If you want to get into playing the piano, it’s a good idea to get a basic understanding of how the instrument works. Before you even sit down at the piano bench, or sign up for lessons, educating yourself about the instrument gives you a base to start from, and may even help you decide if it’s the right choice of instrument for you.
In the last blues lesson (12-bar blues), you learned how to play the 12-bar blues in the key of F, using simplified 2-note chords. You also learned easy right-hand patterns using three of the six tones in the blues scale ( F, Eb and Ab). It’s time to take it to the next step and learn to improvise with the 12-bar blues.
Personal stories and examples from older adults who prove there is always time to learn piano, whether in a group or on your own, you can still learn.
This Piano History Timeline starting from the 1700s to the 2000s hits on all the important dates from the birth to the modern day of the piano.
P-115’s Pure CF Sound Engine reproduces the sound of the Yamaha concert grand with improved damper resonance and reverb effects, to allow the use of dynamics not typically available in a digital piano of this size and price range.
On January 4, New York City’s Park Avenue Armory was flooded. But it was far from the disaster it sounds like.