Here is an example of the Alt blues bass line course coming out in March. Please like the video and get download the pdf here https://imusicacademy.com/piano/
The pdf will be in your inbox. Also, I will be sending out more of these pdfs and tips as we get closer to the launch release of March 29th. I am going to... Read More
Here is a fun lick in the style of Oscar Peterson. When I started learning how to play the piano, Oscar with the first guy I started listening to. Try to spend a lot of time on this lick. After you get it, you will want to try transposing it into other keys. This lick is a part of... Read More
For this video I wanted to do something a little different. When pianists learn the dorian mode, this is one of the most important voicings to learn. It comes from the tune "So What" by Miles Davis off of the album Kind of Blue. The voicing is stacked in intervals of a fourth with the top voicing containing a... Read More
Blues Courses (and jazz course) have 4 hours of Video and 40 pdfs
I have been getting a lot of questions about the blues courses. The number 1 question is "Do the Videos come with Pdfs?" The answer is yes. Blues Volumes 1-3 and Jazz course have a total of 40 pdfs and 4 hours of Video.
I have put together a... Read More
Wow, what a great start to the new year! I am proud of all of the students who have been sticking with the courses and staying focused. I am seeing amazing progress from my weekly students! Keep it up!
Important news! I have had the blues bundle courses on sale for 6 months and this is the last week to get... Read More
Here a great Jazz piano lick for a 1 6 2 5 turnaround with a bass line. You are going to be learning a lot if you study this lick. First, let's start with the left hand. In addition to learn the bass notes for the chords (C,A,D,G) you also learn one of the coolest things you can learn about... Read More
I have been enjoying teaching the live trainings on Periscope with iMusicAcademy students. This is a great way for me to encourage and challenge students who are working through the blues courses. In addition to having me there to answer questions, we are encouraging each other and have made friendships with other students. You can find me on Periscope... Read More
Here is a great exercise I give my students to learn how to do a walking bass line while playing comping chords in the right hand. This example is moving from a C7 to an F7 which happens in the first 2 measure of jazz blues progression in the key of C. This example shows the necessary fingering when... Read More