Christian McBride Trio: Cherokee FAST!

A side-of-the-stage view of the Christian McBride Trio, featuring Peter Martin (piano) and Ulysses Owens, Jr (drums) performing “Cherokee” from the 2009 Bratislava Jazz Festival. More free videos on playing fast from: Christian McBridePeter MartinUlysses Owens, Jr.

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Peter Martin

5 Easy Jazz Piano Chords That Sound Great

Want to play great sounding jazz piano chords? Great news! You DON’T have to first learn jazz theory to play fantastic sounding jazz chords. In fact, it can confuse and frustrate you if you dive first into the treacherous world of jazz theory. There’s lots of videos, blog posts, and teaching online that will show you

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Peter Martin

The one scale you should be practicing every day

Learning to play jazz piano can easily become overwhelming. Sometimes the hardest thing is just deciding what exactly to practice. With so much to do (technique, ear training, voicings, listening, repertoire development, learning solos, etc.) we can freeze up into a state of non-developmental paralysis. But scales are one thing we can always work on,

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