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  • "Stardust"
  • Analysis part 2
  • Arrangement part 1
  • Drop 2, 3 and 4 voicings part 1
  • Drop 2, 3 and 4 voicings part 2 (summary)
  • Arrangement part 2 (m. 9)
  • Arrangement part 3 (m. 11)
  • Arrangement part 4 (half-step resolution)
  • Arrangement part 5 (m. 17)
  • Arrangement part 6 (m. 23)
  • Arrangement part 7 (m. 29)
  • Arrangement part 1b (m. 5)
  • Introduction to Stardust
  • Analysis part 1
  • "Stella By Starlight"
  • Introduction to Stella By Starlight
  • Stella discovery phase
  • Stella arrangement pt. 1
  • Stella arrangement pt. 2
  • Stella arrangement pt. 3
  • Stella – comping chords
  • Stella – chord voicings for comping
  • Stella – elements of comping
  • Stella – backing up a singer
  • 6 Essential Arpeggio Exercises
  • Over The Rainbow
  • Introduction
  • m 1-2
  • m 3-4
  • m 5-8
  • m 9-14
  • m 14-18
  • m 18 to end
  • Melodic Confusion
  • Piano Essentials Key of C
  • Major Scale
  • Common Triads
  • Common 7 Chords
  • Natural Minor Scale
  • Tensions and Progressions
  • Piano Essentials Key of G
  • Major Scale
  • Common Triads
  • Natural Minor Scale
  • Chord Tensions
  • Progression
  • Piano Essentials Key of D
  • Key of D
  • Piano Essentials Key of A
  • Key of A
  • Piano Essentials Key of E
  • Key of E
  • Piano Essentials Key of B
  • Key of B
  • Piano Essentials Key of F Sharp
  • Key of F Sharp
  • Piano Essentials Key of D Flat
  • Key of D Flat
  • Piano Essentials Key of A Flat
  • Key of A Flat
  • Piano Essentials Key of E Flat
  • Key of E Flat
  • Piano Essentials Key of B Flat
  • Key of B Flat
  • Piano Essentials Key of F
  • Key of F
  • "Somos Novios"
  • Introduction
  • Transposition pt 2
  • Improvisation
  • Montuno – easy
  • Montuno – advanced pt 1
  • Discovery pt 1
  • Discovery pt 2
  • Chord breakdown 1
  • Chord breakdown 2
  • Transposition pt 1
  • Montuno – advanced pt 2
  • "Light My Fire" - The Doors (Vol. 1)
  • Song Introduction
  • Verse Chorus
  • Solo Section 1
  • Solo Section 2
  • Solo Section 3
  • Solo Section 4
  • Solo Section 5
  • "Light My Fire" - The Doors (Vol. 2)
  • Solo Section 6
  • Solo Section 7
  • Solo Section 8
  • Solo Section 9
  • Bringing in the Left Hand
  • Improvisation Tips
  • "Riders On The Storm" - The Doors
  • Introduction
  • Dorian and bassline
  • Falling RH pattern
  • The Verse
  • Form and Advanced options pt 1
  • Form and Advanced options pt 2
  • Lick A
  • Lick B
  • Lick C
  • Lick D
  • Grouping of 3
  • "Break On Through To The Other Side" - The Doors
  • Introduction
  • The Bassline
  • The Verse
  • The Solo
  • The Solo – part 2
  • The Solo – part 3
  • Shaping Your Solo
  • Playbook Days 1-10
  • "My Romance"
  • "Besame Mucho"
  • Introduction
  • Part 5
  • Part 6
  • Part 7
  • Improv ideas part 1
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 4 section 2
  • Improv ideas part 2
  • "Manha De Carnaval"
  • Introduction
  • Analysis pt1
  • Analysis pt2
  • Analysis pt3
  • Improv part 1
  • Bring in the chord
  • Chordal improv
  • Mini sequences
  • Using Motifs
  • Harmonizing a line
  • Using a montuno pattern
  • Going outside of the harmony
  • Advanced topics pt 1
  • Advanced topics pt 2
  • Blues, Basslines, Re-harm, Chords and Comping - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Bassline pt 1
  • Rootless voicings
  • Comping
  • Comping pt 2 & Practice
  • Bassline pt 2
  • Blues, Basslines, Re-harm, Chords and Comping - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Bassline and fingering
  • Variation #2
  • Comping tips
  • Variation #3
  • Variation #4 pt1
  • Variation #4 pt2
  • Mastering Rhythms - The Basics
  • Introduction
  • Quarter Notes
  • Half Notes
  • Eighth Notes
  • Mixed Rhythms
  • Swung Eighth Notes
  • Applying Rhythms to Chords
  • Time Signature and Meter
  • Mastering Rhythms - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Syncopated #1
  • Syncopated #2
  • 3/4 rhythms
  • 6/8 rhythms
  • Two-handed rhythms #1
  • Two-handed rhythms #2
  • Comping chords (rhythmic ideas)
  • Apply rhythm to improvisation scales
  • Rhythms and different styles of music
  • Mastering Rhythms - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Review & Quarter Notes
  • Half & Whole notes
  • Downbeat Upbeat Syncopation
  • Eighth notes on downbeat
  • Eighth notes on the upbeat
  • Eighth notes tied into notes
  • Triplets
  • Subdividing the beat
  • Introduction to My Romance
  • Step 1 preparation
  • Step 1 (roots & melody)
  • Step 2 preparation
  • Step 2 (R7 shells)
  • Step 3 preparation (Game changer)
  • Step 3 (R7 3rd and melody)
  • Step 4 preparation
  • Step 4 (adding tensions)
  • Step 5 (reharms & tensions)
  • Step 6 more ideas to try…
  • Interpreting a melody
  • Chord Essentials - Key of C
  • Introduction to Chord Essentials
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Only A Paper Moon - The Basics
  • Chord Shells Overview
  • Lower Interval Limits
  • When to switch between shells
  • Reducing Chord Symbols
  • Harmonic Rhythm of Chords
  • Simple Arrangement
  • When hands get in the way
  • What to practice
  • Only A Paper Moon - Stride
  • Oom-pahs Phase 1
  • Oom-pahs Phase 2
  • Oom-pahs Phase 3
  • Student Homework
  • Practice with metronome on 2+4
  • Only A Paper Moon - Full Arrangement
  • Special Tips For Beginners
  • Complete arrangement
  • Complete arrangement (measure 5)
  • Complete arrangement (2nd ending)
  • The coda and a cool ending
  • What to practice this week
  • Summertime - Comping & Switching Styles
  • The Melody
  • Comping pt 1
  • Comping pt 2
  • Comping pt 3
  • Fixing chord charts pt 1
  • Fixing chord charts pt 2
  • Fixing chord charts pt 3
  • Latin version pt 1
  • Latin version pt 2
  • Latin version pt 3
  • Ben's Blues Part 1
  • Introduction to Jazz Piano
  • Bassline
  • Bassline pt 2
  • Bassline pt 3
  • Bassline pt 4
  • Bassline pt 5
  • Bassline pt 6
  • Ben's Blues Part 2
  • About Virtual Keyboard
  • Melody
  • Melody pt 2
  • Melody pt 3
  • Melody pt 4
  • First Ending
  • Bassline with Melody
  • Ben's Blues - Melody With Bassline
  • Ben's Blues Part 3
  • Rootless Chord Voicings
  • Building Chords
  • Chord Tensions
  • A Voicing B Voicing
  • Ben’s Blues Chord Voicings
  • Syncopation and Comping
  • Bassline & Chords m 1-6
  • Bassline & Chords m 7-12
  • Gaining Freedom with Comping
  • Chunking Practice
  • Phrase Flow
  • Why You Should Sound Bad
  • Ben's Blues Part 4
  • Play-along Tracks
  • Pentatonic Scale
  • Blues Scale
  • Grace Notes
  • Vocalize Rhythms
  • Creating Licks
  • Scale Blocks
  • Minor Pentatonic Licks
  • Blues Scale Licks
  • 12-Bar Blues Copy/Paste
  • Head-Solo-Head
  • Playing/Resting
  • Conclusion
  • Chord Essentials - Key of G
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Chord Essentials - Key of D
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Chord Essentials - Key of F
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Chord Essentials - Key of B Flat
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Chord Essentials - Key of A
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Chord Essentials - Key of E
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Chord Essentials - Key of A Flat
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Chord Essentials - Key of Eb
  • Chord Essentials - Key of B
  • Chord Essentials - Key of D Flat
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Chord Essentials - Key of F Sharp
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Style of James Booker
  • Introduction
  • Junco Partner Groove
  • Runs With Flair
  • Alternate End
  • The Booker Groove
  • Making Your Own Booker Groove
  • Classified Groove
  • Goodnight Irene
  • Style of Gene Harris
  • Introduction
  • 1 to 4 chord lick
  • 10ths – 2-5 lick
  • 6ths lick
  • Tremolo lick
  • Gospel 6-5 resolution
  • Style of Otis Spann
  • Introduction to Otis Spann style
  • Otis Spann basslines
  • Otis Spann lick #1
  • Big Blues chords
  • Otis Spann lick #2
  • Lick #3
  • Lick #4
  • Lick #5
  • Lick #6
  • Lick #7
  • Lick #8
  • Lick #9
  • “Song” using licks
  • Style of Johnny Rivers
  • Introduction
  • Fill/Break #1
  • Fill/Break #2
  • Fill/Break #3
  • Fill/Break #4
  • Combinations
  • Simple Groove
  • Simple Groove pt 2
  • Advanced Groove
  • Advanced Groove pt 2
  • The Solo
  • The Solo pt 2
  • Style of Dr. John
  • Introduction to New Orleans Piano
  • New Orleans bass line
  • Beginning New Orleans piano lick
  • Easy turnaround – Blues
  • Resolution notes – suspensions – tendency tones
  • Dr. John – Lick #1
  • Dr. John – Lick #2
  • Dr. John – Lick #3
  • Dr. John – Lick #4
  • Dr. John – Lick #5
  • Dr. John – Lick #6
  • New Orleans piano – lick combinations
  • Style of Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Introduction
  • Song introdution
  • Arrangement Left Hand
  • Adding the Right Hand
  • B Section
  • B Section pt 2
  • Glissando pt 1
  • Glissando pt 2
  • Glissando in the Song
  • Other Licks pt 1
  • Other Licks pt 2
  • Jerry Lee Technique pt 1
  • Jerry Lee Technique pt 2
  • Style of Floyd Cramer
  • Introduction to Country Piano
  • Country basslines pt1
  • Country Basslines pt2
  • Country Licks pt1
  • Country Licks pt2
  • My Last Date arrangement
  • Arrangement pt1
  • Arrangement pt2
  • Arrangement pt3
  • Arrangement pt4
  • Arrangement pt5
  • Create your own country song
  • Second Ending
  • New Age Piano - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Diatonic harmony review
  • Progression pattern
  • Simple melody
  • Melodic Ex. 1
  • Melodic Ex. 2
  • The pedal
  • Pentatonic Ex.
  • Using 6ths
  • 16th note triplets
  • Progression A
  • Interlude
  • Progression B
  • New Age Piano - Vol. 2
  • Introduction.mp4
  • Creating a progression.mp4
  • Changing the bass.mp4
  • Bass exercises.mp4
  • Improvisation exercises.mp4
  • New Age Piano - Vol. 3
  • Introduction
  • Root-5th-9th-3rd/10th pattern
  • Descending Bass Pattern
  • Pentatonic Scale Pattern
  • Chord Arpeggio Pattern
  • Whole Tone/Lydian Pattern
  • New Age Piano - Vol. 4
  • Introduction
  • M 1
  • M 5
  • M 9
  • M 13
  • M 16
  • M 20
  • M 26
  • Intervals & Chord Tensions
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • How To Pick Out Songs By Ear
  • Introduction
  • Get the bass motion (Sinatra)
  • How to find the right chord (Sinatra) Pt 1
  • How to find the right chord (Sinatra) Pt 2
  • Figuring out top 40 songs (Daft Punk)
  • Diatonic with a twist (Green Day)
  • Groove based songs (Meters)
  • Where to go from here
  • Ear Training - Solfege
  • Ear Training & Solfege
  • Putting Chords to a Simple Melody
  • HWWe7 – Putting Chords to a Simple Melody
  • 7 Ways To Practice Away From The Piano
  • 7 Ways To Practice Away From the Piano
  • Step 1 - Shells Arrangement of "Someone To Watch Over Me"
  • Introduction
  • Melody and Fingering
  • Chord Shells
  • Filling Out The Arrangement
  • Step 2 - Reharmonization
  • Reharm Pt 1
  • Reharm Pt 2
  • Measure 10
  • Step 3 - Intros, Endings and Accompaniment
  • Song Introduction
  • Song Ending
  • Ear Training
  • Accompanying
  • Too High or Too Low
  • Preview of Step 4
  • Step 4 - Scales For Improvisation
  • Improvisation
  • Scales for Improv 1
  • Scales for Improv 2
  • 2nd Ending
  • What to Practice
  • Step 5 - Building a Solo Over Standards
  • Important to remember
  • Scale cell exercise pt. 1
  • Scale cell exercise pt. 2
  • Targeting the 3rd
  • Targeting the 5th
  • Add rhythm to your line
  • Blue Jay
  • Blue Jay
  • Homework
  • Zoeie's Bop
  • Zoeie's Bop
  • Zoeie's Bop Homework
  • Do'h Blues
  • Do'h Blues
  • Do'h Blues Improvisation
  • Improvisation
  • Chicken Pox Blues
  • Chicken Pox Blues
  • Chicken Pox Blues Improvisation
  • Chicken Pox Blues Improvisation
  • Lesson 1 - Major Scale Harmony & Modes
  • Major Scale Harmony & Modes
  • Lesson 2 - Triads, 7th Chords, Shells, Tensions & 2-Handed Chords
  • Triads, 7th Chords, Shells, Tensions & 2-Handed Chords
  • Lesson 3 - Diatonic 7th Chords and Improvising Over the ii-V-I Progression
  • Diatonic 7th Chords and Improvising Over the ii-V-I Progression
  • Dominant Motion
  • Dominant Motion
  • Related ii Chords
  • Related ii Chords
  • Create an Arrangement of "Foggy Day"
  • Create an Arrangement
  • There Is No Greater Love
  • There Is No Greater Love
  • Review - "My Ship"
  • My Ship
  • Upper Structure Triads
  • "My Ship" - UST's
  • Homework Review #1
  • Review #1
  • Killer Voicings - "My Ship"
  • Killer Voicings
  • Homework Review #2
  • Review #2
  • Summertime - Bassline, Comping and Improvisation
  • Creating a bassline pt 1
  • Creating a bassline pt 2
  • Creating a bassline pt 3
  • Rootless, Tritones & Comping pt 1
  • Rootless, Tritones & Comping pt 2
  • Rootless, Tritones & Comping pt 3
  • Improvisation tips pt 1
  • Improvisation tips pt 2
  • Improvisation tips pt 3
  • Creating Cocktail Piano Arrangements
  • Brainstorm pt 1
  • Brainstorm pt 2
  • Arranging-Pedal Tone
  • Arranging-1-6-2-5 Stalling
  • Arranging-1-b3-b6-b2
  • Arranging-Bluesy Groove
  • Arranging-Blues Groove pt 2
  • Arranging-Hip Groove
  • Advanced Reharm pt 1
  • Advanced Reharm pt 2
  • In The Wee Small Hours of The Morning
  • Vocalizing drum grooves
  • Wee Small Hours - contemporary pt 1
  • Wee Small Hours - contemporary pt 2
  • Wee Small Hours - contemporary pt 3
  • Wee Small Hours - contemporary pt 4
  • Wee Small Hours - contemporary pt 5
  • Improv Essentials Introduction
  • What is Improvisation?
  • What is Improvisation?
  • Cycle 4 Motion
  • Cycle 4 motion
  • Cycle 4 Motion with Improvisation Pattern
  • Cycle 4 Motion with Pattern
  • ii-V-I Progression and Voicings
  • ii-V-I Progression Voicings in all 12 keys
  • ii-V-I Progression with Arpeggios
  • ii-V-I Progression with Arpeggios
  • ii-V-I-V7 of ii Progression with Enclosures
  • ii-V-I-V7 of II Progression with Enclosures
  • Chord Approaches / Enclosures & Guide Tones
  • Chord Approaches, Enclosures & Guide Tones
  • Rhythm and Articulation
  • Rhythm and Articulation
  • Autumn Leaves Part 1 (Major Scale)
  • Autumn Leaves Part 1 (Major Scale)
  • Autumn Leaves Part 2 (Enclosures & Chord Tones)
  • Enclosures & Chord Tones
  • Slow Blues Style Improvisation
  • Slow Blues Style
  • Funk Double-Stops & Bassline
  • Funk Double-Stops & Bassline
  • Blues Double-Stops & Bassline
  • Blues Double-Stops & Bassline
  • Rock/Pop Pentatonics
  • Rock/Pop Pentatonics
  • Creating Improvisation Lines
  • Creating Improvisation Lines
  • Minor Scales, How And When To Use Them
  • Minor Scales, How And When To Use Them
  • Piano Essentials Practice Tips
  • Piano Essentials Practice Tips
  • Putting chords to a lead sheet melody
  • Create from a leadsheet
  • Shells, Tensions and Left-hand Movement
  • Shells, Tensions and Left-hand Movement
  • Homework (closed to new entries)
  • Bassline Creation
  • How to create a bassline
  • Homework (closed to new entries)
  • Advanced Blues Progressions
  • Advanced Blues Progressions
  • Homework (closed to new entries)
  • Blues Improvisation Over Bassline
  • Blues Improvisation Over Bassline
  • Homework (closed to new entries)
  • Advanced Quartal Chords and Comping
  • Quartal Chords and Comping
  • Homework (closed to new entries)
  • Inner Voice Movement
  • Inner Voice Chord Motion
  • Homework (closed to new entries)
  • Working With a Group
  • Working With a Group
  • 1-2-3-5 Patterns (Will You Still Love Me Rock Improv)
  • 1-2-3-5 Patterns
  • Ten ii-V-I Patterns (Part 1)
  • 2-5-1 licks part 1
  • Ten ii-V-I Patterns (Part 2)
  • 2-5-1 licks part 2
  • Day 1
  • 7 Days of Improvisation – Day 1
  • Day 2
  • 7 Days of Improvisation – Day 2
  • Day 3
  • 7 Days of Improvisation – Day 3
  • Day 4
  • 7 Days of Improvisation – Day 4
  • Day 5
  • 7 Days of Improvisation – Day 5
  • Day 6
  • 7 Days of Improvisation – Day 6
  • Day 7
  • 7 Days of Improvisation – Day 7
  • Otis Spann Licks and Runs
  • Introduction to Otis Spann Licks
  • Left Hand Options
  • Lick 1
  • Lick 2 Back-End
  • Lick 2 Front-End
  • Create Otis Spann Style Licks
  • Introduction
  • Exercise Pattern 1
  • Exercise Pattern 2
  • Pattern 2 Lick
  • Pattern 2 Lick Extension
  • Exercise Pattern 3
  • Pattern 3 Lick
  • Gene Harris Blues Gospel Licks - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Gene Harris Intro Groove
  • Gene Harris Fill #1
  • Gene Harris Fill #2
  • Gene Harris Fill #3
  • Gene Harris Fill #4
  • Gene Harris Fill #5
  • Gene Harris Blues Gospel Licks - Vol. 2
  • The progression
  • Introduction
  • Analysis-dominant motion
  • Using dynamics
  • Lick #1
  • Lick #2
  • Lick #3
  • Lick #4
  • Next steps
  • How To Create Blues Piano Licks
  • How To Create Licks
  • ABC's of the Blues - Vol. 1
  • Introduction to the Blues ABC's
  • Blues Accompaniments pt. 1
  • Blues Accompaniments pt. 2
  • Turns and Chromatics pt. 1
  • Turns and Chromatics pt. 2
  • Double-stop riffs
  • What to practice
  • ABC's of the Blues - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Shuffle song
  • Swing song
  • Rock song
  • Stride song
  • Shuffle-Rock intro
  • Swing intro
  • Stride intro
  • Common ending
  • Beginning Jazz & Blues Improv 1
  • Improvisation Basics 1
  • Rhythm in Improvisation
  • Fingering and dynamics
  • Improvisation Exercise
  • Relaxing and Phrasing
  • Easy Improvisation Steps
  • Beginning Jazz & Blues Improv 2
  • New Bassline
  • Improvisation
  • Creating Lines
  • Play And Rest
  • Beginning Jazz & Blues Improv 3
  • Song pt 1
  • Song pt 2
  • Song pt 3
  • What to practice
  • Pain, Tension and Technique
  • Introduction
  • Pain, soreness and tension
  • Centering yourself
  • Grab technique
  • Dropping the wrists
  • Stretches
  • Alexander Technique
  • Weight training, Yoga, etc.
