Post Category: Jazz & Improvisation

Blue background with piano keyboard on the bottom of the screen. Pink letters read "10 Jazz Pianists that will Make You Fall in Love with Jazz"

10 Jazz Pianists That Will Make You Fall in Love with Jazz

As a life long lover of all things jazz piano, I have not only enjoyed a successful career as a performer but I have also had the pleasure of teaching hundreds of people to play.  If you are ...
Double time vs double time feel. Brenda Earle Stokes with her arms up in the air like she doesn't understand the difference.

Double time vs Double Time feel

If you are a jazz musician, you may have heard the terms “double time” or “double time feel” and been confused as to what these terms actually mean. In this video I will ...
How to play My Funny Valentine jazz Piano tutorial

How to Play My Funny Valentine on Piano (jazz)

Calling all jazz pianists (and aspiring jazz pianists!) In this tutorial I show you how to play My Funny Valentine – jazz piano. This version is perfect to accompany yourself singing OR to ...

What does a jazz pianist need to know?

 Playing jazz piano is one of those scary mysteries that can keep people from exploring and excelling. In this article I simply the process down to a single question:  What does a jazz pianist need to ...

Introducing The Versatile Musician Membership!

Today is the day!  After months of early mornings and late nights and binge-working sessions while my son was at camp, I can finally make this announcement!  The Versatile Musician membership is now ...

How To Sing & Play Piano With Only Two Notes!

Taking Piano accompaniment to the next level: I got so much great feedback from people who tried my How to Get Started Singing and Playing piano, so I decided to make a video showing you How to Sing ...

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