I asked 8-Bit Music Theory, David Bennett Piano, David Bruce Composer, Adam Neely, 12Tone, Signals Music Studio, June Lee, Rick Beato, Nahre Sol, Ben Levin, Justice Cow, and Simon Fransman (all of which have been extremely helpful friends to me along the way) to help me out with this celebration of reaching 200,000 subscribers on YouTube!
Live jazz is back! My quartet and I got to open a brand new club in San Diego, last weekend and we had a blast! Visit The Jazz Lounge if you get a chance and don't forget that you can hear all of the tunes we play on my albums (available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and YouTube)
Aimee Nolte: Piano and vocals Mike Scott: Guitar James Yoshizawa: Drums/Percussion Bruce Lett: Bass
Streamed live on Jun 26, 2021
Here is my take on the beautiful Erroll Garner standard for this summer Monday morning.
Some of my favorite songs are about summer, fall, winter and spring. Let's talk about some of the very best "season songs" that have ever been written.
We're talking ADVANCED jazz piano today. How to get that magic diminished descending sound like Oscar Peterson and so many great pianists. Using upper structure and octatonic devices, we learn to decorate altered dominant chords like BOSSES. Let's DO this!
My BEST Diminished Trick - Upper Structure Diminished Exercise Score - 8 Pages PDF
Purchase the worksheet of the video [8 pages PDF 5.00 $]
An overview of the many uses for the extremely versatile diminished 7th chord and how great composers over the last 6 decades or so have used this chord of intrigue to make rich and compelling pop songs.
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