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

For more tips and lessons, visit http://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com.

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How to Play Like Bills Evans – Comping Feint Technique

This video is about a simple comping technique that Bill Evans commonly used. It involves mimicking the rhythm of your right hand improvisation with the chords in your left hand.

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Great Jazz Piano Warmup Exercise – Part 2 – Finger Stretch

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. In this exercise, you alternate between arppegiating a Major7#11 chord and minor11 chord, moving this pattern down in half-steps.

PDF: Jazz Warm Up – Finger Stretch

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

For more tips and lessons, visit http://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com.

Great Jazz Warm Up – Part 1 – Bebop Scale Cycle

PDF: Jazz Warm Up 1: Bebop Scale Cycle

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

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 Play Like Brad Mehldau – Part 1 – Hand Independence Exercises

This short instructional jazz piano lesson will help you learn to sound like the great Brad Mehldau by showing you some techniques that will help you learn hand independence, which is of course an important part of Mehldau’s playing.