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Which Membership Is Right For Me?


A studio-level membership gives you access to all of the recorded lessons and classes in the Academy.

This means you can learn from over 1,000 lessons and over 300 class recordings

A studio membership gives you all the tools needed to take your playing from your current level, all the way up to a professional level.


A premier-level membership gives you access to all 1,000 lessons and over 300 class recordings.

However, a Premier membership also gives you access to live classes where you can interact directly with the teacher and other students.

In addition, you also have access to all Premier Courses as a premier-level member.

Included With All Memberships:

Individual practice log
ability to take notes for both lessons and classes
Jazzedge Practice Curriculum™ (learn all of your foundations)
Academy Blueprints (to-the-point lessons to get started fast)
Activity tracking - Easily pick up where you left off!
downloadable resources for each lesson / class
repertoire tracking (save your song list in the database)

Our Community

Jazzedge Academy is more than just a lesson database. It's a rich community of fellow pianists that are all working to improve and expand their piano playing ability...just like you. Hear what they have to say...
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Frequently Asked Questions

No. The video-based lessons can be viewed on any internet-enabled device. Live sessions are held using the free Zoom software which also runs on any internet-enabled device. You do not need any special keyboard or piano to use Jazzedge Academy. Click here to learn how to use Zoom.

Yes! With Jazzedge Learning Paths™ you'll get a detailed list of lessons to practice and what to focus on in each lesson.

Premier members enjoy live Teacher "Check-ins"  with a Jazzedge teacher where they can ask questions and get feedback.

However, If you are an absolute beginner, meaning you don't know the notes of the keyboard, have never played a song or have no idea what a quarter-note means, you should look at our HomeSchoolPiano program which is perfect for absolute beginners.

If you've been playing for a few months you have all the skill you need to be successful here at Jazzedge Academy. My students range from beginners to pros. You'll find all the lessons you need here to "level up" your piano playing.

At the top of every page in the site is a 'Help' link where you can find tutorial videos on how to use the site or contact us for further help.

In addition, every month Willie hosts 'Office Hours' which is a great opportunity to ask him questions directly about practice, music, the Academy and more.

Plus, our Student Community is another place where you can ask questions and get answers from fellow students.

Yes! Our special Jazzedge Academy video player lets you loop any section of the lesson and slow it down. You'll never miss a note with our virtual keyboard and all of the options you have with the video player!

Not at all. Jazzedge Academy has hundreds  (yes...hundreds) of lessons ranging from funk to rock, blues to latin, theory to ear training and even beginner classical piano lessons.

Over a dozen musical styles are covered in my lessons. Yet, you will notice that Jazzedge Academy skews toward the jazz style.

So, why Jazzedge? Well, when I started my online businesses in 2000...yes that long ago, I wanted to created a name that joined together my love for jazz and education. That became JazzED which eventually morphed into JazzEdge. We actually spelled it as JazzEDge for a while.

So Jazzedge Academy is not only for the 'elite' player. Nor is it only for jazz players. Jazzedge Academy takes the best of jazz, its creativity and improvisational spirit, to create an online learning experience like no other.

As one of my students likes to say "Your lessons don't just teach me a song, they teach me HOW to learn."

Our goal is for you to learn piano, not to be stuck in a program that doesn't work for you.

While Jazzedge Academy is an incredible resource for anyone who wants to learn the piano, we understand it might not be right for every student.

If you are unhappy with the lessons or site, you can request a full refund anytime within the first 30 days of membership.

There is a Resource Download Limit to prevent a student from signing up, downloading all of the resources, then requesting a refund. Please read the Resource Download Limit terms for more details.

There are no commitments or contracts. You can cancel your membership at anytime by visiting the Billing & Payments page from within your account.

No. As a member of Jazzedge Academy you have unlimited viewing from any device. However, our system will check if your account is being shared by more than one user and it will lock down the account. This means if you share your password with someone else, your account will likely get flagged by the system and lock you out of your account.

Yes! Jazzedge Academy contains all of the lessons from our various sites in one convenient location. The only lessons that are not part of Jazzedge Academy are the HomeSchoolPiano lessons which are designed for absolute beginners to the piano.

Lessons include:

  • All Jazzedge lessons
  • Jazz Piano Daily
  • Jazz Piano Lessons
  • Summer Piano Jam
  • Jazz Christmas Music
  • PianoWithWillie
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