If the numbers are right, the sound will be right. The piano can be thought of as a numbers machine, a calculator if you like. Think in terms of shapes, patterns and numbers. Encompassing these three aspects is the musical interval
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Fake It to Make It – How to Play Popular Piano with Minimal Note Reading
I’m here to give you some secret formulas for playing chords and you don’t need to know ANYTHING about music except the notes on the piano which I’ve included below and a short lesson on half steps.
Learn How to Use Chord Voicing
This video teaches you a beautiful chord voicing (arrangement of notes in a chord) that uses both hands.
How to Improvise with the 12-Bar Blues
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.
Just Play Piano: Lesson 1
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