Chord Enclosures Jazz Piano Improv Exercise

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In today’s piano lesson, you are going to learn how to use chord enclosures to take your jazz piano improvisation to the next level. Many students who feel stagnant in their jazz soloing think the solution is to learn more scales. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. You can create beautiful, professional sounding jazz improvisations by using 1 scale and enclosures.
Specifically, you are going to learn:

– What a Chord Enclosure is
– How to enclose each of your chord tones
– How to use Upper Enclosures and Lower Enclosures
– The Chord Enclosure Descending Exercise
– A beginner jazz accompaniment using Chord Shells
– An intermediate jazz accompaniment using Rootless Voicings

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Jonny May

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