Sound Like the Great Jazz Pianists
How to Sound Like Robert Glasper II: Jazz Improv Style + 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: https://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com/product-page/sound-like-the-greats-hip-hop-r-n-b Get in touch with any questions by commenting, or by emailing me here: JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com
How to Play Like Robert Glasper - Part 1: Chords, Harmony and Bass Motion
PDF available for instant download: https://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com/product-page/sound-like-the-greats-hip-hop-r-n-b In this video, you'll learn some excellent ways to create slick and unexpected harmony like Robert Glasper. For more tips and lessons, visit http://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com. For more lessons and info, visit http://jazzpianoconcepts.com
How to Play Piano Like Oscar Peterson
A short instructional lesson video to help you learn how to sound like the great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. For many more lessons, be sure to subscribe! PDF's available for instant download here: https://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com/store If you have any questions, feel free to comment or email me: JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com
How to Play Like Erroll Garner - Misty
A short instructional lesson video to help you learn how to sound like the great Erroll Garner. PDF's available for instant download here: https://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com/store For private lessons, email me: JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com For more lessons and info, visit http://jazzpianoconcepts.com
Play Piano Like Bill Evans - Quick Left Hand Chord Tip
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. Check out more tutorials here: http://jazzpianoconcepts.com Email me: JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com
How to Play Like Brad Mehldau - Part 2 - Lesson In Right Hand Ostinato Practice
This short instructional jazz piano tutorial will help you learn to sound like the great Brad Mehldau by showing you some techniques that will help you learn to play melodies or improvise in your left hand while maintaing an ostinato in your right hand. For more tips and lessons, visit http://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com.
How to Play Like Brad Mehldau - Part 1 - Hand Independence Exercises
This short instructional jazz piano lesson will help you learn to sound like the great Brad Mehldau by showing you some techniques that will help you learn hand independence, which is of course an important part of Mehldau's playing. I teach online, private Skype lessons. If interested, email me at JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com For more tips and lessons, visit http://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com.
How to Solo: Jazz Improvisation 101
This jazz piano tutorial demonstrates an excellent exercise to help you learn the essential building blocks of how to improvise and how to apply them to chord changes and harmony. The fundamental technique of jazz improv comes down to learning scales and being able to connect them as chords go by. This lesson will show a beginner how to improvise, but the exercise patterns can also be applied to any difficult song for even an intermediate or advanced student or player to practice and learn. PDF instant downloads available here: http://jazzpianoconcepts.com/store
Diminished Licks, Scales & Patterns Explained - Jazz Theory Lesson
In this lesson, we discuss the theory of the half-whole and whole-half diminished scales and how they relate to altered chords. We then dive into some classic, awesome-sounding diminished licks and why they work so well as patterns that can be played ascending and descending. Get your copy of '20 Exercises For Mastering Diminished Vocabulary' here: http://jazzpianoconcepts.com/store
20 Modern Bebop Exercises | Short & Effective Jazz Improvisation Lesson
Download the exercises in PDF form here: http://jazzpianoconcepts.com/store This quick but effective lesson provides you with a series of bebop licks and patterns with the sheet music so that you can learn them and practice them on your own, learning how to play bebop and use licks that are created largely from bebop scales. These exercises will help you solo over standard songs like Billie's Bounce, Donna Lee, Ornithology, A Night In Tunisia, Groovin' High, and others. http://facebook.com/noahkellman http://instagram.com/noahkellman
Jazz Improv Tutorial - Solo Restrictions Part 2 - Rhythmic and Technical Restrictions
This short jazz improvisation tutorial will teach you some ways to restrict yourself while practicing improvisation. This helps you avoid finger patterns and forces you to be more creative. I teach Skype lessons. If you're interested, email me at JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com Rhythmic Restrictions Only 1/4 notes Only 1/8 notes Use only triplets Technical Restrictions: Play every other measure Use only your left hand Only arpeggios
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 For Skype lessons, email me at email@example.com. For more tips and lessons, visit http://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com.
AMAZING Jazz Improvisation Exercise: Applying Scales Over Chords
PDF's available for instant download here: https://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com/store Check below for more options. This video takes you through the process of applying different types of scales over different chords in a jazz standard. In essence, improvisation really is a simple as being able to connect one scale to the next in a melodic way. This means that you have to know the scales well enough that you can switch between them quickly without having to start on the route, or the first note. PDF of this exercise over a Jazz Standard: https://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com/product-page/the-amazing-jazz-improv-exercise-jazz-standard-edition PDF of this exercise over an F-Blues: https://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com/product-page/the-amazing-jazz-improv-exercise-f-blues-edition Free version: https://jazzpianoconcepts.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/amazing-jie-parts-1-and-2.pdf I love making free videos for you, but I would be so grateful if you felt like FUNDING MY PIZZA TONIGHT :) --- http://paypal.me/noahkellman
Jazz Improvisation Lesson - Diminished Lick #1
In this short jazz piano tutorial, I demonstrate the first of a series of interesting and often-used diminished licks. You'll learn how how and why they work. Download the PDF here: http://jazzpianoconcepts.com/2015/01/27/jazz-improv-lesson-diminished-lick-1/
10 Neo Soul / Hip Hop 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. PDF available for instant download here: http://jazzpianoconcepts.com/store
GREAT Jazz Piano Warm Up Exercise - Part 1 - Bebop Scale Cycle
In this short jazz piano lesson, you will learn a great warm up exercise to use before each time you sit down to play or practice. You are essentially cycling through the major bebop scale and its relative harmonic minor scale in all keys. For a PDF of the exercise, click here: http://jazzpianoconcepts.com/2013/09/21/great-jazz-warm-up-part-1-bebop-scale-cycle/ For Skype lessons, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more tips and lessons, visit http://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com.
GREAT Jazz Piano Warm Up Exercise - Part 2 - Finger Stretch
In this short jazz piano lesson, you will learn a great warm up exercise to use before each time you sit down to play or practice. In this exercise, you alternate between arppegiating a Major7#11 chord and minor11 chord, moving this pattern down in half-steps. For Skype lessons, email me at email@example.com. For more tips and lessons, visit http://www.jazzpianoconcepts.com.
Hand Independence Exercises for Jazz Piano
These hand independence exercises for jazz piano are designed to improve finger speed, hand separation and your overall ability to play with two hands. Whether or not jazz is your focus, you will learn to play piano with both hands in this lesson! As a Brad Mehldau fan, I've always been fascinated by his ability to play with two hands at once, improvising with his left hand while his right executes a complicated ostinato. If you want to learn how to play like Brad Mehldau, this video will really help you build on your hand separation ability, and these exercises are inspired by the jazz piano sound. Instantly download 40 Killer Hand Independence Exercises here: http://jazzpianoconcepts.com/store 2:45 - Exercise 1 3:02 - Exercise 2 3:20 - Exercise 3 4:45 - Exercise 4 5:46 - Exercise 5 7:55 - Exercise 6 9:15 - Exercise 7
Scale Practice Tip #2 - Multi-hand Variables
This short instructional video lesson will teach you one method for improving your scale practice sessions and your piano technique. It will also hopefully help you make practicing scales more fun. For information about private Skype lessons, email me at JazzPianoConcepts@gmail.com