The Jazz Piano Step-By-Step Course

TAKE CARE OF YOUR MUSIC, CAUSE NOBODY ELSE WILL!

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“Most hobby musicians lack focus.
They don’t really know what they are working towards so they have no idea what they should be working on”

– Gjermund Sivertsen, Founder

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– Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed over the endless How-To videos that you can find on YouTube?

– Would you like to get good results quicker as a jazz pianist?

– Do you sometimes feel guilty for not taking your music seriously enough?

What is your plan with your music?

Are you taking well care of your music?
 

Many people unfortunally do not play out their potential as a musician.

Anyone who feel the urge to play music is a musician. (Also if you work with something else on a day-to-day basis and have Jazz Piano as your hobby).

To maximize your potential as a musician is an exciting adventure, but you’re the only one in charge of your own destiny as a musician. 
It’s your talent – your responsibility!

IF YOU WANT TO GET GOOD PLAYING JAZZ PIANO
I CAN SHOW YOU THE QUICKEST WAY (AND FUNNIEST WAY)

(Learning Jazz Piano is an exciting journey, but it can also be incredibly confusing and overwhelming)

You often feel you don’t speak the “jazz language” well.

 To succeed, you need to figure it out yourself (possible, but requries endless hours of practicing and researching), or you can get someone who can break it down for you, and explain it in pure English. (With some Norwegian accent)

 When you explore a new place, it’s easy to get lost to wander into unsafe areas and to make unwise decisions. You need a guide. Someone with the experience to show you the way.

 I can show you how to get where you want to be with your music – the quickest and funniest way.

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THE JAZZ PIANO STEP-BY-STEP COURSE

PREPARE YOURSELF FOR TAKING YOUR MUSIC TO THE NEXT LEVEL!

 

“It is my personal goal to help more people achieve musical freedom through their music.

So you can say what you want to say through music.”
– Gjermund Sivertsen

This is what you’ll get as a member of the Jazz Piano Step-by-Step Course

BASIC
MEMBERSHIP
$39/mo

The step-by-step course including:

– Weekly added lessons
– Basic experience required
– Note Experience not required
– Develop your own style
– How to play solo and in groups
– Easy to understand jazz theory
– NEW: Avoid stress! Spend as much time you need on each lesson before you move on to the next. 
– Basic ear training, arranging, jazz history, jazz piano tips and tricks
– Bonuses for basic members

Sign up to basic membership

BASIC
MEMBERSHIP
$39/mo

The step-by-step course including:

– Weekly added lessons
– Basic experience required
– Note Experience not required
– Develop your own style
– How to play solo and in groups
– Easy to understand jazz theory
– NEW: Avoid stress! Spend as much time you need on each lesson before you move on to the next. 
– Basic ear training, arranging, jazz history, jazz piano tips and tricks
– Bonuses for basic members

Sign up to basic membership

GOLD 
MEMBERSHIP
$79/mo

Everything from basic plus:

– Personal musical help
– Personal feedback on your progress
– Get scoring and diplomas
– Access GOLD member support area with chat
– Access to Premium versions of YouTube lessons with in-depth training
– Coming soon: LIVE training for GOLD members with LIVE Q/A with Gjermund Sivertsen

Sign up to GOLD membership

GOLD 
MEMBERSHIP
$79/mo

Everything from basic plus:

– Personal musical help
– Personal feedback on your progress
– Get scoring and diplomas
– Access GOLD member support area with chat
– Access to Premium versions of YouTube lessons with in-depth training
– Coming soon: LIVE training for GOLD members with LIVE Q/A with Gjermund Sivertsen

Sign up to GOLD membership

THE MOST COMPLETE AND

COMPREHENSIVE JAZZ PIANO COURSE

ONLINE

  • HOW I WISH THAT I HAD YOUR PROGRAM YEARS BACK

    I bought a lot of books dvd and online tutorials, but it overwhelmed with the huge amount of material, and I ended up quitting.  Now I have a road map to my musical journey where I can focus

    - Dindo
    Student,
  • YOUR TEACHING CONCEPT IS JUST GREAT!

    Good for you. And I must add that every time I'm watching one of your video, it gives me the energy to go back at the piano working. You make me believe that I can do it. It is a great gift you have.

    - Luc
    Student,
  • A REALLY GOOD, ENJOYABLE AND INSTRUCTIVE PIANO COURSE

    By far the best course
    I have attended

    - Runa
    Student,
  • HOW I WISH THAT I HAD YOUR PROGRAM YEARS BACK

    I bought a lot of books dvd and online tutorials, but it overwhelmed with the huge amount of material, and I ended up quitting.  Now I have a road map to my musical journey where I can focus

    - Dindo
    Student,
  • YOUR TEACHING CONCEPT IS JUST GREAT!

    Good for you. And I must add that every time I'm watching one of your video, it gives me the energy to go back at the piano working. You make me believe that I can do it. It is a great gift you have.

    - Luc
    Student,
  • A REALLY GOOD, ENJOYABLE AND INSTRUCTIVE PIANO COURSE

    By far the best course
    I have attended

    - Runa
    Student,

WHEN YOU GET ACCESS TO THE STEP-BY-STEP JAZZ PIANO PROGRAM:

“No more confusion or skipping between thousands of videos at once.

