Jazz piano improvisation exercise in E flat

January 17, 2011

This is a fairly basic, but pretty enjoyable, jazz piano improvisation exercise in the key of E flat.

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Cocktail piano tutorial - the basics

January 13, 2011

If you ever hang around on the Piano World forums you may have noticed a couple of fairly long threads on the subject of cocktail piano, also sometimes known as lounge piano.

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Jazz piano tutorial - A Foggy Day

November 16, 2010

A jazz piano tutorial video centred around George Gershwin’s classic, A Foggy Day.

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A more advanced piano comping exercise

November 9, 2010

Another piano comping exercise that’s a bit more challenging that the last one I posted.

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New site - Blues Piano TV

August 20, 2010

An introduction to my new site, Blues Piano TV.

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Pop piano comping exercise

August 5, 2010

A pretty straightforward pop piano comping exercise in C major - make it as easy or as hard as you like.

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Which DAW should I buy?

June 15, 2010

Graeme guides us through the pros and cons of four of the most popular Digital Audio Workstations; Garageband, Cubase, Logic and Pro Tools

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Want to play rock piano? Here are some tips…

June 13, 2010

…none of which are really very complicated. Basically, if you want to play rock piano it’s a question of having (and working on) a good rhythmic sense and really knowing your chord shapes.

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How To Make Your Home Recordings Sound Better

May 17, 2010

Graeme Allen talkes us through a few simple EQ and compression tips to get a more professional sounding home recording.

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Blues and boogie woogie piano - 10 tips

May 15, 2010

I made this as a bit of fun the other afternoon - ten tips if you’re trying to improve your twelve bar skills.

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