  • Practicing the piano
  • Introduction
  • Goal Setting
  • Practicing Technique
  • C major scale HT 2 octaves
  • Practical Technique
  • Creating Exercises pt 1
  • Creating Exercises pt 2
  • Effective Practice – Scale ideas
  • Effective Practice – Staying Active
  • Effective Practice – How long to practice
  • Faster Fingers - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Push Vs. Grab Technique
  • 5 finger Major Scale
  • 5 finger Minor Scale
  • Contrary Major/Minor
  • Two Hand Fluidity
  • Chromatic Mixture
  • Major/minor Triads
  • Triad/Scale Mixture
  • Chromatic Exercises
  • Two Hand Scales
  • Speed Up The Cross
  • Faster Fingers - Vol. 2A - Arpeggios
  • Introduction
  • Arpeggio Technique pt 1
  • Arpeggio Technique pt 2
  • Key of C
  • Key of Db
  • Key of D
  • Key of Eb
  • Key of E
  • Key of F
  • Key of Gb
  • Faster Fingers - Vol. 2B - Arpeggios
  • Key of G
  • Key of Ab
  • Key of A
  • Key of Bb
  • Key of B
  • Summary & Plan
  • Jazz and BeBop Exercises
  • Introduction
  • Broken 3rds
  • Free Play
  • Scale Neighbors
  • Scale Neighbor Examples
  • Bebop scales
  • Half-whole diminished
  • Metronome on 2 and 4
  • Diminished arepeggios
  • Jazz Improvisation with Approaches
  • Introduction
  • Approaches pt 1
  • Approaches pt 2
  • Approaches practice
  • Advanced approaches pt 1
  • Advanced approaches pt 2
  • Melodic shells pt 1
  • Melodic shells pt 2
  • ii-V-I scale secrets
  • Voicing options
  • Creating Improvisation Lines
  • Introduction
  • Four-note cells
  • Elongation patterns
  • Arpeggios & Scales filler
  • Line using filler material
  • Patterns over different chords
  • Dominant 7th lick
  • 2-5-1-6-pattern
  • Chromatic approachs 6th chord
  • More licks
  • Beginning Jazz & Blues Improv 4
  • Minor progression with shells
  • Two-hand chords
  • IV Chord progression
  • Making an arrangement
  • Beginning Jazz & Blues Improv 5
  • Rhythm
  • Lead sheet
  • 7th chords
  • Shells
  • Bassline
  • Beginning Jazz & Blues Improv 6
  • Blues Bassline
  • Right hand chords
  • Hands together
  • Some tricks
  • What to practice
  • Beginning Jazz & Blues Improv 7
  • Lick #1
  • Lick 1b (m5)
  • Lick #2
  • Lick #3
  • Beginning Jazz & Blues Improv 8
  • Melody
  • Add chords
  • Blues bass
  • Intro and ending
  • Wrap up
  • Int/Adv Jazz & Blues Improv 1
  • Improvisation Basics
  • Rhythm in Improvisation
  • Fingering and dynamics
  • Improvisation Exercise
  • Relaxing and Phrasing
  • Creating Lines
  • Clave and Montunos
  • Introduction to Latin Piano
  • Introduction to the Clave
  • Playing the Clave
  • The Pulse
  • Clave with the Pulse
  • Typical Montuno Rhythm
  • Montuno Rhythm over C chord
  • Montuno in Harmony
  • Montuno with the Pulse
  • Adding the Tumbao
  • Tumbao with the Montuno
  • C6 Montuno with Tumbao
  • C6 Montuno in Inversion
  • Montuno in Octaves
  • C-F-G progression
  • C-F6-G progression
  • C-F6-G progression (3-2 Clave)
  • 3-2 Clave alternate start
  • 3-2 Clave alternate montuno
  • C-F6-G progression in Octaves
  • C-F-G montuno in OCTAVES Alternate
  • C-F-G montuno in OCTAVES Alternate 2
  • C-F-G montuno Alternate 2 in triads
  • Outer-Inner Triads/Octaves
  • Alternate Montuno with Arpeggio
  • Montuno with Arpeggio in Octaves
  • Montuno with Arpeggio in Octaves 2
  • Montunos and Progressions
  • Introduction
  • 3-2 clave I chord
  • 3-2 clave V7 chord
  • Combining I and V7 chords (3-2)
  • 6 to 5 resolution on Major
  • 4 to 3 resolution on Dominant
  • 7 to 1 resolution on Dominant
  • I-V7 progression #1
  • I-V7 progression #2
  • Changing Clave Direction
  • Basic minor chord montuno
  • Minor montuno in octaves #1
  • Minor montuno in octaves #2
  • ii-V7 montuno (2-3)
  • ii-V7 montuno (3-2)
  • ii-V7 montuno descending ex. 1
  • ii-V7 montuno descending ex. 2
  • ii-V7 montuno descending (3-2)
  • ii-V7 Alternate montuno
  • Conclusion
  • Quick Latin Grooves
  • Introduction
  • Groove #1: ii-V
  • Groove #2: minor
  • Groove #3: sus4
  • Groove #4: harmony
  • Groove #5: minor line
  • Groove #6: I7 to IV7
  • Groove #7: bluesy latin
  • Groove #1: tricks
  • Groove #2: tricks
  • Merengue Piano
  • Introduction to Merengue Piano
  • Basic V-I Pattern
  • Basic V-I Pattern w/ bassline
  • V-I Alteration
  • Chordal Pattern
  • Pattern #2
  • Pattern #2 chordal
  • Octave Exercise
  • Octave Pattern #1
  • Octave Pattern #2
  • Triadic Pattern w/ new rhythm
  • Triadic harmony
  • Traditional Merengue Pattern
  • Intros and Endings - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Ballad Intro pt 1
  • Ballad Intro pt 2
  • Ballad Intro pt 3
  • Swing Pedal Tone
  • Short & Bluesy
  • Slow minor intro
  • The Last 8
  • Cool Latin intro
  • Intros and Endings - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Down from the #IV pt 1
  • Down from the #IV pt 2
  • Fast blues ending pt 1
  • Fast blues ending pt2
  • Rock ballad ending
  • Rock Ballad pt 2 (Gospel flavor)
  • From the flat 7 pt 1
  • From the flat 7 pt 2
  • Descending blues scale
  • Blues double stops edning
  • Blues chordal ending
  • Jazz Song Introductions
  • Jazz Song Introductions
  • Piano Lesson Variety
  • #1 [Triads]
  • #2 [Posture]
  • #3 [Seventh chords]
  • #4 [Triad inversions]
  • #5 [Slash chords]
  • #6 [Chord shells]
  • #7 [Using Chord Shells]
  • #8 [Shells and Melody]
  • #9 [Tensions]
  • #10 [Guide Tones]
  • #11 [Rootless Chords]
  • #12 [2-5-1 with Rootless Chords]
  • #13 [Turnarounds & Endings]
  • #14 [Blues Progressions]
  • #15 [Approaches]
  • #16 [Bass Lines]
  • #17 [Major & Natural Minor & Modes]
  • #18 [Scales for Improvisation]
  • #19 [Playing Different Styles]
  • #20 [Wrap Up and More Stuff!]
  • #21 [Basic Harmonization]
  • #22 [4th Quartal Voicings]
  • #23 [Four Funky Grooves]
  • #24 [Altered and Lydian b7]
  • #25 [Easy 2-5-1]
  • Piano Chords - Vol. 1
  • Intervals
  • Major 7th Chords
  • Types Of Playing
  • Minor 7th Chords
  • Dominant 7th Chords
  • Sus Chords
  • Magic Chords part 1
  • Magic Chords part 2
  • Real World Examples
  • Wonder Chord
  • Piano Chords - Vol. 2
  • Upper Structure Triads
  • 2-5-1 & Upper Structure Triads
  • Tri-Tone Substitutions
  • Other Chords
  • Chord Gems
  • Real World Examples
  • Comping
  • Improvise in 30
  • Improv Introduction
  • Improv – Sounding Bad!
  • Improv – What is a lick?
  • Improv – Lick Tonality
  • Improvisation pg 4 licks
  • Moving licks around
  • Improv – Play/Rest
  • Improv in 30!
  • Improvisation pg 8 licks
  • Improvisation pg 12 licks
  • Improv – Exercises
  • Improv – Triads
  • Improvisation pg 16 licks
  • Improvisation pg 20 licks
  • Improvisation pg 24 licks
  • A few tips & conclusion
  • Blues n' Boogie - Vol. 1
  • Scorch Plug In
  • Introduction
  • The Blues Form
  • The Blues Form pt 1
  • The Blues Form pt 2
  • The Blues Form pt 3
  • Scales Used For Improv
  • Triads Sevenths and Inversions
  • Suspensions and Slash Chords
  • Sliding Crushing & Rolling Notes
  • Neighbor Chords
  • Adding The Left Hand
  • Grooves
  • Groove With Licks
  • Where To Go From Here
  • Blues n' Boogie - Vol. 2
  • Scorch Plug In
  • Scales
  • Rhythm
  • Basic Shuffle Groove
  • Common Shuffle Groove
  • Seven Shuffle Grooves pt. 1
  • Seven Shuffle Grooves pt. 2
  • Boogie Bass
  • Jimmy Yancey Groove
  • Blues n' Boogie - Vol. 3
  • Scorch Plug In
  • New Orleans Style
  • Boogie In Octaves
  • Turnarounds
  • Endings
  • Extra Grooves
  • Five Licks
  • Putting It Together
  • Jazz and Blues Made Easy
  • 12 Bar blues progression
  • Rhythm
  • Chord Voicings
  • Blues Bassline
  • Bassline Approaches
  • Comping Chords
  • Improvising Over The Blues
  • Creating Licks
  • Coupling Exercises
  • Licks HT With Bassline
  • Creating Your Own Composition
  • Fills Runs Endings
  • Putting It All Together
  • Jazz Piano Improvisation - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • What is Improvisation?
  • Elements of improvisation
  • Choose the right element for the moment
  • The Major scale and Major chords
  • Swing rhythm and the Major scale
  • Getting creative with the Major scale
  • In points and target notes
  • Adding space to your solo
  • Comping chords
  • Chord tones & available tensions
  • Strong beats and weak beats
  • Common Triplet Pattern
  • Expanding Your Chords
  • Tips & Wrap up
  • Jazz Piano Improvisation - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Chord tensions chart
  • Creating scales from tones and tensions
  • Scale blocks and four-note patterns
  • Chord tones and four-note patterns
  • Take-off and landing notes
  • Tension and release in the line
  • Approaches into target notes
  • Simplifying chord voicings
  • Form / Rhythm / Notes
  • Rhythmic segmenting
  • Arpeggiating the chord
  • Arpeggiating chord tones (2 examples)
  • Adding the 9th to improv
  • Adding the 11th to improv
  • Blue Bossa Ex. 1
  • Blue Bossa Ex. 2
  • Blue Bossa Ex. 3
  • Blue Bossa Ex. 4
  • Bonus Concepts (advanced)
  • Jazz Piano Improvisation - Vol. 3
  • Introduction
  • Bebop Scales
  • How to swing the scales
  • Bebop scales in different keys
  • The descending bebop scale V-I and ii-V-I
  • Descending 1/2-whole diminished
  • Diminished chord built on the b9
  • Diminished arpeggios with 4-note blocks
  • Sequencing diminished arpeggios
  • Leaping fourth in Major
  • Leaping third in minor
  • 4-note approaches (delayed resolution)
  • Common bebop line
  • Common bebop line (ii-V-I)
  • Two-measure ii-V-I ex. 1
  • Two-measure ii-V-I ex. 2
  • Two-measure ii-V-I ex. 3
  • (3) one-measure ii-V-I examples
  • Tips & Wrap up
  • Jazz Piano Improvisation - Vol. 4
  • Scales and Modes Intro
  • Modes of the Major scale
  • Modes with block chords
  • Mode usage
  • Ionian Mode
  • Dorian mode
  • Phyrgian
  • Lydian mode
  • Mixolydian
  • Aeolian mode (Blue Bossa)
  • Locrian mode
  • Using modes…Here is That Rainy Day
  • Commonality between modes
  • Here is That Raining Day…Improv
  • Creating chord scales
  • Advanced Jazz and Blues - Vol. 1
  • Adv. Jazz & Blues 1 Introduction
  • F blues progression 1
  • F blues progression 1 – playalong
  • F blues progression 2
  • F blues progression 2 – playalong
  • F blues progression 3
  • F blues progression 3 – playalong
  • F blues progression 4
  • F blues progression 4 – playalong
  • A/B forms of rootless chords
  • The song – Swingin Blues (F Blues)
  • Approaches into Guide Tones
  • Advanced Scales for Improvisation
  • Advanced Scales for Improvisation pt. 2
  • Advanced Comping Techniques
  • Creating a Bassline (F Blues)
  • Piano Chords - Vol. 3
  • Introduction
  • Major Seventh Chords Form A
  • Major Seventh Chords Form B
  • Minor Seventh Chords
  • Dominant Seventh Chords
  • All A+B Forms pt 1
  • All A+B Forms pt 2
  • A&B forms correction (quartals) pt 1
  • ii-V-I Rootless chords pt 1
  • A&B forms correction (quartals) pt 2
  • ii-V-I Rootless chords pt 2
  • ii-V-I in 6 keys
  • ii-V-I-vi Progression
  • ii-V-I-vi in 6 Keys
  • Altered ii-V-I
  • Song Examples pt 1
  • Song Examples pt 2
  • More Adventures in Jazz *Bonus*
  • "Over The Rainbow"
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 1a
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 1b
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 1c
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 1d
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 1e
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 2
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 3b
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 3a
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 4a
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 4b
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 4c
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 5a – Improv pt 1
  • Over The Rainbow – Chapter 5b
  • Basics of Improvisation
  • Introduction
  • Rhythm
  • Songs we are covering
  • Style
  • Chords And Their Inversions
  • Comping Chords
  • Improvising Using the RH pt1
  • Improvising Using the RH pt2
  • What To Do In The Left Hand?
  • Left Hand Rhythms
  • Pseudo Bass Line
  • Putting Hands Together
  • Beyond Chord Tones pt1
  • Beyond Chord Tones pt2
  • Approaches
  • Licks With Approaches
  • Lick Exercises
  • 1-6-2-5 Exercises
  • Jam With The Band
  • Play-a-long 1
  • Play-a-long 2
  • Accompanying a Vocalist/Instrument
  • DVD601 Introduction
  • Singers And Their Books
  • Intros And Endings
  • Cueing
  • Tag Ending
  • Bullet Points
  • Duke Ending
  • I-vi-ii-V turnaround
  • I-vi-ii-V turnaround bassline
  • Comping & Voicings
  • The Melody
  • Phrasing
  • Chord Review
  • Review
  • 1st Time
  • 2nd Time
  • 3rd Time
  • 4th Time
  • Vocal Cues
  • No Band
  • Time Shift
  • Mixing Concepts
  • Merging Personalities
  • Soloing Concepts
  • Playalong 1
  • Playalong 2
  • Playalong 3
  • About Tish
  • Blues Basics
  • Intro – What is the Blues?
  • Understanding I-IV and V
  • Basic Blues chords
  • A basic blues progression
  • Blues rhythm
  • Types of chordal accompaniments
  • Transposing to new keys
  • The Blues scale
  • Rhythmic cells
  • Breaking down scales into chunks
  • Combine chunks and rhythmic cells
  • Putting the hands together
  • Modulation Techniques
  • Modulations introduction
  • What is a modulation?
  • Key centers vs. modulation
  • Dominant motion for modulation
  • Diminished to dominant sequences
  • Diminished to dominant C to Bb
  • Diminished to dominant to relative min.
  • Dominant chord modulation
  • Pivot chord modulation – introduction
  • Common keys and finding pivot chords
  • Amazing Grace – F to C
  • Amazing Grace – F to Bb
  • Borrowed minor key chords
  • Amazing Grace – F to Ab (borrowed)
  • Amazing Grace – F to Db (sus4)
  • Amazing Grace – F to Eb
  • Diminished to ii-V sequence
  • Amazing Grace – F to Ab (create pivot)
  • Amazing Grace – F to Ab (diminished)
  • Scales, Fills and Runs
  • Introduction
  • Dominant 7th scales
  • Major pentatonics over Dom 7 (inside)
  • Major pentatonics over Dom 7 (outside)
  • minor Pentatonics over Dom 7
  • minor Pentatonics over minor 7
  • One-measure fill rhythms
  • One-measure fill ex. 1
  • One-measure fill ex. 2
  • My favorite fills #1
  • My favorite fills #2
  • Flat 9 run
  • Quartal run
  • Pentatonic run
  • Funk Bass Grooves
  • Introduction
  • Bassline with Chords
  • Lick #1
  • Lick #2
  • Lick #3 (going outside)
  • Lick #4 (groove lick)
  • Lick #5 (32nd notes)
  • The Chicken Pick
  • Outside Chord
  • Bass line quarter-note triplets
  • Bassline Line Alterations
  • Free Improv
  • Composing A Groove
  • Part 1 – creating a groove
  • Part 2 – bassline w/ chord
  • Part 3 – triad passing chords
  • Part 4 – triad passing chords 2
  • Part 5 – sus passing chord
  • Part 6 – create the bridge
  • Part 7 – putting it together
  • Part 8 – Improv 1
  • Part 9 – Improv 2
  • Part 10 – Improv 3
  • Groove Extension And Improvisation
  • Introduction
  • Lower Dominant Neighbors
  • Upper Dominant Neighbors
  • Major and minor
  • Stevie Wonder – Superstitious
  • Chordal Scale
  • Chordal Groove
  • Slash chords
  • Advanced Slash Chords
  • Advanced Slash Chord Improv
  • Bebop scale
  • Funk Master Class 1
  • Introduction
  • Pockets of Space
  • The One Drop
  • One Drop part 2
  • Line after bass one drop
  • minor 6 (-7) funk chord
  • Locking in a groove
  • Working through substitutions
  • Funk chord voicings
  • Reharming the progression
  • Single-note grooves
  • Entry points
  • Funk Master Class 2
  • Section 2 Part 1
  • Section 2 Part 2
  • Section 2 Part 3
  • Section 2 Part 4
  • Section 2 Part 5
  • Section 2 Part 6
  • Jam Track
  • Funk Improvisation - Vol. 1
  • Funk Improv Intro
  • Chord voicings (dom 7 and min 7)
  • Adding inner motion to the chords
  • How to comp chords
  • How to comp chords (extra)
  • Scales for improv – minor pentatonic
  • The Blues Scale
  • The Altered Scale
  • Learning your neighbor scales
  • Creating phrases elements of a phrase
  • Conditioning Rhythms – part 1
  • Conditioning Rhythms – part 2
  • Conditioning Rhythms – part 3
  • Improv part 2 sneek peek
  • Funk Improvisation - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Lick #1
  • Lick #2 – sixteenth notes
  • Lick #3 – altered scale
  • Lick #4 and #5
  • Lick #6 – sixteenth note triplets
  • Lick #7 and #8 – sixteenth note groupings
  • Lick #9 – 32nd notes
  • Lick #10
  • Summary
  • Funk Improvisation - Vol. 3
  • Introduction
  • 4-note patterns
  • Sequencing patterns
  • Creating longer phrases
  • Starting on different beats
  • Double stops
  • Using thirds
  • Adding space to the solo
  • Interaction between hands
  • Interaction between hands part 2
  • Extract clusters from the scale
  • Extract quartals from the scale
  • 3-note patterns
  • Quartal and cluster lines
  • Funk Improvisation - Vol. 4
  • Introduction
  • Using the MIDI files
  • One chord vs. multi-chord grooves
  • Scales and key centers pt 1
  • Scales and key centers pt 2
  • Using voicings to lead a solo pt 1
  • Using voicings to lead a solo pt 2
  • Inside/outside quartals pt 1
  • Inside/outside quartals pt 2
  • Using quartals in improv pt 1
  • Using quartals in improv pt 2
  • Using quartals in improv pt 3
  • Voicings improv pt 1
  • Voicings improv pt 2
  • Wrap Up
  • Quartals Game Plan
  • Essential Comping Techniques Part 1
  • Introduction
  • Ballad style
  • Ballad style with fills
  • Oom-pah style
  • Oom-pah singing
  • Bassline and comping
  • Summary
  • Essential Comping Techniques Part 2
  • Bassline comping
  • Bassline comping pt 2
  • Bassline comping pt 3
  • Group chordal comping pt 1
  • Group chordal comping pt 2
  • Group improv comping
  • Walking Bassline And Comping - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Progression and Usage
  • Measure 1
  • Measure 7
  • Measure 13
  • Measure 19
  • Measure 23 and Tips
  • Walking Bassline And Comping - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Before Starting
  • Starting notes
  • Ending notes
  • Section 2 A-7
  • What to practice
  • "Alice in Wonderland" Fakebook Comping - Vol. 1
  • Comping Pt 1
  • "Alice in Wonderland" Fakebook Comping - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Comping Part 2
  • Play Piano For Hours #1
  • Play Piano For Hours #1
  • Play Piano For Hours #2
  • Play Piano For Hours #2
  • Play Piano For Hours #3
  • Play Piano For Hours #3
  • Play Piano For Hours #4
  • Play Piano For Hours #4
  • Play Piano For Hours #5
  • Play Piano For Hours #5
  • Play Piano For Hours #6
  • Play Piano For Hours #6
  • Play Piano For Hours #7
  • Play Piano For Hours #7
  • Play Piano For Hours #8
  • Play Piano For Hours #8
  • Play Piano For Hours #9
  • Play Piano For Hours #9
  • Play Piano For Hours #9 Student Questions
  • Play Piano For Hours #9 Student Questions
  • Happy Birthday
  • Basic arrangement
  • Blues/Rhumba feel
  • Arrangement with fills
  • Swing bass line
  • Jazz re-harmonization arrangement pt 1
  • Jazz re-harmonization arrangement pt 2
  • "It Had To Be You"
  • Step 1
  • Step 2
  • Step 3
  • Step 4
  • "On The Sunny Side Of The Street"
  • Step 1
  • Step 2
  • Step 3
  • Step 4
  • Easy Jazz Piano Lesson
  • Introduction
  • Song part 1
  • Song part 2
  • Song part 3
  • Song part 4
  • Hands together part 1
  • Hands together part 2
  • Hands together part 3
  • Hands together part 4
  • Head-Solo-Head
  • Comping and Basslines
  • Scales
  • Solo Patterns 1
  • Solo Patterns 2
  • Licks
  • Putting it together
  • Not ready?
  • Now together
  • Conclusion
  • Rhythm Foundations
  • 01-Vocalizing/Subdivision
  • 02-Rhythmic Vocalization List
  • 03-Examples Of Rhythmic Vocalization
  • 04-How To Get Better At Rhythm
  • Foundations For Beginners – Technique
  • Why Technique is Important
  • Grab vs Push
  • 5 Finger Scales
  • How To Get Better
  • Reading Music Foundations
  • Reading Music
  • Reading Music Basics - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Guideposts
  • Ex. 1 – Quarter note guideposts
  • Ex. 2 – High and low guideposts
  • Ex. 3 – Playing hands together
  • Ex. 4 – Double-stops
  • Ex. 5 – Flowing between hands
  • Ex. 6 – Direction shifts
  • Reading Music Basics - Vol. 2
  • Ex. 7 – Guidepost Neighbors
  • Ex. 8 – A Little Tune
  • Ex. 9 – Slurs and Eighths
  • Ex. 10 – Watch out!
  • Ex. 11 – Repeats and Accidentals
  • Ex. 12 – Key signatures and Chords
  • Ex. 13 – Pickups and Broken chords
  • Ex. 14 – Name this song
  • Where to go from here
  • Critical Song Analysis
  • Progression A
  • Progression B
  • How to Memorize & Analyze Songs 1
  • Memorization & Analysis pt 1
  • Memorization & Analysis pt 2
  • Memorization & Analysis pt 3
  • How to Memorize & Analyze Songs 2
  • Introduction
  • Breaking down a piece
  • Theory vs muscle memory
  • Finding new measures
  • 5 Elements to practice
  • Stealing away time
  • Analysis, Memorization and Transposition
  • Analysis Introduction
  • Diatonic harmony
  • Analysis Symbols
  • Deceptive Resolution
  • Tritone resolution
  • Analyze the song (1)
  • Analyze the song (2)
  • Analyze the song (3)
  • Transposing to a new key
  • All The Things You Are – analysis
  • Memorizing the song
  • I Could Write a Book – analysis
  • Transpose I Could Write A Book
  • Improvisation Scales
  • Memorizing Jazz Tunes "It Could Happen To You" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Prep Work
  • Starting with harmony
  • The melody
  • Solo piano approach
  • Memorizing Jazz Tunes "It Could Happen To You" - Vol. 2
  • Review and Fried Bananas
  • Harder unfamiliar keys
  • Writing a solo
  • Transcription-Sonny Stitt solo
  • Organ Licks and Chords
  • Introduction
  • 1-6-2-5 Turnaround
  • Gimme Some Lovin
  • Smoke on the Water
  • Creating Motion Triads
  • Funk Tune Groove
  • Funk Tune Setting
  • Green Onions
  • Rock Organ Tour
  • Introduction
  • Why rock organ?
