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Some practice techniques for developing velocity in your improvising of piano playing.
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How to Play the Piano with Velocity
Hello everybody! Peter Martin here and welcome to 2 Minute Jazz Piano. Today, I’d like to talk to you about playing with velocity in different ways that can work on it. If you take just a simple minor pattern, something that you would use in a lot of different keys either over an F minor, its part of a phrase or maybe even over Bb7 or you’re going up to the ninth.
In order to be able to play that little fragment of course musically fitting in with the phrase but in order to be able to play it with some nice velocity. I mean, it’s just like anything you have to spend a lot of practicing it slowly, even slower.
If you keep doing that enough, you keep your arm relax, you keep you risk relax, you start to get that kind of feel when you feel like you can play those little fragments of the phrases at any tempo.
It is not about to be able to show if you play fast but it’s about being able to execute in the same way with the same kind of control and musicality that you would even when you’re playing slowly over a ballet or something. Just remember, it takes a lot of slow practice. You can just take actually quite a few different things, you can do different keys.