Playing piano and singing are my first and consistent passions in life. That’s not too say I’m good at either, but I am absolutely always improving. There is nothing more frustration than a period of stagnation. If you look somewhere new, you’ll often find something to new to help you on your journey.
I hope to share such things with you here. This is where I post things that have helped me, videos that might help you, and just have a good time with piano talk.
Something is my favorite ballad by the Beatles. It was written by George Harrison. I like the lyrics. The melody is somewhat plain, but it moves around enough with music that nestles the words just perfectly. I like the bridge too, but it doesn’t make as much sense to...
Wow...I feel like I have really missed the boat on this one. My professional musician friends have been using these forever... In my own live performances and at home, I have been wondering what I can do to provide a better sound. Jam Tracks are the answer I had...
Playing the Intro of Only The Good Die Young, might sound a lot harder than it really is. But if you break it down, it's a piece of cake! To play this song you should know four triad chords: F Major - F, A, C G Major - G, B, D A Minor - A,...
“The piano ain’t got no wrong notes.” ― Thelonious Monk
“When you play, never mind who listens to you.” ― Robert Schumann
“Play always as if in the presence of a master.” ― Robert Schumann
“It bugs me when people try to analyze jazz as an intellectual theorem. It’s not. It’s feeling.” – Bill Evans