Peter Martin’s new premium course “Jazz Piano for Beginners”. Go from aspiring to functioning jazz pianist in 23 entertaining and engaging lessons, with the premier online jazz educator and Open Studio Network. Check it out HERE. Full length lessons...
Quick update on the composing and prep process for the new album.
My 1st vlog on the creative process on creating new compositions for the album. You can be a part of the process: Pledge
Live from Bielsko-Biala, Poland, February 2014 performing Peter’s composition “Cuba…New Orleans.”
A simple practice routine over a Bb blues for solidifying your feel for the Groove and Form. Full Length Lessons and more available at OpenStudioNetwork.com
Skiing at Titls-Engelberg on 3/25/13
The Swiss tourist board must have setup this scene
Short video from atop Lycabettus Hill in Athens, Greece. And I actually took some OK pictures for once as well! Location of the hilltop view in Athens Atop Lycabettus Hill From the top where cable car drops off Acropolis in middle Acropolis is lit up towards the...
Quick video check in from Amsterdam, Netherlands on 12/6/11
Quick tip on practicing broken scales to help improvise on fast tunes like Cherokee. OpenStudioNetwork.com
I discuss and demo voicing symmetry in this lesson. OpenStudioNetwork.com
Excerpt from full length lesson on Bebop soloing from acclaimed jazz pianist Peter Martin’s Online Lessons: OpenStudioNetwork.com
Enjoying one of my favorite artists Raul Midon at the festival.
An ascending diminished and descending pentatonic practice pattern. OpenStudioNetwork.com
From Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.
Coming to you from Soho – at the venerable Ronnie Scott’s jazz club
Lakeside in Zurich….
short video from the chair lift
Strong fingers are crucial to controlling the instrument effectively. OpenStudioNetwork.com
I answer a viewers question about “funky comping.” OpenStudioNetwork.com
Short video summary of a great tour of Germany with Dianne Reeves & Raul Midon. I’m going to try and post travel videos more often this year, and they are going to be mostly SHORTER like this one!
Video from walking around the “French Concession” section of Shanghai, China, and then a little lunch.
Video blog from the beautiful Croatian town of Poreč, on the northern Adriatic Sea.