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Double time vs double time feel. Brenda Earle Stokes with her arms up in the air like she doesn't understand the difference.

Double time vs Double Time feel

If you are a jazz musician, you may have heard the terms “double time” or “double time feel” and been confused as to what these terms actually mean. In this video I will explain and demonstrate ...
Piano Skills for Singers 4 accompaniment strategies that work. Piano and voice with brenda owner Brenda Earle Stokes posing in front of the piano keyboard.

Piano for Singers – 4 Piano Accompaniment Strategies that Work

This tutorial is part of my Piano for Singers series, where I teach valuable piano skills that support the needs of singers.  Today I will teach you four easy accompaniment strategies that sound ...
How to read chord symbols super easy. Piano and voice with Brenda creator Brenda Earle Stokes smiling in front of the piano.

How to Read Chord Symbols

  The ability to read chord symbols is a huge advantage to musicians of any level or genre.  Every musician can benefit from being able to play harmony on the piano, both as a way to develop ...
Bad Habits piano tutorial thumbnail. Photo of hands on the piano. Photo of Ed Sheeran with crazy clown makeup on from the music video of the song.

Bad Habits by Ed Sheeran Piano Tutorial

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to play a cool arrangement of Bad Habits by Ed Sheeran.  This song has a lot of great elements in it – an awesome guitar hook (which I’ll show you), a- ...
Behind the scenes at the Versatile Musician

Behind the Scenes at The Versatile Musician

In September of 2021, I released my amazing new membership called The Versatile Musician.  In this post, I’ll share a behind the scenes look at The Versatile Musician so you can have a better ...
Here Comes Your Man The Pixies piano tutorial. Photo of Brenda Earle Stokes pointing to the Pixies Doolittle album cover. Piano and voice with Brenda

Here Comes Your Man piano tutorial

In this tutorial, I show you how to play Here Comes Your Man by the Pixies on piano.  There are so many guitar tutorials for this song that I thought it was time to show you how to nail this on. ...

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