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Jazz Piano and Composition Masterclass - Andy Laverne - Jazz Lesson

Andy LaVerne 1 (Piano)

Jazz Piano, Bill Evans, Voicings, Theory, Etc.
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Artist: Andy LaVerne
Length: 69:43

 

Description: In part one (1 of 3) of this jazz piano masterclass, acclaimed pianist Andy LaVerne discusses and demonstrates techniques used by the legendary musician Bill Evans. Andy recounts his time with Bill and the priceless lessons he learned about his iconic playing style. If you are a fan of Bill Evans or if you are just looking to take your jazz piano playing to the next level, this is great video! Note: This video also contains some images of Bill Evans’ handwritten charts.

NOTE: There is an additional PDF for this video which includes the embedded charts.  It can be purchased separately here.


Topics Covered: Bill Evans, Harmonic Goals, Bill’s “Stella” Changes, Enclosures, Avoid Notes, Alternate Changes, Bill Evans’ Voicings, Upper Structures, Modes, Superimposition, Chromatic Tones, Swing Eighths, Pedals, Reharmonization, ii V I’s, Voice Leading, Using 6ths, Quintal Voicings, Jazz Licks, The Bill Evans Ending, Scale Tone Triads, “Altered” Chords, Moving Triad Pairs, Locked Hands, Drop 2 Voicings, The Diminished Scale, Rootless Voicings, Time Remembered, The Bill Evans Ending, Etc.

 

Andy LaVerne (Arranging For Solo Piano)

Andy LaVerne (Arranging For Solo Piano)

Jazz Piano, Arranging, Re-harmonization, Voicings, Monk, Etc.
Andy LaVerne (Jazz Composition & Solo/Duo Piano Playing) 1

Andy LaVerne (Jazz Composition & Solo/Duo Piano Playing) 1

Jazz Composition, Jazz Piano Playing, Solo, Duo, Voicings, Harmony, Etc.
Andy LaVerne (Jazz Composition & Solo/Duo Piano Playing) 2

Andy LaVerne (Jazz Composition & Solo/Duo Piano Playing) 2

Jazz Composition, Jazz Piano Playing, Solo, Duo, Voicings, Harmony, Etc.
Jazz Piano and Composition Masterclass - Andy Laverne - Jazz Lesson

Andy LaVerne 1 (Piano)

Jazz Piano, Bill Evans, Voicings, Theory, Etc.
Jazz Piano and Composition Masterclass - Andy Laverne - Jazz Lesson

Andy LaVerne 2 (Piano)

Jazz Piano, Voicings, Jazz Harmony, Comping, Scales, Etc.
Andy LaVerne 3 (Piano)

Andy LaVerne 3 (Piano)

Jazz Piano, Voicings, Jazz Harmony, Comping, Scales, Etc.
Andy LaVerne

Pianist

Websites:
www.andylaverne.com

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Credits:

 

Andy LaVerne has recorded and/or performed with Frank Sinatra, Stan Getz, Woody Herman, Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea, Dave Brubeck, Branford Marsalis, Lionel Hampton, Michael Brecker, Elvin Jones, Miroslav Vitous, Lee Konitz, Gerry Mulligan, Sonny Stitt, Benny Golson, Eddie Gomez, Mel Lewis, Mel Torme, Randy Brecker, Jerry Bergonzi, Dave Samuels, John Abercrombie, Tom Harrell, John Patitucci, Dave Weckl, James Moody, Roy Hargrove, Peter Erskine, Etc.


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