People don't think about the blues scale in the right way, and it's ruining their jazz solos. Improvisation can't simply be thought of in terms of "a scale" and have imagination, soul and meaning.Try these things instead!
One of the things that gives jazz it’s unique feel and sound is a walking bass line. Follow this simple formula of mine to be able to create your own bass lines with your left hand and really start to sound like a swinging pianist.
We're talking GOSPEL piano today. Sound Like A Pro Gospel Player With This Minor Fill.
Maybe the easiest piano trick you will ever learn! Make your piano playing MUCH more interesting by adding this little triadic fill to your musical vocabulary. It won't take much practice, and I've made you a pdf to help, if you are a visual learner!
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I flew up to Berkeley for a whirlwind trip this week - to see my hero, Bobby McFerrin. Let me tell you all about it!
Dive into Brian Wilson’s solo piano from Nov 2021, “At My Piano” with me and discover the absolute genius and beauty of these new imaginings of timeless classics.
Doing my best to answer questions from viewers about all their jazz, piano, music and life inquiries.
The Genius JamTracks App is a key element in my jazz improvisation practice. I only promote products that I strongly believe in and this one is at the top of my list. It makes me a better musician all-around by being the app that really PLAYS and THINKS like a real band - a trio that wants to keep you on your toes! Work on your polyrhythms, ability to hear and feel grooves, metric modulations, and advanced rhythmic concepts while playing the tunes you know and love - in any key and at any tempo.
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