Cognition, Intelligence and Language

Ep 300: The Psychology of Jazz Piano Improvisation


Ever wonder how the fingers of really experienced pianists seem to fly across the keyboard? How do they know where their fingers are going? How can they think that fast? In this episode I’ll tell you about some of what the brain is doing when pianists play the piano. Maybe you’ll be inspired to start playing yourself….?


Resources for this Episode

How to Really Play the Piano - Bill Hilton
Excellent book I’m using to improve my improv skills (and just knowledge of music theory in general).


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    February 24, 2018

    He’s got a very friendly style doesn’t he? Great online lessons.

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    Mickail Farrin

    February 24, 2018

    I enjoy Hilton’s piano teaching

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