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piano Techniques

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The Runs

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In this lesson you will learn about runs. This is a term for expanding a musical note by ad libbing. These can often seem improvisational, and they ca…[Read More]
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In this lesson you will be learning about the 50's doo wop chord progression. This is an extremely useful progression to know, once you can create a p…[Read More]

Octave Bass

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Learn the octave bass technique to give your songs a stronger bass presence and rhythmic drive. This techniques is used in most popular piano songs,…[Read More]

Arpeggios

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Learn the proper fingering technique to play arpeggios smoothly and create a beautiful rippling effect on the piano. Learn the comfortable fingering t…[Read More]

The Turnaround

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Learn the special chord that is popular in jazz and pop music commonly known as the Dominant chord. It can take you from anywhere in the song, back to…[Read More]
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Learn the popular 12 bar blues progression that is a favorite with so many musicians. The good news is it only has three chords in its most basic form…[Read More]

The Cycle of Fifths

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In this lesson you will learn about the cycle of fifths chord progression. This is a device used to figure out key signatures, but we can also use it …[Read More]

Sight Reading

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Sight reading is the act of reading and playing a piece of music without ever having seen it before. Most musicians find this difficult and a bit daun…[Read More]
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This skill will help you to work out songs by ear, and also give you a good basis to start improvising. This tutorial will teach you TWO ways to find …[Read More]
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This tutorial continues on from the 12 bar blues tutorial. This uses the same basic principles but now we are adding a 4th chord tone to some of the c…[Read More]