Tag: diminished scales

Learn to play a jazz piano solo

The following article was first published on WikiHow.  Learn to Play a jazz piano solo Is it possible to learn to play a great jazz piano solo or  can you play just by instinct? The story goes that Errol Garner   couldn’t read music, but unless you’re  a genius, you need more than just good instinct. Steps… Read more »

eBook Learning Jazz Piano book 3

Learning Jazz Piano book 3 My eBook ‘Learning Jazz Piano book 3’ is now available at the link below https://www.learnjazzpianoonline.com/jazz-piano-ebook.html This 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 3… 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 »