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Tips for Making Solo Arrangements

Peter and Adam discuss making solo arrangements on tunes where the melody notes don't fit the chords.

Fitness & Diet Check-In

Peter and Adam discuss their latest fitness practices and how it improves their jazz playing.

Jazz Musicians Play the Blues

Peter and Adam take a question on jazz albums where the musicians really play the blues.

Staying Inspired at an Advanced Level

Peter and Adam take a question on what advanced players practice, or if they feel inspired at all.

From the Vault: 7 Great Standards You Don't Know

Today, we dust off an old episode from the archives - all the way back from May 18, 2018, here's an episode where Peter and Adam discuss some standards you might not be familiar with.

Playing for the Audience (And Not Yourself)

Peter and Adam talk about why it's important to play for the audience, as well as whether new tunes can become standards.

What Do You Do When Things Don't Go Your Way?

Today, Peter and Adam talk about rolling with the changes whenever things go wrong.

Best of Q&A's (Part 2)

Thanks to all the listeners who've asked us questions over the course of season 7! And now for Part 2 of some of our favorite questions from this season.

Best of Q&A's (Part 1)

Thanks to all the listeners who've asked us questions over the course of season 7! We're picking some of the favorite questions we've received this season.

Why Don't "Pretty" Notes Work in Other Genres?

Peter and Adam discuss why "pretty" notes typically only show up in jazz.

Diminished Scales & When To Use Them

Peter and Adam take questions on diminished scale usage, what to do when you get fired, and how to learn to play what you're thinking.

How Important are Scales?

Peter and Adam discuss personal/career growth, as well as the importance of learning scales.

What To Practice When You Don't Feel Like Practicing

It happens to the best of us - sometimes you just aren't in the mood to pick up your instrument. Today, Peter and Adam give you some ideas to help get you in a practicing mood.

The State of Music Education

Peter and Adam share their thoughts on what they love about the current music education landscape, and what they'd like to see changed about it.

Is Music Notation Still Relevant?

It's time for a hot topic on today's episode as Peter and Adam tackle the use of notation in modern music education.

The Basics of Ear Training

Peter and Adam discuss their approach to ear training, how to hear inner voicings, and a very bluesy question.

Tips for Improvising Over Quick Chord Movements

It's another live edition of You'll Hear It where Peter and Adam take your questions. Today, Peter and Adam take questions on how to learn a tune in all keys, using the melodic minor set, and tips for improvising over quick chord movements.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.Tuesday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)3:00 PM - Piano Guided Practice Session with Adam on YouTube8:00 PM - Listening Sesh with Peter and Adam on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Is Bebop Relevant?

Today, Peter and Adam handle a controversial question: can bebop still be implemented into modern playing, or does it sound too outdated?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.Monday's Open Studio Live Events (all times are EST):1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)4:00 PM - You'll Hear It Live on YouTube6:00 PM - Bass Guided Practice Session with Bob DeBoo and Reuben Rogers on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

How To Sound Great When You're Not a Great Player

On this episode, Peter and Adam give you some easy tips to immediately improve your playing no matter your skill level.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.Friday's Open Studio Live Events (all times are EST):1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)3:00 PM - Piano Guided Practice Session with Adam on YouTube8:00 PM - Shelter in Place solo piano concert with Peter on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

How To Use YouTube To Improve Your Playing

Today Peter and Adam talk about one of the best resources out there for musicians looking to gain some skills: YouTube.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.YHI Recommended YouTube ChannelsOpen StudioAdam NeelyRick BeatoJazz at Lincoln CenterGlenn ZaleskiAimee NolteChad LBJeff SchneiderKent HewittThursday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)For the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

How Much Self-Admiration Should I Have?

It's another live edition of You'll Hear It where Peter and Adam take your questions. On this episode, Peter and Adam tackle a question on the self-admiration sweet spot, as well as their favorite classical tunes to play and more.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.Wednesday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)6:00 PM - Edu Ribeiro + Eric Harland | Drum Conversations + Q&A on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jazzing up Holiday Tunes

It's another live edition of You'll Hear It where Peter and Adam take your questions. Today, it's a holiday-themed question as a listener asks how to take standard holiday tunes and freshen them up with some jazz influences.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.Tuesday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)3:00 PM - Piano Guided Practice Session with Adam on YouTube8:00 PM - Listening Sesh with Peter and Adam on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

What Does "Altered" Actually Mean?

Today, Adam and Peter clear up one of the most misunderstood scales in music - and check out this video of a previous YHI episode!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.Monday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Masterclass with Billy Childs (for members only)4:00 PM - You'll Hear It Live on YouTube6:00 PM - Bass Guided Practice Session with Bob DeBoo on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Best Musicians All Share This One Trait

Anyone can be a good musician, but what does it take to reach levels of greatness? Peter and Adam discuss the one trait all great players need.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.Friday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Masterclass with Billy Childs (for members only)3:00 PM - Piano Guided Practice Session with Adam on YouTube8:00 PM - Shelter in Place solo piano concert with Peter on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

How To Comp for Bass Solos

It's another live edition of You'll Hear It where Peter and Adam take your questions. On this episode, Peter and Adam discuss a tricky subject for many pianists: what do I play during a bass solo?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.Thursday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)For the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Giving Advice To Musicians Without Being a Jerk

It's another live edition of You'll Hear It where Peter and Adam take your questions. Today, Peter and Adam talk about giving less-experienced musicians advice, lesser-known pianists, and whether or not to learn classical music.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.Wednesday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)6:00 PM - Edu Ribeiro + Jason Marsalis | Drum Conversations + Q&A on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Why Aren't Piano Solos as Good as Horn Solos?

It's another live edition of You'll Hear It where Peter and Adam take your questions. On this episode, they tackle a controversial question about solos, as well as queries on the Suzuki Method and stride piano.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.Tuesday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)3:00 PM - Jazz Piano Method Live with Peter on YouTube8:00 PM - Brazil Special Listening Sesh with Helio Alves and Romero Lubambo on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Free Association Episode

Peter and Adam decide to put their improvisational skills to the test today as they do an entirely free associative episode.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.Monday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)4:00 PM - You'll Hear It Live on YouTube6:00 PM - Bass Guided Practice Session with Bob DeBoo on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

How To Shed on Hard Tunes

Today, Peter and Adam discuss some practice techniques that can help you build up your skills for the more difficult tunes.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.Friday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)3:00 PM - Piano Guided Practice Session with Adam on YouTube8:00 PM - Shelter in Place solo piano concert with Peter on YouTubeFor the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

How Do I Get My Friends Into Jazz?

It's another live edition of You'll Hear It where Peter and Adam take your questions. On this episode, they discuss some good entry points in to the world of jazz, as well as their favorite new jazz musicians.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.Thursday's Open Studio Live Events:1:00 PM - Adam's Daily Guided Practice Session (for Members Only)5:30 PM - Unshakeable: The Artist & The Entrepreneur (featuring Peter Martin, Christian McBride, and Rick Beato) register here!For the rest of this week's calendar, follow this linkLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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