The piano has 88 keys! But rarely do students and even intermediate players playing gigs utilize the ENTIRE piano when they play. If you’re not…then you should be! But what exactly should you be playing in each area? In this episode I’ll teach you exactly what to do in each register of the piano. Enjoy!
Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn At the young age of 25, Herbie Hancock was …
Harmonizing melodies with chords can be tricky…especially if you’re trying to make it actually sound good! How do we know what chords to play with the melody note? What makes it sound good?
All these questions and more popup and it can become very frustrating.
In this podcast, our brand new JPS staff educator will address those questions and provide you with an amazing strategy to harmonize melodies with ANY chord you want! Enjoy!
Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Ahmad Jamal is a true original. His stylings of …
Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Here is a quintessential blues solo break from Oscar …
Arpeggios can be reallllyyy boring…or they can be used to add some burnin movements into your improvisation! I’ll be talking about the latter. These 3 different ways to add arpeggios in your improvisation are sure to help you add some flying, fast movements up and down the piano for an amazing texture you’re going to love! Enjoy!
Knowing what kind of style, what kind of approach you should take on a tune can be tough? How do you go at it? Old school? Modern? Flowy? Hard swing?
In this episode I’ll give you 5 quick tips that will allow you to easily understand the approach you should take when playing a tune. I also go over specific approaches at the end. Enjoy!