Update: Regarding private lessons with Kent

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Private lessons with Kent (piano, keyboards, drums, and general music) are currently being conducted via Skype only. 

You can reach me on my business line at:

(714) 485-8081

 

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ORIGINAL POST:

Happy New Year from Kent!

May this be a Prosperous and Musical New Year for you and yours!

I’m back to private teaching in beautiful Costa Mesa, California!

I teach piano, keyboards, drums, percussion, bass guitar, composition and music theory.

I’m very pleased to be working with International Music School, just down the street from my house.

http://internationalmusicschool.com

You may also speak with me directly, at any time, by calling:

(714) 485-8081

Let’s make 2020 your year for starting that exciting musical journey you’ve always dreamt of!

Linus the Jazz Cat
Linus the Jazz Cat

 

Cheers!

Kent

(714) 485-8081

Easy 3-finger Technique for Impressive Pentatonic Runs on Piano (that’s right, only 3 fingers!)

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Hello improvisors and jammers: Here’s a powerful way to play impressive pentatonic piano/keyboard licks when soloing in rock, blues, or jazz settings, using only three fingers in your right hand.  This video uses the famous “minor pentatonic” scale (“pentatonic” refers to a five-note scale). With a little work you will be amazed how fast you can fly across the keyboard using this simple trick of the trade!

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

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“Type B” 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 a rich sounding II-V-I in the left hand, while allowing the bass player (or you, on another beat) to cover the root. Continue reading “Chord Voicings for Jazz Piano (rootless, left-hand, Type B)”

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

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“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 a rich sounding II-V-I in the left hand, while allowing the bass player (or you, on another beat) to cover the root.

Continue reading “Chord Voicings for Jazz Piano (rootless, left-hand, Type A)”