This piano lesson will provide you with beautiful new voicings and ideas for the song My Funny Valentine. We walk through a good portion of the song chord by chord, discussing some new and different voicings, as well as classic ways of looking at the chord changes. My Basic Piano Voicings course with video examples will leave you with a much stronger arsenal of voicings. Get your copy here: http://jazzlessonvideos.com/piano
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’.
What makes a bebop lick modern? We begin by learning about classic bebop licks, Barry Harris, bebop scales, and harmony. Then we dive into shaping modern bebop improv. At the end of the video, I show you my first 10 Modern Bebop Licks with sheet music!
Here’s a new video for you, along with a new PDF full of effective exercises! This lesson provides you with a series of modern bebop licks and patterns that will challenge your technique and ear. Download all 20+ exercises in PDF form here: http://jazzpianoconcepts.com/store
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.