10k subscribers came and went! Thank you everyone! This lesson is a great triplett blues lesson showing you how to lock up the hands. This is one of the most often questions I get from people! You just need to take it in sections and think about counting it out and finding what fingers fall on what beats! You... Read More
When I began playing the piano, I was very fortunate to study with a very gifted classical pianist. He taught me about classical technique and how to play fast with little effort. I also learned how to play without injuring your hand. While I was studying classical music, I started learning about jazz and playing local gigs. Over the... Read More
Here is one of the more popular licks that you guys ask me about. The key to getting this blues lick under your fingers is to isolate the lick into several smaller parts. I do this with all of the licks teach. By breaking it down into smaller segments, you can work to master individual parts so that when... Read More
Hey guys! Based on your feedback, example 1 of 50 Days is one of your favorite exercises for working the fingers. In day 32, we do a slight variation by changing 1 note. This is a very important note. The E natural becomes and Eb. This will help you with the iim7 V7 chord progression. Have fun! Email me... 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
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 easy jazz course.
The Ultimate Blues bundle is Over 3 hours... 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