Techniques for Left Hand Jazz Piano?

Answer Jazz piano has evolved to include a seemingly endless variety of styles and techniques, from classic ragtime and blues to modern modal music and latin jazz. The left hand is extremely important in ... Read More »

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How to Play Left Hand Voicings in Jazz (Piano)?

In a jazz band, you want to be able to play nice sounding voicings in your left hand that complement the rest of the band, while playing a melody/solo in your right. Here's how to voice drop-root v... Read More »

How to Learn Good Left Hand Control on the Piano?

Many right-handed pianists struggle with difficult passages for the left hand. Scales, arpeggios, octaves, chords and other figures become a stumbling block that prevents them from playing some pia... Read More »

How to Read the Left Hand in Piano Sheet Music?

The piano is a popular musical instrument featuring 88 keys in repeating groups of seven notes, labeled A through G. The key in the middle of the piano, middle C, separates the bass clef from the t... Read More »

What is wrong with Morgan Freeman's left hand. Saw him on the Jay Leno show and he did not use his left hand. Looked like there was a glove on it?

His hand was paralyzed in a car accident in 2008. Surgery to correct the paralysis has failed. The glove is to keep the swelling down.