Magic Voicing System

Tired of playing the same weak voicings?

Adam Maness helps you open a world of harmony in a simple way, with Magic Voicings for every note, and every chord.


Play Better Chords with a Better System

Bored playing the same thing over and over?

Ever wonder how other pianists string together beautiful chord melodies?

With step-by-step lessons, Adam Maness reveals his fool proof way to turn basic pentatonic scales into versatile 5-note voicings – and his simple and easy Magic Voicing System for comping melodically on any chord, any tune, in any key.

You won’t just be fed information without a plan, Adam practices with you every step of the way in his signature Guided Practice Sessions™.

  • LEVEL 4
  • 13 videos
  • 3 hourS
  • Guided Practice SessionS
  • Subtitles: English

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“The Magic Voicing System led me back to really practicing chords in a way that made them fresh, like a tasty ingredient I can add, rather than a boring exercise. Totally hooked!”

Joyce M.

Student since 2021

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“Completely transformed my playing. The Magic Voicing System is something I can spend my life mastering!”

Aaron S.

Student since 2021

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“I had been plateaued for several years comping the same old chords. The Magic Voicing System in just 5 days opened up a whole new world of possibility for my playing.”

Damon C.

Student since 2021

After completing this course, you will be able to…

  • Construct and play great sounding 5-note voicings over practically any kind of chord.
  • Understand how to comp melodically using easy to understand voicings sets.
  • Practice Magic Voicings over common chord changes and jazz standards, including:
    • “Autumn Leaves”
    • “Oleo”
    • “Dolphin Dance”
    • “C Jam Blues”

Workbook Included

Download the beautiful workbook with breakdowns of each voicing set and exercises.

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

Start Here; MVS2

  • Welcome from Adam
  • The Major Pentatonic Set
  • GPS: The Major Pentatonic Set
  • The Diminished Set
  • GPS: The Diminished Set
  • GPS: The Major 2-5-1
  • The Dominant Set
  • GPS: The C Blues
  • The Minor 6 Pentatonic Set
  • The Altered Set
  • GPS: The Minor 2-5-1
  • GPS: Autumn Leaves
  • GPS: Rhythm Changes
  • GPS: Dolphin Dance