PODCASTS

EPISODE 163

What Is
“The Lady Bird
Turnaround?”

If you have never encountered the Lady Bird turnaround or are looking for some new strategies with which to improvise over this device, search no further! In this podcast lesson, we’ll go over how Tadd Dameron…

08/07/19

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By: Brenden Lowe

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EPISODE 162

12 Improv Strategies
To Jam Out On 1 Or 2 Chords (Funk)

What do you do when you are jamming out on 2 chords?…or even 1 CHORD?! Does your mind start freezing up? Well don’t worry, in this podcast, I use my electric rhodes sound on my keyboard and give…

07/31/19

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By: Brenden Lowe

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EPISODE 161

How to Practice
Like A Pro Pt. 2:
“Time In!”

For the second installment of this series, we’ll be talking about one of the most important aspects of music: TIME. When it comes to practicing, time can be a factor that makes or breaks the efficiency of…

07/24/19

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By: Brenden Lowe

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EPISODE 160

How To Practice Like
A Pro Pt 1:
“Don’t Just Play”

In this podcast series, we will be talking about how to optimize your routine to get the most out of your practice time.
In this lesson, we’re talking about
what it means to really practice
vs. “just playing.”

07/15/19

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By: Brenden Lowe

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EPISODE 159

How To Self Assess
Your Skills & Use
Jazz Piano Tools To Make...

Give a person a fish and they eat for a day, teach a person to fish and they eat for a lifetime. This is exactly my approach with all student within Jazz Piano School. Learning jazz piano for a lifetime and NOT a day is about learning jazz piano…

07/03/19

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By: Brenden Lowe

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Check out the
“Joe Henderson
Chord!”

In this podcast lesson we take a closer look at the chord which characterized Joe Henderson during the most impactful time of his career. This chord appears again and again in Joe’s well known compositions from the 1960’s…

06/26/19

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By: Brenden Lowe

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EPISODE 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…

06/18/19

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By: Brenden Lowe

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EPISODE 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…

06/12/19

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By: Brenden Lowe

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EPISODE 155

The Most Supportive & Effective Comping Voicing & Setup You Need To Know

t’s hard to know what to play to create a solid, lush, supportive sound for your accompaniment comping. If you only learn one comping setup this is IT! Hands down this will deliver the MOST supportive…

06/05/19

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By: Brenden Lowe

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