  • Steve Winwood glassy sound
  • Goldy McJohn – Steppenwolf
  • John Lord (Deep Purple)
  • John Evan (Jethro Tull)
  • Gregg Rolie (Santana, Journey)
  • Wrap Up
  • Style of Jimmy Smith for Pianists
  • Introduction
  • Intro to organ controls
  • Jimmy Smith Settings
  • Jimmy Jazz comping
  • Full organ comping
  • Jimmy jazz basslines
  • Jimmy jazz blues licks
  • Jimmy funky comping
  • Outro
  • "Hush" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Song Intro
  • Funk Organ Groove pt 1
  • Funk Organ Groove pt 2
  • Apply groove to other sounds
  • The form pt 1
  • The form pt 2
  • Organ fills behind vocal
  • Creating a part
  • Assignment
  • "Hush" - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Transcribing
  • Tremolo
  • Passing IV groove pt 1
  • Passing IV groove pt 2
  • Quartals
  • Hold Note
  • 16th note lines
  • Cocktail Piano Basics - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Intros-Swing
  • Intros-Ballad
  • Intros-Latin
  • Accom-Shells
  • Accom-Rootless
  • Accom-Rag
  • Accom-Ballad
  • Accom-Latin
  • Accom-Bassline
  • Cocktail Piano Basics - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Soloing-Root-9th-3rd
  • Soloing-Chord Tones
  • Soloing-neighbor tones
  • Soloing-active-left-hand
  • Soloing-cells and rootless voicings
  • Ending 1
  • Ending 2
  • Ending-Outside in
  • Ending-chromatic
  • Cocktail Success
  • Week 1
  • Week 2
  • Week 3
  • Week 4
  • Week 5-8
  • "Night and Day" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Line 1 – Option 1
  • Line 1 – Option 2
  • Line 1 – Option 3
  • Line 2 – Option 1
  • Line 2 – Option 2
  • Line 2 – Option 3
  • Line 3 – Option 1
  • Line 3 – Option 2
  • Line 3 – Option 3
  • Line 4 – Option 1
  • Line 4 – Option 2
  • Line 4 – Option 3
  • "Night and Day" - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Line 5 – opt. 1
  • Line 5 – opt. 2
  • Line 5 – opt. 3
  • Line 6 – opt. 1
  • Line 6 – opt. 2
  • Line 6 – opt. 3
  • Line 7 – opt. 1
  • Line 7 – opt. 2
  • Line 7 – opt. 3
  • Line 8 – opt. 1
  • Line 8 – opt. 2
  • Line 8 – opt. 3
  • Night & Day – Endings
  • 2-5-1 Essentials
  • Introduction
  • Diatonicism and ii-V-I
  • Chord tones vs. tensions
  • Chord shells
  • Creating cool ii chord voicings
  • Creating cool V7 chord voicings
  • Creating cool I chord voicings
  • Voice leading
  • Arpeggios, 2-5-1's and Tritones
  • Arpeggios, 2-5-1’s and Tritones
  • 2-5-1 Major Licks
  • Introduction
  • Lick 1
  • Lick 2
  • Lick 3
  • Lick 4
  • Lick 5
  • Lick 6
  • Lick 7
  • Lick 8
  • 2-5-1 Minor Licks
  • Introduction
  • Lick 1
  • Lick 2
  • Lick 3
  • Lick 4
  • Lick 5
  • Lick 6
  • Lick 7
  • Lick 8
  • Two-Hand Chord Voicings for Piano Part 1
  • Introduction
  • II-V-I Theory Origins
  • 4 way close position rootless voicings
  • II-V-I progression
  • II-V-I progression Pt 2
  • Two-Hand Chord Voicings for Piano Part 2
  • Dominant Chord Extensions
  • Autumn Leaves Example
  • Two-handed Comping
  • Two-handed Comping Pt 2
  • Advanced Pentatonics
  • Introduction
  • Guideposts and blocks
  • 4-note patterns
  • Left-hand McCoy style
  • Pattern A
  • Pattern B
  • Pattern C
  • Pattern D
  • Pattern E
  • Pattern F and G
  • Advanced Pentatonics and Quartals - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Step 1 – 24 bar Minor Blues
  • Step 2 – Minor Chord Quartals
  • Step 3 – Constant 16th Notes Exercise Over Minor
  • Step 4 – Constant 16th Notes Exercise Over Sus
  • Step 5 – Constant 16th Notes Exercise Over Altered
  • Step 6 – Quartal 16ths Over Minor
  • Step 7 – Quartal 16ths Over Sus
  • Step 8 – Quartal 16ths Over Altered
  • Advanced Pentatonics and Quartals - Vol. 2
  • Step 1-Stepping and Skipping
  • Step 2-Missing Scale Tone
  • Step 3-Pentatonics and Arpeggios
  • Step 4-Pentatonics and Arpeggios
  • Quartals and Pentatonic Improvisation
  • Scorch Plug In
  • Introduction
  • What are Quartals?
  • Quartals over chords
  • Quartal accompaniments
  • Making richer voicings
  • Going outside pt1
  • Minor pentatonics
  • Easy F Blues with quartals
  • Adv. F Blues with quartals
  • Playbook Days 11-20
  • Day 11 - Reading Dynamics
  • Day 12 - Song
  • Day 13 - Song m3-4
  • Day 14 - Song m5-6
  • Day 15 - Song m7-8
  • Day 16 - Song m9-12 (2nd ending)
  • Day 17 - Improvisation Licks
  • Day 18 - Triad Inversions
  • Day 19 - Chord Improvisation
  • Day 20 - Major Scale Pattern
  • Playbook Days 21-30
  • Day 21 - Understanding chord symbols
  • Day 22 - 7th chords and chord shells
  • Day 23 - My Romance – step 1
  • Day 24 - My Romance – step 2
  • Day 25 - My Romance – step 3
  • Day 26 - My Romance – step 4
  • Day 27 - Tritone substitution
  • Day 28 - Creating a bass line
  • Day 29 - Rootless chords
  • Day 30 - Rootless chords with bassline and comping
  • Day 1 - Rhythm
  • Day 2 - Technique
  • Day 3 - Reading Music
  • Day 4 - Song “Dunkin’s Blue”
  • Day 5 - Song – measures 3-4
  • Day 6 - Song – measures 5-8
  • Day 7 - How To Improvise
  • Day 8 - How to Create a Song Arrangment
  • Day 9 - Rhythm
  • Day 10 - Broken Triads (technique)
  • Slow Blues - Stormy Monday - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Bassline A
  • Bassline B
  • Bassline C with practice tips
  • Bassline D
  • Bassline E the turnaround
  • Bassline F ending
  • Bassline F alterations
  • Blues chords
  • Bassline form
  • Slow Blues - Stormy Monday - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Blues Chords
  • Augmented 5 Chord Intro
  • Measure 7 Hands Together
  • Walkup
  • Walkup Arrangement Pt 1
  • Walkup Arrangement Pt 2
  • Jazzy Walkup
  • Blues Lick
  • Slow, Soulful Blues - Frank's Blues
  • Introduction to Soulful Blues
  • Left hand accompaniment techniques
  • “Jazz” chords – chords with tensions
  • Approaches into the next chord
  • Left-hand summary
  • The Song Part 1 (Franks Blues)
  • The Song Part 2 (m. 4)
  • The Song Part 3 (m. 8)
  • The Song Part 4 (m. 10)
  • Walk ups / Walk downs pt 1
  • Walk ups / Walk downs pt 2
  • Free improvisation
  • Wrap Up
  • 15 Blues Licks
  • Introduction
  • Lick 1
  • Lick 2
  • Lick 3
  • Lick 4
  • Lick 5
  • Lick 6
  • Lick 7
  • Lick 8
  • Lick 9
  • Lick 10
  • Lick 11
  • Lick 12
  • Lick 13
  • Lick 14
  • Lick 15
  • Wrap Up
  • "O Come All Ye' Faithful"
  • The Melody
  • Basic Chords Part 1
  • Basic Chords Part 2
  • Basic Chords Part 3
  • Basic Chords Part 4
  • Basic Chords Part 5
  • Advanced Chords Intro
  • Advanced Chords Part 1
  • Advanced Chords Part 2
  • Advanced Chords Part 3
  • Advanced Chords Part 4
  • Advanced Chords Part 5
  • Advanced Chords Part 6
  • Advanced Chords *Tag*
  • Arrangement – Three Versions
  • Arrangement – Part 1
  • Arrangement – Part 2
  • Arrangement – Part 3
  • Arrangement – Part 4
  • Arrangement – Part 5
  • Arrangement – Part 6
  • Arrangement – Part 7
  • Arrangement – Part 8
  • Arrangement – Part 9
  • Arrangement – Part 10
  • "Chestnuts Roasting"
  • The Song
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5
  • Part 6
  • Part 7
  • Part 8
  • Improv Tips
  • Slow, Blues Improvisation - Vol. 1
  • Introduction to Slow Blues Improv
  • Scale review
  • Left-hand accompaniment techniques
  • Triplets vs. Swung eighth notes
  • Grouping Patterns
  • Arrangement part 1
  • Arrangement part 2 (m. 3)
  • Arrangement part 3 (m. 5)
  • Arrangement part 4 (m. 8)
  • Arrangement part 5 (m. 10)
  • Arrangement part 6 (m. 11) – conclusion
  • Slow, Blues Improvisation - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • 16th-note triplet exercise
  • 16th-note triplet licks
  • Getting the Blues feel
  • Adjusting scores for hand size
  • Arrangement pt 1 (m1-2)
  • Arrangement pt 2 (m3-4)
  • Arrangement pt 3 (m5-6)
  • Arrangement pt 4 (m7-8)
  • Arrangement pt 5 (m9-10)
  • Arrangement pt 6 (m11-12)
  • Improvisation Ideas
  • "Auld Lang Syne" Special Reharmonization - Vol. 1
  • Introduction to Reharmonization
  • Step 1 – basic I-IV-V
  • Step 2 – precede Dom 7
  • Step 2 – precede Dom 7 pt2
  • Secondary dominants
  • Step 3 – replacing chords
  • Step 4 – add dominant motion
  • Step 5 – tritone substitution
  • Step 6 – chord shifting
  • Step 7 – alternate bass notes
  • "Auld Lang Syne" Special Reharmonization - Vol. 2
  • Introduction and pt 1
  • Measure 5
  • Measure 9
  • Measure 15
  • Tips pt 1
  • Tips pt 2
  • Tips pt 3
  • Tips pt 4
  • Amazing Grace Reharmonization
  • Amazing Grace Reharmonization
  • Reharmonizations, Progressions and Extensions
  • Introduction
  • Diatonic harmony
  • Dominant motion
  • Prog A I-IV-V
  • Prog B ii-V-I
  • Prog C I-vi-ii-V
  • Prog D iii-V7/ii-ii-V
  • Prog E IV-iv-bVII7
  • Prog F I-IV-iv-I
  • Prog G I – #I diminished – ii – #II diminished
  • Prog H I – ii_V of vi
  • Prog I I – V7/vi – vi
  • Prog J Extended dominants
  • Wrap Up
  • 4-Layer Standards
  • 4-Layer Standards
  • How to Play Standards
  • How to Play Standards
  • How to Improvise Over Standards
  • How to Improvise Over Standards
  • "Cantaloupe Island"
  • Introduction
  • The Groove pt 1
  • The Groove pt 2
  • Groove Exploration
  • Herbie Groove
  • Constant Cross Staff
  • Moving Ghost Note
  • The Melody
  • Scales for Improvisation
  • Improvisation Ideas pt 1
  • Improvisation Ideas pt 2
  • Improvisation Ideas pt 3 (groove)
  • Blues n' Boogie - Vol. 4
  • Scorch Plug In
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5
  • Part 6
  • Part 7
  • Part 8
  • Part 9
  • Part 10
  • Part 11
  • Part 12
  • Music Theory - Module 1
  • Introduction
  • Key Signatures
  • Circle of 5ths
  • Enharmonic
  • Music Theory - Module 2
  • Introduction
  • Clef Expanation
  • Relative and Parallel Minor
  • Major and Minor Scales
  • Harmonic and Melodic Minor
  • Music Theory - Module 3
  • Scale Degrees
  • Intervals
  • Modes Defined
  • Modes Alternate Explanation
  • Modes Practical Application
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
  • Music Theory - Module 4
  • Chords
  • 7th Chords
  • Open and closed position
  • Chord Symbols
  • Chord Scales
  • Chord Scales Pt 2
  • Music Theory - Module 5
  • Introduction
  • Diatonic vs Chromatic
  • Diatonic Chords
  • Diatonic Worksheet
  • Harmonic Progressions 2-5-1
  • Harmonic Analysis Mozart
  • Explanation of Worksheet
  • Music Theory - Module 6
  • Introduction
  • Rhythm Review
  • Dotted Rhythms
  • Rhythm Sight Reading
  • More Rhythmic Values
  • "Piano Man" - Billy Joel
  • Introduction to Piano Man
  • Song Introduction
  • First part of song
  • The Verse
  • Interlude
  • The Bridge
  • Chorus
  • Country Lick
  • Improvisation scales
  • Piano man improv solo
  • Billy Joel lick
  • Rock piano improv tips
  • "Your Song" - Elton John
  • Introduction
  • The song
  • Step 1 part 1
  • Step 1 part 2
  • Step 2
  • Step 3 pt. 1
  • Step 3 pt. 2
  • Step 4 pt. 1
  • Step 4 pt. 2
  • Accompanying others
  • Improvisation pt. 1
  • Improvisation pt. 2
  • "The Way It Is" - Bruce Hornsby
  • Song Introduction
  • Introduction and Analysis
  • Song Introduction m6
  • Chorus variations
  • Pentatonic scale exercise
  • Pentatonic groupings pt 1
  • Pentatonic groupings pt 2
  • Hornsby Lick #1
  • Hornsby Lick #2
  • Pentatonic double-stops
  • Change lick starting beat
  • Putting the song together
  • Advanced techniques
  • Beginner/Intermediate techniques pt 1
  • Beginner/Intermediate techniques pt 2
  • "Minute By Minute" - Doobie Brothers
  • Introduction
  • Intro to the song
  • Intro part 2
  • With the play along
  • The Verse pt 1
  • The Verse pt 2
  • The Verse pt 3
  • Chorus
  • The Interlude
  • Modulated Chorus
  • Modulation To D
  • "She's Got a Way" - Billy Joel (Vol. 1)
  • Introduction
  • Measures 1-6
  • Measures 7-11
  • Measures 12
  • Measures 13-16
  • "She's Got a Way" - Billy Joel (Vol. 2)
  • M 17-20
  • M 21-26
  • M 27-32
  • M 33-End
  • Accompaniment
  • "Have I Told You Lately" - Van Morrison
  • Introduction
  • Song introduction
  • Part 1 (m5)
  • Part 2 (m9)
  • Part 3 (m13)
  • Part 4 (m17)
  • Part 5 (m21-28)
  • Improvisation
  • "Every Breath You Take" - The Police (Vol. 1)
  • Introduction
  • Measure 1-6
  • Measure 7-15
  • Measure 16-24
  • Measure 25-34
  • "Every Breath You Take" - The Police (Vol. 2)
  • Measure 35-44
  • Measure 45-51
  • Coda
  • Improvisation ideas
  • "Paranoid Android" - Radiohead
  • Introduction
  • Figuring out songs by ear pt 1
  • Figuring out songs by ear pt 2
  • Song introduction
  • A section pt 1
  • A section pt 2 (m17)
  • B Section
  • C Section
  • D Section pt 1
  • D Section pt 2
  • Advanced concepts pt 1
  • Advanced concepts pt 2
  • Advanced concepts pt 3
  • "Layla" - Eric Clapton (Piano Coda)
  • Layla Piano Coda Part 2
  • Layla Piano Coda Part 1
  • "So Far Away" - Carole King
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • m3 – 5
  • m6 – 8
  • m9 – 11
  • m12 – 17
  • m18 – 22
  • m23 – 26
  • m33 – 40
  • m41 – end with improv
  • "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - Simon And Garfunkel (Vol. 1)
  • Introduction
  • Intro to the song
  • Measure 5
  • Measure 13
  • Measure 20
  • Measure 25
  • Song analysis and practice tips
  • "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - Simon And Garfunkel (Vol. 2)
  • Introduction
  • Measure 28
  • Measure 39
  • Measure 52
  • Measure 58
  • Measure 64
  • "Smoke On The Water" - Deep Purple
  • Introduction
  • The Intro
  • The Verse
  • The Chorus
  • Improvisation
  • "House Of The Rising Sun" - The Animals
  • Introduction
  • Song Intro
  • Prep A
  • Prep B
  • The Melody
  • 16th note broken chords
  • Improv and form
  • "Alfie" - Burt Bacarach
  • Introduction
  • Measure 1
  • Measure 7
  • Measure 13
  • Measure 19
  • Measure 25
  • Measure 31
  • Measure 36
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 1
  • Introduction
  • Great Blues Chord Riff
  • Playing in a Rock Groove
  • Playing in a Shuffle Groove
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 2
  • Advanced Turnaround
  • Theory Time
  • Playing Dominant 7th Chords
  • Practice Ideas to Get You Grooving
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 3
  • Introduction
  • Left Hand Bassline
  • Building a 2-Handed Groove
  • Bassline 2
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 4
  • Building Another Groove
  • Right Hand Riff 2
  • Combining Parts and Skill
  • Comping Practice
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 5
  • Introduction
  • Learning the Right Hand Melody
  • Left Hand Shell Voicings
  • Putting Hands Together
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 6
  • Transposing and Playing at a Faster Tempo
  • Creating an Intro
  • Classic Blues Ending
  • Using Left Hand Basslines
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 7
  • Introduction
  • Building Rootless Voicings
  • Rootless Voicings for 12-Bar Blues
  • Walking Bassline Exercise 1
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 8
  • Walking Bassline Exercise 2
  • Walking Bassline Exercise 3
  • Walking Bassline Exercise 4
  • Walking Bassline Exercise 5
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 9
  • Introduction
  • Common Alternate Changes
  • More Alternate Changes
  • More Advanced Changes
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 10
  • Altered Extensions
  • Tritone substitutions
  • Working With Basslines
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 11
  • Introduction
  • M1-Tritone Substitution
  • M4-Tweaking a ii-V-I
  • M7-Descending Harmony
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 12
  • M9-Must have blues lick
  • M11-Standard ending
  • Practice exercises
  • Bonus-Descending harmony trick
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 13
  • Introduction
  • Scales
  • Generating improvisation ideas
  • Generating improvisation ideas Pt. 2
  • Putting it all together
  • Displacing the beat
  • Jazz & Blues Piano Part 14
  • Introduction
  • Concerted Comping
  • Another Blues Scale
  • 3 Ways to fill space
  • Taking it Out in m4
  • Boogie Woogie Basics Part 1
  • Introduction
  • The Basics
  • Getting the Groove
  • Right Hand Riff
  • More Bass Lines
  • Boogie Woogie Basics Part 2
  • Left and Right Hand Variations
  • Create Your Own Riffs
  • Riff with Comping
  • Intros and Endings
  • Intermediate Boogie Woogie Part 1
  • Introduction
  • Refresher & Basslines
  • Riff #1 and #2
  • Bassline #2
  • Riff #3
  • Intermediate Boogie Woogie Part 2
  • Riff #3 with bassline
  • Riff #4
  • Riff #4 with bassline
  • Wrap Up
  • Advanced Boogie Woogie Part 1
  • Introduction
  • Bassline Getting the Groove
  • Main Lick and Intro
  • Practice Habits
  • Increasing Speed
  • Advanced Boogie Woogie Part 2
  • Lick #2 2nd Chorus
  • Fast Triplet Line
  • A Few Endings Pt 1
  • A Few Endings Pt 2
  • Real World Cocktail Piano Tips
  • Gigging Tips
  • Reharmonizations
  • Wrap Up
  • "I Loves You Porgy" - Gershwin (Part 1)
  • Introduction
  • Brainstorming the song pt 1
  • Passing chords
  • Further in the song
  • "I Loves You Porgy" - Gershwin (Part 2)
  • R-7-3 Shells
  • Arrangement pt 1
  • Measure 5
  • Measure 9
  • Measure 13
  • What to practice
  • "Jordu" - Duke Jordan (Arrangement)
  • Lead Sheet
  • Arrangement Pt 1
  • Arrangement Pt 2
  • Improv & Accompaniment
  • "Jordu" - Duke Jordan (Improvisation)
  • Introduction
  • Discovery Phase 1
  • Discovery Phase 2
  • A section improv 2
  • B section improv
  • "Moonlight In Vermont" - Arrangement (Part 1)
  • Moonlight in Vermont m 1
  • Measure 5
  • Measure 13
  • Measure 21
  • What to practice
  • "Moonlight In Vermont" - Arrangement (Part 2)
  • Moonlight in Vermont B section
  • B section m33
  • Last A section
  • Last A section m45
  • What to practice
  • Moonlight in Vermont Arrangement
  • "All Blues" - Miles Davis (Arrangement)
  • Introduction groove
  • Song pt 1
  • Song m6
  • Song m 10
  • What to practice
  • My All Blues Improvisation Tips
  • "As Time Goes By"
  • Introduction
  • Step 2
  • Advanced Arrangement
  • Quick Chromaticism
  • Pro Tips
  • "Unforgettable" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • The introduction
  • For Beginners
  • The A Section
  • Measure 11
  • Measure 17
  • Measure 23
  • Turnaround and Ending
  • "Unforgettable" - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Fills and Runs
  • Fills and Runs 1
  • Fills and Runs 2
  • Fills and Runs 3
  • Fills and Runs 4
  • "What A Wonderful World" - Vol. 1 (Arrangement)
