How to Play a Walking Bass Line Like a PRO – Tips, Tricks and Embellishments

Being able to play a walking bass line in your left hand is an important skill if you’re learning jazz piano. It allows you to accompany not only yourself, but others. It’s also central to learning and playing jazz organ as well. This tutorial starts with some beginner concepts, then jumps into more advanced ideas, demonstrating some excellent ways for you to make your basslines sound more authentic and swingin’.

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10 Neo Soul / Hip Hop / R’n’B Piano Exercise Patterns

This lesson demonstrates 10 Hip Hop / Neo Soul / R’n’B Piano Exercise Patterns that focus on different aspects of improving your skill and technique. Learning these in all keys will help you sound like greats like Robert Glasper, Anomalie, Rob Araujo, and others who achieve that modern, improvised neo soul piano sound.

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Sound Like Robert Glasper II: Jazz Improv Exercises

This video teaches you about Robert Glasper’s improvisational style, including hip hop inflections, bebop/chromaticism, sequential improv, and his touch and feel. PDF available for instant download full of exercises in all keys: Click Here for PDF

Excellent & Effective Left Hand Jazz Piano Exercises

Hey friends and fellow pianists,

After years of teaching, I’m excited to announce that to go along with my Left Hand video series (video below), I’ve created this PDF of what I believe are the ten best exercises for developing impressive left hand technique quickly and efficiently.

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You will build technique, as well as left hand independence. You’ll also have some interesting new licks to play with your left hand, including bebop, modern II-V-I’s and modern improv licks. Those of you who have studied with me privately may recognize some of the exercises, while there will be new ones for you as well.

After you pick up the PDF, please feel free to contact me with any comments or questions about the material. I’d love to hear your feedback.

Wishing you all the best as you continue your journey to become better pianists,

Noah Kellman

Quick Jazz Improv Lesson – Tritone Lick On the V Chord

This improv lesson teaches you a great pianistic (or other) lick to use on V chords. It’s especially useful for solo piano since it can be used out of time to build tension. It’s based on the tritone, meaning you’re using the tonality of the Major chord exactly 3 whole steps away from the tonic.