Jazz Piano School Ep 37 : LH Solo Piano Components

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    Bullet Points

  • 1. Just Chords
  • 2. Just Roots
  • 3. Bass Notes and Chords your most comfortable with. (Root position, Inversions, Rootless voicings). Practice just using a bass note or a chord per measure.
  • 4. 1+7 or 1+3+7
  • 5. Combine Bass Notes, Chords, 1+3, and 1+3+7
  • 6. If you use 1+7 while playing a tune, try and add the 3rd in your right below your melody.
  • 7. Practice each component SLOWLY!

LH Solo Piano Components

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6 thoughts on “Jazz Piano School Ep 37 : LH Solo Piano Components”

  1. Hey man!

    Thank you so much for all your work on this site it’s making a huge difference for me and my jazz piano journey. I was wondering if you could do a podcast on how to practice playing chords in your left his d while you solo with your right?

    Thanks again!

    Steve

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