  • Introduction
  • Elements of arrangement
  • Part 1 (m1-4)
  • Fills
  • Part 2 (m5-9)
  • Part 3 (m10-m21)
  • Part 4 (m22-m33)
  • Ending (m34-end)
  • "What A Wonderful World" - Vol. 2 (Improvisation)
  • Introduction
  • Arrangement full speed
  • Arrangement-50percent
  • Solo-50percent
  • Myarrangement-50percent
  • "When Sunny Gets Blue"
  • Introduction
  • Analysis pt1
  • Analysis pt2
  • Step 1 – mixed shells
  • Assignment
  • Step 2 – adding the 5th
  • Review of accompaniment techniques
  • Step 3 – accompaniment rhythms
  • Step 4 – song
  • Step 4 – sections
  • Flourishes
  • "Moon River"
  • Introduction
  • Measures 1-8
  • Measures 9-16
  • Measures 17-25
  • Measures 29-End
  • How to practice
  • "Summertime"
  • Introduction
  • Reharm part 1
  • Reharm part 2
  • Reharm part 3
  • Reharm part 4
  • Reharm part 5
  • Reharm part 6
  • Reharm part 7
  • Arrangement Introduction
  • Arrangement Part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2
  • Arrangement Part 3
  • Arrangement Part 4
  • Arrangement Part 5
  • Creating Licks Intro
  • Creating Licks Part 1
  • Creating Licks Part 2
  • Creating Licks Part 3
  • Creating Licks Part 4
  • Creating Licks Part 5
  • Creating Licks Part 6
  • Creating Licks Part 7
  • Creating Licks Part 8
  • Creating Licks Part 9
  • Creating Licks Part 10
  • Creating Licks Part 11
  • Creating Licks Part 12
  • Creating Licks Part 13
  • Improvisation Lick #1
  • Improvisation Lick #2
  • Improvisation Lick #3
  • Improvisation Lick #4
  • Improvisation Lick #5
  • Improvisation Lick #6
  • Improvisation Lick #7
  • Improvisation Lick #8
  • Improvisation Lick #9
  • Free Improv over Chords
  • Rock Piano Chords Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Major triads in Root Position
  • Minor Triads in Root Position
  • Doubling the Root
  • Inversions for Major Triads
  • Doubling the 3rd and 5th
  • Inversions for Minor Triads
  • 12 Days of Jazz Standards
  • Level 1 - Melody and Melodic Embellishment
  • Level 2 - Shells (R7) with rhythmic movement
  • Level 3 - Shells alternating between R7 and R3
  • Level 4 - Shells with chord tone in RH
  • Level 5 - Adding tensions
  • "You've Got A Friend" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Notes about transcription
  • Part 1 (m1-m5)
  • Part 1 (m1-m5) continued
  • Pat 2 (m6)
  • Part 3 (m9)
  • Part 4 (m16)
  • Part 5 (m22)
  • Part 6 (m25)
  • Part 7 (m30)
  • "You've Got A Friend" Improvisation And Groove - Vol. 2
  • Intro and Sample Groove
  • Thumb Accents
  • Pickups And Suspension
  • Chords Within The Groove
  • Approaches Into The chord
  • Combining Approaches
  • Pentatonic Double-Stops
  • Blues Scale Double Stops
  • Left Hand Groove Tricks
  • Turnaround
  • Rock Piano Chords Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Using Inversions
  • Voice Leading
  • 7th Chords
  • Slash Chords
  • Putting It All Together
  • 11 Rock Piano Technique Tips
  • Introduction
  • Tip 1
  • Tip 2
  • Tip 3
  • Tip 4
  • Tip 5
  • Tip 6
  • Tip 7
  • Tip 8
  • Tip 9
  • 11-Tip 10
  • 12-Tip 11
  • Rock Rhythm Practice 1
  • Introduction
  • Rhythmic Values
  • Examples of Each
  • Rhythmic Exercises 1-4
  • Rhythmic Exercises 5-8
  • Rhythmic Exercises 9-12
  • Rock Rhythm Practice 2
  • Introduction
  • Rhythmic Values
  • Rhythm Review
  • Rhythmic Exercises 1-4
  • Rhythmic Exercises 5-8
  • Rhythmic Exercises 9-12
  • Adele
  • Introduction
  • Intro Verse Chorus
  • Bridge
  • Bonus 1
  • Bonus 2
  • Bonus 3
  • Africa - Toto
  • Introduction
  • Intro and Keyboard Split
  • Bottle Blower Riff
  • Verse
  • Chorus
  • Synth Solo
  • Caravan - Van Morrison
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • Verse
  • Chorus
  • Don’t Stop Believin - Journey
  • Introduction
  • Section 1
  • Transposition Challenge
  • Section 2
  • Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • Introduction
  • Technique
  • Rhythm
  • Reading
  • Theory
  • Licks and Fills
  • Song Tips
  • Human Nature - Michael Jackson
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • Verse
  • Other Ideas For Verse
  • Chorus
  • Interlude and Outro
  • Imagine - John Lennon
  • Introduction
  • Intro Verse
  • Prechorus
  • Chorus
  • Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • Verse
  • Comping Considerations
  • Bridge
  • Ending-Coda
  • Layla - Eric Clapton
  • Introduction
  • Intro and Chorus
  • Verse
  • Piano Outro Coda
  • Licks from Jessica - Allman Brothers
  • Introduction
  • Intro Riff
  • Lick 1
  • Lick 2
  • Lick 3
  • Lick 4
  • Lick 5
  • Lick 6
  • Like a Prayer - Madonna
  • Introduction
  • Finding the right sounds
  • Intro and Bridge
  • Chorus
  • Verse
  • Saturday In The Park - Chicago
  • Introduction
  • Intro and Verse
  • Prechorus
  • Chorus
  • Bridge
  • Ending
  • My Girl - The Temptations
  • Introduction
  • Diatonic Chords
  • The Intro
  • The Verse
  • The Chorus
  • The Interlude
  • The Verse-New Key
  • The Chorus-New Key
  • The Outro
  • Maybe I'm Amazed - Paul McCartney
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • Verse
  • Triads in Different Positions
  • Chorus
  • Your Smiling Face - James Taylor
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • Verse Chorus
  • Prechorus
  • Verse Chorus Transposed
  • Verse Chorus Transposed Again
  • Tiny Dancer - Elton John
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • Verse
  • Bridge
  • Chorus
  • Interlude
  • New York State of Mind - Billy Joel
  • Verse Part 2
  • Bridge
  • Ending
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • Verse Part 1
  • Rock Piano - Keys To Success
  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Funk Keyboard Technique 1
  • Introduction
  • Synth Vs. Piano
  • Electro-Mechanical Keyboard Sounds
  • Organ Patches
  • Pads
  • Funk Keyboard Technique 2
  • Lead Sounds
  • Pentatonic Scales and Licks
  • Brass Instruments
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Funk Rhythm Training 1
  • Introduction
  • Rhythmic Review
  • More Rhythmic Practice
  • Two Handed Practice
  • Poly Rhythm Practice
  • Funk Rhythm Training 2
  • Introduction
  • Downbeats and Upbeats
  • Practicing with Drum Tracks
  • Rhythmic Practice Chord Progression
  • Rhythmic Reading Practice
  • Reading a Rhythm Chart
  • Putting it all Together
  • Funk Reading 1
  • Introduction
  • Survey the Tune
  • Rhythm Reading
  • Building Chords
  • Learning the Prechorus
  • Funk Reading 2
  • Rhythm Reading Chorus
  • Building Chords Chorus
  • The Bridge
  • Scales for Improvisation
  • Sound Selection
  • Clavinet Grooves Revealed
  • Introduction
  • Use Me Main Clavinet
  • Use Me Variations
  • Superstition
  • Superstition Part 2
  • Higher Ground
  • Higher Ground Part 2
  • Comping Ideas For Blues Funk Grooves
  • Introduction
  • Right Hand Groove Comping
  • Adding a Left Hand Bassline
  • Adding a Funky Fill
  • Using 9 Chords
  • 6 Funky Chord Progressions
  • Introduction
  • Chord Progression 1
  • Chord Progression 2
  • Chord Progression 3
  • Chord Progression 4
  • Chord Progression 5
  • Chord Progression 6
  • 7 Ways to Resolve to a “I” Chord
  • Introduction
  • V7 to I
  • V7 V to I
  • Tritone Substitution
  • Tritone Sub Combinations
  • Backdoor ii V
  • Minor Backdoor ii V
  • Introduction to Arpeggios
  • The Classic
  • Skipping
  • Outer/Inner
  • Five to Four
  • Waterfall
  • Upper-Structures
  • Bonus
  • Building a Funk Groove
  • Introduction
  • Building the Drum Groove
  • Building the Bass Groove
  • Building the Clavinet Groove
  • Lady Bird Changes
  • 10 Must-Have Funk Licks 1
  • Introduction
  • Lick 1
  • Lick 2
  • Lick 3
  • Lick 4
  • Lick 5
  • 10 Must-Have Funk Licks 2
  • Lick 6
  • Lick 7
  • Lick 8
  • Lick 9
  • Lick 10
  • 5 Scales for Soloing
  • Introduction
  • Pentatonics
  • Blues Scale
  • Mixolydian
  • Dorian
  • Lydian Dominant
  • Soloing over the Funk Groove
  • Introduction
  • Step 1 Building the Blues Scale
  • Step 2 Playing Uninterrupted Scales
  • Step 3 Randomly Changing Directions
  • Step 4 Adding Rhythmic Fluctuations
  • Step 5 Skipping Notes
  • Step 6 Inventing a Lick
  • Step 7 Adding Some LH Comping
  • Soon and Very Soon
  • Introduction
  • Song Introduction
  • Measures 9-10
  • Walk Up Fills
  • The Verse
  • Bassline Syncopation
  • Interlude
  • The Bridge
  • The Coda
  • "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
  • Introduction
  • The Melody
  • Adding Basic Chords
  • Introduction to the arrangement
  • I-V chord progression
  • I – I7 chord progression
  • ii – V chord progression
  • iii-vi-ii-V progression
  • I – III7 – IV – #ivdim progression
  • I – IV7/I progression
  • Chord tones vs. Non-chord tones
  • Line endpoints
  • Accompaniment rhythms
  • Bassline creation rules
  • Arrangement part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2
  • Arrangement Part 3
  • Shouting Chorus
  • Arrangement Part 5
  • Arrangement Part 6
  • Slow Gospel Feel
  • Contemporary Feel
  • "This Little Light of Mine"
  • Introduction
  • The melody
  • Apply chords to the melody
  • Measure 5
  • Walk up
  • Finishing the reharm
  • Arrangement introduction
  • Arrangement Part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2
  • Arrangement Part 3
  • Lick 1
  • Lick 2
  • Lick 3
  • Lick 4
  • Lick 5
  • Lick 6
  • “The Way You Make Me Feel.” - Michael Jackson
  • Introduction
  • Importance of Groove
  • 16th Note Rhythms
  • Playing Hands Together
  • Playing the Horn Line
  • Bonus - The Way You Make Me Feel
  • "September" - Earth Wind & Fire
  • Introduction
  • Establishing the Intro Groove
  • Some New Chords
  • Variations in Verse Bassline
  • Chorus
  • “Signed Sealed Delivered” - Stevie Wonder
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • Verse
  • Variations on Verse
  • Chorus
  • "Will It Go Round in Circles?" - Billy Preston
  • Introduction
  • Sections of the song
  • Scale chords
  • Billy Preston Lick #1
  • Billy Preston Lick #2
  • Billy Preston Lick #3
  • Billy Preston Lick #4
  • Billy Preston Lick #5
  • Billy Preston Lick #6
  • "There Will Never Be Another You" - Improvisation
  • There Will Never Be Another You Improv
  • Student Homework
  • Improvisation in 5 Steps
  • Step One - Major Scale
  • Step Two - Fixing Scales
  • Step Three - Guide Tone Lines
  • Step Four - Articulation and Dynamics
  • Step Five - Special Techniques
  • "I Get A Kick Out of You" - Advanced Improv
  • I Get A Kick Out of You
  • Level 6 - Rootless Voicings
  • Level 7 - Root Stomp
  • Level 8 - Reharmonization
  • Level 9 - Flow Between The Hands
  • Level 10 - Intros & Endings
  • Level 11 - Switching Styles
  • Level 12 - Putting it All Together
  • Funky Fender Rhodes Grooves - Vol. 1
  • Introduction to Funky Fender Rhodes
  • basic groove -(A)
  • syncopated chords – (B)
  • double stops – (C)
  • diads – (D)
  • improvisation exercises – (EFG)
  • constant 16ths – (H)
  • IV to I (I)
  • Walkup
  • In sync (KL)
  • Funky Fender Rhodes Grooves - Vol. 2
  • Groove A pt 1
  • Introduction
  • Groove A pt 2
  • Groove B
  • Groove C
  • Putting together a progression
  • Improvisation pt 1
  • Improvisation pt 2
  • Using effects
  • Funky Fender Rhodes Grooves - Vol. 3
  • Introduction
  • Getting started
  • The next chord
  • 4 chord progression
  • Change the minor chord
  • Sus chord and voice-leading
  • 15 Funk Grooves
  • Groove #1
  • Groove #2
  • Groove #3
  • Groove #4
  • Groove #5
  • Groove #6
  • Groove #7
  • Groove #8
  • Groove #9
  • Groove #10
  • Groove #11
  • Groove #12
  • Groove #13
  • Groove #14
  • Groove #15
  • "Funky Jazz Gospel"
  • Introduction
  • A Section pt 1
  • A Section pt 2
  • A Section pt 3
  • B Section pt 1
  • B Section pt 2
  • B Section pt 3
  • B Section pt 4
  • B Section pt 5
  • C Section
  • Improvisation pt 1
  • Improvisation pt 2
  • Improvisation pt 3
  • Funky Piano
  • Introduction
  • Sixteenth-note breakdown
  • Harmonic progressions
  • Broken sixteenth-note chords
  • Bassline motion
  • Right-hand chord infusion
  • Shifting accents (1)
  • Shifting accents (2)
  • Triad infusion
  • Where to go from here
  • Stable Funk - Composition
  • Introduction
  • Creating a song part 1
  • Bullet point tips
  • Part 2
  • The interlude
  • The B section
  • Licks
  • End of solo section
  • Getting out of solo section
  • Ending the song
  • Melody
  • Studio Take 1
  • Studio Take 2
  • Studio Take 3
  • Creating a Funk Groove
  • Introduction
  • Two-measure phrase intro pt 1
  • Two-measure phrase intro pt 2
  • A section (m3-m4)
  • A section (m3-m4) pt 2
  • A section (m5)
  • B section Funkadiddle
  • Solo Section Groove
  • Solo Section Groove pt 2
  • Turnaround – Ending
  • "Misty - Erroll Garner
  • Introduction/Reharm – part 1
  • [1] Reharm – part 2
  • [1] Reharm – part 3
  • [1] Reharm – part 4
  • [2] Arrangement part 1
  • [2] Arrangement part 2
  • [2] Arrangement part 3
  • [2] Arrangement part 4
  • [2] Arrangement part 5
  • [2] Arrangement part 6
  • [2] Arrangement part 7
  • [2] Arrangement part 8
  • [3] Improv part 1
  • [3] Improv part 2
  • [3] Improv part 3
  • [3] Improv part 4
  • [3] Improv part 5
  • "Take 5" - Dave Brubeck Quartet
  • Introduction
  • The B section
  • B section chords
  • End of B section
  • A section bassline
  • The A section melody
  • Fill out A section with chords
  • The ending
  • A section improvisation
  • B section improvisation
  • Advanced improv and reharm pt 1
  • Advanced improv and reharm pt 2
  • "Fly Me To The Moon"
  • Introduction
  • The melody
  • Melody with chord shells
  • Filling out the chord shells
  • Add in chord tensions
  • Add in chord tensions (2)
  • Root fifth third accompaniment
  • More fills and flourishes
  • Chromatic scale fills
  • Endings
  • "In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning"
  • Introduction
  • Analysis pt 1
  • Analysis pt 2
  • Step 1-Roots
  • Step 2-RH chords pt 1
  • Step 2-RH chords pt 2
  • Step3-Arrangement pt 2
  • Step3-Arrangement pt 1
  • "Some Day My Prince Will Come" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • M1-4
  • M5-8
  • M9-12
  • M13-16
  • M17-20
  • M21-24
  • Jazz Waltz Style
  • "Some Day My Prince Will Come" - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • M 1-4
  • M 5-8
  • M 9-12
  • M 13-16
  • M 17-20
  • M 21-24
  • M 25-31
  • Modulating Minor 3rd
  • Reharmonized Ending
  • "All of Me" Arrangement - Vol. 1A
  • Introduction
  • Song Intro measures 1-8
  • Measures 9-12
  • Measures 13-16
  • Measures 17-20
  • Measures 21-24
  • "All of Me" Arrangement - Vol. 1B
  • Measures 25-32
  • Measures 33-36
  • Measures 37-40
  • Harmonic Analysis
  • Confusion on M 2
  • "All of Me" The Improvisation - Vol. 2A
  • Introduction
  • Different ways to play melody
  • Rhythmically varying the melody
  • 2 note cell
  • 3 note cell
  • "All of Me" The Improvisation - Vol. 2B
  • 5-note-cell
  • 5-note-cell-with-rhythmic-variety
  • 5-note-cell-to-create-improv-idea
  • summary
  • "The Shadow Of Your Smile"
  • Introduction
  • Rhythm Of The Chords
  • The Chords
  • The Melody
  • Hands Together Pt 1
  • Hands Together Pt 2
  • Hands Together Pt 3
  • Hands Together Pt 4
  • Advanced Tips
  • "Tequila"
  • Introduction
  • The introduction groove
  • A Section (m7)
  • B Section (m15) Boogie groove
  • Finishing the B section
  • Lick #1
  • Lick #2
  • Lick #3
  • Lick #4
  • Creating an improvisation pt1
  • Creating an improvisation pt2
  • "La Cumparsita"
  • Introduction
  • Arrangement Part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2
  • Arrangement Part 3
  • Arrangement Part 4
  • Arrangement Part 5
  • Arrangement Part 6
  • The Entire Arrangement
  • Improvisation
  • "The Girl From Ipanema" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5
  • Part 6
  • Part 7
  • Part 8
  • Bossa Rhythm
  • Scales for improvisation
  • Applying the scales
  • Chord montuno
  • "The Girl from Ipanema" Improv & Analysis - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Analysis pt 1
  • Analysis pt 2
  • Analysis pt 3
  • Analysis Wrap Up
  • Reharmonization pt 1
  • Reharmonization pt 2
  • Improvisation with Arpeggios
  • Improvisation with Arpeggios pt 2
  • Improvisation with Arpeggios pt 3
  • "The Peanut Vendor"
  • Introduction
  • Intro Groove in G
  • Intro Groove (part A)
  • Filler Groove (part B)
  • Melody pt 1 (part C)
  • Melody pt 2 (part D)
  • Improv lick 1 (part E)
  • Improv lick 2 (part F)
  • Improv lick 3 (part G)
  • Advanced chords pt 1
  • Advanced chords pt 2
  • In the Style of "Corcovado"
  • Corcovado Intro
  • Song introduction
  • Corcovado measures 7-15
  • Corcovado measures 15-27
  • Corcovado measures 27-35
  • Corcovado measures 35-end plus endings
  • Corcovado improvisation
  • Corcovado improvisation scales
  • Corcovado improvisation scales pt. 2
  • "Wave"
  • Introduction
  • Part 1
  • Part 2 (m. 5)
  • Part 3 (m. 8)
  • Part 4 (m. 12)
  • Part 5 (2nd ending)
  • Part 6 (m. 20)
  • Part 7 (m. 23)
  • Part 8 (m. 29)
  • Part 9 (endings continued)
  • "Wave" Improvisation
  • Introduction to Wave Improvisation
  • Scales for improv pt. 1
  • Scales for improv pt. 2
  • Improvisation basics
  • The Solo (at tempo)
  • Wave Improvisation pt 1
  • Wave Improvisation pt 2
  • Wave Improvisation pt 3
  • Wave Improvisation pt 4
  • Wave Improvisation Tips 1
  • Wave Improvisation Tips 2
  • "Amazing Grace"
  • Amazing Grace Introduction
  • Harmonization techniques – lead 1
  • Harmonization techniques – lead 2
  • Transition chords
  • ii-V-I add on progressions
  • Harmonize using any chord
  • Available tensions for chords
  • Lead 4 – Dominant motion
  • Move between re-harm variations
  • Amazing Grace arrangement 1
  • Amazing Grace arrangement 2
  • Amazing Grace arrangement 3
  • Amazing Grace arrangement 4
  • Amazing Grace arrangement 5
  • Fills Runs & Improv pt. 1
  • Fills Runs & Improv pt. 2
  • Fills Runs & Improv pt. 3
  • "The Old Rugged Cross"
  • Melody and Time feel
  • Introduction
  • 6/8 Groove exercise
  • Analysis
  • Diminished Exercise
  • Arr. m1 – Fill in the groove
  • Arr. m2 – Precede w/ Dom7
  • Arr. m3 – Scale chords
  • Arr. m4 – IV over I
  • Arr. m5 – Change quality of IV
  • Arr. m6 – Diminished harmony
  • Arr. m7 – Walk ups
  • Arr. m8 – Reharm
  • Arr. m10 – Delayed resolution
  • Arr. m11 – ii-V of I
  • Arr. m14 – IV chord to minor
  • I to IV groove
  • Improvisation?
