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 jazz playing.
Peter Martin shows you how to solo with block chords in a modern style.
Peter Martin shows you some tips for playing quickly on the piano.
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,