Former Jefferson Starship bassist and keyboardist Pete Sears shares some great tips on playing in a band.
Now that you've mastered your chords, Pete Sears gives you an excellent exercise to practice with.
Pete Sears guides you through minor pentatonic scales for playing the piano or keyboard.
Some Italian songs, like most of The Godfather soundtrack themes, are promptly recognized as Italian music by the flat second note, which identifies the Phrygian mode. Pete Sears teaches you all about this mode.
Pete Sears guides you through different modes of playing the piano or keyboard. These refer to the step pattern intervals between the notes when playing a scale.
Pete Sears shows you how to style and harmonize major scales to perfect your piano playing.
Pete Sears discusses pentatonic scales. He will begin by covering the C major pentatonic scale and playing it on the piano.
Pete Sears covers different chord variations in the key of C for playing the piano or keyboard.
Pete Sears shows you how to improvise a blues scale in E and G. Great practice for aspiring blues pianists!
Pete Sears shows you how to improvise a blues scale in A. Great practice for aspiring blues pianists!
Warm up those fingers and get ready to practice! Here Pete Sears teaches you about playing nine chords and intervals. The second video continues with variations on practicing the C9 chord. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play nine chords on the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play nine chor ...more
Pete Sears shows you how to play the C minor chord perfectly on your piano or keyboard. It's derived from the major chord, so if you know how to play major chords, it's easy! Part 1 of 2 - How to Play a C minor chord on the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play a C minor chord on ...more
Pete Sears teaches you all about the chords you'll be using when playing the piano or keyboard. This is a great beginners video.
Pete Sears gives you a lesson on blues scales for the piano. Get ready for the blues! You should have a good understanding of regular scales first.
Pete Sears teaches you about melodic minors - how to play ascending and descending melodic minor scales on the piano. He demonstarates with C, but you can do the same in any key.
A Harmonic scale is basically the same as the natural minor but with a chromatically raised seventh degree. Pete Sears shows you how to play it on your piano.
Minor modes use the same set of key signatures as major modes; whichever signature corresponds to the step pattern of the natural minor scale is considered the key signature for that minor mode. Here, Pete Sears explains how to play minor scales on the piano.
Pete Sears teaches you how to experiment with your chords while playing the piano. This is a great way to begin learning how to improvise.
Pete Sears explains about learning to play with an electric piano or keyboard. It's a bit different and you'll need to take a different approach.
Before you can start playing piano, you need to understand how the piano is set up, and how to read music. Pete Sears explains the alphabetic representation of the different piano notes, and discusses octaves and the relationship between notes. Then he teaches you everything a ...more