The Harmony of Stevie Wonder

Peter Martin breaks down the harmonic genius of Stevie Wonder with a new lesson every two weeks.

Next Lesson Drops May 1

How does Stevie do that?

It’s always a great day when we can explore, experience, sing, and play along with music that is not only enjoyable but also enriching and accessible anywhere.

There’s no better place to start than with the great Stevie Wonder.

Beneath the undeniable dance grooves of Stevie’s music lies a hidden world of complex chords, modal interchange, and genre-bending progressions rarely found in pop music.

In this lesson series, acclaimed pianist Peter Martin guides you through the twists and turns that make Stevie’s compositions a fountain of harmonic inspiration and songwriting insights.

Kick off your journey with a deep dive into “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing,” and look to a new lesson every two weeks to uncover more secrets of Stevie’s musical genius.

  • LEVEL 2
  • Ongoing course
  • Downloadable PDFs
  • Subtitles: English

Meet Your Instructor

Peter Martin is an acclaimed jazz pianist, educator, and founder of Open Studio. Peter has performed and recorded on six continents with Wynton Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, Betty Carter, Christian McBride, Joshua Redman as well as his own ensembles. He has recorded over 400 lessons, pioneering the field of online jazz education and was recently featured in the New York Times for his ground breaking work.

Peter co-hosts the acclaimed music podcast “You’ll Hear It” with Adam Maness.

Course Contents

Course content

  • Don’t You Worry ’Bout a Thing
  • Overjoyed
  • As
  • Isn't She Lovely
  • My Cherie Amour
  • I Wish