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Black Friday Deals

Black Friday is here! That means I’m doing a weekend- long sale of the full course INTRO TO POP/ROCK CHORDS and the package of 4 PRIVATE LESSONS! Here’s what’s up: The course is a whopping 60% off! That means, instead of $99, it’s only $39! This sale will last until Sunday. Buy it here.  …

How To Host A Sing Along Christmas Party

Can you believe we’re just 2 weeks away from the Holiday Party Season? Yeah. It’s true. And you know most of those parties are gonna have a piano. Maybe you’re hosting a party? Well… if so, why not make part of it a sing along?   Everyone loves to sing Christmas music and you know…

Full Piano Lesson: How To Play THRILLER By Michael Jackson

To hear the FULL LENGTH DEMO version of this song, click watch this:   BOO!  Did I scare you?   Well, it is the season after all. And since it’s Halloween season, I wanted to create a tutorial just perfect for all you modern music lovers and of course, THRILLER was the first song I thought…

What’s New: Videos Just For Instagram

Hey there, piano lovers!   I hope you all had a great weekend. I had a nice time. Heard some great live Jazz at LACMA (L.A. County Museum of Art) Friday night. Always a good time. Then I saw the new Kevin Hart movie. OH. MY. GAWD. So funny!!!!   And you know what else I’ve…

How To Play Hallelujah: A Full Length Piano Lesson

Ok everyone! Time for a full piano lesson. Today we’re learning “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen. You may also know the Jeff Buckley version or maybe Rufus Wainwright or maybe K.D. Lang.   Jeeze! There are a lot of versions of this song.   Well. Here’s YOUR version on the PIANO. Don’t forget to download the…

Intro To Pop/Rock Chords Is HERE!

Well… I’ve been talking about creating a course and IT IS HERE!   Can’t believe it!   I started working on this thing forever ago it seems. Ok, really it was just 6 months or so, but all the planning and research started at least 6 months before that. So it feels like ages since…

A Family Affair: Why Piano Lessons Can Benefit The WHOLE Family

  We all know that piano lessons can help boost physical development for kids and we also know that playing piano can help keep an adults brain active.   Research shows that kids as little as four years old can enjoy a lifetime advantage from timely exposure to guitar, piano, singing and other kinds of…

How To Play Old Time Rock & Roll

    Sometimes you hit a plateau in your practice and you feel a little bored with the songs you’re practicing. That’s totally normal! Everything we do in life can feel a little stale after doing it for a while, so don’t beat yourself up when this happens.   Over the years, I’ve hit these walls myself,…

How To Learn Piano For Free (All On This Blog!)

  I’ve been working this blog for a little over 7 months now, so I’ve built up quite a collection of informative articles and lessons! I thought it would be fun to put together a compilation of the best posts to help any beginner get started. With this list, anyone can get a piano practice…

Beach Boys Piano Tutorial

Beach Boys Tutorial: DON’T WORRY BABY

  This Beach Boys song was requested by one of my subscribers, Tenille, who appears to have a healthy Beach Boys addiction happening, of which I thoroughly approve!   As a side note, may I brag for a moment and tell you I recorded my last album in the same studio as the Pet Sounds…