Piano With Willie: Blues n' Boogie Vol. 1

Learn Blues n' Boogie piano
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

Piano With Willie offers lessons to all skill levels of piano players. Willie uses the Foundational / Fundational approach when creating his lessons. Build upon your technique and polish up your skills with our piano lessons. This is the place to start if you want to learn the basics of Blues & Boogie piano playing. I’ll teach you the “basic” shuffle groove and show you some licks to play over it. You’ll also learn about sliding and crushing notes. Neighbor chords and suspensions.

You will learn the blues form in this lesson. You will also learn scales and chords that will be used over the blues form. You will learn how to slide, crush and roll notes. You will learn to play several grooves and licks in the blues and boogie format.  

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a piano or keyboard in order to take this course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to practically apply these techniques to quickly use them in your playing
  • Gain a deeper understanding of chords and their usage
  • Learn techniques that the pro’s use to make their playing sound professional
  • Learn music theory and how to use it in your playing
  • Learn how to visualize the keyboard making you a more accurate player
  • Improve your technique, speed and dexterity at your instrument
  • Apply these techniques to piano, keyboard or organ
  • Analyze and solve music theory and chord progressions

What is the target audience?

  • Not for students who are looking for a “quick fix” to learning the piano

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
00:32

Welcome to Piano With Willie's Blues n' Boogie Vol. 1

01:55

Introduction to this Blues n' Boogie lesson. 

19 pages

Download the sheet music in pdf format here. 

Section 2: Blues n' Boogie
08:59

Learn the blues form. 

10:24

Continued from last chapter. Learn the blues form part 2. 

15:45

Learn the scales that we will use to improvise over the blues form. 

13:48

Triad chords, 7th chords and the chord inversions we will be using. 

10:41

Learn about suspensions and slash chords. 

10:51

Learn how to slide, crush and roll piano notes. 

05:17

Learn about neighbor chords. 

08:29

Add the left hand into the improvisation. 

12:24

Some grooves to start you playing blues n' boogie on the piano. 

16:58

Learn grooves and licks to enhance your piano playing. 

04:05

Next steps. 

Section 3: Bonus
01:28

Get help and additional resources here. 

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Instructor Biography

Willie Myette, 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.

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