Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free


Get to grips with scale and chord theory and learn fifteen new tunes

This online course follows on from Learn Jazz Piano: II. Improvising on Jazz Standards. On this more advance course you’ll start by looking at solo piano or playing in root position.

You’ll move on to look at scale and chord theory and explore the process of modulation. You’ll also learn how to incorporate rhythmic phrasing into improvisation. You’ll learn about the jazz waltz and be introduced to fifteen new tunes, which you can continue to practise to hone your jazz piano skills.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for any interested pianist, but may be of particular interest to university or college piano students studying music.

We recommend you complete the previous course Learn Jazz Piano: I. Begin with the Blues and Learn Jazz Piano: II. Improvising on Jazz Standards before you begin this one.

Who developed the course?

Goldsmiths, University of London

Part of the University of London, Goldsmiths has a world-class reputation. Study creative and inspiring courses and learn from leading minds in the arts, humanities, social sciences and computing.