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Below are all Jazzedge and No Bull Piano courses listed along with their lessons. This page gives you an easy way to see what lessons are included in which courses, as well as which courses are included in either a Jazzedge or No Bull Piano membership. Courses with an ORANGE header are Jazzedge-only courses. While No Bull Piano can only access NBP courses, Jazzedge members can access all courses listed below.

1) 12-Keys Quick Reference (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

This course is a quick reference for each of the 12 keys. We will cover: The Major Scale - Triads - Other Triads - Seventh Chords - Rootless Chords - Chord Tensions, and - 2-5-1 Progressions in both major and minor.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:21:21

2) The Confident Improviser Podcast (Jazzedge Course)

This course is for The Confident Improviser™ podcast lessons.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 09:06:07

6) The Confident Improviser - Level 2 (Jazzedge Course)

In this next level, we will be expanding our improvisation into new progressions and adding new accompaniments and scale ingredients. You must have a full Jazzedge membership to view this course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:35:27

7) No Bull Guide to Arranging Jazz Standards™ (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course you'll learn how to create arrangements for three classics songs: "Yesterday" by Lennon/McCartney, "Well You Needn't" by Thelonious Monk and "Waltz For Debby" by Bill Evans. This course was taught live and shows you in detail the steps that I take to create both simple and more complex arrangements from a lead sheet / fakebook. It is recommended that you take my Step-By-Step Standards course before taking this course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:46:13

8) JazzKids® (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

JazzKids was created to teach anyone, at any level, how to get started in jazz and blues. With catchy songs, ear training, rhythmic and improvisational exercises, JazzKids helps students become more creative at the piano.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 11:55:17

9) The Confident Improviser - Level 1 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn how to master improvisation from the ground up. Whether you've improvised in the past or not, this course will show you, in detail, the steps needed to create a professional-sounding improvisation.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:09:46

10) Quick-Win Standards (Jazzedge Course)

In this 6-week course, you'll learn how to create "quick arrangements" of 6 different songs. You can use these concepts to spin up your own arrangements of not only jazz standards but rock and pop too!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 10:13:34

11) Step-By-Step Improvisation Over Standards (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course you'll learn how to really improvise over standards. We begin with our Improvisation Guide which shows you what lessons and courses you should learn if you're new to improvisation. Next, we begin improvising over standards "Easy Living" and "My Romance" so you see real-world examples of how to create a solo.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 17:08:19

12) Jam With Willie (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

Each month, jam with me over a 'to be determined' groove, progression, song, etc. At the end of the month I combine the videos in one master performance of all students!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 00:57:40

13) How To Play Slow Blues (Jazzedge Course)

Have you always wanted to be able to sit at the piano and jam on a slow blues? This is the course for you then! We will break down the blues into its components and you'll learn how to put together your own slow blues using these different modules, accompaniments and reharmonization techniques.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 09:16:41

14) No Bull Guide To Jazz Piano™ (Advanced) (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this advanced course, you'll take your jazz playing up a level by learning how to form rootless chords, comp and improvise over a more complicated blues progression. Course too difficult? Check out my beginner course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:20:52

15) Practice With Willie (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course I have created videos of me taking one particular topic and showing you how to practice it. Topics range from easy to more advanced.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:13:01

16) No Bull Guide To Jazz Piano™ (Beginner) (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

To celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, my No Bull Guide to Jazz Piano™ will show you how to improvise like a jazz player! This beginner course will teach you how to improvise, even if you have never improvised before! Course too easy? Check out my advanced course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 09:07:33

17) No Bull Piano™ (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

My No Bull Piano™ course features lessons that strip away the B.S. that bloats other methods. Learn new techniques, clearly explained, that you can use right away in your piano playing.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:05:57

18) How To Play From Fakebooks (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

Similar to my How To Play Standards course, this course will give you a streamlined group of lessons designed to teach you how to QUICKLY spin up an arrangement from a leadsheet.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:11:16

19) Improvisation 101 (Jazzedge Course)

A great course to learn about improvisation and what it takes to make your improv solos stand out from the rest. This course, great for all levels of student, features a mix of lessons and student Q&A sessions.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:56:38

20) Piano Challenges (Jazzedge Course)

