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.
Listening to Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata," with its moody minors and grab bag of sharps, is like turning through page after suspenseful page of a forlorn Romantic era novel.
In this video, we learn how to play "Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles. Start out with your hands across the piano with your fingers around the A, E, and C keys. Start off by playing the melody so your fingers can get a feel of how the different keys are played. Go slowly doing different sections of the song, then put it all together. There will be D and F# keys being played, but those will come towards the end of the melody in the song. Once you learn to put all the key together, you can pl...
In this video, learn how to play the last section of Beyoncé's song, "Halo" on the piano. This instruction has added an A to the notes, allowing it sound better (in his/her opinion). If you want to play "Halo" exactly how it is in the song, the notes are (just for the last part of the right hand) as follows:
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 players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Don't Let the Sun Down on Me," press play!
Fur Elise by Beethoven is one of piano's most recognizable tunes. In this two part series, listen and learn how to play this beloved classical piece on your own. With a little practice, you should be impressing your listeners in no time.
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 bouncing down and playing keys E then D.
Learn how to play this boogie woogie blues lick in the key of C on the piano or keyboard.
Blackbird is one of the best and most well-known songs Paul McCartney songs done by The Beatles. The original version features very sparse guitar playing as the only instrumentation, but like most songs it can be translated to the piano, as has been done here. The video highlights all of the chords and which hands to play them with, which should have you playing the lights out of this beautiful, melancholy tune as quickly as your skill allows. It moves pretty fast, so keep up!
Playing parts that require more than five fingers on the piano is one of the first challenges that beginning players must learn to overcome. This video by David from Piano Play It teaches us how to use the crossing over technique, in which one crosses their fingers over and under one another without moving the hand. This makes it much less challenging to play seven and eight finger melody and bass parts without leaving the hand out of position.
Learn how to play this basic boogie woogie left hand bass riff one the piano or keyboard.
You might think that if you can talk, you can talk into a talkbox. Not true. There is a surprising amount of technique to proper, clear talkbox talking, and this video will teach you everything you need to know to get started. It'll even teach you how to soften your tube!
Open chords are pretty simple to understand. They're basically notes in a chord that you don't play or finger.
In this keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to the Cure's "Just Like Heaven" on piano. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced pianists, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this lesson to get started playing "Just Like Heaven"!
Learn how to play "Robot Rock" by Daft Punk on the piano or keyboard. This is a very simple Daft Punk song to play. This lesson breaks up the right and left hand to make it even easier to play. Watch this how to video and you'll be playing "Robot Rock" in no time.
In this how to video, learn to play a Latin montuno on the piano or keyboard. A montuno it refers to the repeated part of the song, like a chorus/refrain in Salsa music. This salsa piano lesson is designed for the beginning pianist.
Church organs are big, ungainly, expensive instruments. The MicroKorg is comparatively tiny and cheap. Why not use the synthesizer to simulate the organ? Watch this video to learn how to program a patch for a realistic church organ sound on a MicroKorg synth.
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 across the world.
Eminem is finally back in the hip-hop game, like we knew he would be, and the words "Slim Shady" are on the lips of music fans everywhere again. In this video you'll learn how to play Marshall's classic song "The Real Slim Shady" on piano.
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" by George Harrison 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 "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!
Watch this piano tutorial to learn how to play "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It" by Ice Cube on the piano. Instruction features chord breakdowns and individual melody note names. Beginners will have no trouble learning how to play Ice Cube's "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It" on piano after watching this helpful how-to video.
Video: . You don't have to know how to read piano chords or piano sheet music in order to use this piano tutorial. Connect a piano keyboard or start playing on your computer keyboard right away! Practice one hand at a time, change playback speed, transpose to a different key, create loops to repeat, track your progress and much more. How to Play Skyfall by Adele - Interactive Piano Tutorial.
In this video, we learn how to play "Bennie and the Jets" by Elton John. Start out with A, E, C. Next, go to the G and then to the A. After this, go to B, A, A, sharp, and D. After this, you will have started to do the intro to the song. You will be playing with your right hand during this. Next, you will trip again and go to A, A sharp, B, A sharp, G, E, then finally to the G in the new measure. Continue to play until you reach the end of the song. You will go through all the different keys ...
Want to know how to perform Cat Steven's version of the "Morning Has Broken" hymn 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 this great song on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!
Across the Universe is an iconic example of John Lennon's simultaneously simple, melancholy, and psychadelic songwriting style typical of his later Beatles work. This tutorial translates the song onto the piano, with the handy graphics illustrating the chords and making it very achievable to learn.
Love the all time favorite "Final Countdown?" watch this short tutorial and learn how to play final countdown on the piano. This short instructional video will teach you exactly how to play it and in no time you too will be playing it on your piano. So if you want to learn how to play final countdown on your piano watch this short instructional video and follow along and you will be playing it like a pro.
Written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto, "Naturo" is an ongoing Japanese manga series. The plot tells the story of a young ninja named Naruto Uzumaki, who constantly searches for recognition & aspires to become the ninja in his village that is acknowledged as the leader and the strongest of all, also called a Hokage. The series is based on a one-shot comic by Kishimoto that was published in the August 1997 issue of Akamaru Jump and has since grown into a phenonmenon.
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this brief piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play the introduction to "Prelude" by Billy Joel. 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 "Prelude" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!
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!
Have you always wanted to be an organ rock god? Well now you can with these free rock organ videos. Part 1 of 12 - How to Play rock'n'roll keyboard.
Have you always wanted to be an organ rock god? Well now you can with these free rock organ videos. Part 1 of 19 - How to Play rock'n'roll organ.
Watch this piano tutorial to learn how to play "What Sarah Said" by Death Cab for Cutie on the piano. Instruction features chord breakdowns and individual melody note names. Beginners will have no trouble learning how to play Death Cab for Cutie's "What Sarah Said" on piano after watching this helpful how-to video.
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play the introduction to the Muse song "Space Dementia." This piece is a little complicated, so this instructional video is not for beginners. Intermediate to advanced pianists will have no trouble learning how to play the intro to "Space Dementia" by Muse after watching this helpful how-to video.
If you're a piano teacher and need help arranging church hymns for your beginner students, this piano tutorial video will help you out. This lesson contains instructions on how to arrange hymns using basic triads and simple melodies and harmonies so that beginners will be able to play them. You'll be able to arrange hymns simply and beautifully after watching this helpful how-to video.
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.
This video teaches a little boogie woogie trick using the 3rd and 7th of a chord on the piano or keyboard. It also covers how to play a 12 bar blues in any key. This piano tutorial is for intermediate pianists.
Learn how to play "Diary" by Alicia Keys on the piano.
Learn how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on the piano - this is a great video for kids or beginners with finger positions and counting.
"California Love" by 2Pac, Dr. Dre, and Roger Troutman is one of the best rap songs ever and brought Roger Troutman's incredible use of the talkbox to mainstream audiences. If you have a talkbox and a keyboard, check out this video to learn how to play this hip-hop classic on the best instruments to do so.
Learn how to play a classic vocal warm-up rising through the keys playing a major scale up to note 5 and returning to the root before rising by a semitone