  • "Precious Lord, Take My Hand"
  • Introduction
  • The melody
  • Figuring out the key (Major or minor)
  • Important chords within the key
  • Chords for Precious Lord
  • A basic accompaniment
  • Discovery phase
  • Discovery…measure 9 on…
  • Arrangement Part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2 (m. 5)
  • Arrangement Part 3 (m. 9)
  • Arrangement Part 4 (m. 13)
  • Funky Phat Chords
  • Introduction
  • Minor 7 (add 9) chord
  • Minor 7 (add 11) chord
  • *mini* Clusters
  • The *wide* minor
  • Breaking up the *wide* minor
  • No-fifth minor
  • Minor scales
  • Groove on minor scales
  • Funky minor 6
  • Altered Dominants
  • Beefed Up Triad
  • Major 7 (add 9) chord
  • Putting it all together
  • Funkadiddles
  • Funkadiddles Introduction
  • Funkadiddle #1
  • Funkadiddle #2
  • The “Add On”
  • Funkadiddle #2 with the “Add on”
  • Funkadiddle #3
  • Funkadiddle #4
  • Funkadiddle #4 with pickups
  • Funkadiddle #5
  • Funkadiddle #6
  • Funkadiddle #5 + #6 put together
  • Creating your own funkadiddle
  • Funk Fluidity
  • Introduction
  • Beat Shifting
  • Syncopated Shift
  • Improvised Lines
  • Chromatic Shift
  • Shift With Improv
  • Quartal Shift
  • Chromatic Quartals
  • Quartal Anticipation
  • Target Note Exercise pt 1
  • Target Note Exercise pt 2
  • B3 Organ Techniques
  • The Drawbars
  • Introduction
  • Dealing with No Sustain
  • Role of the Organ & Pad pt 1
  • Role of the Organ & Pad pt 2
  • Bass Line Tips
  • Progression Chords
  • Solo Concepts pt 1
  • Solo Concepts pt 2
  • Organ A Flat Shout
  • Introduction
  • Intro Chords
  • Basslines for LH
  • Two Main Chords
  • Hands Together – Intro Chords
  • Hands Together-Main Chords
  • Intro Through Chorus
  • Bonus Ending
  • Advanced Organ Shout
  • Introduction
  • Intro Chords
  • Scales to riff improv
  • Chord riffing over Ab Bb
  • Chords to add without changes
  • Adding actual chord changes
  • Outro chords
  • Closing
  • Hammond Organ Basics
  • Introduction
  • Start Run Expression Pedal
  • Drawbars
  • Presets
  • Foot Pedals
  • Switches
  • Leslie
  • Basic Setup
  • 6 Must-Have Organ Sounds
  • Introduction to Organ Sounds
  • Jazz Setting
  • Classic Rock Setting
  • Gospel Settings
  • Pop Settings
  • Funk Settings
  • Left Hand Concepts
  • "Stormy Weather"
  • Discovery phase pt. 1
  • Discovery phase pt. 2
  • Discovery phase pt. 3
  • Arrangement Played
  • Arrangement Part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2 (m.4)
  • Arrangement Part 3 (m.5)
  • Arrangement Part 4 (m.10)
  • Arrangement Part 5 (m.11)
  • Arrangement Part 6 (m.17)
  • Arrangement Part 7 (m.25)
  • Improvisation Part 1
  • Improvisation Part 2
  • "Georgia On My Mind"
  • Introduction
  • Reharm Part 1
  • Reharm Part 2
  • Reharm Part 3
  • Reharm Part 4
  • Reharm Part 5
  • Reharm Part 6
  • Reharm Part 7
  • Arrangement Introduction
  • Arrangement Part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2
  • Arrangement Part 3
  • Arrangement Part 4
  • Arrangement Part 5
  • Arrangement Part 6
  • Arrangement Part 7
  • Creating Licks Part 1
  • Creating Licks Part 2
  • Creating Licks Part 3
  • Creating Licks Part 4
  • Creating Licks Part 5
  • Creating Licks Part 6
  • Creating Licks Part 7
  • Creating Licks Part 8
  • Creating Licks Part 9
  • Creating Licks Part 10
  • Creating Licks Part 11
  • Learn the licks intro – part 1
  • Learn the licks 2
  • Learn the licks 3
  • Learn the licks 4
  • Learn the licks 5
  • Learn the licks 6
  • Learn the licks 7
  • Learn the licks 8
  • Learn the licks 9
  • Learn the licks 10
  • "All Blues" Techniques
  • Introduction
  • The Groove
  • V7 Chords pt 1
  • V7 Chords pt 2
  • Improv Fluidity Exercise pt 1
  • Improv Fluidity Exercise pt 2
  • Create Improv Lines
  • Willie Improv pt 1
  • Willie Improv pt 2
  • Advanced Ideas pt 1
  • Advanced Ideas pt 2
  • "Bebop Blues"
  • Introduction
  • The Bassline
  • Chorus 1 (m1-6)
  • Chorus 1 (m7-12)
  • Chorus 2 (m13-18)
  • Chorus 2 (m19-24)
  • Chorus 3 (m25-30)
  • Chorus 3 (m31-36)
  • Endings
  • How to practice this piece
  • Blues and Boogie Piano
  • Blues and Boogie Piano
  • Unlocking the 9 Secrets of the Blues
  • Introduction
  • Use Blues Scale
  • Simple Left Hand
  • Important Chords and Form
  • Rhythm Driven Licks
  • 3 Licks and Repeat
  • Slide and Crush Notes
  • Swing or Straight
  • Break Down
  • Int/Adv Jazz & Blues Improv 2
  • Blues For Alice Changes
  • Exercise #1
  • Exercise #2
  • Exercise #3
  • Int/Adv Jazz & Blues Improv 3
  • Left Hand Exercise
  • Rhythm of the melody
  • Limiting choices
  • What to practice
  • Int/Adv Jazz & Blues Improv 4
  • Left hand rootless exercise
  • Adding a melody
  • Creating your arrangement pt 1
  • Creating your arrangement pt 2
  • What to practice
  • Int/Adv Jazz & Blues Improv 5
  • Root-chord
  • Rhythmic fills
  • Fills in 10ths
  • Tritone approach
  • Chordal improv
  • Int/Adv Jazz & Blues Improv 6
  • Left hand pt 1
  • Left hand pt 2
  • Right hand pt 1
  • Right hand pt 2
  • What to practice
  • Int/Adv Jazz & Blues Improv 7
  • Groupings of 4
  • Turnaround
  • Groupings of 5
  • What to practice
  • Int/Adv Jazz & Blues Improv 8
  • Intention
  • Intentional Lines
  • Longer lines with rhythm
  • Analysis and criticism
  • Go crazy!
  • Diminished Harmony 1
  • Introduction
  • Diminished Scales
  • Diminished Symmetry
  • Chord Tones & Tensions
  • Dominant & Diminished Motion
  • How Diminished Chords Work
  • Diminished Resolution
  • Diminished Resolution (Ascending)
  • Drop 2 Voicings
  • V7 flat 9 chord
  • part 2….
  • Diminished Harmony 2
  • Replace diminished chord with V7
  • Example: I Could Write A Book
  • Example: Have You Met Miss Jones?
  • Diminished Chord improv
  • Diminished Chord…chords!
  • How diminished chords work
  • vii diminished to I
  • Diminished Approach in Major
  • Diminished Approach in minor
  • Example: Days of Wine And Roses
  • Diminished Harmony 3
  • Introduction
  • Diminished chord reharmonization
  • Spotting wrong chord symbols
  • Harmonizing lines
  • Drop 2 diminished approach example
  • Half Whole Diminished Scale
  • Diminshed Chords
  • Transform Diminished Chords
  • Advanced Improvisation Techniques 1
  • Upper Structure
  • Example lick 1
  • Example lick 2-4
  • Modified pentatonic
  • What to practice
  • Advanced Improvisation Techniques 2
  • What makes a good target?
  • Chromaticism and targets
  • Application part 1
  • Application part 2
  • What to practice
  • Advanced Improvisation Techniques 3
  • Whole Tone Scale
  • Sequences
  • Shorter Sequences
  • Whole Tone Blues
  • Advanced Improvisation Techniques 4
  • Intro
  • Everything Happens To Me
  • Part 1 (m1)
  • Part 2
  • Part 3 (m5)
  • What To Practice
  • Advanced Improvisation Techniques 5
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Advanced Improvisation Techniques 6
  • Killer Joe Scales
  • Scalar Vs. Angular Playing
  • B Section
  • Advanced Improvisation Techniques 7
  • Accents and Grab Technique
  • Down/Upbeat Accents
  • Three and Four-note groupings
  • Shifting Accents
  • Student Input
  • Advanced Improvisation Techniques 8
  • Week 8
  • "My Funny Valentine"
  • My Funny Valentine Pt. 1
  • My Funny Valentine Pt. 2
  • My Funny Valentine Pt. 3
  • My Funny Valentine Pt. 4
  • My Funny Valentine Pt. 5
  • My Funny Valentine Pt. 6
  • My Funny Valentine Pt. 7
  • My Funny Valentine Pt. 8
  • My Funny Valentine Pt. 9
  • "When I Fall In Love"
  • The arrangement
  • Introduction to When I Fall in Love
  • The Song Part 1
  • The Song Part 2
  • The Song Part 3
  • The Song Part 4
  • The Song Part 5
  • The Song Part 6
  • Reharm Part 1
  • Reharm Part 2
  • Reharm Part 3
  • Reharm Part 4
  • Reharm Part 5
  • Reharm Part 6
  • Improv Part 1
  • Improv Part 2
  • Improv Part 3
  • Final Improv/Conclusion
  • "The Nearness of You"
  • Introduction
  • Step 1
  • Step 2
  • Step 3 Section 1
  • Questions on Step 3 Section 1
  • Step 3 Section 2
  • Questions on Step 3 Section 2
  • Step 3 Section 3
  • Questions on Step 3 Section 3
  • Step 3 Section 4
  • Questions on Step 3 Section 4
  • Step 4 Section 5
  • Questions on Step 4 Section 5
  • Step 4 Section 6
  • Step 4 Section 7
  • Questions on Section 6 and 7
  • Step 4 Section 8
  • Questions on Step 4 Section 8
  • "How High The Moon"
  • Introduction
  • Discovery phase
  • Discovery phase pt. 2
  • Discovery phase pt. 3
  • The Arrangement
  • Arrangement Part 2
  • Arrangement Part 3
  • Arrangement Part 4
  • The Entire Arrangement
  • Endings
  • "Ain't Misbehavin" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Left Hand
  • Song Introduction
  • Measure 5
  • Measure 7
  • Measure 10
  • Measure 13
  • Measure 15
  • Measure 19
  • "Ain't Misbehavin" - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Measure 23
  • Measure 25
  • Measure 27
  • Measure 31
  • Ending
  • Jelly Roll Morton "The Crave" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Measures 1-4
  • Measures 5-8
  • Measures 9-12
  • Jelly Roll Morton "The Crave" - Vol. 2
  • Measures 13-20
  • Measures 21-28
  • Measures 29-36
  • Measures 37-45
  • Measure 45-End
  • "Autumn Leaves"
  • The Solo (at tempo)
  • Analysis Pt. 1
  • Analysis Pt. 1-2
  • Analysis Pt. 1-3
  • Analysis Pt. 2-1
  • Analysis Pt. 2-2
  • Analysis Pt. 2-3
  • Analysis Pt. 3-1
  • Analysis Pt. 3-2
  • Analysis Pt. 4-1
  • Analysis Pt. 4-2
  • Analysis Pt. 4-3
  • Analysis Pt. 5-1
  • Analysis Pt. 5-2
  • Analysis Pt. 5-3
  • Analysis Pt. 6-1
  • Analysis Bass Pt. 1
  • Analysis Bass Pt. 2
  • Analysis Bass Pt. 3
  • Analysis Bass Pt. 4
  • Analysis Bass Pt. 5
  • Analysis Bass Pt. 6
  • Chords pt. 1
  • Chords pt. 2
  • Chords pt. 3
  • Chords pt. 4
  • Chords pt. 5
  • Comping pt. 1
  • Comping pt. 2
  • Comping pt. 3
  • Practice Tips pt. 1
  • Practice Tips pt. 2
  • Practice Tips pt. 3
  • "Green Dolphin Street" Improvisation
  • Introduction
  • Analysis pt 1
  • Analysis pt 2
  • Analysis pt 3
  • Making improv lines pt 1
  • Making improv lines pt 2
  • Master class
  • "Green Dolphin Street" Master Class
  • Mark
  • Response to Mark
  • Donna
  • Response to Donna
  • Bill
  • Response to Bill
  • Jack
  • Response to Jack
  • Thierry
  • Response to Thierry
  • Horace Silver - "Song For My Father"
  • Song For My Father – Intro
  • The arrangement part 1
  • The arrangement part 2
  • Scales for improvisation
  • Lick #1
  • Lick #2
  • Delayed resolution
  • Borrowed chord from Phyrigian
  • Phyrigian mode
  • Phyrigian progression and bassline
  • Structured improv over phyrigian
  • Improvisation ideas
  • "Giant Steps" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Practice Method 1 & 2
  • Practice Method 3 & 4
  • Practice Method 5 & 6
  • Practice Method 7 & 8
  • "Giant Steps" - Vol. 2
  • Practice method 1
  • Practice method 2
  • Practice method 3
  • Practice method 4
  • Solo M 1
  • Solo M 5
  • Solo M 9
  • Solo M 13
  • “This Can’t Be Love” - Melody & Comping - Vol. 1
  • 01-Lead Sheet
  • 02-Piano Arrangement
  • 03-Piano Comping
  • 04-Scales for Improvisation
  • “This Can’t Be Love” With The Band Vol. 2
  • This Can’t Be Love With The Band
  • "So What" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Learning the song
  • Dorian mode theory
  • Comping voicings in the left-hand pt. 1
  • Comping voicings in the left-hand pt. 2
  • "So What" - Vol. 2
  • Patterns (triads and 7ths) pt. 1
  • Patterns (triads and 7ths) pt. 2
  • Pentatonics pt 1
  • Pentatonics pt 2
  • "So What" - Vol. 3
  • Introduction
  • M. 1-8
  • M. 9-16
  • M. 17-24
  • M. 25-32
  • Advanced Scalar Lick
  • Improvising Over "Georgia On My Mind"
  • Improvising Over “Georgia On My Mind”
  • "Have You Met Miss Jones" 10 Tips
  • Introduction to the lesson
  • Chord Tones & Arpeggios pt 1
  • Chord Tones & Arpeggios pt 2
  • Rhythm & Syncopation
  • Chunking
  • Bridge 2-5-1
  • Bebop improvisation turns
  • Turns extended
  • Advanced ideas pt 1
  • Advanced ideas pt 2
  • Advanced ideas pt 3
  • "Have You Met Miss Jones" Improvisation Tips (Part 2)
  • Introduction
  • Start With Chord Tones
  • Upbeats and triplets
  • Are your lines one-directional?
  • Scales from chord tones
  • Master class message
  • "Waltz For Debby" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Measure 1
  • Measure 5
  • Measure 9
  • Measure 13
  • What to Practice
  • "Waltz For Debby" - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Part 1 (m17)
  • Part 2 (m26)
  • Part 3 (B Section)
  • Part 4 (m41)
  • Section Breakdown
  • Scales in 3rds
  • "The Days of Wine and Roses" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Sketch of the tune
  • Chromatic Walkdown (m. 1)
  • Inserting a ii-V (m. 3-4)
  • Quartal Voicings (m. 5-8)
  • "The Days of Wine and Roses" - Vol. 2
  • reharmonization-m9-12
  • reharmonization-m13-15
  • modulation-m16
  • bebop-harmony-m25-26
  • Subdominants (Tritone Introduction)
  • Hang #11: Subdominants
  • Melodic Minor Harmony - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • What are modes?
  • Mode 1 – minor Major 7
  • Mode 2 – sus4 flat 9
  • Melodic minor Improv Tips
  • Mode 3 – Lydian Augmented
  • Mode 4 – Lydian flat 7
  • Mode 5 – slash chord
  • Mode 6 – Locrian Natural 9
  • Mode 7 – Altered scale
  • Melodic Minor Harmony - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Scales of Minor ii-V
  • Minor voicings
  • ii-V to minor
  • ii-V to Major
  • Sequences and Parallelism
  • Creating a sequence pt 1
  • Creating a sequence pt 2
  • Chords of Melodic minor
  • Applying melodic minor to song
  • Tritones and Phat Chords
  • Introduction
  • What is a tritone?
  • What is a substitution?
  • Chords that use tritone subs
  • Tritones and the bass
  • V7 to I example bII7 to I
  • ii – V7 – I example ii – bII7 – I
  • Dominant vs. Tritone resolution
  • Available tensions on Dom 7
  • Voicings with quartals
  • Inverting quartals
  • Tensions that work well together
  • Voicings with U.S.T.
  • Using the U.S.T chart
  • Using the quartals chart
  • Applying to Abide With Me
  • Upper Structure Triads Explained
  • HWWe6 – Upper Structure Triads
  • Upper Structure Triads
  • 01-Dominant Upper Structure Triads
  • 02-Minor and Major Upper Structure Triads
  • 03-Misty Example
  • 04-My Ship Example
  • 05-Prelude To A Kiss Answers
  • Boot Camp For Lovers Week 1
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 8
  • Boot Camp For Lovers Week 2
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 9
  • Boot Camp For Lovers Week 3
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7
  • Boot Camp For Lovers Week 4
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 9
  • Blues Piano Improvisation 101 - 1
  • Root-5-7 Bassline
  • Swing-Jazz Bassline
  • Swing – Less Tension
  • Shuffle pattern
  • Funk bass
  • Bassline Alterations
  • What to practice
  • Blues Piano Improvisation 101 - 2
  • Triplet bassline
  • 3-5 triplet lick
  • Free form blues scale
  • Triplet turns
  • Licks and Accents
  • Blues Piano Improvisation 101 - 3
  • Basic Progression
  • Quick Four
  • Two Five to Four
  • Jazz
  • Licks
  • Lick Application
  • Blues Piano Improvisation 101 - 4
  • Left-hand pattern
  • Right hand licks pt 1
  • Right hand licks pt 2
  • What to practice
  • Blues Piano Improvisation 101 - 5
  • I to IV and IV to I walkups
  • Walkup chords
  • Example progression
  • I chord motion
  • Passing IV chord and Progression
  • Blues Piano Improvisation 101 - 6
  • Bluesy Song with Riffs pt. 1
  • Song measure 3
  • Song measure 5
  • Song measure 7
  • What to practice
  • Blues Piano Improvisation 101 - 7
  • Blues from snippets
  • Blues turnarounds pt. 1
  • Blues turnaround and ending
  • What to practice
  • Blues Piano Improvisation 101 - 8
  • 8-Bar Bluesy Progression
  • Getting the Blues Feel
  • Simple Improv – The Feel pt. 2
  • Course Wrap Up
  • How To Create A Blues
  • Introduction
  • Basic Blues
  • Basics Blues lines
  • Gospel-like Blues pt 1
  • Gospel-like Blues pt 2
  • Gospel-like Blues pt 3
  • Improv section left hand
  • Improv section right hand pt 1
  • Improv section right hand pt 2
  • Creating your blues pt 1
  • Creating your blues pt 2
  • Rhythm Changes - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Basic Changes pt1
  • Basic Changes pt2
  • V7 Changes
  • Diminished Changes
  • Bluesy/Gospel Changes
  • Two-five of IV Changes
  • My Typical Changes
  • Sub V7 Changes
  • Outside Changes
  • Rhythm Changes - Vol. 2
  • The B Section
  • B section tri-tone substitutions
  • Chords and comping techniques pt 1
  • Chords and comping techniques pt 2
  • Guide-tone voicings pt 1
  • Guide-tone voicings pt 2
  • B section neighbor chords pt 1
  • B section neighbor chords pt 2
  • Rhythm Changes Improvisation - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Left-hand chords
  • Ex1 – Major scale
  • Ex2 – Whole tone and altered
  • Using cells
  • How to play fast
  • Rhythm Changes Improvisation - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Ex. 4 – Approaches pt 1
  • Ex. 4 – Approaches pt 2
  • Ex. 5 – Small Moves pt 1
  • Ex. 5 – Small Moves pt 2
  • Two-handed chords pt 1
  • Two-handed chords pt 2
  • Bassline in 10ths pt 1
  • Bassline in 10ths pt 2
  • Arrangement ideas
  • CorePiano™ - Easy Piano Basics
  • Introduction
  • Notes of the piano
  • Low and high notes
  • The musical alphabet
  • Finger numbers
  • How to sit at the piano
  • The grab technique
  • Five finger scale
  • G clef guideposts
  • Steps and skips
  • Half and whole-steps
  • Higher and lower on staff
  • The F clef
  • The grand staff
  • Barlines and measures
  • Time signatures
  • Ties
  • Slurs
  • The Pedals
  • Repeats
  • Playing hands together
  • Sharps and flats
  • Natural symbol
  • Playing hands together pt 2
  • Reading notes in groups and intervals
  • Legato and staccato
  • Major 5 finger scale
  • Minor 5 finger scale
  • Chords major and minor triads
  • Chord symbols
  • Key signatures
  • Basic rhythms
  • Outro
  • Technique Builder Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Building the Scale Pt 1
  • Building the Scale Pt 2
  • Hands Together Pt 1
  • Hands Together Pt 2
  • Minor Mode Theory
  • Using Process on A Min
  • Using Process on A Minor Pt 2
  • Excellent Rhythm Exercise
  • Technique Builder Vol. 2
  • F Major
  • D Minor
  • Bb Major
  • G Minor
  • Eb Major
  • C Minor
  • Technique Builder Vol. 3
  • Ab Major
  • F Minor
  • Db Major
  • Bb Minor
  • Gb Major
  • Eb Minor
  • B Major
  • Technique Builder Vol. 4
  • A major
  • E major
  • D major
  • B minor
  • G major
  • E minor
  • G# minor
  • C# Minor
  • F# Minor
  • "Minuet" Mozart - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Surveying the tune
  • M 1-4 Hands separately
  • M 1-4 Hands together
  • M 5-8 Hands separately
  • M 5-8 Hands together
  • "Minuet" Mozart - Vol. 2
  • M 9-12 Hands separately
  • M 9-12 Hands together
  • M 13-16 Hands separately
  • M 13-16 Hands together
  • Musical details
  • "Miniature Rondo" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Surveying the tune
  • M 1-4 Hands separately
  • M 1-4 Hands together
  • M 5-8 Hands separately
  • "Miniature Rondo" - Vol. 2
  • M 5-8 Hands together
  • M 9-16
  • M 17-20
  • M 21-24
  • Musicality details
  • "Minuet" Bach - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Surveying the music
  • M 1-4
  • M 5-8
  • M 9-12
  • "Minuet" Bach - Vol. 2
  • M 13-16
  • M 17-20
  • M 21-24
  • M 25-28
  • M 29-32
  • "Fur Elise" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Surveying the music
  • M 1-4
  • M 5-8
  • M 9-12
  • "Fur Elise" - Vol. 2
  • M 13-16
  • M 16-19
  • M 20-24
  • Interesting tidbit
  • Slow Minor Blues - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Minor Blues Chords and Analysis
  • Basic minor chord groove
  • Progression 1 bassline
  • Progression 1 chords
  • Progression 2
  • Progression Combinations
  • Progression 3 pt 1
  • Progression 3 pt 2
  • 6/8 Basic blues pt 1
  • 6/8 Basic blues pt 2
  • 6/8 Extended blues pt 1
  • 6/8 Extended blues pt 2
  • Slow Minor Blues - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Bassline and chords
  • Adding tensions to the chords
  • Scales for Improvisation
  • 16th-note improvisation
  • Scale chords
  • Blues notes
  • Crushed notes & double-stops
  • Trills and trilling
  • Turns
  • Rhythmic cell improvisation
  • Rhythmic cell comping
  • Rhythmic cell exercises
  • Slow Minor Blues - Vol. 3
  • Introduction
  • Basic Stride Pattern
  • Octave Stride Double Stops
  • Minor Stride Progression
  • Minor Stride Blues pt 1
  • Minor Stride Blues pt 2
  • Minor Stride Blues pt 3
  • Minor Stride Blues pt 4
  • Minor Stride Blues pt 5
  • Slow Bluesy Ragtime
  • Introduction to Slow Bluesy Ragtime
  • Scales and fingerings
  • Left hand ragtime techniques
  • Ragtime composition brainstorm
  • Ragtime arrangement part 1
  • Ragtime arrangement part 2 (m.13)
  • Ragtime arrangement part 2 (m.13) #2
  • Ragtime arrangement solo section
  • Bb scales for improvisation
  • Using the Bb blues scale over the improv section
  • Making a simple Bb improvisation & wrapup
  • Slow Gospel Blues
  • Introduction
  • The Basic Progression
  • Dominant Motion
  • Bass Motion
  • I to vi Progression
  • Building the Jazzy 7-3-6 Progression
  • Tritone Substitution
  • Bullet points of lesson
  • Gospel Grooves
  • Introduction
  • A mixolydian scale chords
  • 16th-note 2-hand exercises
  • Groupings of 3
  • Creating your own alterations
  • D mixolydian scale chords
  • IV mixolydian over the root
  • I to IV walk up
  • Minor 9th – Rise Up groove
  • Gospel Piano Riffs - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Get The Feel For a New Key
  • Easy Bassline
  • Drop Bassline
  • Bassline And Chords
  • Extended Bassline
  • Easy Bassline in Octaves
  • Drop Bassline in Octaves
  • Extended Bassline in Octaves
  • Extended Bassline Groove
  • Gospel Piano Riffs - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Chord Preparation Exercise
  • Progression m1
  • Progression m3
  • Progression m7
  • Progression m9
  • Progression m13
  • Jazz Neo Soul Chords and Arrangement
  • Neo Soul Lesson
  • Arrangements For Small Hands [HangWithWillie]
  • Arrangements For Small Hands
  • Left Hand Accompaniment Techniques
  • Introduction
  • Octaves and 5ths
  • Block chord stabs
  • Chord shells
  • Broken shells
  • Basslines
  • Ostinato
  • Melodic left-hand
  • Rootless voicings
  • Change the style
  • Left to right mix
  • Transposing Swing Baseline With Rootless Chords
  • Hang #22
  • Stride Piano and Pedaling Techniques
  • Introduction
  • Using the pedal pt 1
  • Using the pedal pt 2
  • Using the pedal pt 3
  • Left hand chord variations pt 1
  • Left hand chord variations pt 2
  • Add right hand lick
  • Moving to the IV chord
  • My Simple Stride pt 1
  • My Simple Stride pt 2
  • Basic Stride Piano Techniques
  • Introduction
  • Basic Stride Progression
  • C Major Pentatonic Scale
  • Stride Pattern with Scale
  • Descending Pentatonic
  • Descending Pentatonic Together
  • Progression Options
  • Improvisation Patterns pt 1
  • Improvisation Patterns pt 2
  • Stride, Reggae, Funk and more! (Willie Answers)
  • I Cant Get Started – analysis pt 1
  • I Cant Get Started – analysis pt 2
  • Reharmonization and melody conflicts
  • Diatonic Walk ups
  • Bill Withers – Use Me pt 1
  • Bill Withers – Use Me pt 2
  • Reggae grooves pt 1
  • Reggae grooves pt 2
  • Stride piano exercise
  • Creating Contemporary Arrangements
  • Introduction
  • Change Dom7 to sus4
  • Upper Structure Triads pt 1
  • Upper Structure Triads pt 2
  • Precede Dom 7 chords pt 1
  • Precede Dom 7 chords pt 2
  • Tritone Substitution
  • Chord Tensions Inversions & Voicings
  • Voicings pt 2
  • Arrangement
  • Harmonizing ANY melody note!
