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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, Mike Knapek

Jan. 25, 2022

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode welcomes avid JazzPianoSkills listener and student, Mike Knapek.

Guest: Mike Knapek
Technique Improvisation Voicings Tunes

All of Me

Jan. 18, 2022

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores the jazz standard, "All of Me". Discover, learn, and play essential voicings, chord/scale relationships, and a solo!

Technique Improvisation Theory

Key of C Major Melodic Workout

Jan. 11, 2022

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of C Major Melodic Workout (C Major Modes plus inverted Melodic Arpeggios from various entry points)

Technique Voicings Theory

Key of C Major Harmonic Workout

Jan. 4, 2022

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of C Major Harmonic Workout (Block Chords, Traditional and Contemporary Shells, Two-Handed Voicings)

Technique Voicings Tunes Theory

St. Thomas, Sonny Rollins

Dec. 28, 2021

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores St. Thomas by jazz legend Sonny Rollins. Discover, Learn, and Play this jazz standard in all twelve keys!

Improvisation Tunes

Vince Guaraldi Christmas

Dec. 21, 2021

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Vince Guaraldi Christmas with an analysis of two great jazz standards, "O'Christmas Tree", and "Christmas Time Is Here".

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 …