JazzPianoSkills

A Jazz Piano Podcast introducing aspiring Jazz Pianists to essential Jazz Piano Skills. Professional Jazz Piano Lessons by Dr. Bob Lawrence, President The Dallas School of Music

Recent Episodes

Improvisation Tunes Transcriptions

Blue Bossa, Barry Harris

Nov. 23, 2021

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores the Blue Bossa solo performed by Barry Harris in the 1976 Dexter Gordon recording "Biting The Apple"

Technique Improvisation Tunes

Index Finger Improvisation

Nov. 16, 2021

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Index Finger Improvisation to begin developing jazz improvisation skills.

Technique Theory

II-V-I Scale Practice

Nov. 9, 2021

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores II-V-I Scale Practice to begin developing jazz improvisation skills.

Technique Improvisation Theory

Practicing Scales, What, Why, How

Nov. 2, 2021

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores the What, Why, and How of Practicing Scales effectively and efficiently.

Technique Improvisation Voicings Tunes Theory

Celebrating 100 Episodes

Oct. 26, 2021

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode celebrates the 100th JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode

Technique Voicings

Locked Hands, II-V-I Progression

Oct. 19, 2021

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores how to successfully practice playing Locked Hands over the standard II-V-I Progression

Guests

Special Guest, Josh Walsh

Oct. 12, 2021

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode welcomes avid Jazz Pianist, Educator, and Entrepreneur, Josh Walsh

Guest: Josh Walsh

Recent Blog Posts

Practicing Scales, What, Why, How

Knowing the What, Why, and How of Scale Practice is essential for developing into a jazz pianist. Discover, Learn, and Play scales for each of the primar…

Celebrating 100 Episodes

Celebrating 100 JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episodes! Dr. Lawrence revisits several jazz piano podcast episodes to magnify the importance of knowing the shap…

Traditional Locked Hands Voicings

Traditional Locked Hands Voicings is a technique commonly used by jazz pianists. Discover, Learn, and Play the sound associated with jazz pianist George …