Jazz Standards – 22 Swingin’ and Fun Piano Arrangements

This collection of jazz classics arranged by Mike Springer contains entertaining solo piano arrangements. The carefully crafted arrangements sound impressive, with lively rhythms and satisfying harmonies, while remaining accessible to pianists at the intermediate to late intermediate level. The clearly notated arrangements include lyrics, level-appropriate chord symbols, helpful pedaling marks, and suggested fingerings. Titles: All […]

Classic Piano Tuning Lever

The Levitan “Classic” Tuning Lever from Howard Piano Industries is new concept in tuning hammers, developed by well-known NYC technician Dan Levitan, RPT, former tuning editor of the Piano Technicians Journal. Unlike typical tuning hammers, the Levitan Classic’s shank is joined to the head — a point of maximum strain — with a sturdy, reinforced […]

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The Workings of the Piano: For the Up-and-Coming Pianist

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.

Yamaha Announces New Portable Keyboards

Yamaha recently introduced the 76-key PSR-EW310 and 61-key PSR-E373, the newest additions to the company’s line of portable keyboards. These instruments, which replace the PSR-EW300 and PSR-E363 respectively, boast expressive capabilities derived from the company’s flagship Genos digital workstation and PSR-SX keyboards, delivering a powerful learning experience to serious beginning pianists. Eleven Super Articulation Lite […]