Jazz Piano & Physical Movement

Alan working with jazz pianists.

Ongoing

person Alan Fraser

video_library 10 Episodes

schedule Playtime: 01:18:28

Lastupdate: 2 weeks ago

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Episode 1

The Real Arm Weight and Jazz Piano

Could arm weight be beneficial to jazz pianists if explained well?

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Episode 2

Continuous Weighted Touch

Eliminating negative stacking effect of weight on piano

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Episode 3

Keith Jarrett Sound

Alan is helping Marvin find that weighted touch that still allows him to move

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Episode 4

Standing action is the base element

of the weight technique

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Episode 5

Confidence - Your Hand Must Be Set up Well

Hand hip joint, curled thumb

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Episode 6

If you know what your doing you can do it really well

Alan talks more about how to become confident at the piano

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Episode 7

The change in perception invokes the change in our practice

Also, never stop moving the sound (Alan)

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Episode 8

Move the Sound

Send the energy in the right way

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Episode 9

Let the Melody Play You

Two way exchange between the player and piano is what we are after

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Episode 10

Oscar Peterson Transcription and Unlocking the Sonority

A few small yet crucial changes in hand can unlock great piano sonority

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