  • Original Composition Techniques
  • Introduction
  • The song
  • A Section
  • B Section
  • Improvisation pt 1
  • Improvisation pt 2
  • Ending and form
  • Locked Hand Style over Georgia Bridge
  • Georgia Bridge – Locked Hand Style
  • "His Eye Is On The Sparrow"
  • Introduction to Sparrow
  • Analysis part 1
  • Analysis part 2
  • Creating a simple arrangement
  • Contemporize discovery
  • Discovery pt. 2 (m.9)
  • Arrangement part 1
  • Arrangement part 2 (m. 9)
  • Arrangement part 3 (m. 12)
  • Arrangement part 4 (m. 21)
  • Improvisation part 1
  • Improvisation part 2
  • "Wade In The Water"
  • Easy arrangement
  • Discovery phase pt. 1
  • Discovery phase pt. 2 (m. 9)
  • Arrangement Part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2 (m. 5)
  • Arrangement Part 3 (m.9)
  • Arrangement Part 4 (m.13)
  • Contemporary Discovery phase pt 1
  • Contemporary Discovery phase pt 2
  • Wrap Up
  • "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Part 1
  • Part 2 (m2)
  • Part 3 (m5)
  • Part 4 (m7)
  • Part 5 (m9)
  • Part 6 (m13)
  • Ending
  • "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" Improvisation - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Broken chords
  • Feeling 3 against 2
  • Step 2 – mixed chord tones
  • Step 3-Passing tones
  • Step 4 – Rests and rhythm
  • Step 5 – bluesy
  • Wrap up
  • O Lamb of God
  • Introduction
  • The melody
  • The chords
  • Filling out the progression 1
  • Filling out the progression 2
  • Filling out the progression 3
  • Each chord broken down
  • Shout Chorus
  • Improvising over the sequence
  • Advanced improvisation
  • Final tips
  • "Thank You Lord"
  • Introduction
  • Part One
  • Part Two – Dominant motion
  • Part Three – Measure 5
  • Sus Sound…continuing the song
  • Passing chords
  • Passing chords (review)
  • Creating richer chords
  • Measure 13
  • Cool Turnaround
  • Walk Downs
  • I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
  • Introduction
  • Intro m1-5
  • Intro m5-8
  • Intro m9-12
  • Intro m13-16
  • The Verse pt 1
  • The Verse pt 2
  • Verse and Analysis
  • Coda and Improv Ideas
  • "Danny Boy" - Londonderry Air
  • Introduction
  • Danny Boy – the melody
  • Applying I-IV-V chords to melody
  • More interesting triad accompaniments
  • Adding dominant motion to chords
  • Preceding dominant chords w/related ii
  • Precede related ii with dominant
  • Precede dominant with related ii (ext.)
  • Using tritones to add color
  • Getting ideas from other lead sheets
  • Explaining the Arrangement
  • Disc 2 Intro
  • Arrangement Part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2
  • Arrangement Part 3
  • Arrangement Part 4
  • Arrangement Part 5
  • Danny Boy Improv Part 1
  • Danny Boy Improv Part 2
  • Danny Boy Improv Part 3
  • "Don't Know Why" - Norah Jones - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Creating an accompaniment
  • Being aware of the melody
  • Left-hand fluidity
  • What to practice
  • "Don't Know Why" - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Pop Left Hand
  • Minor Pentatonic
  • Solo Pt 1
  • Solo Pt 2
  • Solo Pt 3
  • Rock Piano Articulation
  • "In A Sentimental Mood"
  • Introduction
  • Analysis pt 1
  • Analysis pt 2
  • Analysis pt 3
  • Analysis pt 4
  • Easy Arrangement Steps
  • Reharmonization pt 1
  • Reharmonization pt 2
  • Reharmonization pt 3
  • Arrangement pt 1
  • Arrangement pt 2 (m7)
  • Arrangement pt 3 (m10)
  • Arrangement pt 4 (Bridge)
  • Arrangement pt 5 (coda)
  • "Blessed Assurance"
  • Blessed Assurance Introduction
  • Blessed Assurance pt. 1 – Easy (triads)
  • Blessed Assurance pt. 2 (broken chords)
  • Creating a drum beat
  • Blessed Assurance – discovery pt. 1
  • Blessed Assurance – discovery pt. 2
  • Blessed Assurance – discovery pt. 3
  • Blessed Assurance – discovery pt. 4
  • Blessed Assurance – arrangement pt. 1
  • Blessed Assurance – arrangement pt. 2
  • Blessed Assurance – arrangement pt. 3
  • Piano Hand Coordination
  • Introduction
  • Willie’s story
  • Shuffle confusion
  • Shuffle Exercise
  • Fingering matters!
  • Straight – New Orleans
  • Funk sectioning
  • Getting Focused (Audio Lesson)
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Insights for Practice
  • Insights for Practice
  • "Black Orpheus" Improvisation (Manha De Carnaval)
  • Introduction
  • Arrangement m1-3
  • Quintuplets m4
  • Arrangement m5
  • Arrangement m7
  • Arrangement m8
  • Arrangement m13
  • Flourishes And Simple Arpeggios
  • Arrangement m17
  • Arrangement m23
  • Tips
  • "Body and Soul" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Original Melody and Harmony
  • Bebop Scale Harmony and Flurry Passage
  • Reharmonizing Measure 2
  • Melodic Embellishment and Reharm
  • Harmonizing Measure 5
  • Using Reharm to Create Motion
  • Reharmonizing Measure 7
  • Inserting a Minor ii Chord
  • "Body and Soul" - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Learning the Original Melody
  • Harmonizing and Melodic Embellishment
  • Harmonizing M 19-20
  • Using Diminished Scale Theory
  • Creating Internal Motion
  • Melodic Embellishment M 22
  • Melodic Embellishment M 23
  • Playing Extreme Registers
  • "Don't Get Around Much Anymore"
  • Introduction
  • Active Listening
  • Importance of Form
  • Bebop Scale Theory
  • Harmonizing Bebop
  • Planning Technique
  • Another Bebop Scale
  • "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" Vol. 2
  • Using Unisons and 10ths M6
  • Filling Space M7
  • Stride Technique M21
  • Stride Technique M17
  • Filling Space in M16
  • Creating an Intro
  • Creating an Ending
  • "Blue Bossa" - Vol. 1
  • 00-Introduction
  • 01-Harmonizing in 6ths
  • 02-I minor 6 chord
  • 03-Bonus material
  • 04-Inserting a V chord
  • "Blue Bossa" - Vol. 2
  • inserting-a-chord-bar-4
  • chromatic-walkup
  • tritone-sub-in-bar-10
  • turnaround
  • Playing a montuno
  • Fingering, Arpeggios and Chords
  • Piano Fingerings pt1
  • Piano Fingerings pt2
  • Piano Fingerings pt3
  • Piano Fingerings pt4
  • Creating & Practicing Arpeggios pt 1
  • Creating & Practicing Arpeggios pt 2
  • Creating & Practicing Arpeggios pt 3
  • Creating & Practicing Arpeggios pt 4
  • Arpeggios & Fills pt 1
  • Arpeggios & Fills pt 2
  • Arpeggios & Fills pt 3
  • Apply chords to a simple melody pt 1
  • Apply chords to a simple melody pt 2
  • Apply chords to a simple melody pt 3
  • Apply chords to a simple melody pt 4
  • Triad Primer
  • Introduction
  • What Are Chords
  • Forming Triads by Scale
  • Forming Triads by Interval
  • Minor Triads
  • Chord Progressions
  • Easier Movement with Inversions
  • Exercises
  • Rock Piano Basics
  • Introduction
  • Triad basics / Major triads
  • Root-position minor triads
  • Triad Inversions
  • When To use Triad Inversions
  • Seventh chords and usage in Rock
  • Putting chords to a melody
  • Rock accompaniment techniques (Piano man)
  • Rock accompaniment ex. A
  • Rock accompaniment ex. B
  • Rock accompaniment ex. C
  • Rock accompaniment ex. D
  • Conclusion – Slash Chords
  • Rock Soloing Techniques
  • Introduction to Rock Soloing
  • Trills
  • 32nd note chromatic
  • Upbeat double-stop
  • Passing IV to I
  • Suspension w/ minor
  • Double-stop Grit
  • 32nd note Upbeat
  • Sextuplets
  • Sextuplet Grooving
  • Building your solo
  • Suzuki Workshop - Easy Rock and Blues Grooves
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2 – oom pahs and easy blues song
  • Chapter 3 (change)
  • Chapter 4 (Red group)
  • Chapter 5 (Blue group)
  • Chapter 6 (Orange group-Advanced)
  • Chapter 7 (Advanced accompaniments)
  • Rock Groove Concepts
  • Introduction
  • Basic Rock Comping and Inversions
  • Ghosting with 1/8th notes
  • Ghosting with 1/16th notes
  • Filling groove dead spots
  • Rock Groove #1
  • Rock Groove #2
  • Create your own fills Exercise 1
  • Outer/inner exercise
  • Back to root exercise
  • Rock Groove #3
  • "Feelin' Alright"
  • Introduction
  • Intro Groove
  • Intro Groove Alterations
  • Lick A
  • Scales
  • Lick B
  • Lick C
  • Lick D
  • Ending Groove
  • "Use Me" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Keyboard licks part 1
  • Keyboard licks part 2
  • Pad voicings pt 1
  • Pad voicings pt 2
  • Safe chords
  • Minor pentatonic
  • Syncopated licks
  • Scale sequences pt 1
  • Scale sequences pt 2
  • "Use Me" - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • 3 note grouping run
  • Improv scales
  • Dorian chord run
  • 16th note triplets
  • 32nd note arpeggios
  • Dorian block chords
  • Phat chord stabs
  • Taking it outside
  • Organ drawbars
  • "Superstition" - Stevie Wonder
  • Introduction
  • The Basic Line
  • Fill out the line
  • Horn Line
  • The Bridge/Interlude
  • Descending Horn Line
  • Minor Diatonic Triads
  • Minor harmony clarification
  • Harmonizing the horn line
  • Diatonic Triad Scale
  • Improv 1 – Intro & 5 note groupings
  • Improv 2 – 3 note groupings
  • Improv 3 – random quartals
  • The math of groupings
  • Richard Tee - Tribute
  • Introduction
  • Blues secrets
  • Blues secrets pt 2 (articulation)
  • The introduction
  • The introduction pt2
  • Section A (m5)
  • Section A pt 2 (right hand)
  • Section B (m9)
  • Coda section
  • Groove Improvisaiton
  • "Chameleon" Bass Lines w/ Improvisation
  • Introduction
  • Chameleon Bass line
  • Four note groupings
  • 4-note groupings going up scale
  • Groove #1 over bassline
  • Groove #2 over bassline
  • 1/2-whole diminished pattern #1
  • 3- and 4-note groupings
  • 3-note grouping pattern
  • Cool chord patterns
  • Creating a funk composition
  • "I Wish" - Stevie Wonder
  • I Wish Introduction
  • A section part 1
  • A section part 2
  • B section
  • C section
  • Section D
  • Beginner improvisation ideas
  • Advanced improvisation ideas
  • Chordal pattern improv
  • B section improvisation
  • 5-note grouping improvisation
  • Combination of groupings
  • Bassline alterations
  • "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy"
  • Measure 1
  • Measure 9
  • Measure 13
  • Measure 16
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Improvisation
  • Improv pt 2
  • Improv pt 3
  • "The Chicken" - Pee Wee Ellis
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • "The Chicken" Vol. 2 - Improvisation
  • Introduction
  • Rootless Chords
  • Improvisation Exercise
  • The Solo Pt 1
  • The Solo Pt 2
  • The Solo Pt 3
  • The Solo Pt 4
  • The Solo Pt 5
  • The Solo Pt 6
  • "Blackbird"
  • Introduction
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5
  • Creating Your Style pt1
  • Creating Your Style pt2
  • Fluidity
  • Improv pt 1
  • Improv pt 2
  • "Moondance" - Song - Van Morrison
  • Introduction
  • Bassline
  • Verse 1st Part – pt 1
  • Verse 1st Part – pt 2
  • Verse 2nd Part – pt 1
  • Verse 2nd Part – pt 2
  • Chorus pt 1
  • Chorus pt 2
  • Ending
  • "Moondance" Improvisation
  • Introduction
  • Triplet Triads Lick
  • Triplet Triad Octaves Lick
  • Double-Stop Lick
  • Triplet Tritone Lick
  • Tritone Floyd Cramer Lick
  • Broken Chord Lick
  • Repeated Note Lick
  • Triplet Grouping Lick
  • Octave Grouping Lick
  • Descending Minor Lick
  • "Every Breath You Take" - Jazz Reharm Part 1
  • Introduction
  • Measure 1-6
  • Measure 7-15
  • Measure 16-24
  • "Every Breath You Take" - Jazz Reharm Part 2
  • Measure 24-34
  • Measure 35-44
  • Coda
  • Solo over the vamp
  • "Sunny" Smooth Jazz Version
  • Introduction
  • Groove Intro With Quartal Chords
  • Smooth Jazz Chords pt 1
  • Smooth Jazz Chords And Voicings
  • Smooth Jazz Chords And Voicings pt 2
  • "Sunny" Smooth Jazz Improvisation
  • Introduction
  • Analysis, chords and form
  • Chords in the right hand
  • Jam 1
  • Jam 2
  • Jam 3
  • Jam 4
  • Advanced Jazz and Blues - Vol. 2A
  • Introduction
  • Part 1 (m1)
  • Part 2 (m6)
  • Part 3 (m9)
  • Part 4 (m13)
  • Part 5 (m18)
  • Target Notes
  • Part 6 (m21)
  • Scales for improvisation
  • Sprints – Getting faster
  • Advanced Jazz and Blues - Vol. 2B
  • How do the MIDI files work?
  • Blues voicings
  • pt 1-Choosing notes for improv
  • pt 2-Target notes
  • pt 3-Play anything exercise
  • Chromatic exercise pt 1
  • Chromatic exercise pt 2
  • Octave linking
  • Bb minor pentatic exercise
  • Bb blues scale
  • What Child Is This
  • 00-Introduction
  • 01-M 1-4 A Section Easy
  • 02-M 5-8 A Section Easy
  • 03-M 9-12 A Section Adv
  • 04-M 13-16 A Section Adv
  • 05-M 17-20 B Secion Easy
  • 06-M 17-24 B Section Easy
  • 07-M 17-20 Adv
  • 08-M 29-32 B Section Adv
  • PianoWithWillie Live 12/3/13
  • PianoWithWillie Live 12/3/13
  • PianoWithWillie Live 12/17/13
  • PianoWithWillie Live 12/17/13
  • PianoWithWillie Live 1/7/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 1/7/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 1/21/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 1/21/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 2/4/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 2/4/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 2/11/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 2/11/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 2/25/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 2/25/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 3/7/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 3/7/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 3/11/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 3/11/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 3/25/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 3/25/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 3/19/14
  • PianoWithWillie Live 3/19/14
  • Students' Questions Answered (Willie Answers)
  • Question 1 part 1 (Outside ii-V-I)
  • Question 1 part 2 (Outside ii-V-I)
  • Question 2 (Turnaround Rule)
  • Question 3 (Arpeggio Fingering)
  • Question 4 part 1 (Approaching Target Chords)
  • Question 4 part 2 (Approaching Target Chords)
  • Question 5 part 1 (More Approaching Target Chords)
  • Question 5 part 2 (More Approaching Target Chords)
  • Accompaniment Toolkit
  • Introduction
  • Intros part 1
  • Intros part 2
  • Intros part 3
  • Melodic Voicings - Comping
  • Swing Comping
  • Ballad Comping
  • Endings
  • Accompaniments and Turnarounds
  • Introduction
  • #1 Boogie Shuffle
  • #2 Shuffle
  • #3 Boogie Octaves
  • #4 Jazz
  • #5 Country
  • #6 Tango
  • #7 New Orleans
  • #8 Funk
  • Applying patterns to the Blues (1)
  • Applying patterns to the Blues (2)
  • Master Class 1-11-2013
  • class-1-11-2013
  • Improvisation With Chords and Inversions - Vol. 1
  • Why use chord tones for improv?
  • Diatonic triads and seventh chords
  • Common chord progressions
  • Creating your own chord progression
  • Using chords outside the diatonic scale
  • Inverting Chords
  • The flat VII chord
  • Flat II III VI chords
  • Harmonic motion (chord rhythm)
  • Diminished passing chords
  • Dominant motion
  • Slash passing chords
  • Breaking up the chords: arpeggios+
  • Adding the 9th
  • Suspended chords and grace notes
  • Creating a chord improvisation
  • Improvisation Using Chords and Inversions - Vol. 2
  • Introduction
  • Diatonic clustering
  • Non-diatonic cluster
  • ii-V-I cluster
  • Clustering wrapup
  • Slash sus and diminished
  • Guide tone improv
  • Jazz/Gospel Progression
  • Filling out guide tone lines
  • Pentatonic lick pt 1
  • Pentatonic lick pt 2
  • Jazz and Gospel Exercises
  • Scorch Plug In
  • Gospel Ex. A
  • Gospel Ex. B
  • Gospel Ex. B pt. 2
  • Gospel Ex. C
  • Gospel Ex. D
  • Gospel Ex. E
  • Gospel Ex. F
  • Gospel Ex. G
  • Gospel Ex. H
  • Gospel Ex. I
  • Jazz Intro
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. A
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. B
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. C
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. D
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. E
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. F
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. G
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. H
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. I
  • Jazz 2-5-1 Ex. J
  • Jazz 2-5-1-V7 Ex. K pt. 1
  • Jazz 2-5-1-V7 Ex. K pt. 2
  • Jazz 2-5-1-V7 Ex. K pt. 3
  • Jazz Hands Together
  • Hanon Mastery
  • Scorch Plug In
  • Core Concepts pt.1
  • Core Concepts pt.2
  • Core Concepts pt.3
  • Hanon Exercise #1
  • Hanon Exercise #2
  • Hanon Exercise #3
  • Hanon Exercise #4
  • Hanon Exercise #5
  • Hanon Exercise #6
  • Hanon Exercise #7
  • Hanon Exercise #8
  • Hanon Exercise #9
  • Hanon Exercise #10
  • Chord Straddles pt.1
  • Chord Straddles pt.2
  • Chord Straddles pt.3
  • Musical Hanon pt.1
  • Musical Hanon pt.2
  • Musical Hanon pt.3
  • Musical Hanon pt.4
  • Musical Hanon pt.5
  • Musical Hanon pt.6
  • Musical Hanon pt.7
  • Musical Hanon pt.8
  • Musical Hanon pt.9
  • Musical Hanon pt.10
  • All 12 Major Scales 2-hands
  • Two Minute Piano
  • Introduction Blues Riff
  • Improvisation starting note
  • Choosing improvisation scales
  • Quartal 2-5-1 voicings
  • 2-5-1 lick in E
  • 2-5-1 lick in E altered
  • Gospel country groove
  • Latin intro/ending groove
  • Octave Blues Riff
  • Blues lick
  • Jazz lick #1
  • Chord Tips
  • Chord Tips
  • Improvisation Techniques for All levels
  • Introduction
  • Practical elements of improvisation
  • What notes do I play?
