Piano With Willie: Jazz Kids - Vol 4

A step by step method for intermediate levels of all ages
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  • Lectures 30
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

Piano With Willie offers lessons to all skill levels of piano players. Willie uses the Foundational / Fundational approach when creating his lessons. Build upon your technique and polish up your skills with our piano lessons. Jazz Kids has been created for teachers and students with little or no experience improvising. Students can no experience the joy of creating their own improvisations while learning fun songs in different styles. Jazz Kids is an easy to use method that teaches everyone how to tap into their own creative voice.

What are the requirements?

  • Complete Jazz Kids Vol 1 - 3
  • You will need a piano or keyboard to take these lessons

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 6/8 meters
  • Learn syncopated up/down beat rhythms
  • Switch between straight/swung rhythms
  • Identify major 2nds, 3rds, perfect 4ths, 5ths, major/minor 7ths by ear
  • Learn melody of 2 songs by ear
  • Write chord patterns for improvisation using known chords
  • Learn Montunos
  • Identify and understand modes of the major scale
  • Improvise over bass line, chordal and oom-pah accompaniments
  • Learn modal improvisation with Phrygian m ode
  • Learn Montuno vamp soloing

What is the target audience?

  • Students should be at an intermediate level
  • Students should have taken Vol 1-3 of this series before starting Vol 4

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Curriculum

Section 1: Lesson Resources
Welcome
Preview
00:32
Sheet Music
33 pages
MP3s
Article
Section 2: Unit 1
Rhythm
Preview
04:34
Lead Sheet
Preview
06:00
Theory
02:28
Arrangement
01:30
Improvisation
19:18
Accompaniment
07:08
Section 3: Unit 2
Rhythm
06:04
Lead Sheet
01:57
Arrangement
01:32
Improvisation
41:12
Section 4: Unit 3
Rhythm
03:01
Lead Sheet
05:27
Theory
13:01
Arrangement Pt 1
01:09
Arrangment Pt 2
02:37
Improvisation
07:59
Section 5: Unit 4
Rhythm
02:55
Lead Sheet
05:14
Theory
03:33
Arrangement
01:25
Improvisation
06:28
Section 6: Unit 5
Rhythm
02:07
Theory
03:09
Arrangement
01:49
End
06:03
Improvisation
07:47
Section 7: Bonus
Support and Resources
01:28

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Instructor Biography

Willie Myette, Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie method

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.

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