Solo Piano System
LESSON 1 - 6 Step Learning Tunes Process
Description: In this lesson you'll learn the steps to thoroughly learn tunes to ensure you can effortlessly express yourself with the JPS system.
LESSON 2 - LH Solo Piano Components
Description: This lesson is extremely important. Learning the LH Solo piano components will serve as the foundation for your LH in all the upcoming lessons.
LESSON 3 - RH Harmonization Of Melody
Description: We start to harmonize with basic harmonizations below the melody. We will expand upon these later in Lesson 5.
LESSON 4 - Voicing Extensions Overview
Description: The extensions in jazz give color to our chords. It's important you learn all your extensions well so you have full access to your expression.
LESSON 5 - Solo Piano Arranging System
Description: This is one of the most important lessons in which we will learn how to voice two-handed arrangements of melody notes that will allow us to play all standards wtih rich, lush beautiful voicings.
LESSON 6 - Adding Extensions To The Arranging Process
Description: Here we add extensions into our Arranging Process. This will thicken up our two hand arrangement and give it life and color!
LESSON 7 - Components To Establish Time
Description: Establishing the tempo and holding it is very important in order to give your tune a good swing feel and keep it solid. These components will help solidy your time while playing solo piano.
LESSON 8 - Analyzing & Filling Space
LESSON 9 - Solo Piano Components of Styles & Tempos
Description: Now that we our foundation down we simply need to learn how to apply it to various styles and tempos.
LESSON 10 - How To Accompany Improvisation
Description: Accompanying yourself while improvising at solo piano is about solidying your LH foundation so that your RH is free to express!
LESSON 11 - 7 Tune Walkthrough & Analysis
Description: Watch exactly how I put all the previous lessons we've learned into action as I play and talk through 7 different tunes and my approach to all of them.