piano chord voicings

It’s A Chord: So What?

On Monday, March 2, 1959, pianist Bill Evans sat in with Paul Chambers (bass), Jimmy Cobb (drums), Miles Davis (trumpet), John Coltrane (tenor saxophone), and Julius “Cannonball” Adderley to record the first track So What on Miles Davis’ legendary jazz album Kind Of Blue. This is one of the most recognizable jazz tunes ever. The …

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Unlock The Secrets To Stunning Cocktail Piano Chord Voicings

Piano Chord Voicings For those of you not familiar with chord voicings, it is the way a musician arranges/organizes and plays chords on a piano in order to create interesting sounds. In this post, we will explain why chord voicings add vibrancy and pizzazz to your ballads, how learning one chord voicing at a time …

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Chord Voicings: What Are They?

Enhance Your Style With Chord Voicings I felt inspired to write this because there are a good number of cocktail pianists who enjoy success utilizing just basic triads and 7th chord structures. There’s a lot to be said for a performer who can be creative using simplicity. That said, the use of chord voicings¬† can …

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Continuing Our Cocktail Piano Journey

Since the initiation of ProProach, I’ve enjoyed the correspondence that has taken place with members from different parts of the globe. Expression of my appreciation for their commentary and questions is not possible in words. I learned that people taking advantage of the program ranged from novices who simply wanted to sound better within the …

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