Hi guys, So, I thought I’d make a series of lessons about Modern Jazz Theory. Now Modern Jazz Theory can be described as the gradual rejection and reshaping of traditional music theory. So, in these videos I’m going to go through how Jazz moved away from your more traditional music theory towards more exotic and avant-garde music theory. So, essentially, how Jazz moved from Tonality, which is the more traditional Jazz, into Modality, which is Modal Jazz, and then all the way through into atonality, which is more your Free Jazz. And just as a pedantic aside, Free Jazz is not necessarily atonal, but rather this is just a broad generalization of a general trend of Jazz moving away from tonality into atonality, as it moves towards Free Jazz...Read More
Hi. Therefore welcomed The Piano Podcast. I’m Mario Ajero. In this video, I want to show some forte-piano pieces that you could teach to young preschool children as young as age three to prepare them for traditional piano lessons. I’m hoping this video is useful to both professional piano teachers as well as mothers who only want to give their young children a head start on piano lessons. One of the first activities that you can actually do at the keyboard is to teach your kids that the piano shall be made available in two black key and three black keys. Can you play two black keys like this? Once infants can find the two black keys, you can do short rhythmic patterns alternating between the two black keys like this one...Read More
Hello and accepted. I’m Joseph Hoffman, and today we’re going to be learning about some piano basics, and by the end of this lesson, you’ll be playing your first carol on the forte-piano. So let’s come to the piano to get started. One neat happen about the piano is how visually the keys are coordinated. These situations you propagandize are “ve called the” keys, and they come in precisely two simple shades, black and white, and the further you go to the left the lowering the phone they constitute. So this is the low-pitched place of the piano, but if we come up to the title we get the high records. Now let’s experimentation with your own piano. I crave you to try this along with me.
Find any key in the high-pitched neighbourhood of your piano and play video games each key one at a time mov...Read More
Hello, and welcome back. I’m Joseph Hoffman. Today we are going to be talking about forte-piano posture. Posture is a word that means the shape of your figure for doing various activities. Let’s make eating a container of cereal for breakfast for example. If I were munching with this posture, would this be a good intuition? Or what about this posture for feeing my bowl of cereal? Not very comfortable.
Or how about this? Yeah, that would be good posture for ingesting a bowl of cereal. Now, when I used to play baseball as a kid, I learned that there was a good posture and a bad posture for batting. My instruct coached me that if I impounded my shoulders out and stoop my knees I could get a more powerful change. Now there is a good and a bad posture for representing the piano as well...Read More
When you’re playing organ, you can be more orchestral, and they are able to have substance moving around that only adds to the texture of what’s going on, you know, in the band. You take your 9th ambiance and you move it down to the root, to the major 7, to the dominant 7, and you SUS it, and you resolve that with the 9 or the b9, you did the same happen here. The object is, I’m not just plotting down the chords, chord to chord, chord to chord, chord to chord. I want to be very economic in how I do it, so let’s look at this G child. Db9, I’m not moving anywhere. I want to harmonize this E, but I don’t want it to sound pedestrian, you are familiar, so what do I do? I go…
I wanted to get some crunchy memoranda in there...Read More
Hi! Today I’m going to show you how you can play together with a big strap. And I’m talking about the jazz large-hearted bandings like the big ensemble that you’re hearing in the background. To play with a big stripe, to frolic piano in the big-hearted strap, is something that I think is really, really fun. It’s really exciting. It’s everything, but it can also be very challenging.
So here are “7 steps” or “7 tricks” that I think are quite essential to take into consideration when you play with the large-hearted party. Here we go. First occasion is that when you play together with a big party I suggest that you prepare yourself before you get to the first recital...Read More
Ok, so one thing you need to know about Post-bop, is that Post-bop is weird. By the mid-1 960′ s the rise of Free Jazz had shaken the foundation of Jazz. So mainstream jazz had to somehow find a way to answer the avant-garde; and that answer was a genre called Post-bop. Now, Post-bop mixes elements of Bebop, Hard-bop, Modal and Free Jazz without undoubtedly being any one of those wordings. And Post-bop was more or less invented by Miles Davis’s Second Great Quintet. So a lot of what I’m going to say here reports directly to this group. Now, I’ve got a separate video on Free Jazz which you can watch, but virtually Free Jazz was a reaction to Traditional Tonal Jazz, like Bebop. So Traditional Tonal Jazz utilized diatonic chords, functional chord advances, and was in a diatonic key...Read More
(Jazz Guitar) – Hi everybody my name is Jens Larsen. We are all practicing our scales and doing exercises and hopefully you are also taking these exercises and trying to make some lines with them. You wanna do that because that’s when you really know that you can play the things that you are practicing and this of course also a really great way to expand your vocabulary. In this video I want to show you how you can take some of the fairly common scale exercises that you are probably already doing and turn them into lines and give you some strategies about using the things you are practicing and I also want to show you a few ways to modify or adjust the way that you are practicing your scales, so you get some exercises that are really easy to turn into lines...Read More
Hi! Today I’m going to show you how you can play the parlour vogue. The parlour wording are members of my behaviors into jazz music. I really recommend representing these sorts of style because it’s very fun if you make it, and it can entertain a lot of people, if they’re into this kind of music. So, without further a time we’re going to have a look at the right hand today so we’re going to have a look at the wording to seeing how to represented the melody.
First of all, when you play the harmony in this lounge vogue then you make sure that you play the music sometimes in various areas at the piano. Sometimes you’ll play here, and sometimes now, and sometimes now. I like to vary within when I’m playing the music...Read More