A Framework for Jazz Mastery

by Richie Beirach

Never before shared insights on playing jazz from one of the world’s great pianists.

Over 40 wisdom-packed pages for any instrument – that you can read over a weekend and consume over a lifetime.

You're about to discover...

Insight into Richie's lightening quick heart to hand improvisation process

Richie possesses a direct link between his emotions and his hands playing jazz piano. He has refined the process we're all in search of. With crystal clarity, Richie talks in-depth about developing that link. 

Richie's personal recipe for reharmonization

One of the world's great harmonic minds explains his thinking process for discovering the alternatives to a tune's basic harmony. He takes you through his very specific process for creating new and fascinating harmonies for standard tunes.

Three major stages of artistic growth

Your progress in becoming an accomplished artist doesn't grow in a straight line. It looks more like stair steps. Richie explains what three of those important steps are and how to be on the lookout.

The 26 most important 20th Century classical influences

Learn which 20th-century composers and pieces Richie believes are the most important influences for developing an important harmonic vocabulary. 

The habits required for excellence

All great players worked hard on their craft. Richie was no different. Learn about the discipline and habits required of accomplished players.

Richie's tips for composition

Richie shares his most important tips for composing music that is true to you and that will resonate with your audience.