In this course I’ll share with you short piano challenges to give you new ideas to practice at your instrument. You do not need to complete each challenge. Do the challenges that you like and take as much time as you need to complete them!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:10:13

21) Technique Builder Boot Camp (Jazzedge Course)

My 5-week technique bootcamp collection is designed to help you focus your technique practice routine for maximum results. Have you ever been stumped when it comes to why you’re not playing faster? Or why your hands don’t seem to work well together? Well, this bootcamp is for you. We are going to focus a lot on firming up your technique. Working with thousands of students around the world, I’ve seen time and time again that students need more technical skills to achieve the results they are looking for at their instrument. Let’s get started!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:49:42

22) Advanced Improvisation Boot Camp (Jazzedge Course)

This bootcamp is for the seasoned player who already knows how to improvise but is looking to develop their improvisation skills in order to get to the next level. We will transcribe and dissect sections of some classic piano solos in this course to build a program of study that you can utilize long after the course is complete.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:58:01

23) Beginner Improvisation Boot Camp (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you’ll learn how to improvise at the piano. This course is great for students who have never improvised before, or those who have tried improvising in the past and want to get back into it!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:02:11

24) Ear Training 2 Boot Camp (Jazzedge Course)

In this next round of ear training bootcamp we will cover solfege for the Natural Minor scale. We will also work through several examples of both rhythmic and melodic dictation! Be sure to go through Ear Training 1 Bootcamp before this course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:50:02

25) Ear Training 1 Boot Camp (Jazzedge Course)

My 5-week ear training bootcamp will improve your ears and ability to hear chords and progressions. We will be starting from scratch, so if you’ve never done ear training in the past, this course will be perfect for you. If you have experience with ear training, this course will be a great refresher and you’ll learn new skills along the way. Do I need to know how to sing in order to do ear training? No! We will be doing solfege, but trust me, I’m not a singer and I can do it…so you can too!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:10:51

26) Gospel Bass & Progressions (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, learn different gospel techniques and the basics of how to get that gospel sound. You'll also learn about preacher chords and ways to fill out and groove over progressions.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:47:36

27) Popular Classics Vol 5 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn more classic song arrangements. This course focuses on songs by Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Adele and more!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:32:31

28) Popular Classics Vol 4 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn more classic song arrangements. This course focuses on songs by Carole King, Ray Charles, Journey, The Beatles and more!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:55:55

29) Jazz Standards Vol. 2 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll how to play arrangements for popular songs and jazz standards. View the course to see the lessons inside!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:40:12

30) Scales and Chords (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course you will learn how to create scales, find scales that work over specific chords and understand diatonic chords in detail.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:45:31

31) Vault - Gospel (Jazzedge Course)

These are older gospel lessons but still contain a bunch of great material.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:37:03

32) Chords, Progressions & Improv (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection we are going to learn about different techniques which will help you create more progressions and change the progressions you use now. You will also learn a cool jazz/gospel progression along with lots of improvisation tips, chord progressions, fills, etc.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:22:25

33) Accompany Yourself or Others (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

These lessons are great if you want to accompany yourself or others while singing. You will also learn more about how to effectively comp chords.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:24:45

35) Jazz & Blues Made Easy (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you will learn how to effectively improvise over jazz and blues forms using a variety of exercises. These techniques are great, especially if you are new to improvisation but know how to play the piano.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:59:28

36) Jazz Crossover (Jazzedge Course)

The lessons and songs in this course are a blend of jazz/rock and smooth jazz styles. I will teach you ways to cross over from rock to jazz styles through reharmonization and arrangement techniques.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:02:10

37) Funk Song Arrangements 2 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn more cool arrangements for funk songs that you know and love. You'll also learn techniques you can use on other songs along with chord and improvisation tips!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:57:35

38) Rock Piano Basics (Jazzedge Course)

When it comes to playing rock/pop piano, there are several basic concepts that you need to master to become a great rock player. These lessons will guide you through improving your technique and soloing for rock piano songs.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:31:36

39) Advanced Jazz Standards 2 (Jazzedge Course)

Even more in-depth jazz standards that will teach you how to create a fuller-sounding arrangements by playing these arrangements step-by-step.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:44:25

