How Do I Get Started Learning Jazz Piano?

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It is the spontaneity of creative expression that demarcates the boundary between classical and jazz playing styles. Jazz piano transcends the realms of classical playing and encompasses distinctive sounds and rhythms which are developed by awe-inspiring techniques of improvisation. Since each jazz style is characterized by a unique chord progression and beats, your jazz lessons […]

The Mystery Of Jazz Music Revealed

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If you ask most people about jazz music, they will tell you it’s this complex type of music that is quite removed from the usual. Before you dismiss it for an “out-of-bounds” area of music for you, this post will help you appreciate this unusual style of music. What is it? One of the first […]

Vancouver’s Jazz Festival marks 30 years

Vancouver’s jazz festival certainly attracts some big names. From Miles Davis and Wynton Marsalis in the mid 80s during this jazz festival’s inception, to names like The Roots, and Tower of Power playing now. The VJF has been a powerhouse for over 30 years! There are a few more days left in the festival, with lots of good […]