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You'll Hear It

A podcast about jazz - how to listen, play, practice, and enjoy. Listen for a combo of advice, insights, and occasional humor from pianists Peter Martin and Adam Maness. A podcast from Open Studio https://www.openstudiojazz.com

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How to CRUSH a 15-Minute Practice Session

On this episode, Peter and Adam give you some advice on how to make the most out of your shorter practice sessions.There's a new course from Open Studio: Elements of Solo Piano. Learn from modern jazz master Geoffrey Keezer as he shows you the strategies and techniques to become a better solo pianist. 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.Let 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.

21mins

30 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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7 Monk Tunes You Should Know - #55

Tune in to this episode of You'll Hear It and find out from Peter and Adam 7 Thelonious Monk tunes you should know. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

18mins

9 Nov 2018

Rank #2

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Scales for a Minor 2-5-1 - #77

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16mins

11 Dec 2018

Rank #3

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The #1 Way to Quickly Improve as a Jazz Musician - #66

In today's episode, Peter and Adam discuss the main ingredient needed to make improvements in your playing. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15mins

26 Nov 2018

Rank #4

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Dealing With Different Pianos - #153

In this episode, Peter and Adam discuss tips for dealing with instruments in different conditions. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

13mins

10 Jul 2018

Rank #5

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Best of: 7 Best Tips on How to Play Better

Peter's off traveling the world, so this week we'll be bringing you some of our favorite moments from YHI Season 4. Today, it's 7 of our favorite tips from one of our most-discussed topics on the podcast: how to play better.Like those You'll Hear It shirts Peter shows off on the podcast? Want some YHI swag of your own? Take a visit to our store! Just go to https://teespring.com/stores/open-studioLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel and leave a comment.Interested in more jazz advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase.Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram at:https://www.facebook.com/heyopenstudiohttps://twitter.com/heyopenstudiohttps://www.instagram.com/heyopenstudio See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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The One Scale You Should Be Practicing Every Day - #21

On today's episode, Adam and Peter praise practicing the chromatic scale, and explain why you should make it a part of your regular routine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

13mins

28 Jan 2019

Rank #7

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The Top 7 Jazz YouTubers - #181

In today's episode, Peter and Adam list some good (and not so good) jazz influenced YouTubers. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

17mins

17 Aug 2018

Rank #8

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7 Highly Effective Habits to Make You a Better Jazz Musician

On a very self-help themed episode, Peter and Adam discuss some good habits you should get into if you want to be a better musician.7 Highly Effective Habits to Make You a Better Jazz Musician: Listen Daily practice Practice patience Practice journal Transcribe Scales Compose BONUS Also, be sure to check out the latest course from Open Studio (featuring YHI's own Adam Maness): Jazz Piano Basics - Lead Sheet Breakdown. In this course, Adam will teach you the correct way to read from lead sheets as well as how to customize your own arrangements of jazz tunes. For more info, go here: https://www.openstudiojazz.com/jazz-piano-basics-lead-sheet-breakdown And stay tuned for upcoming courses as part of our Jazz Piano Basics series!Like those You'll Hear It shirts Peter shows off on the podcast? Want some YHI swag of your own? Take a visit to our store! Just go to https://teespring.com/stores/open-studioLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel and leave a comment for this episode.Interested in more jazz advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase.Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram at:https://www.facebook.com/heyopenstudiohttps://twitter.com/heyopenstudiohttps://www.instagram.com/heyopenstudio See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

22mins

24 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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"Outside Notes" Just Feel Wrong - #74

Today on You'll Hear It, Peter and Adam answer a listener's question about dissonance. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

10mins

6 Dec 2018

Rank #10

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Top 7 Jazz Albums of 2018 - #1

To celebrate the end of 2018, Peter and Adam countdown their favorite jazz albums of the past year. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19mins

31 Dec 2018

Rank #11

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All About Triadic Chromatic Concepts

Today, Peter and Adam answer a listener's question on creating altered melodic ideas while improvising without it sounding like a random lick.Open Studio has a brand new course from renowned pianist Helio Alves! Brazilian Jazz Piano shows you the authentic way to play Brazilian jazz styles including samba, bossa nova, baião, and more. Go to https://www.openstudiojazz.com/brazilian-jazz-piano for more info.Also new from Open Studio: get our official practice journal! This is the perfect tool to improve your playing, and includes 52 weeks for a full year of notes. Learn more at https://store.openstudiojazz.com/product/practice-journal/28Like those You'll Hear It shirts Peter shows off on the podcast? Want some YHI swag of your own? Take a visit to our store! Just go to https://teespring.com/stores/open-studioLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel and leave a comment for this episode.Interested in more jazz advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase.Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram at:https://www.facebook.com/heyopenstudiohttps://twitter.com/heyopenstudiohttps://www.instagram.com/heyopenstudio See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15mins

4 Oct 2019

Rank #12

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How to Get Started Transcribing

