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Rock Improvisation Techniques – Bruce Hornsby For me, one of the reasons I love Bruce Hornsby’s music so much is due to …

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Recently I recorded a Willie Answers lesson on diminished harmony. Part of that lesson was using a diminished approach technique which I discuss in …

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Using Quartals To Make Richer Chord Voicings I love the sound of those big, fat jazz chords. Don’t you? Those tensions and …

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There are several ways that you can form chords: 1. Number the scale and choose the appropriate scale degrees 2. Use intervals …

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  Understanding Jazz Piano Chords Jazz piano chords can sometimes be confusing at first glance. In this article, I am going to explain …

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Where do I start? This is a question that I am often asked from new and potential students. I suppose if I …

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To pay or to be paid? That is the question Watching a NASCAR race this past weekend, I was reminded of something …

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Club Without a Clubhouse October 17, 2011 will mark the 50th anniversary of one of the most important encounters in rock-and-roll history.  It …

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I get asked a lot “How do you create those BIG chord voicings and Jazz Piano Chords?” Well, it is not as …

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In this article, I am going to show you two different Blues piano shuffle licks & riffs that are fun and easy …

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I got this question from a student: “I am struggling to comp rhythmically & unpredictably while improvising or playing from a lead …

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Blues notes are alterations of the chord that are a “carry over” from guitar players. Years ago when the blues style was …