Quick Jazz Improv Lesson – Tritone Lick On the V Chord

This improv lesson teaches you a great pianistic (or other) lick to use on V chords. It’s especially useful for solo piano since it can be used out of time to build tension. It’s based on the tritone, meaning you’re using the tonality of the Major chord exactly 3 whole steps away from the tonic.

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THREE Free Bud Powell Transcriptions – “All God’s Children Got Rhythm,” “Fine and Dandy,” and “Sonny Side”

Jazz pianist Gregory Chen has provided us with three great Bud Powell intros, fully-transcribed! Here are the PDF’s below:

Bud Powell – Fine and Dandy Intro

Bud Powell – All God’s Children Got Rhythm Intro

Bud Powell – Sonny Side Intro

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http://www.gregorychenjazz.com/

And I highly recommend that you watch this video:

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.

For Skype lessons, email me at jazzpianoconcepts@gmail.com

 

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.

For Skype lessons, email me at jazzpianoconcepts@gmail.com.

How to Sound Like McCoy Tyner – Step 2 – Fourths and Pentatonics

This  jazz piano tutorial will help you learn to sound like the great McCoy Tyner by showing you some techniques that will help you learn to play melodies or improvise in his characteristic fourthy and pentatonic style.