Lesson Run Time: 91 minutes / Release Date: 11/24/2010
In this lesson, I will show you techniques that I have taught students over the years and have used in my own professional playing. When learning to improvise, it is all too easy to get “bogged down” with unnecessary complexity. I will help you wade through that complexity by showing you how to create and practice your own improvisation using my step-by-step method.
Other Chapters in this Piano Lesson:
Practical elements of improvisation
What notes do I play?
What rhythm do I use?
Avoiding fingering problems
Starting small…a few measures
Starting with chord tones
Spice it up with upbeats
Chord guide tones and usage
Arpeggios and their usage
Fluid Improvisation Exercises
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