Making Music is launching a new series that will focus on teaching beginners how to play piano. Watch the video Just Play: Piano Lesson 1
Todd Hobin takes an in-depth look at the Casio Keyboard CTK 2400 and shows us all the cool features, and some of the disappointments. If you’re in the market for a new keyboard then you need to check out this wonderful instrument.
So, here I am driving my car on Cambridge Street like I do 3 times a day in my town. My radio is on and I am listening to a top 40 station outside of Boston when a song comes on that I have never heard. The man’s voice astounds me and I am transported in another way entirely. It’s such a beautiful ballad and I need to find out who is singing it.
So, you want to play a little jazz piano, do you? To get started, all you need to do is learn this chord configuration. Three notes.
Sounds simple? Well, it is.
Do you long to accompany yourself on the piano but don’t know where to start? Well, here’s some great news. You don’t need to be able to read any music at all to do it! Really. You do need to understand how to play some basic chords. But once you know some major and minor chords, you can use this rhythm pattern with both hands to play lots of up- tempo songs.
This year we made a point of stepping up our YouTube video channel. With gear reviews on everything from organs to acoustic-electric guitars, plus a slew of online lessons, travel features, and magazine issue trailers, you can now visit us from any device and push PLAY on content that was once only available in our […]