Join Peter Martin in the first ever Open Studio “Ask Me Anything,” recorded on April 19. Peter gets interviewed by a Facebook Live audience who question him on topics ranging from piano tips and advice to stories about his career as a jazz pianist.
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
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”
Peter Martin shows you 2 triads you can use to add some gospel flavor to your playing.
Jazz pianists are always looking for “cool” voicings – “Hey, show me a cool voicing!” But I always like to think of voicings as part of a progression, not just a static chord by itself.