40) Ballads (Jazzedge Course)

Learn beautiful, slow ballad arrangements of popular songs in a range of styles. These songs range in difficulty but are rich with gorgeous chords and motion.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:24:14

41) Gospel Arrangements 2 (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, you will learn more gospel songs and arrangement techniques by applying them to traditional and classic gospel songs.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:34:32

42) Arranging Techniques (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, we are going to cover different left-hand accompaniment examples that you can add to your arrangements. We will also cover several different modulation techniques that you can use to move between keys. Pivot chords, diminished sequences, how to use the pedal and some stride piano techniques are also included!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:15:18

43) Gospel Grooves & Riffs (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, I will begin by showing you how to break down some of those more complicated groove sections that sound so cool. Next, I will show you different exercises and patterns that you can follow to create some really fat grooves. How to play gospel-flavor licks along with bassline accompaniment is also included. This collection is key for anyone wanting to improve their gospel piano skills

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:37:07

44) Slow Blues 2 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn more slow blues techniques like playing a blues in minor. We will also learn a slow blues-type rag and how to play slow gospel blues.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:57:34

45) Classical Songs (Jazzedge Course)

Classical music introduces students to some of the greatest composers of all-time, such as Mozart, Bach, and Beethoven. In addition to providing some of the most memorable melodies and piano repertoire, classical music is tremendously helpful and essential to developing proper technique and hand independence!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:55:28

46) Technique Builder (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn the notes and fingering for all 12 Major and relative minor scales. This is a great course that is recommended to do after my Piano Essentials™ course if you still need more scale help.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:21:39

47) CorePiano™ for Beginners (Jazzedge Course)

CorePiano™ teaches you the basics of the piano and is the perfect place for absolute beginners to start. If you're brand new to the piano, start here. Otherwise, move on to my 30-Day Playbook course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:09:07

48) Rhythm Changes (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection we are going to cover 8 variations of the classic chord progression Rhythm Changes. This progression is an important ‘right of passage’ for any jazz musician. It is also a great progression to work through re-harmonization and improvisation. We will learn the various chord progressions and basslines. New ways of expanding rhythm changes, outside changes, back-cycling, tri-tone substitutions, improvisation and more will also be covered!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:55:35

49) Blues Piano Improvisation 101 (Jazzedge Course)

If you love blues piano, then this is the collection for you! We will be covering different blues styles and progressions. I’ll show you how to improvise over each style and give you the tricks that I use to effectively get that “grit” and blues piano player sound!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:59:16

50) Boot Camp For Lovers (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn the song "My Funny Valentine" step-by-step along with techniques like right-hand fills, reharmonization and left-hand accompaniment patterns. This four-lesson course is a great way to improve your fakebook skills.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:20:13

51) Advanced Jazz Theory (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, we will go through each mode of the scale on Melodic Minor Harmony. I will give you examples from some jazz standards, but also show you how I like to use these chords in my playing. You will discover many interesting sounds and it is great to learn this scale no matter what style of music you play. We will als cover more of the minor ii-V-i, parallelism and how to use these chords for reharmonization.The Dominant Bebop Scale works really well over dominant 7th chords and you will learn how to create and play 2-5-1 licks using the Dominant Bebop Scale and rootless chords in your left hand.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:58:24

52) Jazz Waltz (Jazzedge Course)

This course will focus on how to play a jazz waltz feel. These songs in 3/4 time will show you how to create this sweet ballad sound.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:43:56

53) Focus On Improvisation (Beginner) (Jazzedge Course)

This "beginner" course will teach you different improvisation techniques by applying the concepts to real jazz standards. It is suggested you go through Improvisation Essentials before beginning this course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:38:26

54) Focus On Group Playing (Jazzedge Course)

In this course we are going to focus on how to perform more effectively with a group of other musicians whether that be just a bass player or multiple musicians.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:24:32

55) Focus On Improvisation (Advanced) (Jazzedge Course)

This more advanced course will teach you different improvisation techniques by applying the concepts to real jazz standards. You'll have a chance to see other student's improvisations which is a great way to learn new techniques!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:45:14

56) Stride Piano (Jazzedge Course)

This course will focus mostly on stride piano and features songs by Fats Waller and Jelly Roll Morton.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:27:45

