Month: July 2013

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 Click here for lesson 19 I’ve finally completed lesson 19 ¬†of jazz improvisation, so you can now download it. 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.… Read more »

Reharmonising a jazz standard

Lesson 19 of Learn Jazz Piano online is called ‘Reharmonising a jazz standard’ and will be ready in a week or so. 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… Read more »