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How To: Play "New Soul" by Yael Naïm on piano

In this free video keyboard lesson, you'll learn how to play the Finger Eleven's "New Soul" on the piano. While this lesson is geared toward beginners, intermediate and advanced players are certain to take something away as well. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "New Soul" by Yael Naim!

How To: Play "Apologize" by One Republic on piano

If you were alive at all between 2007 and 2010 and listened to the radio on any given day, then you probably heard One Republic's mega-hit "Apologize" - the band's first single which was later remixed by Timberland. In this tutorial, learn how to play the intro to One Republic's "Apologize" on piano.

How To: Play Chicago's "Hard To Say I'm Sorry" on piano

Want to know how to play Chicago's "Hard to Say I'm Sorry" 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 more information, and to get started playing "Hard to Say I'm Sorry" on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!

How To: Play 30 must-have blues piano licks

In this video series the talented and sizzling Jonathon Wilson guides you through 30 must-have blues piano licks, riffs that, once mastered, could turn any musician into a talked-about sensation. Jonathon introduces each clip, letting you know of any tips or hang-ups that set the lick apart, and then provides a valuable demonstration of how to play and practice the riff alongside a full band.

How To: Play Chopin's Nocturne op. 48 no.1 on piano

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 line played as the singer. This detailed lesson goes over where to place the accents, analyzes the dynamics and legato playing technique. This piano tutorial teaches you the best way to practice it so you can Chopin's no...

How To: Play the Beatles' "Fixing a Hole" on piano

Playing along with your favorite songs on the piano is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play "Fixing a Hole" by Paul McCartney of the Beatles. While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Fixing a Hole," press play!

How To: Play "Cry" by Rihanna on piano

Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Cry" by Rihanna on piano. Instruction includes names of chords and an overhead view so you can learn by watching. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play Rihanna's "Cry" on piano by watching this helpful how-to video.

How To: Play "Voyager" by Daft Punk

Learn how to play "Voyager" by Daft Punk on the piano with this simple tutorial. This lesson breaks down the left and right hands to make this popular Daft Punk song easier to learn. Watch this how to video and you'll be playing "Voyager" in no time.

How To: Play chromatic scales on the piano

Learn how to play a chromatic scale on the piano or keyboard with this tutorial. A chromatic scale is a scale of twelve notes that are a semi-tone or a half step apart. This is a very useful scale to learn and is the basis for a lot of music. Watch this video and you will be playing chromatic scales in no time.

How To: Play "Beautiful" by Eminem on piano

Want to know how to perform Eminem's "Beautiful" 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 levels can play along given a little time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "Beautiful" on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!

How To: Play the Beatles' "Hey Jude" on the piano

Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of taking your playing technique and, well, making it better. In this keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play "Hey Jude," as written by Paul McCartney of the Beatles, on the piano. While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Hey Jude," press play!

How To: Play "Perfect Day" by Lou Reed on piano

What better way to end a perfect day than by learning how to play one of your favorite songs? In this free video keyboard lesson, you'll learn how to play Lou Reed's "Perfect Day" on the piano. While this lesson is geared toward intermediate players, beginners are certain to take something away as well. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "Perfect Day" by Lou Reed!

How To: Play "Piano Man" by Billy Joel on piano

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, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Piano Man" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!

How To: Play "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz on a piano or keyboard

Want to play "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz? See how it's done with this free video piano lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the piano, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "I'm Yours" on your own piano or keyboard instrument, take a look!

How To: Play "Numb" by Linkin Park on piano

Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Numb" by Linkin Park on the piano. The instructions include the scale, key signature, and chord breakdowns. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play Linkin Park's "Numb" on the piano after watching this helpful how-to video.

How To: Play "He's a Pirate" from Pirates of the Caribbean

Learn how to play "He's a Pirate" from Pirates Of The Caribbean on the piano or keyboard with this tutorial. This song is first played at regular speed and then is slowed down so it is easier to follow the notes. The middle C of the tutorial is one octave higher in the slow part of the song because the camera had to be set one octave lower so you could see the chords. Watch this piano how to video and you will be able to play "He's a Pirate" from Pirates of the Caribbean in no time.

How To: Play "Jingle Bells" on a keyboard instrument

Want to know how to perform "Jingle Bells" on the piano? Learn how with this free video piano lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the popular Christmastime song. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, and to get started playing this popular winter song on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!

How To: Play "My Immortal" by Evanescence on piano

Playing popular songs on the piano is not as difficult as it seems. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "My Immortal" by Evanescence on the piano. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Watch this how to video and you will be able to sing and play "My Immortal" by Evanescence on piano.