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.
Warren Bernhardt's clear, easy-to-follow method builds your keyboard skills step-by-step, starting with the most basic of concepts: proper hand positions, ascending and descending diatonic scales in 3rds, understanding chord shapes, inversions and the important chord progressions.
This course will develop your ear as well as your fingers, and as you work your way through Warren's exercises and songs, you'll learn to understand melodic improvisation, use tri-tones and blues scales, develop melodic ornamentation and gain many other important musical skills. By the time you have completed this first lesson in the series, you'll be improvising Autumn Leaves and other famous jazz tunes. Watch today!
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Submitted 3 years ago
Outstandig! And what an interesting guy. I want m8te from him!
I am a: Professional
Submitted 3 years ago
Nice Pace, Good Info
Not for the absolute beginner, but if you know some rudimentary theory, he explains concepts in a clear and concise way. I especially like the way he presents something specific, then offers the broader, more general idea behind it, along with suggestions for how to explore and practice on your own until it becomes fluid and fluent. Recommended.
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