57) Diminished Harmony (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, we will dig into "practical" diminished harmony and learn how to use diminished scales and chords in our improvisations and arrangements. You might also hear these techniques referred to as "Barry Harris" chords.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:29:55

58) Advanced Improvisation Techniques (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, I will show you how to take your improvisation to the next level with some advanced techniques like constant structure, triadic UST improv, chromaticism, pentatonics, quartals and more!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:14:03

59) Blues Song Improvisation (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this collection we will cover different ways to improvise over blues-type songs. The first lessons are easier then we progress into some more advanced techniques. You'll learn about boogie styles along with a bebop blues with walking bassline. These techniques are great for blues and jazz.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:07:46

60) Blues Song Arrangements (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course you will different blues song arrangements. If you like the bebop and blues sound, slow and soulful blues and are ready to focus on improvisation combined with some advance concepts then this is the collection for you!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:56:20

61) Organ Basics (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection you will be learning the function of all the controls on the organ so you know what button, knob or slider to change in order to create the sound you need. I will also teach you 6 “must have” organ sounds that need to be in every organist’s toolbox. These are the sounds that make you sound like a know-what-you’re-doin’ musician at the organ and help you stand out from the crowd!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:52:49

62) Organ Techniques (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection I am going to show you some organ techniques that I have learned over the years and I’ll show you how I use the drawbars. We will discuss sustaining notes, creating pads and I’ll teach you a cool progression, some chords to go with it and improvisation, too!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:12:43

63) Funk Chords & Technique (Jazzedge Course)

This collection focuses on chords and how to gain more fluidity in your playing. We will cover some unique exercises that will spur new ideas in your soloing while also improving your technique. These exercises work well over Funk styles, but can be applied to other styles as well!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:38:32

64) Gospel Arrangements 3 (Classics) (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, you will learn some of the more 'classic' gospel-type songs and arrangements.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:39:29

65) Easy Latin Standards (Jazzedge Course)

Learn some easier arrangements of classic latin standards.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:55:12

66) All of Me - Advanced (Jazzedge Course)

The focus of this course is to learn an advanced arrangement of the song "All of Me" along with improvisation.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:32:51

67) Funk Composition (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, we will be covering all of the elements for creating a song and fast funk grooves. We will discuss how to create a groove between you and one other instrument. Often, we find ourselves in “non-traditional” situations like piano and drums only. In this lesson, I’ll show you how to create a ‘simple’ groove, how to put it together in sections, how to do some groove improvisation and use outside chords to create an interesting sound!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:07:01

68) Funk Theory (Jazzedge Course)

This collection includes an original song (in 3 sections) I will use to show you how to create FULL chord voicings while also creating a progression with motion using tritone substitutions and other techniques. The sound of this song will appeal to many of you, especially if you like that “smooth jazz” contemporary sound. We will also be covering improvisation over the C section, giving you more techniques to use in your soloing. If you want to learn how to create some funky piano grooves using different 16th-note rhythms, chord progressions and shifting accents then this is the collection for you!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:32:00

69) Funk Grooves & Riffs (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, we will begin by covering some basic funky grooves. The goal is to keep you grooving with both hands. We will cover a dozen pattern variations that you can make into your own unique combinations. Then we will dive into elongating the progressions and creating a more advanced harmony. I’m also going to be showing you how to come up with cool, funky and interesting chord progressions on the spot. We’re not going to be using traditional chord progressions, so these chords will add a very unique flavor to your playing!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:07:48

70) Jazz Piano Theory - Level 5 Improvisation (Jazzedge Course)

In this course we will be focusing on improvisation and the steps to take to build a solo over a jazz standard.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:27:20

71) Funk Keyboard 4 (songs) (Jazzedge Course)

This course (from Funk Piano Lessons) will focus on how to play some popular funk-based grooves and songs.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:53:45

72) Funk Keyboard 3 (soloing) (Jazzedge Course)

This course (from Funk Piano Lessons) will focus on how to improvise and build a solo over funk grooves.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:05:17

73) Funk Keyboard 2 (groove) (Jazzedge Course)

This course (from Funk Piano Lessons) will focus on funk grooves and comping

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:55:42

74) Funk Keyboard 1 (technique) (Jazzedge Course)

