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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Stride Piano Solo on Ain’t Misbehavin’

It’s been a while since my last stride video, and I’ve gotten a little rusty! Here’s a clip from my practice session. Working on getting my stride chops back up to par.

Advanced Jazz Comping with Fourth Voicings – Pentatonic Inversions

In this video, I show you how to use the classic Bill Evans “So What” voicing and move it up the Pentatonic scale. It’s a great exercise and will really improve your comping technique giving you new ways to play, especially over modal tunes.

Click here for a PDF of the exercise written out in all keys: Pentatonic Inversions