Put away the Real Book. Drop the "sheet music." Watch this.
Aimee is quickly becoming a highly sought after educator in the jazz community, since launching her YouTube channel, Aimee Nolte Music.
I'm giving away my biggest secret in this lesson. How to swing! If you have ever wanted to learn to scat sing, this is the place to start. Ride along with me, as we discuss swing feel and jazz rhythms. More to follow!
The lesson where we sing the CRAP out of Autumn Leaves! I play the role of your personal karaoke machine and give you lots of room to try your own solo in this video. We use our ears and talk about note choice and beautiful, fluid, melodic lines.
A two-part series about how to improvise over these famous chord changes. In this video, we talk about how to use the blues to make our way over Rhythm Changes and sound super hip. Watch for part two where we will discuss Bebop lines.
Learn to play this classic jazz standard in the stride piano style for yourself, or for someone else, in the key of G minor.
As promised, a lesson about how to lay down a good funk groove on this classic pop tune. This video follows my Mini House a concert video from yesterday where I perform in this exact style.
Singers AND instrumentalists: I don't want you to sound like a robot when you improvise. Let's get you sounding like a thoughtful, feeling person, who can hear their way through changes without having to memorize patterns. I want to make HONEST musicians out of you. Point & Sing is the best way I know of to accomplish that!
This is a very simple bass line and right hand to accompany someone or yourself over Rhythm Changes. There is also an exclamation of how to play solo piano on "I've Got Rhythm" as well. I use the original melody here, but any rhythm changes head will work over this bass line and comping idea.
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