Lesson 13: Learn blues piano, part 2

My online video course Learn Jazz Piano is now available. It’s time to learn the blues  in the way a jazz musician plays. Learn blues piano, part 2 takes you beyond the basics. No longer will you be playing just 3 chords over the blues scale. Use advanced chord changes that turn blues into jazz.… Read more »

Lesson 12: Learning blues piano

Are you ready to start learning blues piano? Lesson 12 of my online course ‘Learn Jazz Piano online.’ This lesson is all about the blues. When learning blues piano I’ll teach you how to solo, using many creative techniques. I have also included the minor blues. The blues isn’t always in 4/4 time. In fact 12/8… Read more »

My learn jazz piano eBook for Kindle

You can now purchase my Learn Jazz Piano eBook  for kindle. It is also available for your iPad. My learn jazz piano eBook for Kindle is perfect for all the essentials of jazz theory. It is meant to be read in conjunction with the learn jazz video course. To get my Learn Jazz Piano eBook for kindle, go… Read more »

Lesson 11: playing jazz standards

A guide to playing jazz standards, part 2. Lesson 11 of Learn Jazz Piano Online continues with the theme of playing jazz standards. This jazz lesson is called Autumn Leaves part 2 and picks up where lesson 10 left off. This lesson is divided up into three sections: head, comp and solo. Head – this… Read more »

Why I set up Learn Jazz Piano Online with Paul Abrahams.

The birth of learn jazz piano with Paul Abrahams Some of you have followed my old learn jazz piano iTunes audio only podcasts over the last few years. A natural progression would be to use video and offer backing tracks. Although this is what I’m now doing, it’s not the reason why I dreamed up… Read more »

jazz piano eBook 2

I’m working my way through jazz piano eBook 2 and should have it ready by the Summer. It will include rootless voicings, diminished theory, tritone substitution, block chords, rhythm changes and advanced blues structures Introduction to jazz piano eBook 2 An imagined Q&A Q        Surely, playing jazz piano is all about instinct and invention. How can I… Read more »

My article on WikiHow: ways to study jazz piano

My WikiHow article contains tips on how to solo using extensions and scales.

Next lesson for Jazz Piano Online

I’m now working on lesson 11 of Jazz Piano Online. An update from Paul at Jazz Piano online. You can now buy the complete course so click here! Lesson 1 – From scales to chords Soloing over the Pentatonic scale Mastering intervals The V – I concept One formula to construct all major scales 7… Read more »