March 10, 2020

Two-Handed Voicings, Pt. 2


This Jazz Piano Lesson will help you discover, learn, and play Secondary Two-Handed Voicings using 5-Note Shapes for all primary sounds (major, dominant, minor, half-diminished, diminished). Be sure to Download the Podcast Guide for this podcast that musically notates two primary voicings options using five notes that are played across two hands. An invaluable educational tool to reference while studying and practicing these iconic shapes and sounds. Download Podcast Guide.

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PODCAST LESSON OUTLINE

  1. C Major Two-Handed Voicings
    1. Secondary Option 1
      1. Left Hand: D, G
      2. Right Hand: C, E, A
    2. Secondary Option 2
      1. Left Hand: A, D
      2. Right Hand: G, B, E
  2. C Dominant Two-Handed Voicings
    1. Secondary Option 1
      1. Left Hand: E, Bb
      2. Right Hand: Eb, Ab, Db
    2. Secondary Option 2
      1. Left Hand: Bb, E
      2. Right Hand: Ab, Db, Gb
  3. C Minor Two-Handed Voicings
    1. Secondary Option 1
      1. Left Hand: D, G
      2. Right Hand: C, F, A
    2. Secondary Option 2
      1. Left Hand: A, D
      2. Right Hand: G, C, F
  4. C Half Diminished Two-Handed Voicings
    1. Secondary Option 1
      1. Left Hand: Bb, Eb
      2. Right Hand: Ab, Db, F
    2. Secondary Option 2
      1. Left Hand: F, Bb
      2. Right Hand: Eb, Ab, Db
  5. C Diminished Two-Handed Voicings
    1. Secondary Option 1
      1. Left Hand: C#, F#
      2. Right Hand: B, E, G#
    2. Secondary Option 2
      1. Left Hand: G#, C#
      2. Right Hand: F#, B, E

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