Ever wanted to sit down at the piano, without sheet music, and just play? Don't fancy spending years learning to read music? Maybe you've already learned in the past but fancy a different approach?
Why not try my course in Blues Piano & Improvisation? If it's not for you, 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked!
Specially created for those of you wanting to learn Blues piano, using a mixture of songs and exercises, the piano lessons build up in achievable stages and will encourage you to eventually be able to improvise cool blues piano on the spot. Yes that's right, by the end of the course you will be able to improvise blues piano, and it will all be coming out of your own head!
The tutorials are perfect for learning piano, with the use of MIDI software on the top half of the screen so you can see the note names every time the instructor plays a key.
The course starts from the beginning, learning basics such as note names, fingering and chords. You'll learn the blues scale and will be given exercises to help you integrate it into your playing. You'll be taught how to count in musical terms, and how to use different rhythms.
The 12 Bar Blues is taught throughout the course, from a simple pattern at the start building throughout to an advanced and impressive sounding style by the end. The course is designed to build up in stages, giving you the skills, and teaching you how to incorporate them into your playing along the way, until ultimately you'll be able to improvise with freedom and style.
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Learn about note names, fingering, and sharp & flat notes.
This lesson teaches you what an octave is.
Here you'll learn what an interval is and how to count them.
This lesson teaches you what a chord is.
This lecture will teach you the difference between Major and Minor chords.
After this lecture you will be able to play the Blues scale in the key of G.
In this lecture you'll learn how to play the Blues scale in 2 octaves, with the correct fingering.
This exercise set you up on your journey to being able to improvise.
You can already start to play a song with the same left hand notes from Exercise 1 you've just learnt and one chord in your right. Feelin' Good by Nina Simone
Here you'll learn the slightly more complicated left hand part.
Here is where you start the building blocks of your blues piano playing, the 1st stage of the 12 bar blues. This is the easiest version, get to grips with this properly,. Learn the counting and structure off by heart and you'll find you have a strong base which will make your progression through the rest of the course a lot easier.
Hi, I'm Arthur and I've been playing the piano for 20 years. After achieving Grade 8 with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, I started touring as a session player in theatre shows all over the United Kingdom. As well as this I have lots of experience in recording studios, and with bands have played music all over the world, from the USA to Australia. I've been teaching Piano for 7 years now, and am an approved tutor with the City of York Arts Council.