X

The Studio Basics Bundle!

If you're new to the music studio, start right here... If you're ready to get into music technology and start recording your own music, this is hands down the best place to start. To better fuel your music tech and recording passions we've created the ultimate video tutorial bundle that will give you a strong foundation, and help you to record your own music in no-time, while fully understanding all of the terminology and tools used to do so. This bundle starts with a breakdown of the terminology used for describing the different processes, features, functions, and tools used in modern computer based digital audio workstations (DAWs), and then shows you everything you need to do to optimize your computer for audio recording and mixing. You'll then learn all about microphone preamps which are so important to making a good recording, an in-depth look at tracking and mixing music, an explanation of all the different plug-in types that are used to mix, and a comprehensive guide to making your studio room sound its best. So if you're ready to learn all of the core information needed to start recording and mixing your music on your computer, while optimizing your recording system, room, and more, this collection of top-rated video tutorials is the way to go. Start your music tech and recording journey today... This power-packed bundle is available for a limited-time, so don't miss out, get yours today before the offer expires.
Piano Tutorial

Guide to Modern Jazz Piano - Vol 1

  4.4   (6)  - log in to review
9 Videos | Length: 1hr 38min 50sec
Site All-Access Pass
$15 /month Get Your Pass
*Only in the All-Access Pass
  • image description 12:53

    Scales, Modes, Triads, & Voicings

    After playing an intro song, Andy Laverne starts us off with the basics of scales, modes, triads, and voicings.

  • image description 7:39

    Right Hand Lines, Phrasing, & Mode Exercises

    He then goes into the importance of playing linear right hand lines as well as going over phrasing and different mode exercises.

  • image description 14:53

    Chord Voicing & Playing With a Group

    Andy talks about creating chord voicing from the notes of the scales used and playing them within a group.

  • image description 6:42

    Pentatonic Scale & Transposing to Different Keys

    Here Andy goes over the pentatonic scale used through out most of the series and how to transpose to various keys.

  • image description 9:08

    Melody, Chords, and Improvising with Modes for 'All the Things You Are'

    We are introduced to the song "All the Things You Are" and shown the melody, chord structure, and improvising with different modes.

  • image description 12:32

    'All the Things You Are' Voicing & Comping

    Andy continues with "All the Things You Are" showing us rootless voicing and comping.

  • image description 11:39

    Playing 'All the Things You Are', Performance Advice, & Play Along

    The band plays "All the Things You Are" and then Andy gives some performance advice.

  • image description 11:56

    'Blue Cycle' Technical Discussion & Symetric Diminished Scales

    Now we are introduced to the song "Blue Cycle" and discuss the technical aspects of the blues as well as symetric diminished scales.

  • image description 11:28

    'Blue Cycle' Discussion Continued & Performance By the Band

    In this final video, Andy continues the discussion of "Blue Cycle" and a final performance by the band.

Product Overview


In this Vintage Homespun video series you’ll study with a jazz piano virtuoso and jam with some of the best Jazz players! Andy LaVerne delves into the intricacies of jazz improvisation, chord voicings, rhythm comping and other techniques in the modern jazz styles developed by Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans and Andy himself.

Starting with a study of scales and modes, Andy teaches arrangements for pop standards, dissects chord changes, explores blues/jazz soloing and gives you essential improvising tools.

You can then use Andy's teachings in both solo or ensemble playing via a series of practice sessions, recorded with and without the piano, allowing you to play along with and be a part of, the group's creative process! Check it out today.


Why Users Choose Us

There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.

Quality Content

We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.

Save Time & Money

Our library brings over 1700 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.


Philbronch
Submitted 1 year ago

Some good ideas

Some good ideas in here, but the pace is very fast & the explanations are OK. Don't dive in unless you have strong theory knowledge to begin with.

Response from :

Thanks for your review! Yes, this series is for more advanced players, but we do have tons of other Jazz piano training on the site, including for beginners. Enjoy!

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

yousail
Submitted 3 years ago

Very helpful introduction into modal scales!

This really helped me to get into playing the modal scales. I took away some exercises that I included in my daily practice. I am just a beginner of jazz piano and for that it was really helpful.


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

rayeband
Submitted 3 years ago

Very helpful rudiments!