  • What rhythm do I use?
  • Avoiding fingering problems
  • Starting small…a few measures
  • Starting with chord tones
  • Spice it up with upbeats
  • Using Approaches
  • Chord guide tones and usage
  • Chord/scale relationship
  • Arpeggios and their usage
  • Fluid Improvisation Exercises
  • Essential Scale Tricks - How To Learn Scales Faster
  • Introduction
  • Major chord scales pt 1
  • Major chord scales pt 2
  • Minor chord scales
  • Dominant chord scales
  • Creating your own scales
  • Lydian flat 7
  • Finding Scale Secrets
  • Finding Scale Secrets
  • Dominant Bebop Scale
  • Dominant Bebop Scale
  • Diatonic Chords - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • What is a Scale Degree
  • Stacking 3rds to Create Triads
  • Using Roman Numerals
  • Stacking 3rds to Create 7th Chords
  • Diatonic Chords - Vol. 2
  • Using Roman Numerals (7th chords)
  • Harmonic Analysis
  • Roman Numeral Formula
  • Transposition Practice
  • Mini Lessons
  • i-Scale fingerings on other notes
  • i-Fly Me ballad to swing pt 1
  • i-Fly Me ballad to swing pt 2
  • Mini Lesson: Creating Jazz Chords
  • Creating Jazz Chords
  • HangWithWillie - Nov. 29th Session - Beginner
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • HangWithWillie - Nov. 29th Session - Advanced
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • HangWithWillie - Nov. 27th Session
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • "You Don't Know Me"
  • Introduction
  • The introduction
  • m4 A section
  • m8 First Ending
  • m8 Second ending
  • m16 Bridge
  • Form and modulation
  • The end tag
  • Improv tips pt 1
  • Improv tips pt 2
  • "Blue In Green"
  • Step 1 – Easier / Less Motion
  • Step 2 – Adding Motion and Substitutions
  • Step 3
  • Step 4 – Ending
  • "That's Life" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • The entire arrangement
  • The intro
  • Measures 5-8
  • Measures 9-20
  • Measures 21-28 bridge
  • Measures 29-36
  • The coda
  • "That's Life" - Vol. 2 (improvisation)
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • "Look of Love"
  • Introduction
  • Arranging Steps
  • Song Intro
  • Measure 5-12
  • Measure 13-20
  • Measure 21-30
  • Measure 31-End
  • Accompanying Yourself
  • "What A Difference A Day Made"
  • What A Difference A Day Made – Intro
  • The Melody
  • Discovery phase pt. 1
  • Discovery phase pt. 2 (m. 17)
  • Arrangement Part 1
  • Arrangement Part 2 (m.9)
  • Arrangement Part 3 (m.24)
  • Chords you can take out for improv
  • Three note improvisation pt. 1
  • Three note improvisation pt. 2
  • "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" - Carole King
  • The Arrangement
  • "Ring of Fire" - Ray Charles
  • Intro
  • Verse
  • Chorus
  • Chorus Pt 2
  • Fill Idea 1
  • Fill Idea 2
  • Improvisation Ideas
  • Horn Line Intro
  • "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" - Marvin Gaye
  • Introduction
  • Intro-section
  • Verse
  • Pre-chorus
  • Chorus
  • Interlude
  • Outro
  • "In My Life" - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • Intro, Measures 1-4
  • Measures 5-7
  • Measures 8-10
  • Measures 11-14
  • "In My Life" - Vol. 2
  • Measures 15-17
  • Measures 18-20
  • Solo Measures 21-28
  • Measures 29-43
  • "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
  • introduction
  • verse-a-section
  • verse-b-section
  • chorus-section
  • bridge-section
  • verse-a1-section
  • verse-b1-section
  • chorus-1-section
  • "Don't Stop Believin'" - Journey
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • "Isn't She Lovely" - Stevie Wonder
  • Introduction
  • Chord Rhythm
  • Chords of the Song
  • Add Chords to the Melody
  • Scales for Improvisation
  • Building a Solo
  • "New York State Of Mind" - Billy Joel
  • Introduction
  • Intro
  • Verse Part 1
  • Verse Part 2
  • Bridge
  • Ending
  • "I Want You Back"
  • Jackson 5 – I Want You Back – Introduction
  • Errata – A section fix…
  • A section groove
  • A section groove analysis
  • New analysis of fixed A section
  • B section
  • B2 section – quiz
  • C section
  • C2 and D section
  • Want you back – improv pt 1
  • Want you back – improv pt 2
  • Want you back – improv pt 3
  • "Man in the Mirror" - Michael Jackson
  • Introduction
  • The Intro
  • Pg 1, Line 2
  • Pg 1, Line 3
  • Pg 1, Line 4
  • Pg 1, Line 5
  • Pg 2, Line 1
  • Pg 2, Line 2
  • Chorus
  • Pg 2, Line 5
  • Ending
  • The 80's - Vol. 1
  • Introduction
  • How Will I Know Pt 1
  • How Will I Know Pt 2
  • How Will I Know Pt 3
  • How Will I Know Pt 4
  • How Will I Know Pt 5
  • The 80's - Vol. 2
  • Billie Jean Pt 1
  • Billie Jean Pt 2
  • Time of My Life Pt 1
  • Time of My Life Pt 2
  • Time of My Life Pt 3
  • Time of My Life Pt 4
  • Time of My Life Pt 5
  • "I Feel Good"
  • Introduction to I Feel Good
  • Bassline for part 1
  • Creating new basslines
  • Interlude/Shout Chorus
  • Last chorus with tag
  • Comping techniques
  • Comping part 2
  • Improvisation part 1
  • Sixteenth note improv part 1
  • Sixteenth note improv part 2
  • "This Is My Last Affair" - The Meters
  • Introduction
  • Basslines pt 1
  • Basslines pt 2
  • Melody pt 1
  • Melody pt 2
  • Improv – Scales
  • Blues scale
  • Holds and Double Stops
  • Working licks – plus Ending
  • But I play piano!
  • "Tipitina" - As Played By Dr. John
  • Introduction
  • Measure 1
  • Measure 2
  • Measure 3
  • Measure 4
  • Measure 5
  • Measure 6
  • Measure 7
  • Measure 8
  • "Someone Like You" - Adele
  • Introduction
  • Part 1 Verse
  • Part 2 Interlude
  • Part 3 Chorus
  • Part 4 Interlude
  • Bridging the Gap
  • Advanced Concepts
  • Improvising Over Standards in 5 Steps
  • Introduction
  • Original melody
  • Melodic embellishment
  • Guide tones
  • Chord tones
  • Approaches
  • Chord scale relationship
  • Chord scale exercise
  • Improvisation Over Basslines
  • Improvisation over bassline pt 1
  • Improvisation over bassline pt 2
  • Improvisation over bassline pt 3
  • Improvisation over bassline pt 4
  • Improvisation Cells
  • Hang #5: Improvisation Cells
  • Using Quartals in Your Improvisation
  • Using quartals pt 1
  • Using quartals pt 2
  • Using quartals pt 3
  • Improvising Lines Over Songs
  • Hang #10: Improvising Lines Over Songs
  • Classic Jazz Piano Endings Part 1
  • Intro
  • A Train Ending
  • Basie Ending
  • Boogie Woogie Style
  • Ladybird-Changes
  • I-VI-II-V Ending
  • Classic Jazz Piano Endings Part 2
  • Orange colored sky
  • Amen Ending
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues
  • Up a minor 3rd
  • Chromatic Walk-down
  • 10 Jazz and Blues Licks
  • Lick 1
  • Lick 2
  • Lick 3
  • Lick 4
  • Lick 5
  • Lick 6
  • Lick 7
  • Lick 8
  • Lick 9
  • Lick 10
  • "A Mid-Summer Session"
  • Introduction
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5
  • Part 6
  • Part 7
  • Creating The Song pt. 1
  • Creating The Song pt. 2
  • Creating The Song pt. 3
  • Playing Around
  • Conclusion
  • 5 Must Have Rhythms
  • Hang #7: 5 Must Have Rhythms
  • Chord Essentials Tips
  • Chord Essentials Tips
  • Hand Coordination Technique for Improv
  • Step 1 – Start With Simple Bass Pattern
  • Step 2 – Add A Lick
  • Step 3 – Repurpose A Lick Rhythm
  • Step 4 – Make Small Bassline Changes
  • Scary Halloween Music
  • Scary Piano Music
  • "Summer Samba"
  • Introduction to Bossa Nova
  • Basic Bossa version
  • Basic Bossa version m7
  • Bassline with anticipation
  • Adding fills to Bossa groove
  • Chromatic Fills & 6ths
  • Bossa bassline fills
  • Bossa tag/turnaround
  • Bossa ending
  • "Jolly Ol' Saint Nick"
  • Jolly Old St. Nick pt 1
  • Jolly Old St. Nick pt 2
  • Jolly Old St. Nick pt 3
  • Jolly Old St. Nick pt 4
  • Jolly Old St. Nick pt 5
  • Jolly Old St. Nick pt 6
  • Jolly Old St. Nick pt 7
  • Jolly Old St. Nick pt 8
  • Jolly Old St. Nick pt 9
  • Arranging Christmas Songs - The First Noel
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Secondary and Extended Dominants
  • Secondary & Ext. Dominants pt 1
  • Secondary & Ext. Dominants pt 2
  • Secondary & Ext. Dominants pt 3
  • Fixing Chord Progressions
  • Introduction to Fixing Chord Progressions
  • Natural Minor Scale
  • Natural Minor Diatonic Chords
  • Harmonic Minor & chords
  • V7 or V-7? V7 chord in minor
  • Minor chord progression
  • Step 1) Chord quality
  • Step 2) Harmonic rhythm
  • Step 3) Listen for Odd chords
  • Progression part 2/3
  • Chord accompaniment
  • Big Chords, Progressions & Fills
  • Introduction to Big Chords
  • Chord Tensions
  • Big Sounding Chord Secrets
  • Big Sounding Chord Secrets 2
  • Good and Poor Chord choices
  • Basic Progression
  • Basic Progression with Broken Chords
  • Contemporize a Progression
  • Flowing Left Hand
  • Adding Re-harm to Contemporary Progression
  • Chord Progression Fills
  • Easy Gospel Basics
  • Introduction
  • Basic I-IV groove and lick
  • Adding Grace Notes
  • Passing IV chord
  • I-IV-V7-vi progression
  • Diminished passing chords
  • V7sus slash chord
  • Diminished Fill
  • Popular Cadence Pattern
  • Jazz Gospel Chord Progression
  • Jazz Gospel Chord Progression
  • Easy Gospel Bass - Ethel Caffie-Austin
  • Introduction
  • One chord bassline
  • Scale chords
  • Tri-tone shells
  • Common Walkup
  • Pentatonic Gospel
  • Walkup with progression
  • Preacher Chords
  • Preacher Chords Intro
  • Major scales
  • Scale chords – diatonic chords
  • Alternate inversion of scale chords
  • G7 groove
  • Eb7 groove
  • Basic “preaching” progression
  • Adding the grace note
  • IV chord scale groove
  • Diminished chords in tenths
  • “Phat” V7 chords with neighbors
  • “House Raising”
  • Putting these concepts together
  • My Yiddishe Momme
  • Introduction
  • Measure 1-4
  • Measures 5-8
  • Measures 9-14
  • Measures 15-20
  • Measures 21-26
  • Measures 27-31
  • Coda Part 1
  • Coda Part 2
  • Analysis
  • "Salsa Bop"
  • Introduction
  • The song – piano roll
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5 – B Section
  • Part 6 – different montuno
  • Part 7
  • Improvisation scales
  • Improv licks part 1
  • Improv licks part 2
  • Advanced Warm Up Exercises For Piano
  • Hang #9: Advanced Warm Up Exercises For Piano
  • "Every Prayer"
  • Introduction
  • Figuring out the song Part 1
  • Figuring out the song Part 2
  • Figuring out the song Part 3
  • Figuring out the song Part 4
  • The Song Part 1
  • The Song Part 2
  • The Song Part 3
  • The Song Part 4
  • Improvisation Part 1
  • Improvisation Part 2
  • Warmups and Improvisation
  • Scorch Plug In
  • Introduction
  • 5-finger scale & technique
  • Major Scale exercises
  • Major Scale Improv
  • Minor scales
  • Quartal Exercises
  • Free Quartals
  • Quartal grooves
  • Arpeggios
  • Diminished *rack*
  • Chromatic scale
  • Overview of my warmup routine
  • Stretching to warmup
  • Rootless Chords Exposed
  • 01-Rootless Chord Confusion pt 1
  • 02-Rootless Chord Confusion pt 2
  • 03-Rootless Chord Confusion pt 3
  • 04-Moon River Example
  • 05-Rootless Chord Improvisation
  • 06-Modified Rootless Chords
  • 07-How to Practice Rootless Chords
  • 50's Blues Rock Piano
  • Hang #16
  • Rock Piano Arranging
  • Rock Piano Arranging
  • Rock Soloing with Pentatonics
  • Hang #12: Rock Soloing with Pentatonics
  • How to Improvise Over Rock Songs
  • Hang #18
  • 12/8 Piano Grooves
  • Hang #15
  • "Les Miserable" Improvising
  • Mis
  • Exercises in 7/8 (Willie Answers)
  • Exercise in 7 pt 1
  • Exercise in 7 pt 2
  • Exercise in 7 pt 3
  • Exercise in 7 pt 4
  • Exercise in 7 pt 5
  • Exercise in 7 pt 6
  • Exercise in 7 pt 7
  • Exercise in 7 pt 8
  • Suzuki Piano Institute 2012 Lesson
  • Introduction
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Filling Out Chord Progressions
  • Filling Out Chord Progressions
  • 5 Ways To “Lock In” Chords At The Piano
  • Hang #14
  • Understanding Chords
  • Hang #17
  • Creating Modal Chords
  • Hang #23
  • Walking Bass At The Piano
  • Episode #1: Walking Bass At The Piano
  • Ear Training 1 Boot Camp - Lesson 1
  • Ear Training 1 Bootcamp - Lesson 1
  • Ear Training 1 Boot Camp - Lesson 2
  • Ear Training 1 Bootcamp - Lesson 2
  • Ear Training 1 Boot Camp - Lesson 3
  • Ear Training 1 Bootcamp - Lesson 3
  • Ear Training 1 Boot Camp - Lesson 4
  • Ear Training 1 Bootcamp - Lesson 4
  • Ear Training 1 Boot Camp - Lesson 5
  • Ear Training 1 Bootcamp - Lesson 5
  • Ear Training 2 Boot Camp - Lesson 1
  • Ear Training 2 Bootcamp - Lesson 1
  • Ear Training 2 Boot Camp - Lesson 2
  • Ear Training 2 Bootcamp - Lesson 2
  • Ear Training 2 Boot Camp - Lesson 3
  • Ear Training 2 Bootcamp - Lesson 3
  • Ear Training 2 Boot Camp - Lesson 4
  • Ear Training 2 Bootcamp - Lesson 4
  • Session 1
  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 3
  • Session 4
  • Session 4
  • Adv. Improv Session 1
  • Session 1
  • Adv. Improv Session 2
  • Session 2
  • Adv. Improv Session 3
  • Session 3
  • Adv. Improv Session 4
  • Session 4
  • Tech. Builder Boot Camp Session 1
  • Session 1
  • Tech. Builder Boot Camp Session 2
  • Session 2
  • Tech. Builder Boot Camp Session 3
  • Session 3
  • Tech. Builder Boot Camp Session 4
  • Session 4
  • Tech. Builder Boot Camp Session 5
  • Session 5
  • Piano Challenges #1-10
  • Challenge #1 - STRONGER Fingers Fills Exercise in 3rds
  • Challenge #2 - Coolest Minor Chord Voicing And Progression
  • Challenge #3 - Jazz & Blues Piano Lick Broken Down
  • Challenge #4 - Ed Sheeran Perfect Piano Tips
  • Challenge #5 - Get Smooth Piano Chords
  • Challenge #6 - Country Rock Piano Style
  • Challenge #7 - Rootless Jazz Piano Chords Part 1
  • Challenge #8 - Funky Bass Lines!!
  • Challenge #9 - Super Funky Piano Chord Pattern and Riff
  • Challenge #10 - Rootless Jazz Piano Chords Explained Part 2
  • Piano Challenges #11-20
  • Challenge #11 - 3 Must Have 2-5-1 Chord Voicings for Jazz Piano Players
  • Challenge #12 - 4 EASY Left Hand Piano Tips, Part 1 of 2
  • Challenge #13 - 4 EASY Left Hand Piano Tips, Part 2 of 2
  • Challenge #14 - Slick Dominant 7th Chord Voicings
  • Challenge #15 - Bebop 2-5-1 Lick Piano Tutorial
  • Challenge #16 - Bebop Piano Lick part 2
  • Challenge #17 - Funky Piano Progression and Lick with Sheet Music
  • Challenge #18 - Write Your Own Song with This Minor Chord Progression!
