Theory Episodes

Aug. 17, 2021

Rhythmic Vocabulary, 3

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode continues to explore standard Rhythmic Vocabulary found in classic jazz language.

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Aug. 10, 2021

Rhythmic Vocabulary, 2

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode continues to explore standard Rhythmic Vocabulary found in classic jazz language.

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Aug. 3, 2021

Rhythmic Vocabulary, 1

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores standard Rhythmic Vocabulary found in classic jazz language.

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July 27, 2021

Harmonized Diminished Scales

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores how to Harmonize the Diminished Scale using Contemporary Two-Handed Voicings.

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July 20, 2021

Harmonized Half Diminished Scales

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores how to Harmonize the Half Diminished Scale using Contemporary Voicings.

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July 13, 2021

Mr. P.C., John Coltrane

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores the form, melody, and harmony of the jazz standard "Mr. P.C." by John Coltrane.

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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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March 30, 2021

Special Guest, Dr. William Menefield

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

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Feb. 23, 2021

Diatonic Melodic Exercises

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores how to effectively practice diatonic linear motion from various entry points of a s…

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Feb. 16, 2021

Diatonic Harmonic Exercises

This JazzPianoSkills Podcast Episode explores how to practice contemporary shell voicings using diatonic chords.

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