Great insights to modal voicings.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Pro Tools


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Rebofunk
Submitted 3 years ago

Great start

I am looking forward to covering the spectrum afforded to me in this subscription.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Ableton Live, Cakewalk Sonar, Cubase, Logic Pro, Nuendo


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

musicmanboy
Submitted 3 years ago

lots of great info.

great information - lots to work on

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Cakewalk Sonar


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Cyrille
Submitted 3 years ago

Excellent technics!

I liked this video since the first minute. It really is very easy to understand and learn.


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Philbronch
Submitted 1 year ago

Some good ideas

Some good ideas in here, but the pace is very fast & the explanations are OK. Don't dive in unless you have strong theory knowledge to begin with.

Response from :

Thanks for your review! Yes, this series is for more advanced players, but we do have tons of other Jazz piano training on the site, including for beginners. Enjoy!
Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

yousail
Submitted 3 years ago

Very helpful introduction into modal scales!

This really helped me to get into playing the modal scales. I took away some exercises that I included in my daily practice. I am just a beginner of jazz piano and for that it was really helpful.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

rayeband
Submitted 3 years ago

Very helpful rudiments!

Great insights to modal voicings.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Pro Tools

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Rebofunk
Submitted 3 years ago

Great start

I am looking forward to covering the spectrum afforded to me in this subscription.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Ableton Live, Cakewalk Sonar, Cubase, Logic Pro, Nuendo

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

musicmanboy
Submitted 3 years ago

lots of great info.

great information - lots to work on

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Cakewalk Sonar

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Cyrille
Submitted 3 years ago

Excellent technics!

I liked this video since the first minute. It really is very easy to understand and learn.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Jazz pianist, composer, and arranger Andy LaVerne studied at Juilliard, Berklee, and the New England Conservatory, and took private lessons from legendary jazz pianist Bill Evans. The list of musicians with whom LaVerne has worked reads like a Who's Who in jazz: Frank Sinatra, Stan Getz, Woody Herman, Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea, Lionel Hampton, Michael Brecker, Elvin Jones, and numerous others.

Products by Andy

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Guide to Modern Jazz Piano - Vol 1

    In this Vintage Homespun video series you’ll study with a jazz piano virtuoso and jam with some of the best Jazz players! Andy LaVerne delves into the intricacies of jazz improvisation, chord voicings, rhythm comping and other techniques in the modern jazz styles developed by Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans and Andy himself.

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Learn to Play Jazz Piano Standards

    In this vintage Homespun series, Andy LaVerne explores six familiar jazz standards, illustrating chord changes, voicings, embellishments, and improvisational ideas!

You might be also interested in

This comprehensive book with online audio is the perfect Intro to Jazz Piano. From comping to soloing, you'll learn the theory, the tools, and the techniques used by the pros. The accompanying audio tracks demonstrate most of the music examples in the book. The full band tracks feature the rhythm section on the left channel and the piano on the right channel, so that you can play along with the band. Covers: jazz chords and progressions; jazz swing and bossa nova comping; voicings and patterns; melodic treatment; soloing techniques; how to play from a fake book; and more. Get started today!

The All-Access Pass gives you just that, instant online access to every single video tutorial currently on the site and any ones that get added during your membership.

The Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide designed for anyone interested in playing jazz piano – from the complete novice just learning the basics to the more advanced player who wishes to enhance their keyboard vocabulary.

Eli Krantzberg slips you the cheat sheet for programming realistic jazz piano parts for your songs and productions. Don't have jazz chops? No problem, Eli shows you how to work around all that using any modern DAW!

In this vintage video from Homespun, you'll get rare insight into the musical thinking of one of the most influential songwriters and arrangers in modern American popular music.

In this vintage Homespun series, Andy LaVerne explores six familiar jazz standards, illustrating chord changes, voicings, embellishments, and improvisational ideas!

One of America's great contemporary piano players takes you on a journey of discovery and insight into the world of jazz piano that will start you playing the right way. These in-depth Homespun video tutorials are packed with information, music theory and keyboard technique, allowing players getting their start in the jazz idiom to gain a wealth of knowledge and acquire the tools they’ll need to improvise jazz standards.

