How to Play Two Handed Chords – Beginner Voicing Exercise

In this beginner jazz piano lesson, learn how to form voicings using two hands.

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Jazz Improv Tutorial – Solo Restrictions Part 2 – Stylistic Restrictions

This short jazz improvisation tutorial will teach you some ways to restrict yourself while practicing improvisation. This helps you avoid finger patterns and forces you to be more creative.

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Rhythmic Restrictions

Only 1/4 notes
Only 1/8 notes
Use only triplets

Technical Restrictions:

Play every other measure
Use only your left hand
Only arpeggios

Great Jazz Warm Up – Part 1 – Bebop Scale Cycle

PDF: Jazz Warm Up 1: Bebop Scale Cycle

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In this short jazz piano lesson, you will learn a great warm up exercise to use before each time you sit down to play or practice. You are essentially cycling through the major bebop scale and its relative harmonic minor scale in all keys.

 

 

How to Sound Like McCoy Tyner – Part 3 – Shaping Lines and Combining Melodies

This short instructional jazz piano tutorial will help you learn to sound like the great McCoy Tyner by showing you some techniques involving the shapes of your lines and melodies. This will help you learn to play melodies or improvise in his characteristic fourth and pentatonic style.

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How to Play Like Brad Mehldau – Part 3 – Improvisation and Melodic Development

This short instructional jazz piano tutorial will help you learn to sound like the great Brad Mehldau by showing you some techniques that will help you learn to develop melodies in your solos like a pro.

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