Diminished Voicings and Harmony In Context – Jazz Theory Lesson Part 2

In this lesson, we talk about understanding diminished harmony and using diminished chords in context. We dive into alternative diminished voicings, as well as the illusive Diminished Major voicing and how to use it.

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How to Play Like Bills Evans – Comping Feint Technique

This video is about a simple comping technique that Bill Evans commonly used. It involves mimicking the rhythm of your right hand improvisation with the chords in your left hand.

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How to Play Two Handed Chords – Beginner Voicing Exercise

In this beginner jazz piano lesson, learn how to form voicings using two hands.

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How to Improvise on Donna Lee – Beginner to Intermediate Jazz Piano Lesson

In this short jazz piano lesson, you will learn the basics for how to improvise (also known as taking a solo) over the chord changes for the song “Donna Lee,” a bebop song composed by Miles Davis and popularized by Charlie Parker.

Scales to know:
Major scale – used on Major 7 chords
Dorian scale – second mode of major, used on minor 7 chords
Dominant scale – also known as mixolydian (fifth mode of major), used on dominant chords
whole-half diminished – used on diminished chords

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Jazz Piano Tutorial: Pretty Minor 11 Voicing

This short video lesson will help you build your arsenal of piano voicings, which can of course be useful for improvisation, composition and arranging. This voicing is called a Minor 11 chord because it has an 11 on top.