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How The Beatles Mastered Music Theory

Jazz and Classical music are wonderful genres to teach if you want your students to understand all the depth behind good music. These two genres offer key changes, advanced harmonies/chords, mixed meters and all kinds of tricky concepts. Perfect food for music nerds!   While I can appreciate a good pop tune, the thing that…

How To Improvise On Piano: A Super Easy Guide For Beginners

Improvising is easy. Anyone can do it. Even if you’ve never played a single song on the piano, I’m sure you can improvise. Honestly, I don’t know why students aren’t taught this in every piano lesson.   Do you remember taking art classes in school? Remember learning the color wheel and learning how to mix…