jazz

Jazz Piano Voicing lesson(4ths) and Bassline from “So What” by Miles Davis

iMusicAcademy, 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...

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Get Blues Piano Vol 1-3 and get Jazz Vol 1 for Free

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...

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Blues Piano Volume 3 is out!

I am excited to announce the Launch of Blues piano volume 3. This completes the 3 volume set for piano. We are also including a bonus course "Easy Jazz Piano Vol 1."  After completing your order. You will have instant access to Blues Piano Volumes 1-3 as well as the...

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IMPORTANT NEWS and New Jazz Piano Lick PDF

iMusicAcademy, 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...

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Killer Jazz Piano Lick with walking bass line

iMusicAcademy, 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...

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Periscope Lessons for iMusicAcademy Students

iMusicAcademy, 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...

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Jazz Piano Walking Bass with Comping exercise (loop)

iMusicAcademy, 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...

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Easy Jazz Piano Vol 1 Free Lesson and Charts

iMusicAcademy, Here is a free gift from my Easy Jazz Piano Course. This is a great way to for beginners to start learning about jazz. If you are a more experienced player, I encourage you to try example 1 in all keys. Here are the first 2 charts of my Easy...

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