Jazz Piano Basics | Vol. 2: Left Hand Voicings

Adam Maness helps you activate your left side with five essential left hand voicings.


Learn the RIGHT way to comp for yourself.

Want to play voicings that make every other part of your playing sound great?

Adam Maness shows you the five essential ways to build great-sounding, fundamental left-hand voicings. 

From rooted voicings that are perfect for solo piano, to modern 4ths and clusters, you’ll develop a solid left hand that works in any situation. 

All of this great harmony is demonstrated over popular jazz standards like “Oleo”, “Solar”, and “I Remember You”.

  • LEVEL 2
  • 5 videos
  • 1 hour
  • PDF WOrkSheets
  • Subtitles: English

Meet Your Instructor

As Open Studio’s Creative Director, Adam Maness develops the curriculum of all of the courses, in addition to teaching his own popular course like Magic Voicing SystemPiano Fingering Independence and more.

Adam is a versatile pianist, arranger, composer, and producer whose performances, original compositions, and arrangements have been featured on numerous recordings and on national and international radio and television broadcasts. He is best known as co-founder and composer for the genre-bending chamber ensemble, The 442s.

Course Contents

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  • Introduction

1. Root + Half-Shell

  • Lesson

2. Root + Shell

  • Lesson

3. Shell + Pretty

  • Lesson

4. Fourths

  • Lesson

5. Clusters

  • Lesson