In this video, Josh Wright of joshwrightpiano.com explains both shifting and crossing, and the best way to use each when playing piano.
Recording your practice sessions will allow you to hear your performance from the audience’s perspective. It is easy to think you are playing soft or loud enough, but the best way to know for sure is to listen to yourself.
Is it too late to learn piano? Of course not! The piano is a great instrument in that it is perfect for all musicians of all levels at all ages.
Get started playing your favorite songs with this jam-packed video. You’ll learn the basic chords (I, IV, and V) at the heart of countless tunes, how to arrange (invert) them for maximum effect, and how to make it all come alive with rhythm and bass line. Virtually a complete course in one crystal-clear tutorial.
This video teaches you this pattern in three chords so that you can use it with the 12-bar blues. You can use this pattern in blues songs, swing, country and even some pop songs.
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.