Month: February 2022

How to learn jazz piano, part 2

In part 2 of how to learn jazz piano I am reflecting on how I started to learn and continue to learn to play and have an understanding of jazz piano. In part 1 I looked at the path that I took and how it helped me. Here’s a quick recap. Learn to read music,… Read more »

The turnaround in jazz, part 3.

The jazz turnaround is a sequence of 4 chords and appears in many guises. In part 2 of the turnaround in jazz we looked at a ‘I-VI-II-V’ chord sequence in the key of F major. We then exchanged the VI minor chord (Dmin7) for a dominant 7 (D7). This has now created a second V… Read more »