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How To Read Notes

How To Read Notes

This video is an excellent starting point on how to read musical notes. It provides a detailed explanation of staffs, clefs and note fundamentals. Read more
Piano Chords

Basic Piano Chords

This video sets the groundwork for the understanding of basic piano chord structures. Learn a total of 14 basic chords and how to form simple major and minor chords on piano and keyboard. Read more
Funk Groove

Play A Funk Groove

Watch a pianist play soul funk piano with jazz piano concepts and techniques. Learn this and more in this free online piano lesson taught by professional composer and pianist Jonathan Wilson. Read more
Intermediate Blues Lick

Intermediate Blues Lick

How to play the first intermediate blues piano lick including a step-by-step demonstration. Learn this and more in this free online piano lesson taught by professional composer and pianist Jonathan Wilson. Read more
Simple Boogie Woogie

Simple Boogie Woogie

Here is a good starting point to learn how to play boogie woogie. This is actually ‘Boogie No. 1’ from a great book – ‘The Joy of Boogie and Blues’. Read more
Oscar Peterson Jazz Blues Lick

Oscar Peterson Jazz Blues Lick

Here is an Oscar Peterson Lick from C – Jam Blues. 0:12 1. Practice slowly and gradually increase the tempo 0:42 2. Practice the lick with both hands 1:10 3. With walking bass 1:35 4. With rootless voicings 1:53 5. Over a C blues (create a Blues Etude) 2:44 6. Practice with Oscar Peterson 🙂 […] Read more
Five Piano Exercises

Five Simple and Effective Piano Exercises

Here are 5 exercises designed to keep your fingers in shape. The are great for building finger independence and strength, simple enough to be utilized by a beginner but complicated enough to challenge veterans if played sufficiently fast. Start off by practicing them slowly and with a metronome until you can play each note evenly […] Read more