  • Challenge #19 - Killer Jazz Piano Lick Part 1
  • Challenge #20 - Killer Jazz Piano Lick Part 2
  • Piano Challenges #21-30
  • Challenge #21 - Bill Evans Major 7th Lick
  • Challenge #22 - Really Cool Jazz Ending
  • Challenge #23 - Rock Piano Octaves Part 1
  • Challenge #24 - Rock Piano Octaves Part 2
  • Challenge #25 - Slick Jazz Minor Quartal Groove Progression
  • Challenge #26 - Minor Pentatonic Improvisation Lick
  • Challenge #27 - Hip Minor Piano Chord Voicing
  • Challenge #28 - Hip Dominant Piano Chord Voicing
  • Challenge #29 - Hip Major 7th Piano Chord Voicing
  • Challenge #30 - Cool Piano Improv Lick and Chords with Backing Track
  • Piano Challenges #31-40
  • Challenge #31 - Dr. John New Orleans Piano Lick
  • Challenge #32 - Dr. John New Orleans Blues Licks with Bassline
  • Challenge #33 - Blues Piano Shuffle Lick
  • Challenge #34 - Play FASTER Piano Scales and Improvisation
  • Challenge #35 - Jazz Piano Chords and Comping
  • Challenge #36 - Playing with Hand Injuries
  • Challenge #37 - Easy Slow Blues Piano Part 1
  • Challenge #38 - Easy Slow Blues Piano Part 2
  • Challenge #39 - Easy Slow Blues Piano Part 3
  • Challenge #40 - Easy Slow Blues Piano Part 4
  • Piano Challenges #41-48
  • Challenge #41 - Easy Slow Blues Piano Part 5
  • Challenge #42 - Polyrhythms at the Piano
  • Challenge #43 - Easy 9th Chords For Jazz and Blues
  • Challenge #44 - Fast Lick For Jazz and Blues #1
  • Challenge #45 - Fast Lick For Jazz and Blues #2
  • Challenge #46 - Advanced Lick For Jazz and Blues
  • Challenge #47 - Jazz and Blues Improv Combinations
  • Challenge #48 - Octave Bell Tones for Fatter Chords
  • Scale Accents
  • Scale Accents
  • Student Questions
  • 8 Scales you MUST know for Improvisation
  • 8 Scales Lesson
  • Student Questions
  • Mastering Your Scales
  • Master Scales
  • Student Questions
  • Improvising Over Progressions
  • Improv Over Progressions
  • Student Questions
  • Switching Styles
  • Change Styles
  • Student Questions
  • Working With Other Musicians
  • Working With Others
  • How To Play From Fakebooks
  • How To Play From Fakebooks
  • How To Improvise Over Fakebooks
  • Improv over Leadhseets
  • Student Questions
  • BF16 Live Training "November Webinar"
  • Blues Notes
  • Bluesy Stride
  • Slow Blues
  • Switching Styles
  • Create Your Own Music
  • Improvisation 1
  • Improvisation 2
  • Improvisation 3
  • Advanced improvisation
  • Rock Piano Improv
  • Rock Piano Improv 2
  • Vital Comping Techniques
  • Effortless Minor Improvisation
  • Intro and 5 Questions
  • Part 2 - rhythm and scales
  • Part 3 - Q&A
  • A section improv 1
  • Anyone Can Improvise in 3 Easy Steps (For Beginners)
  • Introduction
  • Accompany Yourself Using This Simple Pattern
  • 4 Rhythms EVERY Improviser Needs To Know
  • 8 Blues Scale Licks For Beginners
  • Licks Condensed Version
  • NBGJP Prep Lesson
  • Beginner Prep
  • Advanced Prep
  • Master Every Chord At The Piano Using This Exercise
  • Master Every Chord
  • Episode #1 - Green Dolphin Street Locked Hand Style
  • Willie playing Green Dolphin Street
  • Green Dolphin Street Locked-Hand Style
  • *PRACTICE SESSION* Guide Tones & Rootless Chords
  • Guide Tones and Rootless Chords
  • Lesson #1 - 3 Basic Rhythms
  • 3 Basic Rhythms
  • Lesson #1 - Guide Tones and Blues Chords
  • Guide Tones and Blues Chords
  • Lesson #2 - 12 Bar Blues Form and Chords
  • 12 Bar Blues Form and 7th Chords
  • Lesson #2 - Guide Tones with Added 9th Rootless Chords
  • Guide Tones with Added 9th
  • Lesson #3 - Anyone Can Play The 12-Bar Blues
  • 12-Bar Blues with 7th Chords
  • Lesson #3 - Simplified Rootless Jazz Chords
  • Rootless Jazz Chords
  • Lesson #4 - Chord Shells
  • Chord Shells
  • Lesson #5 - Comping Chords
  • Comping Chords
  • Lesson #4 - Jazz Comping Made Easy
  • Comping Chords
  • Lesson #5 - Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scales
  • Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scales
  • Lesson #6 - How To Create Jazz Licks
  • How To Create Jazz Licks
  • Lesson #6 - Comping & Rhythmic Improvisation
  • Comping & Rhythmic Improvisation
  • Lesson #7 - Improvising Over The Blues Part 1
  • Improvising Over the Blues Part 1
  • No Bull Piano Webinars
  • April 2020 Webinar-How Do I ACTUALLY Learn Jazz Piano
  • Lesson #8 - Improvising Over The Blues Part 2
  • Improvising Over The Blues Part 2
  • Lesson #9 - Blues Fills and Turns Part 1
  • Turns Part 1
  • Lesson #10 - Blues Fills and Turns Part 2
  • Turns Part 2
  • Lesson #11 - Blues Fills and Turns Part 3
  • Turns Part 3
  • Lesson #7 - Jam Over The Blues
  • Jam over the blues
  • Lesson #8 - The Blues Scale Demystified
  • The Blues Scale Demystified
  • Lesson #9 - How To Improvise Over The Blues
  • How To Improvise Over The Blues
  • Lesson #10 - How To Improvise Over The Blues Part 2
  • How To Improvise Over The Blues Part 2
  • Lesson #11 - Blues Notes and Licks Part 1
  • Blues Notes and Licks Part 1
  • Lesson #12 - Blues Notes and Licks Part 2
  • Blues Notes and Licks Part 2
  • Lesson #13 - Blues Triplet Rhythm
  • Blues Triplet Rhythm
  • Lesson #14 - Blues Rolls, Tremolos and Grace Notes
  • Blues Rolls, Tremolos and Grace Notes
  • Lesson #15 - Blues Double Stops
  • Blues Double Stops
  • Lesson #12 - Blues Improvisation Guide Tones
  • Blues Improvisation Guide Tones
  • Lesson #13 - Neighbor Tones & Enclosures
  • Neighbor Tones & Enclosures
  • Lesson #14 - How To Use Enclosures for Improv
  • How To Use Enclosures for Improv
  • Lesson #15 - Blues Bebop Improvisation
  • Blues Bebop Improvisation
  • Lesson #16 - Latin Jazz / Swing Blues
  • Latin Jazz / Swing Blues
  • Lesson #17 - How To Play Jazz & Blues Basslines
  • How To Play Jazz & Blues Basslines
  • Lesson #18 - Jazz Piano Quartal Comping
  • Jazz Piano Quartal Comping
  • Lesson #19 - Improvise Using Chord Cells Part 1
  • Chord Cells Part 1
  • Minor Blues Progression with Rootless Chords
  • Lesson #16 - Minor Blues Progression with Rootless Chords
  • Minor Blues With Rootless Chords
  • Lesson #17 - How To Play a Easy Bass Line for Minor Blues
  • Minor Bass
  • Lesson #18 - How to Improvise Over Minor Blues
  • Minor Blues Improv
  • Lesson #19 - Alternate Minor Blues Bassline
  • Alternate Minor Bassline
  • Lesson #20 - Rhythms To Make Your Improv Sound Advanced
  • Rhythms
  • Lesson #20 - Improvise Using Chord Cells Part 2
  • Chord Cells Part 2
  • How To Play Blues For Hours
  • Webinar
  • Episode #2 - Enclosures
  • Episode #3 - Diminished Chord Tricks
  • Diminished Tricks
  • Enclosures
  • Lesson #21 - Altered And Diminished Scales for Improvisation
  • Altered And Diminished Scales
  • Lesson #22 - Altered and Diminished Scale Cells
  • Altered and Diminished Scale Cells
  • Lesson #23 - Mixolydian and Diminished Jazz Etude
  • Jazz Etude
  • Lesson #24 - Three Advanced Blues Intros
  • Three Advanced Blues Intros
  • Lesson #25 - Three Advanced Blues Endings
  • Blues Endings
  • Lesson #26 - Blues Turnaround Progressions
  • Blues Turnaround Progressions
  • Lesson #21 - Jazz Walking Bass Made Easy
  • Jazz Walking Bass
  • Lesson #22 - Easy Boogie-Woogie Bass
  • Boogie-Woogie Bass
  • Lesson #23 -Boogie-Woogie Bass With Licks
  • Boogie-Woogie With Licks
  • Lesson #24 -Three Easy Blues Intros
  • Blues Intros
  • Lesson #25 -Three Easy Blues Endings
  • Blues Endings
  • Lesson #26 - 5 Blues Improvisation Scales
  • 5 Scales for Improv
  • Lesson #27 - Upper Structure Chord Voicings Part 1
  • Upper Structures Part 1
  • Lesson #28 - Upper Structure Chord Voicings Part 2
  • Upper Structures Part 2
  • Lesson #29 - 5 Ideas to Improve Your Jazz Solos
  • 5 Ideas For Better Solos
  • Lesson #27 - 5 Killer Blues Licks Part 1
  • 5 Licks Part 1
  • Lesson #28 - 5 Killer Blues Licks Part 2
  • 5 Licks Part 2
  • Lesson #29 - Easy Blues Piano Pentatonic Licks
  • Easy Blues Piano Pentatonic Licks
  • Lesson #30 - How To Use All That You've Learned in This Course
  • Using What You've Learned in NBGJP
  • Slow Blues Form
  • Slow Blues 1
  • Left-Hand Techniques
  • Left-Hand Techniques
  • Reharmonization Part 1
  • Reharmonization Pt. 1
  • 6 Slow Blues Accompaniments
  • 6 Accompaniments For Slow Blues
  • Articulations, 3rd & 7ths
  • Articulations, 3+7ths
  • Episode #4 - Altered Chords and Scales
  • PRW Episode 4
  • The Bridge
  • Bridge
  • Jam #1 - Easy C Blues
  • Jam #1
  • Performance
  • Tennille's Blues Part One
  • Tennille's Blues Part 1
  • Tennille's Blues Part Two
  • Tennille's Blues Part 2
  • Jam #3 - Funk
  • Jam #3 - Lesson
  • Video Jam Track
  • Jam #2 - Bossa Nova
  • Jam #2 - Lesson
  • Jam #2 - Playalong
  • Student Performances
  • Tennille's Blues Part Three
  • Tennille's Blues Part 3
  • Tennille's Blues Part Four
  • Last A Section
  • 5 Blues Endings
  • 5 Endings (High Def)
  • 5 Endings (Live Version - Lower Resolution)
  • Tennille's Blues Part Five
  • Tennille's Blues Part 5
  • 4 Blues Intros
  • 4 Blues Intros
  • Episode #5 - Basslines
  • Episode 5
  • Tennille's Blues Bassline
  • Tennille's Blues Bassline
  • How to Upload Your Video
  • Beginner's Guide
  • Beginner's Guide
  • Analysis and Starting Improv
  • Easy Living Analysis and Improv 1
  • Altered and 1/2 Whole Diminished Scales
  • Altered and 1/2 Whole Dim
  • Episode #6 - Scale Slipping
  • Scale Slipping
  • Chord-Tone Boulders
  • Chord Tone Boulders
  • Play and Rest
  • Play And Rest
  • Targeting
  • Targeting Notes
  • Rhythmic Improvisation Map
  • Rhythmic Map
  • Fingering And Flow
  • Fingering / Flow
  • Chords and Accompaniment
  • Accompaniment Options
  • Improvising Over A New Standard From Scratch
  • Improv From Scratch
  • My Romance Improv Part 1
  • My Romance Solo Part 1
  • My Romance Improv Part 2
  • Improv Part 2
  • Just The Way You Are - Part 1
  • Solo Part 1
  • Just The Way You Are - Part 2
  • Solo Part 2
  • Wrap Up and Student Questions
  • Last Session
  • Entire solo
  • Getting Started With Lead Sheets
  • Introduction
  • Blueberry Hill
  • Blueberry Hill Arrangements
  • Blueberry Hill Q&A
  • We've Only Just Begun
  • The Song
  • Q&A
  • Dock of the Bay
  • Song - Dock of the Bay
  • Just The Way You Are
  • Live lesson
  • Intermediate Arrangement
  • Q&A Part 1
  • Q&A Part 2
  • Backfilling Harmony (Back Fill Progressions)
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Bye Bye Blackbird Q&A
  • Blue Moon
  • Blue Moon Arrangements
  • Blue Moon Q&A
  • Comping Bossa chords
  • Exercise #4 Quiz
  • How the Program Works
  • Announcement Webinar
  • TCI - Exercise #1
  • Exercise #1 Quiz
  • TCI - Exercise #2
  • Exercise #2
  • Ex. 3 Coming Soon
  • Ex. 4 Coming Soon
  • Exercise #2 Quiz
  • Exercise #3 Quiz
  • How the program works
  • Exercise #1
  • Exercise #1 (Inspiration)
  • TCI - Exercise #3
  • TCI - Exercise #4
  • Ep. 1 - Endless Improvisation Lines
  • Exercise #2 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 2 - Mastering Your Chords
  • Exercise #3
  • Exercise #3 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 3 - Improvisation Targets
  • Exercise #4
  • Exercise #4 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 4 - Play & Rest
  • JazzKids Level 1
  • JazzKids Level 1
  • JazzKids Level 2
  • JazzKids Level 2
  • JazzKids Level 3
  • JazzKids Level 3
  • JazzKids Level 4
  • JazzKids Level 4
  • Mr. Grinch - Christmas Classic
  • Mr. Grinch
  • TCI - Exercise #5
  • Exercise #5
  • Exercise #5 (Inspiration)
  • TCI Practice Guides
  • Rhythm Practice Guide
  • Scales Practice Guide
  • Exercise #5 Quiz
  • TCI - Exercise #6
  • Exercise #6
  • No Bull Guide To Arranging Jazz Standards
  • Session Part 1
  • Session Part 2
  • Accompaniment Practice Guide
  • Exercise #6 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 6 - The Key To Killer Licks
  • Ep. 5 - Articulation
  • TCI - Exercise #7
  • Exercise #7
  • Exercise #7 (Inspiration)
  • Exercise #6 Quiz
  • Ep. 7 - Practice Session - Triads
  • TCI - Exercise #8
  • Exercise #8
  • Exercise #8 (Inspiration)
  • Exercise #7 Quiz
  • Exercise #8 Quiz
  • Ep. 8 - Comping Chords
  • TCI - Exercise #9
  • Exercise #9
  • Exercise #9 (Inspiration)
  • Exercise #9 Quiz
  • Ep. 9 - Three Easy Jazz Endings
  • TCI - Exercise #10
  • Exercise #10
  • Exercise #10 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 10 - “Big Three” Seventh Chords
  • Mixing Exercises
  • TCI - Exercise #11
  • Exercise #11
  • Exercise #11 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 11 - Switching Styles in Music
  • TCI - Exercise #12
  • Exercise #12
  • Exercise #12 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 12 - Piano Mindset
  • TCI - Exercise #13
  • Exercise #13
  • Exercise #13 (Inspiration)
  • SBTD-1: The Days of Wine And Roses
  • How Standards by the Dozen™ Works
  • SBTD Quick Start
  • SBTD1 Where is the Lesson Video?
  • Ep. 13 - How to Create Flowing Jazz Improvisation Lines
  • TCI - Exercise #14
  • Exercise #14
  • Exercise #14 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 14 - How to Create and Use an Inspiration Journal
  • SBTD1 How the Course is Structured
  • SBTD1 Section 1 - Lead Sheet
  • SBTD1 Section 1 - Lead Sheet Q&A
  • SBTD1 Section 2 - Shells
  • SBTD1 Section 2 - Shells Q&A
  • SBTD1 Section 3 - Bassline
  • SBTD1 Section 3 - Bassline Q&A
  • SBTD1 Section 4 - Rootless Chords
  • SBTD1 Section 4 - Rootless Chords Q&A
  • SBTD1 Section 5 - Two-Handed Comping
  • SBTD1 Section 5 - Two-Handed Comping Q&A
  • SBTD1 Section 6 - Improvisation
  • SBTD1 Section 6 - Improvisation Q&A
  • SBTD1 What is Next?
  • SBTD1 Q&A Session
  • TCI - Exercise #15
  • Exercise #15
  • Exercise #15 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 15 - 2-5-1 Progression Deciphered
  • TCI - Exercise #16
  • Exercise #16
  • Exercise #16 (Inspiration)
  • SBTD1 GEMS - Days of Wine and Roses
  • SBTD-2: Autumn Leaves
  • SBTD-3: Misty
  • SBTD-4: The Way You Look Tonight
  • SBTD-5: All The Things You Are
  • SBTD-6: My Funny Valentine
  • SBTD-7: On Green Dolphin Street
  • SBTD-8: New York State of Mind
  • SBTD-9: Blue Monk
  • SBTD-10: Song For My Father
  • SBTD-11: Almost Like Being in Love
  • SBTD-12: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
  • How Does SBTD Work?
  • Ep. 16 - 2-5-1 Quiz #1
  • TCI - Exercise #17
  • Exercise #17
  • Exercise #17 (Inspiration)
  • How the Course is Structured
  • SBTD2 Section 1 - Lead Sheet
  • SBTD2 Section 1 - Lead Sheet Q&A
  • SBTD2 Section 2 - Shells
  • SBTD2 Section 2 - Shells Q&A
  • SBTD2 Section 3 - Bassline
  • SBTD2 Section 3 - Bassline Q&A
  • SBTD2 Section 4 - Rootless Chords
  • SBTD2 Section 4 - Rootless Chords Q&A
  • SBTD2 Section 5 - Two-Handed Comping
  • SBTD2 Section 5 - Two-Handed Comping Q&A
  • SBTD2 Section 6 - Improvisation
  • SBTD2 Section 6 - Improvisation Q&A / Wrap up
  • TCI - Exercise #18
  • Exercise #18
  • Exercise #18 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 17 - Diatonic 7th Chords
  • Ep. 18 - 2-5-1 Quiz #2
  • TCI - Exercise #19
  • Exercise #19
  • Exercise #19 (Inspiration)
  • SBTD2 Q&A Session
  • Ep. 19 - The Altered Scale
  • SBTD2 GEMS - Autumn Leaves
  • TCI - Exercise #20
  • Exercise #20
  • Exercise #20 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 20 - Becoming a Confident Improviser
  • SBTD3 Section 1 - Lead Sheet
  • SBTD3 Section 1 - Lead Sheet Q&A
  • SBTD3 Section 2 - Shells
  • SBTD3 Section 2 - Shells Q&A
  • SBTD3 Section 3 - Bassline
  • SBTD3 Section 3 - Bassline Q&A
  • SBTD3 Section 4 - Rootless Chords
  • SBTD3 Section 4 - Rootless Chords Q&A
  • SBTD3 Section 5 - Two-Handed Comping
  • SBTD3 Section 5 - Two-Handed Comping Q&A
  • SBTD3 Section 6 - Improvisation
  • SBTD4 - Where is the rest of the Lesson?
  • SBTD4 - How does SBTD work?
  • SBTD5 - Where is the rest of the Lesson?
  • SBTD5 - How does SBTD work?
  • TCI - Exercise #21
  • Exercise #21
  • Exercise #21 (Inspiration)
  • TCI Podcast
  • Ep. 21 - Bebop Improvisation
  • Ep. 22 - Bill Evans Voicings - Rootless Chords Pt. 1
  • SBTD3 - Q&A Session
  • SBTD3 - GEMS
  • Ep. 23 - Bill Evans Voicings - Rootless Chords Pt. 2
  • TCI - Exercise #22
  • Exercise #22
  • Exercise #22 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 24 - Chick Corea Celebration Band Interview
  • SBTD4 - Lead Sheet
  • SBTD4 - Shells
  • SBTD4 - Bassline
  • SBTD4 - Bassline Q&A
  • SBTD4 - Rootless Chords
  • SBTD4 - Rootless Chords Q&A
  • SBTD4 - Comping
  • SBTD4 - Comping Q&A
  • SBTD4 - Improv & Analysis
  • Ep. 25 - Enclosures
  • TCI - Exercise #23
  • Exercise #23
  • Exercise #23 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 26 - Three-note Rootless Chords
  • Ep. 27 - Why Do We Use Target Notes?
  • SBTD4 - Q&A Session
  • SBTD4 - GEMS
  • TCI - Exercise #24
  • Exercise #24
  • Exercise #24 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 28 - 8 Scales You MUST Know for Improvisation
  • Ep. 29 - Core Practice Material for Improvisers
  • SBTD5 - Lead Sheet
  • SBTD5 - Shells
  • SBTD5 - Bassline
  • SBTD5 - Rootless Voicings
  • SBTD5 - Comping
  • SBTD5 - Improvisation & Analysis
  • TCI - Exercise #25
  • Exercise #25
  • Exercise #25 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 30 - Jazz Piano Improvisation Part 1 of 4 - Accompaniment Patterns
  • SBTD5 - GEMS
  • TCI - Exercise #26
  • Exercise #26
  • Exercise #26 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 31 - Jazz Piano Improvisation Part 2 of 4 - Scales
  • Ep. 32 - Jazz Piano Improvisation Part 3 of 4 - Rhythm
  • PACE Pattern #1 (Triads and Inversions)
  • PACE Pattern #1 Lesson
  • Ep. 33 - Jazz Piano Improvisation Part 4 of 4 - Adv Improv
  • Where is the lesson for SBTD6?
  • TCI - Exercise #27
  • Exercise #27
  • Exercise #27 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 34 - Are you a T-Shape Practicer?
  • SBTD6 - Lead Sheet
  • SBTD6 - Shells pt. 1
  • SBTD6 - Shells pt. 2
  • SBTD6 - Bassline
  • SBTD6 - Rootless Chords
  • SBTD6 - Comping (two-hand voicings)
  • SBTD6 - Improvisation
  • PACE Pattern #2 (Slash Chords & Broken Triads)
  • PACE Lesson #2
  • TCI - Exercise #28
  • Exercise #28
  • Exercise #28 (Inspiration)
  • SBTD6 - GEMS
  • PACE Pattern #3 (Seventh Chords)
  • PACE Lesson #3
  • Ep. 35 - A New Rootless Jazz Chords Trick
  • Ep. 36 - An Easier Way To Learn Scales
  • Ep. 37 - Seriously, How Do I Get Flow in My Improv?
  • TCI - Exercise #29
  • Exercise #29
  • Exercise #29 (Inspiration)
  • SBTD7 - Lead sheet
  • SBTD7 - Shells
  • SBTD7 - Bassline
  • SBTD7 - Rootless Chords
  • SBTD7 - Comping
  • SBTD7 - Improvisation & Analysis
  • PACE Pattern #4 (Mixing Triad & Seventh Chords)
  • PACE Lesson #4
  • TCI - Exercise #30
  • Exercise #30
  • Exercise #30 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 38 - Dominant Motion
  • Ep. 39 - When To Use Alt Chords
  • SBTD7 - GEMS
  • PACE Pattern #5 (Chord Tensions & Flow Between The Hands)
  • PACE Lesson #5
  • PACE Lesson #5 (Inspiration)
  • TCI - Exercise #31
  • Exercise #31
  • Exercise #31 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 40 - Easy Jazz Piano Improvisation Rhythm
  • Ep. 41 - How To Improvise Over Dominant Chords Part 1
  • PACE Pattern #6 (How to Create Fills & Riffs)
  • PACE Lesson #6
  • PACE Lesson #6 (Inspiration)
  • SBTD8 - Lead Sheet
  • SBTD8 - Shells
  • SBTD8 - Rootless chords
  • SBTD8 - Arrangement
  • SBTD8 - Comping (backing a singer)
  • TCI - Exercise #32
  • Exercise #32
  • Exercise #32 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 42 - Improvise Over Dominant Chords With Advanced Upper Structures
  • SBTD8 - GEMS
  • PACE Pattern #7 (Accompaniment Fluidity)
  • PACE Lesson #7 - Exercises
  • PACE Lesson #7 - Patterns
  • PACE Lesson #7 (Inspiration)
  • Ep. 44 - New Tritone Substitution Mastery Jazz Piano Techniques Mini Course - Part 1 of 3
  • Ep. 43 - Advanced Improvisation Using 
Quartals Over Dominants
  • Ep. 45 - New Tritone Substitution Mastery Jazz Piano Techniques Mini Course - Part 2 of 3
  • TCI - Exercise #33
  • Exercise #33
  • Exercise #33 (Inspiration)
  • PACE Pattern #8 (Fills Within The Accompaniment)
  • PACE-8 Exercise
  • PACE-8 Patterns
  • PACE-8 Inspiration
  • Ep. 46 - New Tritone Substitution Mastery Jazz Piano Techniques Mini Course - Part 3 of 3
  • Ep. 47 - Blues Piano Tritone Substitutions
  • Ep. 48 - HUGE CHORD Blues Piano Tritone Substitutions
  • Ep. 49 - A NEW Blues Improvisation Trick
  • Ep. 50 - PRO-SOUNDING Blues Piano Improvisation
  • SBTD9 - Lead Sheet
  • SBTD9 - Shells
  • SBTD9 - Bassline
  • SBTD9 - Rootless chords
  • SBTD9 - Comping
  • SBTD9 - Improvisation
  • SBTD9 - GEMS
  • TCI - Exercise #34
  • Exercise #34
  • Exercise #34 (Inspiration)
  • PACE Pattern #9 (Let It Be Accompaniment)
  • PACE 9 - Exercise
  • PACE 9 - Patterns
  • PACE 9 - Inspiration
  • Ep. 51 - Chromatic Chord Tone Targeting
  • Ep. 52 - EXTENDED Chromatic Chord Tone Targeting
  • Ep. 53 - Diatonic Chord Extensions For Improv Part 1
  • SBTD10 - Lead
  • SBTD10 - Shells
  • SBTD10 - Bassline
  • SBTD10 - Rootless
  • SBTD10 - Comping
  • TCI - Exercise #35
  • Exercise #35
  • Exercise #35 (Inspiration)
  • SBTD10 - GEMS
  • SBTD11 - Lead Sheet
  • SBTD11 - Shells
  • SBTD11 - Bassline
  • SBTD11 - Rootless
  • SBTD11 - Comping
  • PACE Pattern #10 (Chord Mastery)
  • PACE 10 - Exercise
  • PACE 10 - Patterns / Inspiration
  • SBTD11 - Improv / GEMS
  • TCI - Exercise #36
  • Exercise #36
  • Exercise #36 (Inspiration)
  • Quick Reference - Key of C
  • Key of C
  • Quick Reference - Key of G
  • Key of G
  • Quick Reference - Key of D
  • Key of D
  • Quick Reference - Key of A
  • Key of A
  • Quick Reference - Key of E
  • Key of E
  • SBTD12 - Lead
  • SBTD12 - Shells
  • SBTD12 - Bassline
  • SBTD12 - Rootless
  • SBTD12 - Comping
  • Quick Reference - Key of F
  • Key of F
  • Quick Reference - Key of B Flat
  • Key of B Flat
  • PACE Pattern #11 (Style Mastery)
  • Quick Reference - Key of E Flat
  • Key of E Flat
  • Quick Reference - Key of A Flat
  • Key of A Flat
  • PACE 11 - Exercise
  • PACE 11 - Patterns
  • PACE 11 - Inspiration
  • SBTD12 - GEMS
  • Quick Reference - Key of D Flat
  • Key of D Flat
  • Quick Reference - Key of B
  • Key of B
  • Quick Reference - Key of F Sharp
  • Key of F Sharp
  • Quick Reference Tips (Checklist)
  • Quick Reference Tips
  • TCI - Exercise #37
  • Exercise #37
  • Exercise #37 (Inspiration)
  • PACE Pattern #12 (Rhythm Mastery Part 1)
  • PACE 12 - Exercise
  • PACE 12 - Patterns
  • PACE 12 - Inspiration