Improvise On The Piano In 30 Minutes
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Improvise On The Piano In 30 Minutes

A Beginners Course On Improvisation
4.7 (9 ratings)
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98 students enrolled
Created by Willie Myette
Last updated 8/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
What Will I Learn?
  • Improvise on the piano
  • Confidently perform various licks over a left hand bassline
  • Play various rhythms along with notes to create your own licks
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Requirements
  • You will need a piano or keyboard in order to take this lesson.
Description

This easy course is a great place for the absolute beginner to the piano who wants to learn how to improvise. You will learn a cool bass line and several licks that you can use for improvisation. Rhythm is heavily discussed and there will be many rhythm exercises as it is an essential skill for piano improvisation.

Each lesson covers a topic that will build upon the last. By the end of the course you will have a good start to improvising with the licks you have learned and also will know how to create your own. Topics here include the introduction, sounding bad, what is a lick, lick tonality, moving licks around, playing and resting, improvising in 30 minutes, exercises, triads, tips and the conclusion.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner piano players that would like to learn to improvise.
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
01:18:28
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Introduction
2 Lectures 00:37

Lesson Resources
00:05
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Improvise in 30
16 Lectures 01:16:23


Improv – What is a lick?
01:12

Improv – Lick Tonality
01:54

Improvisation pg 4 licks
05:10

Moving licks around
06:05

Improv – Play/Rest
02:06

Improv in 30!
01:24

Improvisation pg 8 licks
07:34

Improvisation pg 12 licks
05:27

Improv – Exercises
12:01

Improv – Triads
02:34

Improvisation pg 16 licks
02:39

Improvisation pg 20 licks
05:56

Improvisation pg 24 licks
04:06

A few tips & conclusion
08:24
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Bonus
1 Lecture 01:28
Help and Resources
01:28
About the Instructor
Willie Myette
4.8 Average rating
194 Reviews
1,924 Students
23 Courses
Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie method

Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide.

Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online.

The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly.

"I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist.