Jazz Improvisation Lesson: Diminished Lick #4

In this short jazz piano tutorial, I demonstrate the fourth in a series of interesting and often-used diminished licks. You’ll learn how how and why they work, and how to apply them to your own improvisation.

If interested in private lessons, please email me: JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com

Augmented Lick 1 – Intermediate to Advanced Jazz Piano Lesson

Hey team! It’s been quite a while since my last post. I’ve been busy with graduate school, learning about film scoring, orchestration, video game programming, sound design, and much more. BUT. I’m back, and ready to keep you updated with new jazz piano materials! Here’s the info for the first in a series of new videos:

This short piano tutorial will teach you how to play an interesting augmented lick.

I teach online private lessons. If interested, email me at JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com

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Brad Mehldau Lick Tutorial

This piano lesson will teach you how to play a common lick that you’ll hear in many of Brad Mehldau’s solos and recordings.

I teach private lessons via Skype. Send me an email me at JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com if you’re interested in learning more.

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

Check out Gregory Chen’s music here:

http://www.gregorychenjazz.com/

And I highly recommend that you watch this video:

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.