Left Hand Rootless Voicings - Part 1

There are many different ways to interpret chord symbols on the piano. This lesson will cover a typical approach used for playing piano in a jazz combo known as left-hand rootless voicings.

Rootless Piano Voicings for F Blues #1

The starting point for left-hand rootless voicings on blues progressions is to play two-note voicings that provide the 3rd and 7th of each chord.

Rootless Piano Voicings for F Blues #2

These left-hand rootless voicings add one note (to make three-note voicings) and provide richness with 9ths or 13ths.