You Can Play Jazz Piano - Three-Video Set

Warren Bernhardt
DVD One: Getting Started: Beginning with basic hand positions and scales, Warren Bernhardt moves on to ideas, theory and technique that will add richness and excitement to your playing. Learn how to use diatonic thirds and triads, chord inversions and voicings, melodic improvisation and ornamentation, the 2-5-1 chord progression and its variations, tri-tones and scales for playing blues, and much ... Read More

Blues Piano Explorations 1

David Bennett Cohen

Lesson One: Playing in Minor Keys

David Bennett Cohen, a master of rock and blues piano, brings his extensive musical knowledge and experience to intermediate-level players. This first of a two-part video series concentrates on playing blues in minor keys. It’s packed with essential music instruction and it features blues scales, chord progressions, riffs, runs and solos that will build on any piano student’s skills and ... Read More

Blues Piano Explorations 2

David Bennett Cohen

Lesson Two: Playing in Major Keys

In this second lesson in his “Blues Piano Explorations” series, David Bennett Cohen looks at intermediate-level tunes and improvisations in a variety of major keys. Both back-up accompanists and soloists will learn powerful piano moves that will increase your rhythmic and harmonic development and help you shine at the keyboard. David starts his lesson with a strong shuffle rhythm in ... Read More

Blues Piano Explorations, Two-Lesson Set

David Bennett Cohen

Minor and Major Blues

The first lesson of this two-part video series concentrates on playing blues in minor keys. It’s packed with essential music instruction and it features blues scales, chord progressions, riffs, runs and solos that will build on any piano student’s skills and musical technique. David covers a wide range of blues styles and feels: a guitar-derived “half-clave” calypso-like rhythm; a cool ... Read More
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