Learn how to play "When You're Gone" by Avril Lavigne on piano or keyboard with this two part tutorial. This step by step demonstration makes this Avril Lavigne song easy to play. First the right hand is shown and then the left hand is played. Watch this how to video and you w ...more
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Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play Avril Lavigne's "When You're Gone" on piano or keyboard. The method of instruction used in this how-to video is playing at full tempo, then at half, with the camera covering the whole keyboard so that viewers can learn by wa ...more
Interested in performing Fabolous's "Can't Let You Go" on your piano or keyboard? Learn how with this free video piano lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, pianists of all skill lev ...more
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play Fort Minor's "Where'd You Go" on the piano. Intermediate pianists will find this video the most helpful, since you learn by watching, and soon after watching this instructional video, you'll be rocking out to "Where'd You Go ...more
Want to know how to play Céline Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" on your piano or keyboard? Learn how with this free video piano lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For mo ...more
"My Heat Will Go On" by Celine Dion made her the biggest artist in the world for a time after the release of Titanic, the film with which it will always be associated. Watch this video to learn how to play the whole song on solo piano, which might be the most romantic thing th ...more
Justin Timberlake and T.I. are two of the hottest artists around, or at least T.I. would be if he could stay out of the joint. Watch this video to learn how to cover their hit collaboration "Dead and Gone" on piano.
In this video, we learn how to play piano using piano legato and staccato techniques. These techniques are when you do not have any break in how you are playing, it all flows smoothly. You want to create a feeling of symmetry with the music so it all flows together seamlessly. ...more
Watch this 8-minute piano lesson tutorial video to learn how to play basic piano. The lesson includes where to find notes on the piano, what sharps go with which scales, and what the notes on the staff are. People who have never played the piano before will find this how-to vi ...more
Chord inversions are a great way to use the same series of notes in a chord to get different voicings. For the example in this video use a C-major triad, which contain the notes C, E, G. Playing these three notes in this pattern is called the root inversion. The first inversio ...more
If you want to play 'Twinkle, Twinkle little Star' on the piano you should first start on the note D. You should play the notes going up the scale to find that next work that matches the tone of when you sing it. When you find it, that interval is a fifth. Then, the song goes ...more
In this video, Nate Bosch from PianoLessons.com shows viewers how to play "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" by ear. This simple song is built around the G-major scale and the chords D and G. For those that are not familiar with a "scale", Nate explains that it is 8 notes all in a row ...more
If you would like to play "That's Just the Way it is" on the piano you first should realize this song is in the key of G! The phrase that starts this song first starts with A minor then goes to E minor. Next, go to D and down to a C and to a G then back to A minor. That is the ...more
Alt chanteuse Hayley Williams and rapper B.O.B seem like an unlikely duo who play at opposite ends of the genre spectrum, but when they came together for B.O.B.'s bittersweet "Airplanes," the result was a dulcet melody. Learn how to play this gorgeous song on the piano by wat ...more
This video goes into detail about David Sprunger's 'Great Blues Riffs" and how to play them on the piano or keyboard. This is a piano lesson for advanced students.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play glissando on the piano. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Glissando is basically playing all the notes of the piano. When playing glissando, use the tip of the thumb to slide down the piano. When going up the gliss ...more
Want to get started playing piano? Learning basic chords would be a great place to start. In this free piano tutorial created by David Yzhaki, learn how to play simple chords on your set of keys. To read this tutorial, go here.
