Piano Technique and Jazz Pianists

We are exploring how Alan's ideas have an impact on jazz players.


person Alan Fraser

video_library 7 Episodes

schedule 2 hours 5 minutes 10 seconds

Updated: 4 years ago


Episode 1

Is Over Relaxtion Limiting Your Sound

Structured vs relaxed hand and the sound we get (bone connections

access_time12 minutes 52 seconds


Episode 2

Collapsed Punch Technique in Jazz

Is it a good or bad thing? Video quality is a bit low (technical difficulties while recording)

access_time10 minutes 35 seconds


Episode 3

Separate the Thumb from the Hand in Jazz

helps a great deal when playing chords

access_time5 minutes 33 seconds


Episode 4

Hand of a Jazz Player Needs to be Active Too

And that goes for everything you play

access_time5 minutes 39 seconds


Episode 5

The Hand Structure Needs to Float

Maybe your hand structure is really good but if it doesn't move, your fingers are blocked

access_time7 minutes 55 seconds


Episode 6

Technique and Sound in Improvisation

Great lesson on inner workings of the hand given to a jazz pianist. From Alan's institute in Novi Sad, 2018.

access_time50 minutes 53 seconds


Episode 7

Jazz Piano - Improve Structure to Improve Sound

Alan is explaining how to create open, singing sound

access_time31 minutes 43 seconds