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Topic: Learn Jazz Theory  (Read 3758 times)

Offline bb666

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Learn Jazz Theory
on: February 17, 2017, 04:12:32 AM
Hi All,

Just launched a new website that teaches everything you need to know about how to play Jazz. It covers Jazz Chords, Jazz Scales, Improvisation, Chord Voicings, Common Chord Progressions, Reharmonization, Modal Harmony, Free Jazz and more. And it's all completely 100% FREE.

Check it out if you're interested: https://www.thejazzpianosite.com/

Cheers

Offline ianzilla

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Re: Learn Jazz Theory
Reply #1 on: February 17, 2017, 09:42:56 AM
I'm checking out your website, it looks awesome! I'm amazed you're willing to share all of this free! That's very generous of you :).  I will check some of these videos out! Thank you for sharing your knowledge and talent!

Offline pianoamatuer

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Re: Learn Jazz Theory
Reply #2 on: February 18, 2017, 04:29:12 AM
^^^
Yeah, this is going to be very interesting!!

I find classical music very fun, and it will probably be the genre I will play for as long as my hands can move. But it wouldn't hurt if I learn some jazz theory - possibly some jazz music too! It's like learning how to juggle 3 balls, but now we're juggling 4. Both skills will benefit each other; as far as I know.. What a terrible analogy but thanks again.
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Offline richrf

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Re: Learn Jazz Theory
Reply #3 on: February 19, 2017, 06:33:10 PM
Absolutely awesome site for explanation Jazz in very practical terms. I'm a beginner, but a free spirited beginner, and this is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks a bunch for sharing your awesome knowledge and skills - both in playing and teaching!

Offline j_tour

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Re: Learn Jazz Theory
Reply #4 on: February 21, 2017, 03:34:09 AM
Can you tell me what's in the site?  I don't make a habit of visiting random sites, although I'm sure you're fine -- once bitten, twice cautious, you know!

So, for example, do you provide examples of applications of transcribed linear improvisations over common chord progressions?

Do you present some reasoned arguments for preferring modes based on ascending melodic minor scales, versus harmonic minor modes, or both?

Do you have anything to say about how to make transcribing easier for the beginner?

Not saying you should answer those, just those sorts of topics would be good if you want people to leave the thread you started to discuss music theory as it's been applied in jazz in some other thread.
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Offline j_tour

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Re: Learn Jazz Theory
Reply #5 on: February 22, 2017, 11:40:00 PM
I'm curious why your special insights into music theory can't be answered in your thread.

I do understand there are some "special" posters here who have some special ideas, but I'd love to discover a new site to advance the cause of music theory.

So, what is the content of this new site, and why can't it be discussed here? 

Call me old-fashioned, but I'm here, and there are a few others who claim to have some valid points, so why would I go somewhere else?
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Offline renderfhodes

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Re: Learn Jazz Theory
Reply #6 on: March 27, 2017, 02:12:57 AM
Looks Good. I'll check it out in depth when I get a chance. I've been looking into learning Jazz Piano and this could be a good start.

Offline chopinlover01

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Re: Learn Jazz Theory
Reply #7 on: March 28, 2017, 05:05:05 AM
While I'm normally with J_Tour, I risked the click and it's actually all pretty solid stuff. There's the generic stuff, but there are also specific voicing styles of different pianists. Good stuff I plan to check out.
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