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

Freddie Freeloader – Wynton Kelly solo transcription

Wynton Kelly’s iconic solo on the Bb blues “Freddie Freeloader” is a clinic in eloquent, swinging, and masterful jazz piano playing. We can glean so much about how to phrase, swing and play the blues from these perfectly crafted four choruses. Download the transcribed chart PDF of Wynton Kelly’s iconic solo on the Bb blues “Freddie Freeloader”

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7 Step Guide to Learn Jazz Piano

Want to learn how to play jazz piano? Great news — it’s not as hard as you may think. In fact, if you follow thisa simple and organic approach, you’ll be swingin’ on a simple blues tune in no time.

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Peter Martin

7 Essential Jazz Piano Albums

A highly subjective list of top jazz piano albums, featuring Art Tatum, Herbie Hancock, Oscar Peterson, Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans, Ahmad Jamal and Thelonious Monk.

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