Want to learn how to improvise and play jazz piano? Well first you have to learn techniques from the jazz greats of yesteryear. This piano lesson teaches you how to improvise in the key of D Major in Ionian mode. With some practice and basic understanding of music theory and harmony you will soon be able to improvise jazz solos over basic chords. Free Improvisation could imply no rules and no forethought at all. Setting restrictions actually helps in free improvisation because it narrows your options and makes choices more clear. Soon you will be able to play along with any tune with this jazz piano lesson. Check out this jazz piano how to video and you will be on your way to improvising over the D Major Ionian mode.