From Scales

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 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…

How To Play C Major Scale + Chords

  So you know how I preached about playing scales in my last post? Well, if you don’t know how to play one yet, here you go! This video shows you the basic way to play a Major Scale. I have the best fingering for you to use, and you will be able to use…

Do Scales Really Matter?

Most students hate playing scales and I can’t say I blame them. They’re boring. Tedious. They don’t actually sound like anything either. So I totally get why students reject them if they can get away with it. As a teacher myself, I often put off teaching scales until the 3rd or 4th lesson. But there…