JPS Ep:167 – The Power of Music
Music is very powerful. Like…very…very…powerful. I mean you know right?! Why do you think you’re on this journey? Music has the power to heal, transform, inspire, calm, soothe, and about a billion other things. In this episode I talk about what music means to me, how it changed my life, and how my mission to teach you jazz piano will help you change lives as well. Here we go!
JPS Ep:166 – The Secret of the “Backdoor ii-V”
What the heck is a backdoor ii-V? Find out in this week’s podcast! Once you master this short but common progression, you will be seeing it all over the place!
JPS Ep:158 – 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, such as “Inner Urge,” “Punjab,” “Gazelle,” and more! Follow along as we explore the chord within the context of the infamous jazz standard “Inner Urge” and investigate how to use it to our advantage when improvising.