Once you have mastered the Five Essential 7th Chords in all twelve keys it is time to learn how to voice lead them in progressions.
Watch this lesson to learn how to smoothly voice the chords to the 1951 Thelonious Monk jazz standard, "Ask Me Now."
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"As a guitarist of 35 plus years in a variety of styles (mostly in the Jazz vein) your lessons are just what I needed to get started on piano. The theory I've taught myself beforehand from my guitar studies has been an added bonus to understanding your lessons at a faster pace. Your approach is totally wonderful especially since you tend to introduce each new concept via Classic and Standard Jazz tunes. You just can't beat that style of learning!" -Eddie
About the instructor
Bill did undergraduate work at the Berklee College of Music and holds the M.Mus. degree in Jazz Studies from the Boston Conservatory/Berklee College of Music where he studied with Ray Santisi and Charlie Banacos. Bill taught and played extensively around the Boston area for the better part of two decades appearing everywhere from the legendary Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge MA to a long stand at the Hampshire House on Beacon Hill in Boston before relocating to the Raleigh-Durham NC area where he teaches full-time on JazzPianoOnline.com.