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 lesson picks up where volume 1 left off and teaches you more advanced Blues techniques. You’ll learn the “common” shuffle and Jimmy Yancey grooves. I’ll also explain the triplet feel and how it is written.
You will learn the scales and rhythm needed to play common shuffle grooves. We will introduce 7 different shuffle grooves that you can incorporate into your Boogie style playing.
Introduction to a basic shuffle groove on the piano.
A common shuffle groove to start off with on the piano.
Seven shuffle grooves Part 1.
Seven shuffle grooves Part 2.
Learn how to play Boogie bass lines on the piano.
A Jimmy Yancey groove is demonstrated and taught for the piano.
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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.