Friday, August 22, 2014

How to score the Piano part of a song

One of the best ways to become a pro at playing the Piano is to play the keyboard of your favourite songs exactly as you hear it from the original track. Depending on your skill level, this might take a day or weeks or even months by there is a way to go about doing this.

I have put together some points that will be of help to you and these are methods I have used over the years and they worked for me.

What Scoring Entails
When scoring a song you are trying to play exactly what you hear the keyboardist play on the track, This

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Beginner Lesson :: Lesson 1 :: Piano Fingering

This is the second lesson for the beginner category. View First Lesson if you have not seen it. It is complete with a pdf document for a better explanation
In this lesson, we will be looking at fingering.
In this post we covered all the basics you need to know about a keyboard, the type of keyboard you need and etc.

Fingering

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

How Much Passion Do I Have For Piano?

As we all know, our passion for things we do in life motivates us to improve at doing them or just motivates us to do these things. You may really desire to play keyboard better but you might need to ask yourself: 

How much passion do I really have for playing?
You may desire to improve your skills as a keyboardist but you may not have the passion to fuel your desire.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Improving your skills as a pianist

Sometimes we wanna practice and we don't know that to do exactly. And sometimes you wanna practice but you feel lazy.
Many pianists are playing well but they find it hard to get past a certain point. You may be very good or average but discover that you make some little mistakes while playing or you lack speed.
The solution to all these is some exercises.

Let's Go Back to the Basics

Basics

Friday, April 18, 2014

How to play on all keys

Playing on all keys is one very important aspect in piano playing and I do get lots of questions about this topic. The questions are usually in the form of the example below and if you have one of these questions in mind, this post might just give you a good clue as to how you can start playing on all keys

QUESTIONS

  • How can I improve on all keys
  • How do I learn all keys
  • What is the best way to learn all keys
  • I know all my chords in a particular key; how can I get the same chords on the other keys
  • How long does it take to learn all the 12 keys
  • Which key is the hardest?
  • etc