Are Hanon Piano Exercises Good for Jazz Practice?

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  • September 26, 2015
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One question that often comes up with pianists interested in learning jazz is whether or not classical technical practice, like the Hanon piano exercises, are good for practicing jazz. My … Continue Reading →


How To Choose a Piano Lesson Program

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  • September 26, 2015
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If you’re trying to find a way to learn piano online, one of the most important choices you’ll make will be to choose a piano lesson program that’s right for … Continue Reading →


How To Practice Improvisation Using Diatonic Arpeggios

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  • September 26, 2015
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There are lots of methods for learning how to improvise, ranging from lick memorization to difficult theory. My belief is that one of the best ways to quickly improve your … Continue Reading →


The Secret To Piano Improvisation: Learning a Tunes Chord Progression

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  • September 26, 2015
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In this post in my series on the secret to piano improvisation, I’m going to focus on a few key techniques you can use when learning a tune. Learn One … Continue Reading →