Out Now: A New Course With Elijah Fox on Impressionist Piano & Production

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Watching Elijah Fox’s Instagram channel, you’re likely to see something new everyday. From silky R&B tracks and spacey synth jams to old-timey stride piano covers and flowing improvisations, Elijah’s talent spans genres like jazz, fusion, hip-hop, indie rock, soul and beyond. Yet there’s a single unifying element that connects all the music he makes: “impressionism.”

For Elijah, that means striving to make every moment evoke powerful emotional reactions in his listener, and yet also remain open to pensive wandering.

In his new course for Soundfly, Elijah Fox: Impressionist Piano & Production, he takes us through the “impressionistic” music which has hypnotized fans around the world, been championed by artists like Yussef Dayes, Tom Misch, and Kiefer, and become the foundation for Drake & 21 Savage’s hit “Major Distribution.”

We’ll see how he uses a modular approach to practicing that ensures a fresh well of ideas always skitter across his fingers. We’ll pick up a variety of his philosophies and perspectives on modern harmony, and we’ll learn specific techniques for jamming, orchestrating, and composing (both for short form beats and larger works).

Along the way, you’re going to be challenged to up your skills on the piano — and build new tracks inspired by Elijah’s guidance. If you’re a pianist, or a producer with some background in piano, dive in to take your creativity to the next level.  

“I’ve gained so much joy from playing the piano,” Elijah declares, “and I hope to inspire you to find some of that as well.”

We encourage you to skip around to the parts of the course that fit your interests most. Here’s what you can expect to learn in the course:

Stack Your Practice Deck

See how Elijah adapts “cells” from existing works into new practice activities so he’s always learning.

Develop Ideas Quickly

Watch Elijah instantly turn simple piano concepts into jazzy hip-hop beats and neo-soul grooves in the DAW.

Learn Advanced Techniques & Theory

Learn new piano techniques like repeated note runs and lush chord voicings.

Expand Your Improvisation Repertoire

See how Elijah composes and improvises new song ideas on the fly.

Ready to give it a shot?

Preview Elijah Fox: Impressionist Piano & Production for free on Soundfly, and subscribe for unlimited access to this and all of our full suite of in-depth, artist-led course content, our Discord group, partner perks, and much more.

Meet Your New Instructor

Multi-instrumentalist, Composer, and Producer

A multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer based in Los Angeles, Elijah Fox studied piano at the prestigious Oberlin Conservatory. He’s deeply inspired by the greats of jazz piano like Art Tatum, Ahmad Jamal, Erroll Garner, and Robert Glasper, yet his uniquely modern sound blends elements of jazz, R&B, and psychedelic soul, and his samples span genres like lo-fi hip-hop, neo-soul, trap, and indie rock.

He’s performed and recorded with ScHoolboy Q, Masego, Tom Misch, Yussef Days, Denzel Curry, YG, Kiefer, among many others, and his original instrumental music under the alias Søren Søstrom has amassed over 16 million streams on Spotify (and counting!).

Take a listen to Soundfly’s “Meet Elijah Fox” playlist on Spotify.

What Do I Get When I Sign Up?

Great question! When you purchase a Soundfly subscription, you’ll get unlimited access to all courses on Soundfly.com, including this one, to go through at your own pace. This includes all the videos, tutorials, demos, quizzes, activities, downloads, and other materials within our full suite of courses.

You’re also entitled to a 25% discount on our custom mentorship program, you will be invited to join our exclusive community Discord group, you’ll be able join subscriber-only Study Groups, artist Q&As and livestreaming workshops, annual contests and giveaways, and you’ll have access to a growing list of exclusive discount perks courtesy of our partner brands.

And of course, cancel anytime.

You can find out more about subscribing here.

Are you ready?

Now, let’s get you signed up so you can start learning how to take the piano to new compositional, improvisational, and production places, led by Elijah’s creative, explorational guidance.

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