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All About the Jazz Minor 2-5-1 Chord Progression

By special request this video is all about the jazz 2-5-1 chord progression in minor.  You can read/watch the tutorial on the 2-5-1 chord progression in major HERE. Jazz Theory and Chord ...

Random Songs I Like #15 – Ladies in Mercedes

Random Songs I Like Week #15.  This is a brilliant composition by jazz bassist and composer Steve Swallow, with hysterical lyrics by British jazz vocalist Norma Winstone.  This song has always ...

Motivation Monday – The Case for Musicianship

For today’s video, I talk about all things #musicianship and why they hold the key to true musical success. Many students are focused on the more sexy topics in music, like technique (who doesn’t ...

The Jazz 2-5-1 Chord Progression

People hear the words “jazz theory” and immediately freak out a little.  The concept of jazz theory sounds so difficult and elusive, that I think is inhibits a lot of people from trying to learn ...

Random Songs I Like #14 – Ooh Baby Baby

Random Songs I Like Week #14!  (For this series I will be posting a new song every week from every imaginable style and genre.  The only criteria is that I need to like it!)This is a sexy classic by ...

You can LEARN to play by ear!

Have you ever met one of those people who can sit down and play a song by ear? The can just do it without even looking at the music – and they were just BORN THAT WAY. (Infuriating, right?). ...

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