JPS Ep:146 – How to Play “Block Chords” Like George Shearing

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In this lesson we’ll learn how to play “block chord” voicings in a jazz style. This technique was made famous by George Shearing, and used by other pianists such as Oscar Peterson and Bill Evans.

You can use it to harmonize melodies and achieve a fuller soloistic sound when playing in a group.

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