This 4th and final video in the series puts what you learned in the last 3 videos all together using both hands. A recap of what was covered: Jazz/Blues chord progression in C http://www.grademusicworld.com/2013/01/a-basic-introduction-to-jazzblues-piano.html A basic introduction to jazz blues piano video series: scales http://www.grademusicworld.com/2013/02/a-basic-introduction-to-jazz-blues.html A basic introduction to jazz […]
I’ve unsurprisingly had a number of respondents to my post ‘why smart work is overrated‘, lining up to criticise me for being negative instead of being encouraging. Well let me respond that I felt I had to speak out in light of what I saw. Anyway another thing that’s got […]
Watch your posture If you are learning/play a musical instrument, take note, your body is sacred. This is because the act requires certain physical movements as well as a level of endurance, strength and flexibility, especially in practice where repetition is the norm. At the core of any good […]
By Toshi Gupta Music is a gift which you can give to your child through sending him/her into a professional music class which will be an experience of a lifetime for them. Music is like any sport which requires coordination. Through music a child learns to sing and keep rhythm […]
Second part in a piano video tutorial series on the song ‘New Day’. This lesson looks at the opening melody using the right hand and the accompanying left hand chords.
This post includes audio which might require installation depending on your browser Tritone – a musical interval that spans three whole tones Diminished Triads consist of two minor thirds above the root Augmented Triad – a triad, or chord, consisting of two major thirds (an augmented fifth). Inversions of chords […]
Sometime ago, I wrote a blog post call ‘Why Smart Work Is Overrated In Music‘ explaining that looking for shortcuts won’t always help you reach your goal faster. I got criticised by some readers for being ‘negative’, when in fact, I was purely being realistic about what it takes to do […]