The Real Books are the best-selling jazz books of all time. Since the 1970s, musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig, night after night. The problem is that the books were illegally produced and distributed, without any regard to copyright law, or royalties paid to the composers who created these musical masterpieces. Hal Leonard is very proud to present the first legitimate and legal editions of these books ever produced. You won't even notice the difference, other than that all of the notorious errors have been fixed: the covers and typeface look the same, the song list is nearly identical, and the price for our edition is even cheaper than the original! Every conscientious musician will appreciate that these books are now produced accurately and ethically, benefitting the songwriters that we owe for some of the greatest tunes of all time! Includes 400 songs: All Blues • Au Privave • Autumn Leaves • Black Orpheus • Bluesette • Body and Soul • Bright Size Life • Con Alma • Dolphin Dance • Don't Get Around Much Anymore • Easy Living • Epistrophy • Falling in Love with Love • Footprints • Four on Six • Giant Steps • Have You Met Miss Jones? • How High the Moon • I'll Remember April • Impressions • Lullaby of Birdland • Misty • My Funny Valentine • Oleo • Red Clay • Satin Doll • Sidewinder • Stella by Starlight • Take Five • There Is No Greater Love • Wave • and hundreds more! Editions also available in B-flat, E-flat, and Bass Clef.

The Real Books are the best-selling jazz books of all time. Since the 1970s, musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig, night after night. The problem is that the books were illegally produced and distributed, without any regard to copyright law, or royalties paid to the composers who created these musical masterpieces. Hal Leonard is very proud to present the first legitimate and legal editions of these books ever produced. You won't even notice the difference, other than all the notorious errors being fixed: the covers and typeface look the same, the song list is nearly identical, and the price for our edition is even cheaper than the original! Every conscientious musician will appreciate that these books are now produced accurately and ethically, benefitting the songwriters that we owe for some of the greatest tunes of all time! This Bb edition includes 400 songs: All Blues • Au Privave • Autumn Leaves • Black Orpheus • Bluesette • Body and Soul • Bright Size Life • Con Alma • Dolphin Dance • Don't Get Around Much Anymore • Easy Living • Epistrophy • Falling in Love with Love • Footprints • Four on Six • Giant Steps • Have You Met Miss Jones? • How High the Moon • I'll Remember April • Impressions • Lullaby of Birdland • Misty • My Funny Valentine • Oleo • Red Clay • Satin Doll • Sidewinder • Stella by Starlight • Take Five • There Is No Greater Love • Wave • and hundreds more! Editions also available in C, E-flat, and Bass Clef.

50 great pop classics for beginning pianists to learn, including: Autumn Leaves • Candle in the Wind • Chopsticks • Don't Know Why • Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) • Hallelujah • Happy • Happy Birthday to You • Heart and Soul • Hotel California • I Walk the Line • Just the Way You Are • Let It Be • Let It Go • Your Song • Moon River • Over the Rainbow • Piano Man • Stand by Me • Summertime • Unchained Melody • What a Wonderful World • Yesterday • and more.

A musical drama biopic chronicling P.T. Barnum (played by Hugh Jackman) and his founding of the Barnum & Bailey Circus, this December 2017 film features a stunning soundtrack by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul of La La Land and Dear Evan Hansen fame. Our songbook features easy piano arrangements of 9 songs: Come Alive • From Now On • The Greatest Show • A Million Dreams • Never Enough • The Other Side • Rewrite the Stars • This Is Me • Tightrope.

Hal Leonard easy piano folios provide musically satisfying arrangements for anyone with a few years of experience at the piano and beyond. These simplified presentations include original bass lines, chord progressions, syncopation, and lyrics – everything you need to enjoy playing your favorite songs right away. This collection features 10 Harry Styles favorites, including: Adore You • Carolina • Falling • Golden • Kiwi • Lights Up • Sign of the Times • Sweet Creature • Two Ghosts • Watermelon Sugar.

Guide to Modern Jazz Piano - Vol 1 is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 6 .
Rated 3.0 out of 5 by from Some good ideas Some good ideas in here, but the pace is very fast & the explanations are OK. Don't dive in unless you have strong theory knowledge to begin with.
Date published: 2020-03-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful introduction into modal scales! This really helped me to get into playing the modal scales. I took away some exercises that I included in my daily practice. I am just a beginner of jazz piano and for that it was really helpful.
Date published: 2018-02-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful rudiments! Great insights to modal voicings.
Date published: 2018-01-20
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great start I am looking forward to covering the spectrum afforded to me in this subscription.
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from lots of great info. great information - lots to work on
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent technics! I liked this video since the first minute. It really is very easy to understand and learn.
Date published: 2017-12-04
We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. View Privacy Policy