Today, Peter and Adam walk you through how to get over any apprehension of one of the best ways to improve your skills: transcription.For an example of what a high-quality transcription looks like, check out our transcription of Wynton Kelly's solo on "Freddie Freeloader" here: https://youllhearit.com/freddie-freeloader-wynton-kelly-transcription/Make your practicing even happier with the official Open Studio Practice Journal! This is the perfect tool to improve your playing, and includes 52 weeks for a full year of notes. Learn more at https://store.openstudiojazz.com/product/practice-journal/28Like those You'll Hear It shirts Peter shows off on the podcast? Want some YHI swag of your own? Take a visit to our store! Just go to https://teespring.com/stores/open-studioLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel and leave a comment for this episode.Interested in more jazz advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase.Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram at:https://www.facebook.com/heyopenstudiohttps://twitter.com/heyopenstudiohttps://www.instagram.com/heyopenstudio See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

14mins

14 Oct 2019

Rank #13

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What Do We Wish We Knew 10 Years Ago - #24

Today, Peter and Adam discuss some things they wish they would have known 10 years ago See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

10mins

27 Sep 2018

Rank #14

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Our 7 Favorite West Coast Jazz Musicians - #170

Today, Peter, Adam, and LA drummer, Dave Johnstone, sit down to list their 7 favorite west-coast musicians. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16mins

2 Aug 2018

Rank #15

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7 Solos You Should Know

It's another solo episode from Peter while he's on tour. This time, he gives you some solos that you should make sure are in your repertoire.7 Solos You Should Know Ella Fitzgerald - "Stompin' at the Savoy" Freddie Hubbard - "One Finger Snap" John Coltrane - "Giant Steps" Louis Armstrong - "West End Blues" Miles Davis - "Oleo" Clifford Brown - "Sandu" Charlie Parker - "Billie's Bounce" You can listen to all of these recordings in their entirety with our Spotify playlist here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5SOXwJJZhgvOfmqqHHzRCy?si=gMyrTUBWQxuCcXZc4mFJeQFor more lessons at the piano with Peter and Adam, check out our brand new course: Jazz Piano Technique. In Volume 1 of this series, you'll get a 4-week bootcamp entirely focused on improving your ability to play pentatonic scales. For more info, go to https://www.openstudiojazz.com/jazz-piano-techniqueLike those You'll Hear It shirts Peter shows off on the podcast? Want some YHI swag of your own? Take a visit to our store! Just go to https://teespring.com/stores/open-studioLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel.Interested in more jazz advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase.Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram at:https://www.facebook.com/heyopenstudiohttps://twitter.com/heyopenstudiohttps://www.instagram.com/heyopenstudio See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

18mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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7 Social Media Tips for the Modern Jazz Musician - #19

In today's episode, Adam and Peter give some tips for jazz musicians who want to up their social media game. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19mins

20 Sep 2018

Rank #17

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17 Tunes You Gotta Know

On this episode, Peter and Adam list off 17 tunes that you need to know to be prepared for any jam session.17 Tunes You Gotta Know Autumn Leaves Solar A Night in Tunisia All of Me Body and Soul On Green Dolphin Street Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise All the Things You Are So What Stella by Starlight Impressions Straight, No Chaser Summertime Cherokee Sweet Georgia Brown Giant Steps 'Round Midnight BONUS Let us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel and leave a comment for this episode.Interested in more jazz advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase.Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram at:https://www.facebook.com/heyopenstudiohttps://twitter.com/heyopenstudiohttps://www.instagram.com/heyopenstudio See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

24mins

31 Jul 2019

Rank #18

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Our 7 Favorite Slick Turnarounds

Make your sets slicker than the Exxon Valdez by using these turnarounds, brought to you courtesy of Peter and Adam. And check out the warm-up practice routine Adam mentions in this episode with Geoffrey Keezer's Keez to Jazz Piano course from Open Studio.Our 7 Favorite Slick Turnarounds "The Ladybird" "The Yardbird" "The Ramada Inn North Airport" "Rando" "Pretty" "Coltrane" "High Ridge Express" Coming soon - a new course from Open Studio! It's the long-awaited sequel to our Rhythm Section Fundamentals course, where you'll learn how to get the piano, bass, and drums to play as one well-oiled jazz machine. Stay tuned for more details, and check out the original Rhythm Section Fundamentals to prepare for part two.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.Let us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel and leave a comment for this episode.Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

22mins

9 Mar 2020

Rank #19

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7 Greatest Sounding Albums

In this episode, Peter and Adam list seven of the most well-produced jazz albums.7 Greatest Sounding Albums: João Gilberto - Amoroso Miles Davis - Kind of Blue Ahmad Jamal - At the Pershing: But Not For Me Wynton Marsalis - Black Codes (From the Underground) Herbie Hancock - Man-Child Miles Davis - Porgy and Bess Roy Hargrove - Earfood BONUS You can take a listen to all of these albums with our Spotify playlist here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2ZDS9c5q9yFarVAu6bsvui?si=RNzgEcPUSliadquuPVr99QLike those You'll Hear It shirts Peter shows off on the podcast? Want some YHI swag of your own? Take a visit to our store! Just go to https://teespring.com/stores/open-studioLet us know what you think by leaving a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review, or head over to our YouTube channel and leave a comment for this episode.Interested in more jazz advice? Go here to browse our catalog of jazz lessons and courses available for purchase.Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram at:https://www.facebook.com/heyopenstudiohttps://twitter.com/heyopenstudiohttps://www.instagram.com/heyopenstudio See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

17mins

17 Oct 2019

Rank #20