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Jan. 18, 2023

Blues For Alice

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.

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Jan. 10, 2023

Jazz Improvisation Exercises, C Altered Sounds

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

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Jan. 3, 2023

Jazz Improvisation Exercises, C Sounds

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

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Dec. 27, 2022

2022 Year End Review

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

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Dec. 20, 2022

Blue Christmas

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!

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Dec. 14, 2022

Key of G Major Melodic Workout

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of G Major Melodic Workout (G Major Modes, Inverted Melodic Arpeggios, and Rhythmic Melodic Lines).

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Dec. 6, 2022

Key of G Major Harmonic Workout

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of G Major Harmonic Workout (Block Chords, Traditional and Contemporary Shells, Two-Handed Voicings) + Rhythmic Comping Patterns.

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Nov. 8, 2022

Key of D Major Melodic Workout

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of D Major Melodic Workout (D Major Modes, Inverted Melodic Arpeggios, and Rhythmic Melodic Lines).

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Nov. 2, 2022

Key of D Major Harmonic Workout

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of D Major Harmonic Workout (Block Chords, Traditional and Contemporary Shells, Two-Handed Voicings) + Rhythmic Comping Patterns.

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Oct. 11, 2022

Key of A Major Melodic Workout

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of A Major Melodic Workout (A Major Modes, Inverted Melodic Arpeggios, and Rhythmic Melodic Lines).

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Oct. 4, 2022

Key of A Major Harmonic Workout

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of A Major Harmonic Workout (Block Chords, Traditional and Contemporary Shells, Two-Handed Voicings) + Rhythmic Comping Patterns.

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Sept. 13, 2022

Key of E Major Melodic Workout

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of E Major Melodic Workout (E Major Modes, Inverted Melodic Arpeggios, and Rhythmic Melodic Lines).

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Sept. 6, 2022

Key of E Major Harmonic Workout

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of E Major Harmonic Workout (Block Chords, Traditional and Contemporary Shells, Two-Handed Voicings) + Rhythmic Comping Patterns.

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Aug. 16, 2022

Key of B Major Melodic Workout

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores a Key of B Major Melodic Workout (B Major Modes, Inverted Melodic Arpeggios, and Rhythmic Melodic Lines).

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Aug. 9, 2022

Key of B Major Harmonic Workout

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

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