This course (from Funk Piano Lessons) teaches you proper funk synth technique, rhythm and how to read funk lead sheets.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:42:40

75) Rock Piano 4 (songs part 2) (Jazzedge Course)

In this second part, this course (from Rock Piano Lessons) will teach you more rock piano arrangements of popular rock piano songs.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:29:04

76) Rock Piano 3 (songs part 1) (Jazzedge Course)

This course (from Rock Piano Lessons) will teach you rock piano arrangements of popular rock piano songs.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:20:26

77) Rock Piano 2 (Jazzedge Course)

This course (from Rock Piano Lessons) teaches you proper rock piano technique along with how to play rock rhythms.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:38:42

78) Gospel Arrangements 1 (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection, you will learn gospel songs and arrangement techniques like how to play gospel walk ups, syncopating the bass pattern and other ideas that you can incorporate into your own piano playing. Improvisation tips that will help you structure your improvisation more are also included.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:59:33

79) Rock Piano 1 (Jazzedge Course)

This course (from Rock Piano Lessons) teaches you the basics of how to play rock chords and technique. If you're new to the rock style, begin here.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:23:08

80) Summertime (Jazzedge Course)

This one lesson is so huge I made it a course. In this lesson/course you'll learn how to play an arrangement of Gershwin's Summertime along with reharmonization, improvisation and oom-pahs.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:59:24

81) Advanced Jazz Standards 1 (Jazzedge Course)

These more in-depth jazz standards arrangements teach you how to create a fuller-sounding arrangements by rolling up your sleeves and learning these arrangements step-by-step. Each lesson has a ton of theory embedded within it, so you learn by doing.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:25:13

82) Cocktail Piano 6 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course we will continue creating arrangements, this time we will move to 3/4 time and do a full "waltz" arrangement. Next we will move on to 6/8 and learn Miles Davis's classic All Blues.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:07:19

83) Cocktail Piano 5 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course we will be learning how to create and play an arrangement for a faster-tempo song. We will also learn how to decide which notes and scales we can use to improvise over the song and finish by learning a complete solo.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:18:25

84) Cocktail Piano 4 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course we will be focusing on techniques that help you move ahead with your cocktail piano playing like reharmonization and passing chords.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:13:48

85) Boogie-Woogie (Advanced) (Jazzedge Course)

This course is the perfect follow up to the Boogie-Woogie (Intermediate) course and you'll learn how to play that fast, advanced boogie piano along with licks. This course is challenging so give yourself time!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:33:31

86) Boogie-Woogie (Intermediate) (Jazzedge Course)

This course is the perfect follow up to the Boogie-Woogie (Beginner) course. In this course you'll learn boogie piano by learning both a swung shuffle and a New Orleans-style straight blues. Both are broken down step-by-step.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:39:54

87) Boogie-Woogie (Beginner) (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll the basics of boogie-woogie piano. You'll learn a walking bassline, licks, riffs, transposition of riffs, intros and endings.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:44:14

88) Jazz & Blues Piano 2 (Jazzedge Course)

This course is a continuation of Jazz & Blues Piano 1. We will focus on more advanced basslines, transcription, chord substitutions, ways to fill space and improvisation ideas.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:41:14

89) Jazz Standards Vol. 1 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll how to play arrangements for popular jazz standards. View the course to see the lessons inside!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:53:18

90) Popular Classics Vol 3 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn more classic song arrangements. This course focuses on songs by Carole King, Simon and Garfunkel, Deep Purple and The Animals.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:28:33

91) Popular Classics Vol 2 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn more classic song arrangements. This course focuses on songs by Van Morrison, The Police, Radiohead and Eric Clapton.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:10:45

92) Popular Classics Vol 1 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn some classic song arrangements. This course focuses on songs by Billy Joel, Elton John, Bruce Hornsby and the Doobie Brothers.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:49:21

93) Music Theory Online (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll find the lessons from my MusicTheoryOnline.com site. If you are new to music theory, this is a fantastic course to teach you the basics of theory. Worksheets and answer sheets are also included.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:10:20

94) Blues n' Boogie (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection we will be covering four different blues progressions, shuffle grooves, boogie in octaves, sliding, crushing, rolling notes and much more! This is an older course without the virtual keyboard but still has a ton of valuable info!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:19:02

95) Funk Song Arrangements 1 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn a bunch of cool arrangements for funk songs that you know and love. You'll also learn techniques you can use on other songs along with chord and improvisation tips!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:16:52

96) How To Play Standards (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

If you have never played a standard before, start here to learn the different layers to create an arrangement of a standard and learn to improvise over it. This course is also home to my 12 Days of Jazz Standards lesson featuring "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square."

