Learn The Rhythmic Feel And Notation Of Swing

Learning the swing feel in jazz can be frustrating when you’re first starting out. What gives jazz that feeling that makes you want to dance? Why do you feel like taping your foot every time you listen to an album. I’m sure you know because of the title of this blog, but yes, it’s the […]

5 Jazz Piano Doubts Reversed.

Every unknown skill or topic has myths behind it that we all as individuals tend to create in our minds. This may be from our own creative brain power, or from a friend who is feeding us these terrible ideas. Have you ever heard “Oh you can’t do that, those guys are born able to […]

How To Decipher Jazz Fake Book Charts!

So maybe you’ve read my posts on triads and 7th chords. Hopefully you have. Hopefully you have practiced the triads and 7th chords. If you have, then you are ready for this post! If not, you can still learn from the post, you will just need to learn your chords first before reading any charts. […]

Introduction To 7th Chords

Do you ever walk into a restaurant and hear someone playing the piano, and just wonder how they get those juicy jazz sounds? Or maybe you hear a song on a movie that sets the perfect kind of atmosphere for a 1950’s scene. Those harmonies (chords) that you are hearing are mainly 7th chords! And […]

How To Start Playing Pop And Cover Songs Today!! Part 4 – Rhythms

Rhythms are the last key ingredient to being able to play any song of your choice and make it sound decent to the average listener. Rhythms will be serve a large role when I begin talking about Jazz more but for now the simple rhythms you will learn to play will help you spice up […]

How To Start Playing Pop and Cover Songs!! Part 2 – Minor Triads

Well I have some good news and bad news. The good news is if you’re reading this you didn’t get too discouraged by part 1 and you’re eager to learn more. The bad news is you have to learn 12 more chords, but wait…they’re extremely similar to the major chords. So if you we’re good […]

How To Start Playing Pop and Cover Songs Today!! – Part 1 Major Triads

Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Alright so here we go! If you’re one of those people who has played piano before and want to be able to play the pop songs you hear in your car while driving to work, or you’re a jazz […]

Start Learning Jazz Piano Today!

Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Learning the piano is a very simple process. Like anything in life, when we break a problem down into a step by step solution, we allow ourselves to make simple and gradual progress to our goal while sparing frustration […]

Learning Jazz Piano Is The Easiest Hobby In The World

Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn If I had a dime for every time I heard someone say “Wow! I wish I could do that!”, while I was playing somewhere, I actually would be rich. The other line that would make me a pretty penny […]