JPS Ep:157 – 3 Ways To Overcome Your Improvisation Fears

Let’s face it…it’s SCARY to improvise. It’s a very vulnerable thing because you’re opening up yourself to the world. You’re expressing your true self and true emotions. Now besides all that inner stuff…there is also the fear of simply making mistakes. BUT…enough about the negative…let’s get in the positive and I’ll show you 3 amazing ways to get stomp on your fears today!

JPS Ep:156 – Find Out the Secrets to Playing a One-Chord Vamp!

As jazz pianists, we often get caught up in complex chord progressions and substitutions. The question is: What happens when the chips are down, and you have to improvise over only ONE chord? Here are some secret strategies to work on what to play over one-chord vamps.