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:54:38

97) Reharmonization Made Easy (Jazzedge Course)

The focus of this course is on reharmonization. Reharm is when we "revise" or change the harmony (chords) to create something new. This course will show you in easy steps how to create an advanced arrangement from a simple song.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:39:32

98) Jazz & Blues Piano 1 (Jazzedge Course)

This course (from Play Blues Piano) teaches you how to play jazz-blues from the ground up. You'll learn different accompaniment patterns, bass lines, riffs, chord voicings and licks. This is a great course to work on after my Learn Jazz Piano (The Basics) course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:42:24

99) Holiday Song Arrangements (Jazzedge Course)

We have a few holiday classics in this course. If you are looking for more holiday song arrangements and improvisation ideas check out our JazzChristmasMusic.com site.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:36:43

100) Slow Blues 1 (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

Learn that slow, soulful blues style in this course. You'll learn different accompaniment styles to make your slow blues playing sound more rich and full. We will also cover how to improvise over the blues for beginners.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:02:08

101) Pentatonics and Quartals (Jazzedge Course)

The pentatonic scale and quartal chords are some of the most interesting and widely used techniques by jazz pianists for soloing and accompaniment over all styles. You'll learn numerous techniques in the course on how to use them in your playing.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:04:16

102) 2-5-1 Essentials (Jazzedge Course)

The 2-5-1 (ii-V-I) progression is one of the most popular progressions in jazz music. This course will show you all the "in and outs" of this progression and give you a bunch of licks to play over both major and minor 2-5-1 progressions.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:51:46

103) Cocktail Piano Basics (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn some of the important basics of cocktail piano that setup the foundation that you can use to create your own cocktail piano arrangements.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:43:31

104) Organ Grooves And Riffs (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection we will be covering both the classic and rock organ styles. For example, we will be covering the groove and form of Deep Purple’s version of the Joe South song. We will spend a lot of time breaking down different ways of using the organ to create a groove over the chords. Improvisation techniques are also included!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:31:08

105) How to Memorize Songs (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you will learn how to analyze music and look for the clues to know where the music is headed before you get there! We will cover how to quickly analyze a song to commit it to memory.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:18:16

106) How To Read Music (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection you will learn how to read sheet music. A combination of using my easy vocalization approach, learning guideposts, exercises, examples and tips will have you well on your way to becoming what I call a “Total Musician.”

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:17:13

107) Great Beginning Repertoire (Jazzedge Course)

This course is designed to teach you songs that would be great to have in your repertoire and I think these songs represent a great beginning repertoire to practice.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:38:09

108) Play Piano for Hours (Jazzedge Course)

This course is designed to show you how to create your own songs and improvisations allowing you to just "sit and play" for hours. Equal parts composition and improvisation, this has been a very popular course!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:23:37

109) Chord Voicings and Comping (Jazzedge Course)

Voicings are how you arrange the notes of the chord. Comping chords is when you add rhythm to your chords and accompany yourself or another instrument. It is important to learn both good comping and voicing techniques to make your playing interesting without being too "busy."

