Jazz Piano Chords - Rich Sounding Jazz Chords for the Piano
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Jazz Piano Chords - Rich Sounding Jazz Chords for the Piano

All the jazz piano chords that you need to play great jazz on the piano
4.6 (81 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
707 students enrolled
Created by Martin Cohen
Last updated 9/2019
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 15 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will be able to play all types of chords (major 7th, minor 7th, dominant 7th, altered, diminished, augmented).
  • For each type of chord, you will know how to play several different chord voicings in all the inversions.
  • You will know how to add notes and alterations to chords to make them sound jazzy.
  • You will be able to play slash chords.
  • You will be able to play "So What"-chord voicings, fourth-chord voicings and upper structures.
  • You will know how to create your own chord voicings.
Requirements
  • Basic piano skills (knowing the keys on the piano, ability to play simple songs on the piano).
  • Be able to play the major and natural minor scales in as many keys as possible.
  • You need a piano (acoustic or electronic).
Description

THE COURSE THAT REVEALS ALL THE SECRETS OF JAZZ PIANO CHORDS

You always wondered how experienced jazz piano players create those rich sounding jazz chords? This course will teach YOU how to play them on the piano.


DISCOVER QUICKLY HOW CHORDS WORK AND HOW TO ADD THAT RICH JAZZ SOUND TO BASIC CHORDS

Detailed explanation by an experienced teacher (25+ years of experience) makes that you will quickly understand how to form even the most complicated jazz piano chords.


YOU WILL FINALLY BE ABLE TO PLAY ALL THE JAZZ TUNES YOU WANT ON THE PIANO, HAVE A "LIBRARY" OF CHORD VOICINGS AT YOUR DISPOSAL, AND EVEN CREATE YOUR OWN CHORD VOICINGS

You will be able to play every chord-type that exists in all the inversions possible, in close position and with the notes more spread out, so that with one and the same chord, you can create different emotions, with more or with less tension.


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Course characteristics

Since this course is for all levels, beginners to more advanced jazz piano players, this course starts with how basic chords (major 7th, minor 7th, dominant 7th, diminished & augmented) are formed, and continues to advanced chords with added notes and alterations, "So What"-chords, fourth-chords, upper structures and how to create your own chords.

More advanced piano players that already know how basic chords are made, might want to skip the first sections and jump directly in into the more advanced sections: have a look at the curriculum and decide depending on your level where to begin.

As said: beginning jazz piano players can do this course. But be aware that "beginning jazz piano player" doesn't mean a total beginner on the piano: you need at least some ability to play simple songs on the piano and you need to be able to play the major and natural minor scales in as many keys as possible on the piano.

For an even better understanding of how jazz 'works', it would be good to study also some jazz theory, but this is not absolutely needed to follow this course.

This course can very well be done as a course 'on its own', but could also complement any other jazz piano course.



Topics covered in this course

Basic triads (for beginners)

Basic 7th chords (for beginners)

II-V-I chord progressions

Sus-chords

Adding notes to chords

Chord voicings in several positions

So What chords

Fourth chords

Upper structures

Create your own chords

Information about comping (accompanying)

Tritone substitution


Who this course is for:
  • This course is for beginning to more advanced jazz piano players wanting to be able to play jazz piano chords.
  • This course is not for total beginners on the piano, and not for the very experienced/professional jazz pianist, but for all those between those 2 extremes.
Course content
Expand all 39 lectures 03:09:44
+ Basic 7th chords
8 lectures 22:50
Diminished chords
04:05
Augmented chords
02:39
Minor major 7th chords
01:29
Chord inversions
01:48
Slash notation - II
01:16
+ II-V-I progressions
2 lectures 18:53
The II-V-I progression
15:01
Playing the II-V-I progression in all 12 keys
03:52
+ Adding notes to chords
7 lectures 33:16
Adding notes to major 7th chords
03:45
Adding notes to minor 7th chords
03:39
Adding notes to dominant 7th chords
05:34
Adding more than 1 note at the time - Altered chord
07:39
The II-V-I progression (A position / B position)
04:37
Playing the II-V-I progression in all 12 keys
03:47
+ Chord voicings
6 lectures 36:53
Major 7th chord voicings
05:55
Minor 7th chord voicings
06:12
Dominant 7th chord voicings
12:53
Altered chord voicings
06:13
Diminished chord voicings
03:41
Augmented chord voicings
01:59
+ "So What" & Fourth-chords
3 lectures 18:06
Fourth-chords
04:22
So What & Fourth-chords in other keys
03:26
+ Loose ends
3 lectures 21:15
Build your own chord voicings
09:07
Information about comping
04:30
BONUS lecture: Jazz theory - Tritone substitution
07:38