Alan Fraser – The Craft of Piano Playing

Jan 17 2017

Alan Fraser – The Craft of Piano Playing

Based on his book of the same name, Canadian pianist Alan Fraser’s film uses recent advances in biomechanics to replace both tension and over-relaxation with effective hand activation based on optimal skeletal alignment. The film promises pianists from beginners to professionals an astonishing enhancement of the colours and sonority one can draw from the instrument, and offers teachers new, effective solutions for their students’ most common technical problems. Fraser links musical expression to the hand’s innate structure and function to create an “absolutely natural way of moving at the piano, both powerful and flexible” (PianoNews, Germany). The Craft of...

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Robin Hall – Piano For All

Dec 29 2016

Robin Hall – Piano For All

Imagine being able to sit down at a piano and just PLAY – Pop, Blues, Jazz, Ragtime, Ballads, even incredible Classical pieces? Now you can.. and you can do it in months not years! Imagine you could learn piano or keyboard without having to spend money, time and effort on traditional Piano Lessons. The Pianoforall Process is simple… You start with Popular Chord based Rhythm Style Piano (think of artists like Elton John, Billy Joel, Lennon & McCartney, Barry Mannilow, Lionel Ritchie, Coldplay, Norah Jones and so on) which is EASY but sounds amazingly like the ‘real thing’. This...

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David Bennett Cohen – Learn to Play Blues Piano Vol. 1, 2, 3, 4

Nov 29 2016

David Bennett Cohen – Learn to Play Blues Piano Vol. 1, 2, 3, 4

This DVD well-suited, the material is simple, fundamental. It’s oriented not around sheet music, but demonstration & explanation. The presenter is personable, communicates well, and introduces some fun & interesting blues piano in a way that sends us dashing constantly back to the keyboard to try things out. This is an excellent introduction to blues piano. This is a great DVD piano course, as long as you have basic music theory and basic keyboard knowledge. Mr. Cohen, having played for the sixties psychedelic band Country Joe and the Fish, imparts his deep musical knowledge in this video. If you...

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Through The Hands of David Lanz

Nov 02 2016

Through The Hands of David Lanz

Let one of contemporary instrumental music’s leading artists show you the essentials of playing piano. David Lanz, renowned pianist, composer, and musical innovator, reveals his versatile style through discussions, demonstrations and performances of his beloved melodies. Lanz shares his inspirations as well as the inner processes and techniques of his compositions and performances. Dr. Terry Martin, respected concert artist, professor, and authority on piano instruction, joins Lanz to show you how to develop your own rich, colorful sound. Topics include performance tips, warm-ups, deep breathing, relaxation, positive visualization, slow practice, balance, tempo, and dynamic range. Beginning composers will learn...

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