New podcast episode now available! It's time to Discover, Learn, and Play with Jazz Pianist and Educator, Peter Friesen
July 6, 2021

Special Guest, Dan Haerle

JazzPianoSkills welcomes jazz legend Dan Haerle; performer, composer, author, educator. University of North Texas.

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June 29, 2021

Harmonized Minor Scales

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Harmonized Minor Scales using Contemporary Two-Handed Voicings.

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June 22, 2021

Harmonized Dominant Scales

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Harmonized Dominant Scales using Contemporary Two-Handed Voicings.

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June 15, 2021

Harmonized Major Scales

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Harmonized Major Scales using Contemporary Two-Handed Voicings.

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June 8, 2021

Special Guest, Andy Milne

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode welcomes jazz pianist, composer, educator Andy Milne, University of Michigan.

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June 1, 2021

Keith Jarrett Exercises, 2

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores fourteen stylistically Keith Jarrett improvisational lines/ideas.

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May 25, 2021

Keith Jarrett Exercises, 1

This JazzPianoSkills Episode episode explores blended arpeggios and scales modeled after Keith Jarrett's improvisational approach.

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May 18, 2021

Four, Keith Jarrett Solo

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode studies Keith Jarrett's solo on the jazz standard Four from his My Foolish Heart Album.

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May 11, 2021

Perdido, Juan Tizol

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode uses Juan Tizol's standard Perdido to explore ascending/descending scale/arpeggio motion.

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April 27, 2021

II-V-I Enclosures

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores how to develop II-V-I improvisational ideas using Neighboring Tones (Enclosures).

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April 20, 2021

Inverted Melodic Minor Shapes

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores using Inverted Melodic Minor Shapes melodically for improvising.

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April 13, 2021

Inverted Melodic Dominant Shapes

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores using Inverted Melodic Dominant Shapes melodically for improvising.

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April 6, 2021

Inverted Melodic Major Shapes

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores using Inverted Melodic Major Shapes melodically for improvising.

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March 30, 2021

Special Guest, Dr. William Menefield

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode welcomes Dr. WIlliam Menefield, University of Iowa.

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March 23, 2021

My Little Suede Shoes, Charlie Parker

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Charlie Parker's My Little Suede Shoes.

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