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How to read a lead sheet on piano using four simple steps.

How to read a lead sheet

The ability to read a lead sheet is a not-super-difficult skill that every musician needs to have.  No more struggling through challening fully notated piano music; a lead sheet is a form of musical ...
How to play a chord chart on piano

How to read a chord chart on piano

Chord charts an an easily accessible way to play songs.  You don’t need to be able to read music to do it!  A chord chart is also known as a lyrics and chords sheet and consists of only that:  the ...
How to play voice exercises on piano Piano for Singers series with Brenda Earle Stokes the owner and creator of Piano and Voice with brenda

Piano for Singers – How to play voice exercises on piano

This tutorial is part of my Piano for Singers series, where I teach the exact skills that singers need to provide a foundation for musical and professional success.  In this tutorial, I teach you how ...
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 ...
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 great ...
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 your ...

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