No one wants to go through what Rihanna sings about in her song about infidelity, "Unfaithful," but the tune is undeniably pretty and delicate. Learn how to strut this melancholy song on the piano by watching this piano tutorial. Who knew that such unhappiness could sound so ...more
In this video, we learn how to play "O Holy Night" by Mariah Carey on piano. This song is simple and you have to realize you are going to have to count your keys out differently. Sing along while you are playing so you can better understand. Start with a C chord, then play the ...more
This how to video clears up why there is a tone and a half in a harmonic minor scale, and goes into detail about leading tones, and what harmonic and melodic scales are used for. These are very important concepts in music theory and piano playing. Watch this how to video and y ...more
There's nothing more important on a birthday than the ritual singing of the Happy Birthday song. Well in this video tutorial, you learn how to play the Happy Birthday song using a piano. www.pianolessons.com . Sign up for the secret-lessons at www.pianolessons.com . Learn how ...more
This how to video covers sharps, flats, and also introduces the circle of fifths. A fun way to remember the circle of fifths is "Father Charles Goes Down And Ends Battle" for sharps and "Battle Ends And Down Goes Charles Father" for flats. This tutorial is essential for every ...more
Any dope can play “Heart and Soul.” Now you can be one of them. Use your pointer finger to hit the 2nd F key up from the middle C briskly three times, then hit it once more before moving down to play keys E, then D, then F three times, briskly. Then F once more, before bouncin ...more
The Travie McCoy ft. Bruno Mars track "Billionaire" is a prefect summertime anthem, and it translates really well to the piano. This video features a British person teaching you how to play the song on a piano or keyboard, which isn't too hard and is sure to make you the star ...more
Start out playing the piano by learning one of the most famous pieces of music in the world. That song would be "Clair de lune" by Claude Debussy. And this video starts you out with playing and learning the clefs, flats, key signatures, and black keys that will help you begin ...more
This is a piano rendition of "Gold" by British superstar band Spandau Ballet. "Gold" was a huge hit in the 80`s. Dino 5254 presents a piano solo in this video which visually shows us the melody and chords on the keyboard. Instead of the pulsating electric guitars, drums, vocal ...more
In this piano music theory lesson you'll go over something of a more advanced piece of music theory: compound intervals. Compound intervals is basically jargon for the distance in pitches bewteen two notes. Learn how to distinguish compound intervals as well as how to invert ...more
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds from Sargent Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band represents the culmination of the Beatles high psychedelic period. Commonly assumed to be about LSD, according to John Lennon it was really about a picture that his daughter drew. Go figure. This tuto ...more
Have you always fancied yourself as a Pianist but have no idea where to begin? Don't worry as we are going to show you an easy couple of bars from a 12-bar blues song that anyone can play with just ten minutes practice! Play a 12-bar blues song on the piano. Click through to w ...more
In this video, we learn how to play the Warner Brothers theme song on piano. As you learn to play this song on the piano, you will start out slowly. Do the first part of the song and learn the first few keys that you need to play. As you progress, start to learn the different ...more
Learn how to play "When the Saints Go Marching In" on the piano with this play-by-numbers video.
Mumford and Sons and their hit song "Little Lion Man" have officially arrived since the Grammies, and if you don't know how to cover this song you're going to be underequipped to impress fellow cocktail-party guests. Watch this video for a silent but comprehensible guide to pl ...more
If you are looking to improve your classical piano technique then this three part how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to practice and study Chopin's nocturne number 20 in C# minor. This detailed lesson goes over where to place the accents, analyzes the dynam ...more
All You Need is Love by The Beatles was featured as part of the first worldwide satellite television broadcast in history, and is a great song besides. It can be a handful to learn, however, as the verses are in the seldom utilized 7/4 time signature. This tutorial breaks it d ...more
B.o.B has blown up all over the place, and it seems like you can't make a hit rap song without having Bruno Mars sing on it. Naturally, when the two got together, a hit was born. This video will teach you how to play the intro to their hit single "Nothin' on You" on piano or k ...more
Come December we apparently are finally going to have a new Dr. Dre album, and he claims it will be his last. Show your respect for arguably the most important man in hip-hop by learning how to play his 1999 hit "Still D.R.E." on piano, and represent for the gangstas all acros ...more
Learn how to play the sweet song Drown in My own Tears by Ray Charles in Minutes! 1. The intro starts with the G# chord until the first line of the verse. 2. The next tab is the G# G#7 F# and G#; on the line after the lyric "my eyes". 3. The second tab of the second line: G# F ...more
Rascal Flatts are one of the biggest groups in country music, and their song "Bless the Broken Road" is a great uplifting ballad. Watch this video to learn how to play this relatively easy song on piano, then go out and play it. It'll probably bring some love you way.
