Want to learn how to improvise and play jazz piano? Well first you have to learn from the jazz greats of yesteryear. This lesson teaches you how to play "A Child is Born," written by the great trumpet player Thad Jones, on piano. The most moving recording of this song is on the album "Upon Reflection: The Music of Thad Jones" by Hank Jones (piano) and Elvin Jones (drums). With some practice and basic understanding of music theory and harmony you will soon be able to improvise jazz solos over basic chords. Soon you will be able to play along with any tune with this jazz piano series. Check out this jazz piano how to video and you will be on your way to playing "A Child is Born."