Archive for January 2019

Boogie-Woogie: A Fast-and-Fun Piano Genre [Guide]

In today’s episode of PianoTV we’ll be discussing Boogie-Woogie, a piano-centric branch on the jazz/blues music tree. Once upon a time we looked at an overview of American music history, where we discussed Jazz, Rock and other American-born genres. We’ve also done a video about another piano-based genre, ragtime, which you can check out. Boogie-woogie…

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PRACTICE JOURNAL is now available in printable PDF format!

Hey friends! Back in 2017 we designed a music practice journal, which many of you have emailed to say you’ve used and enjoyed. It was a journal I created selfishly, since I wanted something to use – but figured you guys would get some use out of it as well. We’ve sold over 200 copies,…

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Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course [Method Guide + Review]

In today’s video and blog post we’ll be talking all about Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course. We’ll go through the material this method book covers, talk about its pros and cons, and I’ll let you know if I recommend it for your piano learning journey. I’ve been asked about this method time and time again,…

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The Easiest Grieg Pieces to Start Trying on the Piano [Guide]

Like we’ve done with so many other composers, we’re going to discuss the easiest Grieg pieces today. We’re going to look at the first of his piano compositions you can start with if you’re an intermediate student. We’ll talk about what specific pieces are the easiest – the easiest we’ll talk about today is Grade…

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