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:37:54

110) Funk Improvisation (Jazzedge Course)

Learn how to solo over funk, jazz, rock and smooth jazz styles with my four Funk Improvsation lessons. These older funk lessons emphasize improv techniques with scales and chords. Great stuff to learn!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:23:33

111) Vault - Funk (Jazzedge Course)

These are older funk lessons but still contain a bunch of great material.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:15:09

113) Intros and Endings (Jazzedge Course)

This collection will teach you some of the intros and endings that I have come to love. We will break each example down so you know the theory behind it and how to transpose it. Best of all, I used the songs from the site as material so I will show you how to apply these intros/endings to songs you might have already learned!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:28:06

114) Latin Grooves And Riffs (Jazzedge Course)

Whether you want to get quickly playing some hot latin grooves, learn the basics of merengue or learn how to create that cool, relaxed Bossa Nova beat then this is the collection for you! We will also cover how to add fills and learn how to comp the chords if you are playing with a group and be learning the essence of Latin/Salsa music with a lesson on the clave and montunos. No matter your level, there is a groove here for you!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:06:41

115) Intermediate Jazz and Blues Improv (Jazzedge Course)

This course will cover creating lines over common forms like the blues and rhythm changes. I will also show you some of my tricks to take your improvisation “in or out” of the harmony to get an advanced sound. We will deal with how to improvise over ballads and uptempo tunes.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:19:18

116) Jazz Improvisation Exercises (Jazzedge Course)

This course will show you several important licks and exercises to get your jazz improvisation skills to the next level. If you've finished Piano Essentials and Getting Faster At The Piano, this is a great course if you want to learn more about improvisation.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:13:11

117) Get Faster At The Piano (Jazzedge Course)

We all want to play the piano faster and be stronger in what we play. In this collection, I will show you how to achieve these characteristics in your playing through some simple exercises of both your fingers, and your mind!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:06:32

118) Beginning Jazz and Blues Improv (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this collection we will cover the basics of how to combine melody, rhythm and harmony to create an improvised line. By utilizing material that I’ve created for beginners to improvisation, this collection will be easy and welcoming to all levels. The techniques you learn here will apply to all styles of improvised music!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:42:06

119) Blues Licks & Riffs (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course you will learn several different Otis Spann, Gene Harris and blues/gospel licks. Chord progressions, chord voicings, rhythmic techniques and a wealth of improvisation material are also included.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:31:08

120) 7 Days of Improvisation (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

This lesson is great for intermediate players or any student that wants new ideas that add to their toolkit. Learning how to improvise doesn’t have to be mysterious or scary. I’ve learned that there is a definite approach in how to teach this skill that makes it easy for all students to learn.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:26:19

121) Jazz Piano Theory - Level 4 Creating Arrangements (Jazzedge Course)

In this course we will be focusing more on creating arrangements from lead sheets. We will cover chord shells, tensions, comping, blues progressions, bassline creation and more. We will also cover tips on how to play with a group.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:27:50

122) Improvisation Essentials (Bonus) (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn a bunch of 2-5-1 licks that you can use in your improvisation. We will also cover more rock piano improvisation and minor scales.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:17:06

123) Improvisation Essentials (Advanced) (Jazzedge Course)

In this course you'll learn how to apply improvisation concepts to a variety of different styles of music. You'll also learn some more improvisation licks and patterns to bring into your playing.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:07:51

124) Improvisation Essentials (Beginner) (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

Improvisation Essentials, or ‘Improv’ Essentials for short, is a collection of lessons designed to improve your improvisation skills. If you’ve ever dreamed of improvising over jazz standards and other styles of music, this is the course you need! In this beginner course we are focusing on creating improv patterns and learning basic progressions and how to improvise over them.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:54:54

125) Cocktail Piano 3 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course we will be focusing on the techniques needed to create your own cocktail piano arrangements. You'll learn different arranging "tricks" along with a full contemporary arrangement of "In The Wee Small Hours of The Morning."

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:02:59

126) Jazz Piano Theory - Level 3 Intermediate (Jazzedge Course)

In this level we will be covering the basics of reharmonization and arranging, including Dominant motion, tritone substitution, related ii chords, voicings and chord structures. I suggest that you review this material a lot before moving on to the next level where we will focus more on creating arrangements.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 08:17:43

127) Jazz Piano Theory - Level 2 Scales and Chords (Jazzedge Course)

In level 2 we are going to focus on learning the basics of jazz theory, Major and minor harmony and chord creation. Be sure to finish Level 1 (Getting Started) before beginning this course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:19:12

128) Jazz Piano Theory - Level 1 Beginner (Jazzedge Course)

In level 1 we are going to focus on learning basic chord structure and improvisation. If you are new to jazz and jazz theory, this is the place to start. Move as quickly as you want through the lessons and review lessons whenever you wish!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:02:43