D.Gray-Man is still going in manga from, although unfortunately the anime show is done. It did leave us with this amazing song though, called "Musician". Watch this video to learn how to play it perfectly on piano and show you love for Allen Walker properly.
"Break Your Heart" by Taio Cruz and Ludacris may not be the most romantic song in the world - it's about a player warning a girl about dating him because he's only going to, you guessed it, break her heart - but it certainly sounds like one of the best songs we've heard in a w ...more
If you are looking to improve your classical piano technique then this how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to practice and study Chopin's nocturne opus 48 number 1. This nocturne should be played in the style of a Bel Canto opera piece, with the main melody ...more
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this five-part keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play Elton John's "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" on piano. While the lesson is geared toward play ...more
1. First of all you have to place your hands on the piano in such a manner that they are level with the piano. 2. Your wrists must not be too low or too high. 3. Make sure that when you strike the keys then you must not flick the keys. 4. You must push your fingers down str ...more
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to play piano with GarageBand '09 piano lessons. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes ma ...more
Learn how to teach the hand position necessary to play the piano quickly and accurately.
Chord inversions are simpler than they sound - in effect, they help connect two chords together so they sound good being played one after the other. More technically, a chord inversion describes the relationship between a chord's bass with the other notes in the chord. Get th ...more
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this four-part piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play Billy Joel's "Piano Man." While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level ...more
Learn Billy Joel's great song Piano Man and how to play it on the piano. You should already know how to play the piano to follow along. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play "Piano Man" on the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play "Piano Man" on the piano.
Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more
This how to video describes how to play basic piano chords. The author begins by explaining musical intervals and how they build chords. He then shows you how to play major and minor chords and how they relate to melodic and harmonic intervals. This video is perfect for those ...more
When you're a piano player, showing off book learning is nice, but have you ever noticed that the most renown piano stars can improvise like nobody's business? Though their melodic tunes seem to emerge from the top of their heads, piano experts have spent years training their ...more
Are you a fan of Philip Glass' stark, dramatic music? Have you ever wished that you could play like him, or even create music inspired by him? Watch this video as Torley takes you through the steps of learning to play on the piano like Philip Glass. You'll be amazing your frie ...more
This how to video explains the blues scale, as well as how to express emotion and feeling into your playing. Playing with emotion is very important to master in order to produce compelling music. Watch this tutorial and you will be playing piano passionately in no time.
This how to video explains the art of playing piano or keyboard with two hands simultaneously. This tutorial also gives some basic drills that promote better hand independence. Follow the steps in this lesson and you'll be playing piano with two hands in no time.
This how to video teaches fingering on the piano. Proper fingering is very important for playing piano with speed and ease. Watch this music tutorial and you will be playing piano more comfortably in no time.
Comedian Wayne Federman presents a short piano lesson demonstrating the three fundamentals of playing in the style of Chico Marx.
Former Jefferson Starship bassist and keyboardist Pete Sears shares some great tips on playing in a band.
Learn the first three steps to begin playing the piano. Wash your hands, sit straight, and use proper positioning.
The sustain pedal, or damper pedal, is typically the rightmost of two or three pedals and the most commonly used pedal in piano playing. When pressed, the sustain pedal removes the dampers from all strings and allowing them to vibrate freely. This how to video covers damper pe ...more
This video will show beginners in piano an exercise that will help in building strength and flexibility in the fingers. The exercise is called the five-finger exercise. The narrator in the video begins by showing you how to play with one hand and then both at the same time. Th ...more