How to accompany yourself or a soloist on this Van Morrison classic.
Aimee is quickly becoming a highly sought after educator in the jazz community, since launching her YouTube channel, Aimee Nolte Music.
In this video we spend time discussing the minor ii V i and some ideas involving the sharp nine to play over the altered dominant chord. Lesson available with PDF
Ever wish you could sing a nice harmony along with someone? Where do you start? You start right here, with this simple concept of the common tone.
I came across this app and it's helping me to be able to practice with different polyrhythms and feels and I'm very excited about it. Had to make a video. I hope you have as much fun as I've been having. It's (as the kids say) DOPE.
In this video, I teach about times when a flat nine occurs in the melody, over a dominant seventh chord. Learn how to play triad extensions to increase your harmonic vocabulary with me!
Here is a jazz tutorial to help improve the way you think about arranging standards. Using Have You Met Miss Jones, we build a solo piano arrangement, incorporating moving inner voices and using chromaticism. There is a work sheet to go along with this video: Have You Met Miss Jones For Solo Piano (with moving inner voices)
Using Mr. Tyner's playing from "My Favorite Things," this video looks at what a tempered, patient, calculated player he can be, and at the same time invent timeless melodies and demonstrate amazing technical prowess. I hope this video makes you an even bigger fan than you already were! Lesson available: Discovering McCoy Tyner worksheet
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