Tag - improv

Alternate Bass Lines for Blues Piano

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...

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Practicing to get better!

iMusicAcademy, I just wanted to share a few thoughts about managing your practice time. Practicing the piano can be an overwhelming task if we don't have specific goals in mind. There can be so much to think about that we can actually practice but not get anything accomplished. Should...

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Blues Piano Volume 3 example no. 6

  Here is an excerpt from Blues Piano Volume 3 from  iMusicAcademy.com Also,   Here is the pdf.  Blues Piano Vol 3 ex 6 - Piano Please let me know how you like it. We currently have both versions of the courses. Now you get the Vimeo courses and dropbox chart links as well as...

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Blues Piano Volume 2 example 7

iMusicAcademy, 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,...

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Solo Blues Piano with Champe it out!

Check out this example from Solo Blues piano with Champe. In this first example, Champe plays the blues solo and the begins teaching the solo. This first example is 1 of 5 that take you through the entire blues solo. This 25 minute video will show you exactly how...

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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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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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