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A podcast about listening to and playing music better from musicians Peter Martin and Adam Maness. Listen for a combo of actionable advice and occasional humor. A podcast from Open Studio - "Jazz Lessons from Jazz Legends."

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A podcast about listening to and playing music better from musicians Peter Martin and Adam Maness. Listen for a combo of actionable advice and occasional humor. A podcast from Open Studio - "Jazz Lessons from Jazz Legends."

    4 Common Voicing Mistakes | What NOT to Do!

    4 Common Voicing Mistakes | What NOT to Do!

    Hip voicings can make or break your piano playing. On this episode, Peter and Adam show you some common mistakes to avoid so your voicings always sound great.
    4 Common Voicing Mistakes
    Doubling too many notesOnly playing rooted or rootless voicings - play to the soundNot considering what became for or afterNot playing with dynamics
    Calling all pianists - get the Piano Access Pass today! Save money with this bundle featuring every piano course ever from Open Studio, including teachers such as Peter Martin, Geoffrey Keezer, and Helio Alves.
    Interested in more music advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase. And be sure to check out our All Access Pass - every course from Open Studio on every instrument.
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    • 13 min
    Why Have So Many Pros Come From the Suzuki Method?

    Why Have So Many Pros Come From the Suzuki Method?

    Peter and Adam discuss why the Suzuki Method is so proficient at producing pro musicians. (No, it isn't about the best way to ride a dirt bike)
    Calling all pianists - get the Piano Access Pass today! Save money with this bundle featuring every piano course ever from Open Studio, including teachers such as Peter Martin, Geoffrey Keezer, and Helio Alves.
    Interested in more music advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase. And be sure to check out our All Access Pass - every course from Open Studio on every instrument.
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    • 19 min
    4 Reasons You're Not Swinging

    4 Reasons You're Not Swinging

    On this episode, learn what's stopping you from becoming the Mayor of Swingtown by avoiding these crucial mistakes.
    4 Reasons You're Not Swinging
    You're trying too hardYou're not listening to the right stuffYou have bad time/control of the grooveYou're too dogmatic about what swing isBONUS
    Interested in more music advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase. And be sure to check out our All Access Pass - every course from Open Studio on every instrument.
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    • 17 min
    7 Biggest Myths About Learning Music

    7 Biggest Myths About Learning Music

    Becoming a competent musician isn't nearly as difficult as people make it out to be. On this episode, Peter and Adam tell you why.
    7 Biggest Myths About Learning Music
    Talent is the most importantGrit is the most importantYou have to start when you're a babyYou can just feel it, no need to practiceYou have to be a geniusYou don't need to know the language/you have to be totally originalIt comes quickly and easily
    To learn more about the Suzuki Method Peter mentions in this episode, check out Nurtured by Love by Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. You can buy it here: https://suzukiassociation.org/store/nurtured-by-love-book/
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    • 22 min
    7 Biggest Improv Mistakes You're Probably Making

    7 Biggest Improv Mistakes You're Probably Making

    Today, Peter and Adam list off some habits you should avoid when soloing. Which of these are you guilty of?
    7 Biggest Improv Mistakes You're Probably Making
    Playing too muchPlaying licks from the solos you've learnedNot playing confidently - tell your story!Not listening to the bandNot hearing the melodyNot playing to your audienceNot knowing what came before
    Calling all pianists - get the Piano Access Pass today! Save money with this bundle featuring every piano course ever from Open Studio, including teachers such as Peter Martin, Geoffrey Keezer, and Helio Alves. For more info, go to https://www.openstudiojazz.com/piano-access-pass
    Interested in more music advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase.
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    • 20 min
    How to Practice Technique (It's Not What You Think)

    How to Practice Technique (It's Not What You Think)

    Everyone hates practicing the technical stuff during their practice sessions. Wait... everyone doesn't hate it!? Today, Peter and Adam tell you why you shouldn't dread this crucial part of your practice.
    How to Practice Technique:
    MindfullySlowlyDynamicallyMethodicallyCreativelyWhat to practiceWritten music
    The SpeakPipe hotline is back! Go to https://youllhearit.com/podcast/ and leave your question for Peter and Adam. If we like it, we'll do a whole episode on your topic or question.
    Interested in more music advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase.
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    • 22 min

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