Learn to identify the seven diatonic intervals by associating them with the first two notes of standard jazz tunes. Test yourself with a randomized quiz to gain speed and accuracy in hearing these most basic intervals.
Watch this short video for an overview of the content of this course.
Five Essential Seventh Chords
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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.