In this step-by-step program you’ll start with one rich lesson the minute you sign up.

Why?
The only way to get results is wisdom. 
Wisdom is gained by knowledge and practice”

-Gjermund Sivertsen

WHAT WE GIVE ALL OUR STUDENTS:

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A BIRDS EYE ON WHAT WE’LL COVER IN THE COURSE

Please note: The course will include even more than what is listed here

 


HOW TO PLAY BY EAR 

Ear training is essential when we play jazz piano. If you don’t have well developed ears before you enter this course, they will be during the course when you apply the methods.


THE HISTORY OF JAZZ PIANO 

Since Jazz is very much about developing oneself to do something different than what was done before, we need to study the past to “ground” ourselves – and have something to evolve from.
That’s why we’ll study some of the history of Jazz Piano


HOW TO PLAY SOLO JAZZ PIANO 

To play solo and get the rich harmony is the biggest advantage a Jazz Pianist have. We’ll spend a lot of time studying solo jazz piano


HOW TO PLAY WITH A BAND 

To play with a band requires very different skills than to play solo jazz piano. We’ll dig deep into how to play with a band too.


SCALES, CHORDS, LICKS/RUNS 

Yes, we need to develop our repertoire of scales, chords licks and tricks that we can use when we improvise. We’ll cover many useful scales, chords, licks and runs as well as we’ll make sure you really understand the jazz theory well!


IMPROVISATION 

If there was only one thing we should work on in this course, it would be improvisation. To improvise is super fun, and it gets more and more fun when you develop your music to the next level! We’ll also work on arranging and composing as it helps you become a better improvisator


STYLE STUDIES 

We’ll study: Blues, Stride Piano, Bebop, Cool Jazz, Swing, Modern Jazz, “Free” Jazz, Latin Jazz (Bossa nova, Samba, Bolero etc), “Cocktail” Jazz. Study of the masters such as: Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, Art Tatum and many more
 

“JAZZ IS NOT A WHAT

IT IS A HOW”

– Bill Evans

THE FIRST 6 LESSONS
AN OVERVIEW (SO YOU GET THE IDEA)

In this very first jazz piano lesson, you’ll get to know me – and I get to know you.

We’ll repeat the basics such as the circle of fifths + a lot of jazz theory and jazz philosophy. 

I’ll introduce you to our methods and will already now give you spesific things to work on such as jazz piano voicings and more.

Your second lesson will be given to you 10 days after you signed up, but you can unlock lesson 2 whenever you feel ready.

In this lesson we’ll cover the basics of swing and harmony.

We’ll talk a lot about listening to Jazz (and why it is important) as well as how you can use alterations when you play jazz.

In your third lesson we’ll work a lot on how to improvise. 

Improvisation is the core of jazz, and it is essential that we learn improvisation and develop our improvisation muscles. 

In this lesson I will also show you more on how you should practice to get the best results.

Just like a baby needs to imitate his parents to learn his mother language, we need to imitate jazz musicians to be able to express ourselves through the “jazz language”

I will show you how you can transcribe in multiple ways.

Also in this lesson we’re exploring improvisation over a blues.

In this lesson we’ll start working on one of two songs. You actually make a decision if you want to work on song A or song B, or maybe if you’re tough enough you may handle both of the songs?

We’ll use one of the transcribing methods that was introduced in Jazz Lesson 0004. 

Also we’ll study more of the history of jazz as well as II-V-I progressions.

In your sixth lesson we’ll continue working on the one song you choosed in lesson 0005. 

Also we’ll work more on jazz theory and I’m going to teach you a thing you probably didn’t know.

We’ll work more on practicing scales as well as practicing the voicings you’re working on.

NOT ENOUGH TIME IS NOT A PROBLEM ANYMORE

WHEN NEW LESSONS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO YOU

The option for unlocking your next lesson will be given 10 days after you’ve opened your current lesson. When you unlock your next lesson, the current lesson will be marked as complete. We give you 10 days between the lessons, but in our experience some people need more than 10 days before they’re ready to progress. Maybe you’re gone for a few days? Or maybe you in periods are extremely busy?

With this advanced lesson access system you will truly be able to do the course at your own pace without multiple lessons piling up, or feeling the guilt of being behind.

Click here to see how it works 

 

HAPPY STUDENT REVIEW

Helge has been with Gjermund as a student for a long time. He has developed his playing enormously by solely working out the principles that’s been taught throughout the Jazz Piano Step-By-Step course

 

HAPPY STUDENT REVIEW

Helge has been with Gjermund as a student for a long time. He has developed his playing enormously by solely working out the principles that’s been taught throughout the Jazz Piano Step-By-Step course

 

INTRODUCING: PRACTICING TOGETHER

A NEW WAY TO PRACTICE

We all know that the only way to improve is to practice. ​How would you feel if an expert showed you exactly how to practice, what to practice, when and where to practice to get the best results? 

