Adam Maness

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 System, Piano 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.

Adam co-hosts the Open Studio podcast "You'll Hear It" with Peter Martin.

Join Adam in Open Studio Pro

Join Adam daily as he and other amazing artists host live daily coaching sessions on Guided Practice, Transcribing, Ear Training and more.

Open Studio Pro: Your studio space to learn and grow as a jazz player.

Courses featuring Adam Maness

Genius Chord Warmups

    The perfect Guided Practice Session course on chord warmups. ✔ BEGINNER

    Hearing Great Harmony

      The best way to learn music is to hear it.

      Jazz Scales for Beginners

        The foundational jazz scales over the foundational chords. ✔ BEGINNER

        Bebop Chords for Beginners

          Easily learn great sounding bebop chords. ✔ BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE

          Mastering Rhythm

            The ultimate course on the most important element in jazz: RHYTHM.

            Language of the Masters

              Analysis, transcription, and application of the greatest piano solos of all time. ✔ ALL LEVELS

              The Major Scale Course

                Adam Maness easy guide on practicing all of the major scales. The ultimate scales guide for all instruments. ✔ NOVICE

                Chords Practice Pack

                  Adam Maness' Guided Practice Session™ guides to harmony from piano guru Adam Maness. ✓ ALL LEVELS

                  Triad Pairs Training

                    Get the sophisticated sound with this simple concept. ✔ INTERMEDIATE

                    5-Minute Ear Training

                      Hear more (and play better) music, in just 5 minutes a day. ✓ ALL LEVELS

                      Pentatonics and Playing Out

                        Simple practice techniques to get a modern sound on any instrument. ✔ INTERMEDIATE

                        Bebop Enclosures for Beginners

                          Easy bebop etudes and exercises ✔ BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE

                          Block Chords Made Easy

                            A simple system for Locked-Hands and Drop-2 voicings. ✔ INTERMEDIATE

                            Magic Voicing System

                              A voicing for every note, and every chord. ✔ INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED

                              Piano Finger Independence

                                Play faster, stronger, better. ✔ INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED

                                Jazz Chords for Beginners

                                  All the chords you need to know, and how you need to practice them. ✔ BEGINNER

                                  Jazz Piano Basics | Vol. 2: Left Hand Voicings

                                    Left Hand Voicings Activate your left side. ✔ INTERMEDIATE

                                    Jazz Piano Technique | Vol. 1: Pentatonics

                                      A 4-week bootcamp to boost your speed, power, dexterity, and control. ✔ ALL LEVELS

                                      Jazz Piano Jump-Start

                                        7 weeks to jump-start your jazz piano playing ✔ NOVICE

                                        Elements of Jazz Piano

                                          What to play, what to practice and how to get better every day ✔ INTERMEDIATE

                                          Jazz Glossary

                                            A comprehensive guide for common chords, scales, and terms used in jazz ✔ ALL LEVELS

                                            Podcast: You'll Hear It

                                            Tune in to Adam's podcast "You'll Hear It" as he and Peter Martin share their insight on all things music.