Month: December 2013
The 2nd golden rule: learning to play jazz piano.
learning to play Jazz Piano with Paul Abrahams Golden rule number 2 when learning to play jazz piano: Know all your 7th chords. When studying jazz piano you must ensure that all 7th chords are under your fingers. These are 4-note chords that have intervals of either a minor 3rd or a major 3rd. A minor 3rd has… Read more »
Studying Jazz Piano with Paul Abrahams: The first golden rule
Studying Jazz Piano with Paul Abrahams Golden rule number 1 when studying jazz piano: 1 When studying jazz piano, learn all your major and minor scales. Major Major scales run horizontally through major II – V – I sequences. Don’t avoid the flat keys; they come up all the… Read more »