Adding chromaticism - the b3 and b5
Tim Richards Lesson time: (4min 0sec)
This lesson features Tim’s tune ‘Sad Blues’, also in the key of F. It encapsulates a really common figure in blues piano that adds the b3 and b5 to the five-finger position in thirds.
About the instructor
Critically acclaimed jazz pianist and composer Tim Richards is one of Britain’s most experienced jazz educators, teaching piano privately for over 30 years, as well as at Morley College, Goldsmiths College, the University of Surrey, Premises Studios and other venues in the UK and abroad. He has produced numerous titles for Schott Music, including the best-selling two-volume Exploring Jazz Piano, Blues, Boogie & Gospel Collection and the acclaimed Improvising Blues Piano. He is also... read more