Piano With Willie: Jazz Kids - Vol 2

A step by step method for beginners of all ages
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  • Lectures 38
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner 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. Jazz Kids has been created for teachers and students with little or no experience improvising. Students can no experience the joy of creating their own improvisations while learning fun songs in different styles. Jazz Kids is an easy to use method that teaches everyone how to tap into their own creative voice.

What are the requirements?

  • Complete Jazz Kids Vol 1
  • You will need a piano or keyboard to take these lessons.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Perform rhythms straight and swung
  • Play left hand with a steady beat
  • Identify rhythms and melodies closer in identity
  • Play bassline accompaniment with alterations
  • Learn major, minor, and blues five finger patterns in C, D, E, F, G, A, B
  • Learn major and minor triads in C, D, E, F, G, A, B
  • Create sever different major, minor and blues licks in C and G
  • Play licks with bassline accompaniment
  • Learn 6 songs
  • Learn to improvise

What is the target audience?

  • This is a course for beginners
  • This is a course for all levels who are looking to learn to improvise

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Lesson Resources
Welcome
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00:32
25 pages

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Section 2: Unit 1
Rhythm
Preview
03:57
Ear Training
02:12
Song - Joel's Tune
03:22
Improv - Introduction
07:09
Improv - Sounding Bad
02:42
Improv - What is a lick?
01:12
Improv - Lick Tonality
01:54
Improv - Page 4 Licks
05:10
Improv - Moving Licks Around
Preview
06:05
Section 3: Unit 2
Rhythm
04:50
Ear Training
02:41
Song - Jessica's Blues
05:40
Improv- Play, Rest
02:06
Improvise in 30
01:25
Improv - Page 8 Licks
07:35
Section 4: Unit 3
Rhythm
04:12
Ear Training
01:26
Song - Ella Shine
08:51
Improv - Page 12 Licks
05:27
Improv - Exercises
12:01
Improv - Triads
02:34
Section 5: Unit 4
Rhythm
05:28
Ear Training
01:53
Song - Little Willie's Strut
05:00
Improv - Page 16 Licks
02:40
Section 6: Unit 5
Rhythm
05:13
Ear Training
01:59
Song - Blues For You
04:22
Improv - Page 20 Licks
05:56
Section 7: Unit 6
Rhythm
04:49
Ear Training
01:47
Song - Dustin's Da Man
07:11
Improv - Page 24 Licks
04:06
More Fun Stuff
08:24
Section 8: Bonus
Support and Resources
01:28

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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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