson 17 of my jazz piano course online. My jazz piano course online is about to reach video lesson 17. This jazz piano lesson combines your knowledge of rootless voicings (lesson 15) and tritone substitution (lesson 16). Learn to improvise with my clear and methodical method. I show you how to use these techniques with II-V-I… Read more »

Jazz piano lesson 16: Tritone Substitution

Jazz piano lesson 16 now available: tritone substitution Jazz piano lesson 16 of my online video course, Learn Jazz Piano, is all about tritone substitution. I start by showing you how diminished scales weave through dominant 7th chords and how you can solo over 8 chords using just 1 diminished scale.This leads us to tritone substitution: replacing… Read more »

Lesson 15: how to voice rootless chords

Learn how to voice rootless chords in your left hand Lesson 15 of my online video course ‘Learn Jazz Piano Online’ is now available. The lesson teaches you how to voice rootless chords in your left hand. This is a more modern approach that Bill Evans used when playing in his trio. It not only leaves… Read more »