129) Step-By-Step Standards (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course you'll learn how to create arrangements of standards using my step-by-step approach. This course will also show you how to create accompaniments for you to sing over or accompany others.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:09:53

130) Basic Music Theory (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection I’ll share my tips, tricks and techniques that I use to pick out songs and chord progressions by ear. I’ll also show you how to use a mix of your ear and analysis to know what chord should come next before it is even played! We will also be covering how to identify and create different intervals. In addition, you will walk away with techniques that you can practice away from the piano that will enhance your learning and technique when you do get a chance to sit down at the piano and play.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:06:17

131) New Age / Calming Piano (Jazzedge Course)

In this collection we will be covering the new age "calming" piano style. Exercises to help you put your hands together and make your own improvisation, how to create beautiful new-age progressions, alternate bass motion and fluidity of chords are all also included. The collection concludes with creating your own original song!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:36:03

132) Blues Artists (Jazzedge Course)

In this course we will learn the styles of 7 different pianists who used blues, jazz, gospel and country piano techniques in their playing. You can do the lessons in this course in any order.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 07:54:42

133) Piano Essentials (Advanced) (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

Learn your essential scales, chords and progression in this in-depth course. This advanced course focuses on the next 6 keys. Start with the beginner course before doing this advanced course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:23:33

134) Chord Essentials (Advanced) (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course you will learn the next 6 keys using real examples that focus on the different keys using a variety of styles! These styles include, ballad, driving Rock, bossanova, swing, country rock, boogie blues, funk, classical, smooth jazz and stride.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:59:16

135) Learn Jazz Piano (The Basics) (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

This is my Ben's Blues lesson. In this course you'll learn the basics of becoming a jazz piano player. We use the 12-bar blues to learn bass lines, rootless chords and improvisation. All the basics a budding jazz pianist needs in his or her toolbox.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:49:54

136) Cocktail Piano 2 (Jazzedge Course)

In this course we will go beyond the basics and start learning comping techniques, how to fix bad chord progressions, how to move into other styles (think latin) and learn basslines, substitutions and improvisation.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:50:56

137) Cocktail Piano 1 (Jazzedge Course)

Learn the basics of how to create cocktail piano arrangements using chordal techniques in the left hand along with style changes, basslines, tritone substitutions and improvisation.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:37:07

138) Chord Essentials (Beginner) (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course you will learn your chords using real examples that focus on the different keys using a variety of styles! These styles include, ballad, driving Rock, bossanova, swing, country rock, boogie blues, funk, classical, smooth jazz and stride.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:37:58

139) Rhythm Essentials (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

In this course you will learn how to improve your rhythm at the piano. Using a combination of my easy vocalization approach, exercises, examples and tips you'll be on your way to becoming what I call a “Total Musician.”

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 05:09:08

140) Blues, Basslines, Re-harm, Chords and Comping (Jazzedge Course)

In this short course you'll learn four key concepts of how to effectively play jazz blues. You'll learn how to create a bassline, play rootless chords, reharmonize the blues progress and effectively comp chords.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 01:36:18

141) 30-Day Piano Playbook (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

My 30-Day Piano Playbook is a great way to get started with my lessons. Through these 30 lessons you'll learn about rhythm, improvisation, chords and more. Days 1-19 are easier lessons, while days 20-30 are more advanced.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 03:34:47

142) Rock Classics - The Doors (Jazzedge Course)

Learn some great Doors songs while also learning how to play rock piano.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:07:15

144) Piano Essentials (Beginner) (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

Learn your essential scales, chords and progression in this in-depth course. This beginner course focuses on the 6 keys you should master first. Once complete, move on to the advanced course.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 04:31:38

145) Various Technique Exercises (Jazzedge Course)

Speed up your fingers, improve your dexterity and become more fluid at the piano or keyboard using this variety of exercises. You can move through these lessons in any order and use them to generate new practice ideas to master your technique.

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 02:30:27

146) Easy Jazz Standards (Jazzedge/NBP Course)

These easy arrangements are a great to way get started playing jazz standards. In combination with my "How To Play Standards" course, you will be well on your way to building a great jazz repertoire!

Lessons in this course:

Course duration = 06:24:25

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