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HOW IT WORKS

For the first time ever you are able to sit down to practice together with your teacher. Thanks to fancy technology, we have the ability to slow down the music for you, create loop points as well as outlining everything for you.

Why make practicing harder than it is?

The only thing this course does not do for you is to do the practicing…

…for you.

BASIC
MEMBERSHIP
$39/mo

The step-by-step course including:

– Weekly added lessons
– Basic experience required
– Note Experience not required
– Develop your own style
– How to play solo and in groups
– Easy to understand jazz theory
– NEW: Avoid stress! Spend as much time you need on each lesson before you move on to the next. 
– Basic ear training, arranging, jazz history, jazz piano tips and tricks
– Bonuses for basic members

Sign up to basic membership

BASIC
MEMBERSHIP
$39/mo

The step-by-step course including:

– Weekly added lessons
– Basic experience required
– Note Experience not required
– Develop your own style
– How to play solo and in groups
– Easy to understand jazz theory
– NEW: Avoid stress! Spend as much time you need on each lesson before you move on to the next. 
– Basic ear training, arranging, jazz history, jazz piano tips and tricks
– Bonuses for basic members

Sign up to basic membership

GOLD 
MEMBERSHIP
$79/mo

Everything from basic plus:

– Personal musical help
– Personal feedback on your progress
– Get scoring and diplomas
– Access GOLD member support area with chat
– Access to Premium versions of YouTube lessons with in-depth training
– Coming soon: LIVE training for GOLD members with LIVE Q/A with Gjermund Sivertsen

Sign up to GOLD membership

GOLD 
MEMBERSHIP
$79/mo

Everything from basic plus:

– Personal musical help
– Personal feedback on your progress
– Get scoring and diplomas
– Access GOLD member support area with chat
– Access to Premium versions of YouTube lessons with in-depth training
– Coming soon: LIVE training for GOLD members with LIVE Q/A with Gjermund Sivertsen

Sign up to GOLD membership

HAPPY STUDENT REVIEW

Christian is another great guy that tried out multiple live jazz piano teachers as well as begin into several internet jazz programs.
By following the methods presented in the course, he finally got great results and understanding as a hobby jazz pianist.

 

HAPPY STUDENT REVIEW

Christian is another great guy that tried out multiple live jazz piano teachers as well as begin into several internet jazz programs.
By following the methods presented in the course, he finally got great results and understanding as a hobby jazz pianist.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: With all the free jazz piano lessons on YouTube, why do I need this course? 

A: This course tells you the order of what to practice. YouTube is great for getting inspiration, tips and tricks, but it doesn’t tell you the best order to work things out. Simply put: We love YouTube and we recommend you also use YouTube to fill up with helpful information. 

Still: If you want to see results and get the best order, this course will give you that!

Q: Am I good enough for this course?

A: If you have been playing piano for some time (so you know the basics) and you see yourself as a person with a lot to learn and want to learn from an expert, this course is the right thing for you. It is more about your motivation and willingness to practice the things we’re going through in this step-by-step course that matters the most.  

Q: What is the difference between a GOLD membership and BASIC membership?

A: Gold members gets personal guidance, scoring (optional), access to the Gold member support area where you can ask questions directly to your teacher. For example: If you’re stuck in a lesson or just want to get advice, simply upload a recording of yourself (video or mp3) and get the help you need! (For serious students only)  

Q: Can I skip between the lessons if I know things?

A: No, not needed.

This is a good question that we get a lot before we get new students in, but almost never after a student is in the course. Since the course is a step-by-step program with many new methods, it will take time to master each lesson. If you happen to know some scales/chords or similar that we present in the course and you run out of work, we have a special email address where you can contact us to get more to work on. 

Q: Will you show me how to improvise over jazz standards?

A: Yes! One of the most important thing we learn as jazz pianists is improvisation. We’ll focus a lot on how you can develop your improvisation to the next level. Also we’ll work on improvising over famous jazz standards.

Q: Is there a money-back guarantee and can I cancel any time?

A: Absolutely! We have a 30 days money-back guarantee to all new members. There is nothing to risk by signing up now! You can also cancel your subscription any time. No hard feelings.

 THE BEST COURSE

– Runa, Student

“A really good, enjoyable and instructive piano course – by far the best course I have attended”

I QUIT MY JOB TO STUDY JAZZ

– Øystein, Student

“I Have been a student at Gjermund’s school for four years. He taught me to play music with wonderful voicings. He inspired me so much, that I quit my job for one year to study music full time”

I CAN REALLY RECOM-MEND IT

– Elin, Student

“I’ve been taking lessons with Gjermund for some time now, and I can Really recommend it”

LIKE FINDING GOLD

– Drew, Student

“Finding Gjermund was like finding GOLD! The advantage with him is that not only is he a good musician but an excellent teacher because he has a good structure. I highly recommend him as a piano teacher”

WHY WAIT? SIGN UP NOW!

Why put off taking your music to the next level?
Get started now and take care of your music today!

 

Sign up to basic membership

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WHY WAIT? SIGN UP NOW!

Why put off taking your music to the next level?
Get started now and take care of your music today!

Sign up to basic membership

Sign up to gold membership

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