Lesson Two: Basic Keyboard Harmony
Enter the rich and exciting world of jazz harmony. This fascinating piano lesson from one of the greats in contemporary jazz is packed with musical insights, invaluable advice and detailed keyboard technique for players who are starting out in this idiom. All you need is a basic knowledge of the keyboard, and before long you'll be comping evocative jazz chords and creating lush improvisations.
Warren Bernhardt imparts a wealth of ideas, giving you the tools to be more creative and a deep knowledge of what keyboard harmony is all about. His comprehensive explanation of scales, intervals and chord theory will add color and depth to anything you play.
Once you have an understanding of harmonic structure, including the various voicings for 6th, dominant 7th, major 7th, 9th, 11th, 13th, suspended 4th and other important chord forms, Warren takes you through the progressions that are the backbone of many jazz tunes. This lesson will provide hours of satisfying study and will open innumerable musical doors for you.