Chord Voicings for Jazz Piano (rootless, left-hand, Type A)

Chord Voicings for Jazz Piano (rootless, left-hand, Type A)

“Type A” Rootless Chord Voicings for Piano “Rootless voicings” on piano (especially for left-hand support) are great for handling big jazz chords that normally can’t be covered by one hand alone. This video tutorial  shows you how to play...

How to learn ALL your dominant seventh chords in about an hour

Never try to learn piano chords by rote…It’s all about patterns! In this video, you’ll learn that there is one simple pattern, “M-m-m” (major-minor-minor), that every Dominant Seventh chord shares. Learn this one pattern, and you will be...

A Nice Technique for Smoother Scales

“SMOOTHER-SOUNDING SCALES” introduces a simple technique for making your scale passages sound more EVEN; that is, with a more consistent loudness across all the notes. The technique involves deliberately accenting certain notes, then removing the accents....

More on “Fourth Chords”

Ain’t life grand? As in grand piano? Here’s a follow up to my recent post about “Fourth Chords.” I made this second video to give more insight regarding how “fourth chord” shapes can be superimposed over various roots, to create...