Travis Wesley

Pianist, Recording Artist, Recording Engineer, Composer, Educator & Musicologist

Jazz Piano & Improvisation Education

Posted on 24 October, 2018

While this page is still under construction, it contains documents that coincide with the lessons I teach to my jazz piano and jazz improvisation students.  There will be much more to come including an instructional YouTube channel that students will be able to subscribe to for a very small monthly fee.  Please stay tuned.

 

Clefs, Landmarks & Notes

 

Basic Rhythm & Meter Practice

 

Whole Steps & Half Steps

 

Chromatic Intervals

 

Major Five Finger Positions

 

The 12 Major Scales Pg.1 (Copyright play-the-piano.org

 

The 12 Major Scales Pg.2 (Copyright play the piano.org)

 

Minor Five Finger Positions

 

Basic Triads & 7th Chord Construction

 

Possible Upper Extensions

 

Possible Upper Extenstions (Cont’d)

 

LH Rootless Voicings 3rd in Botom

 

Rootless LH Voicings 7th in the Bottom

 

2 Handed Open Voicings For Comping (3rd in the Bottom)

 

2 Handed Open Voicings For Comping (7th in the Bottom) Pg.1

 

2 Handed Open Voicings For Comping (7th in the Bottom) Pg.2

 

Cycle of 5ths

 

 

 

 

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