Daniel Abrams – Practicing & Performing: A Pianist’s Guide

Feb 14 2018

Daniel Abrams – Practicing & Performing: A Pianist’s Guide

Daniel Abrams Practicing & Performing A Pianist’s Guide download. Practice for results and perform with confidence! Whether you are into the blues or Beethoven, you need a comprehensive set of mental, emotional and physical skills to help you play your best. Famed concert pianist and composer Daniel Abrams reveals a wealth of essential insiders’ tips that will dramatically improve your playing regardless of your preferred style or musical genre. He shows pianists of all levels and styles how to get maximum results from minimum time spent at the keyboard, and provides the tools to practice and perform with strength...

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Ethel Caffie-Austin – Learn To Play Gospel Piano

Jan 29 2018

Ethel Caffie-Austin – Learn To Play Gospel Piano

Ethel Caffie-Austin Learn To Play Gospel Piano. There’s no sound more thrilling than the walking bass notes and driving chords of traditional gospel piano, and there is no better way to learn it than from this 2-DVD set. Dr. Ethel Caffie-Austin, a formidable pianist, vocalist and educator, is steeped in the traditions and styles of the black church. She has a clear and concise teaching method and a desire to get you playing this heartfelt and inspirational music, even if you have never played it before. Ethel teaches the basic melody of a hymn or spiritual, and then adds...

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Warren Bernhardt – Soloing & Performing: You Can Play Jazz Piano Volume 3

Jan 04 2018

Warren Bernhardt – Soloing & Performing: You Can Play Jazz Piano Volume 3

Warren Bernhardt You Can Play Jazz Piano Volume 3 download. For his third lesson in the series, jazz pianist Warren Bernhardt teams up with guitarist Mike DeMicco for a powerful session that will teach you new and dynamic musical ideas. This lesson is designed for players who have gotten past the basics in the jazz idiom and have an understanding of the underlying principles of keyboard technique. The wealth of ideas that Warren conveys will give you the tools to be more creative with your music, expand your repertoire and discover what jazz soloing is all about.Warren teaches you...

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Warren Bernhardt – Basic Keyboard Harmony: You Can Play Jazz Piano Volume 2

Dec 14 2017

Warren Bernhardt – Basic Keyboard Harmony: You Can Play Jazz Piano Volume 2

Warren Bernhardt You Can Play Jazz Piano Volume 2 download. Enter the rich and exciting world of jazz harmony. This fascinating piano lesson from one of the greats in contemporary jazz is packed with musical insights, invaluable advice and detailed keyboard technique for players who are starting out in this idiom. All you need is a basic knowledge of the keyboard, and before long you’ll be comping evocative jazz chords and creating lush improvisations. Warren Bernhardt imparts a wealth of ideas, giving you the tools to be more creative and a deep knowledge of what keyboard harmony is all...

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Jazz Piano Lessons: 4 Tunes & Practice Routines

Dec 03 2017

Jazz Piano Lessons: 4 Tunes & Practice Routines

Jazz Piano Lessons 4 Tunes & Practice Routines. Explore songs and practice routines that can help to enhance your jazz piano skills. In this course – the fourth in a series focusing on learning how to play jazz piano – learn new jazz piano techniques and bolster the skills that you already have in your toolkit. Grammy-winning keyboardist George Whitty shows how to play a Miles Davis song – “Tune Up” – that has 2-5-1 progressions in three different keys. As you tackle this piece, George helps you practice pentatonic scales and shows how to play upper structure triads...

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Jazz Piano Lessons: 3 Basics of Improvisation

Oct 15 2017

Jazz Piano Lessons: 3 Basics of Improvisation

Jazz Piano Lessons 3 Basics of Improvisation. Explore techniques that can help to enhance your improvisational jazz piano skills. In this course – the third in a series focusing on learning how to play jazz piano – learn concepts than can increase the sophistication of your playing. Grammy-winning keyboardist George Whitty helps you add another note to your left-handed voicings, and tackle the 2-5-1 progression – one of the most important progressions in jazz. He also helps you broaden your melodic horizons by showing how to arpeggiate triads over the 2-5-1 chords. Topics include: Adding extensions to guide tones...

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Jazz Piano Lessons: 2 Song Foundations

Aug 27 2017

Jazz Piano Lessons: 2 Song Foundations

Jazz Piano Lessons 2 Song Foundations. Learn essential techniques to enhance your jazz piano skills. In this course – the second in a series focusing on learning how to play jazz piano – learn concepts that can provide you with a solid foundation as a pianist. The first part we’ve already published here. Grammy-winning keyboardist George Whitty helps you get started with two-handed harmony, and helps to bolster your jazz vocabulary by covering basic – and instantly recognizable – bluesy chord voicings. George also discusses the pentatonic scale, and shows how to play everything in your jazz piano toolbox...

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Jazz Piano Lessons: 1 Fundamentals

Aug 05 2017

Jazz Piano Lessons: 1 Fundamentals

Jazz Piano Lessons 1 Fundamentals download. Learn how to play jazz piano. Join Grammy-winning keyboardist George Whitty as he helps you get started as a jazz pianist. George helps you tackle the F7 blues, so that you can quickly start playing a recognizable jazz line. He also discusses the importance of time in jazz, as well as scales – in particular, bop scales – that keep you in sync with the harmony in a unique way. In addition, George covers using approach patterns and comping with your left hand with guide tones. Topics include: The blues in F Building...

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Mel Reeves – Kids Can Play Keyboard

Jun 09 2017

Mel Reeves – Kids Can Play Keyboard

This DVD has been specially designed to give youngsters the most entertaining and easy start in learning the Keyboard. Renowned UK teacher Mel Reeves uses clear and simple language and some exciting computer graphics that will have you playing from the moment you press the ‘Play’ button! Along with lots of Keyboard trivia and practice tips there’s also a host of brilliant tunes to master, so you’ll have lots of pieces to play straight away! This is a good dvd. You can learn at your own speed. The explanations are clear and will give you a firm foundation to...

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Warren Bernhardt – Getting Started: You Can Play Jazz Piano Volume 1

May 30 2017

Warren Bernhardt – Getting Started: You Can Play Jazz Piano Volume 1

One of America’s great contemporary players takes you on a journey of discovery and insight into the world of jazz piano that will start you playing the right way. In a 90-minute lesson packed with information, music theory and keyboard technique, players getting their start in the jazz idiom will gain a wealth of knowledge and acquire the tools you’ll need to improvise jazz standards. Warren Bernhardt’s clear, easy-to-follow method builds your keyboard skills step-by-step, starting with the most basic of concepts: proper hand positions, ascending and descending diatonic scales in 3rds, and an understanding of chord shapes, inversions...

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