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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

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Recent Episodes

Guests

Special Guest, Peter Friesen

Jan. 24, 2023

JazzPianoSkills welcomes Peter Friesen, a Canadian jazz pianist and educator.

Guest: Peter Friesen
Technique Improvisation Tunes

Blues For Alice

Jan. 18, 2023

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Charlie Parker's "Blues For Alice". Discover, Learn, and Play Chords Changes, Harmonic Function, Melody, and Fingerings plus five jazz vocabulary patterns for improvising.

Technique Improvisation

Jazz Improvisation Exercises, C Altered Sounds

Jan. 10, 2023

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Jazz Improvisation Exercises for C Altered Sounds. Arpeggio and Scale Patterns for developing proper fingering and articulation.

Technique Improvisation

Jazz Improvisation Exercises, C Sounds

Jan. 3, 2023

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Jazz Improvisation Exercises for C Sounds. Arpeggio and Scale Patterns for developing proper fingering and articulation.

Technique Improvisation Voicings Theory

2022 Year End Review

Dec. 27, 2022

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode reviews our journey through 2022 Harmonically, Melodically, and Rhythmically. Discover, learn, and play essential jazz piano skills!

Technique Improvisation Transcriptions

Blue Christmas

Dec. 20, 2022

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores the classic Christmas standard "Blue Christmas" Discover, learn, and play essential voicings, chord/scale relationships, and a jazz piano solo!

Recent Blog Posts

Jamey Aebersold visits JazzPianoSkills to talk jazz

Dr. Bob Lawrence sits down with Jazz Legend Jamey Aebersold to discuss his life and commitment to jazz education and his innovative Play-A-Long Series

I've Never Been in Love Before, Frank Loesser

Explore Frank Loesser's I've Never Been In Love Before to develop Key of Bb Harmonic Skills (voicings) and Melodic Skills (scales, arpeggios, improvisati…

Key of C Major Melodic Workout

Explore a Key of C Major Melodic Workout using ascending and descending modes (Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Locrian) and arpegg…