Technique Episodes

July 20, 2021

Harmonized Half Diminished Scales

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Harmonized Half Diminished Scales using Contemporary Two-Handed Voicings. The Half …

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July 13, 2021

Mr. P.C., John Coltrane

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores the jazz standard Mr. P.C. by jazz legend John Coltrane. Explore Form, Key, Melody…

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July 6, 2021

Special Guest, Dan Haerle

JazzPianoSkills welcomes jazz legend Dan Haerle. Dan has been a prolific jazz performer, composer, author, and educator throughou…

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June 29, 2021

Harmonized Minor Scales

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Harmonized Minor Scales using Contemporary Two-Handed Voicings. The Minor Scale is …

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June 22, 2021

Harmonized Dominant Scales

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Harmonized Dominant Scales using Contemporary Two-Handed Voicings. Discover, learn,…

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June 15, 2021

Harmonized Major Scales

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Harmonized Major Scales using Contemporary Two-Handed Voicings. Discover, learn, an…

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June 8, 2021

Special Guest, Andy Milne

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode invites jazz pianist, composer, and educator Andy Milne to share how he continues to discove…

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June 1, 2021

Keith Jarrett Exercises, 2

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores fourteen stylistically Keith Jarrett improvisational lines/ideas. Discover, learn, …

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May 25, 2021

Keith Jarrett Exercises, 1

This JazzPianoSkills Episode episode explores blended arpeggio and scale exercises modeled after Keith Jarrett's approach to impr…

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April 27, 2021

II-V-I Enclosures

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores various improvisational ideas using Enclosures to decorate II-V-I Arpeggio and Scal…

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April 20, 2021

Inverted Melodic Minor Shapes

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Inverted Melodic Minor Shapes using Scale and Arpeggio motion with Enclosures to de…

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April 13, 2021

Inverted Melodic Dominant Shapes

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Inverted Melodic Dominant Shapes using Scale and Arpeggio motion with Enclosures to…

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April 6, 2021

Inverted Melodic Major Shapes

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores Inverted Melodic Major Shapes using Scale and Arpeggio motion with Enclosures to de…

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March 30, 2021

Special Guest, Dr. William Menefield

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode welcomes University of Iowa jazz faculty member Dr. WIlliam Menefield. Dr. Menefield shares …

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March 16, 2021

Turnarounds

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores common Turnarounds used by professional jazz pianists. Tritone Substitutions are ap…

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