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What does a jazz pianist need to know?

 Playing jazz piano is one of those scary mysteries that can keep people from exploring and excelling. In this article I simply the process down to a single question:  What does a jazz pianist need to ...
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Back to Basics

I have once again been reminded of the importance of going back to basics in music study. So often I have intermediate and even advanced students whose progress stalls because of issues with their ...

Piano for Singers – Play Major and Minor Chords on Piano

In this piano for singers tutorial, I’m going to show you how to play major chords on piano in all twelve keys. Sound hard? This piano tutorial is super easy and perfect for beginners AND people ...
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Hold On Justin Bieber Piano Tutorial

Hold On was a huge hit for Justin Bieber.  In this Hold on Justin Bieber Piano tutorial, I’ll show you a fast and easy to play this fun song!   Hold On by Justin Bieber Hold On was a huge hit for ...
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Cruisin’ Smokey Robinson Piano Tutorial

In this In the Cruisin’ by Smokey Robinson Piano Tutorial, I show you the step-by-step process to get this iconic Motown song under your fingers! The history of Cruisin’ Cruisin’ is a song ...

Piano for Singers – Play Major Chords on Piano

This is the first in a series of piano for singers tutorials.  In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to play major chords on piano in all twelve keys. Sound hard? This piano tutorial is ...

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