Learn Jazz Piano Today
What you'll learn
- Learn a 12-bar blues bass line
- Learn professional jazz chords
- Learn how to play chords (comping) along with a bassline
- Learn how to improvise over the blues
- Create your own improvisation licks (create your own music)
- Practice tips to learn faster
- A piano or keyboard (small or large)
In this course you’ll learn rhythms, chords, accompaniments, improvisation and other techniques commonly used by jazz pianists. This course is built off of the PianoWithWillie method which combines both foundational and fun’dational elements to create a well-rounded, self-expressive pianist.
Our Snapshot Series allows you to quickly absorb a style of music into your playing. Each course is designed to be comprehensive in its approach. You’ll learn:
- Essential Rhythms that help you to learn the style
- Easily Create Chords that sound professional
- Accompaniment Patterns which allow you to quickly absorb the style
- Technique Exercises to improve your touch, dexterity and speed at the piano
- Both reading and ear training lessons to improve your music-reading skills and ear
- How to break down improvisation so that it is easy to get started fast
- Licks, patterns and runs that help you sound more professional from the start
Who this course is for:
- Students of ANY level will benefit from this course. You just need the desire to learn the piano!
Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide.
Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online.
The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly.
"I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist.