This short video lesson will help you build your arsenal of piano voicings, which can of course be useful for improvisation, composition and arranging. This voicing is called a Minor 11 chord because it has an 11 on top.
This short instructional lesson will help you build your arsenal of piano voicings, which can of course be useful for improvisation, composition and arranging. Most of the voicings are fairly easy to work with and they’re nice chords to have under your fingers.
A reader recently emailed me to ask a very good question about how to incorporate upper extensions into his voicings. This is a simple way of creating your own voicings to use in different situations that call for upper extensions.
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In this short video, you are walked through a specific type of jazz piano voicing often used by the great pianist McCoy Tyner while comping. These voicings are called Dominant Pentatonic Inversions and if you practice the material from this lesson diligently, you will gain much more facility in your Tyner-esque comping abilities every day. Click the link below for a free PDF version of the exercise in half-steps: