Learn to Play Blues Piano - DVD 4

David Bennett Cohen

New Orleans Style

Sit down with piano master David Bennett Cohen for an essential lesson on New Orleans piano styles. Like a great Southern chef, David shows you the exact recipe for combining blues, gospel, country and boogie-woogie to achieve a rich musical gumbo of sounds. David shows dozens of ideas you can use for soloing, improvising and exploring the keyboard: Bass lines ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano - Four-Video Complete Set

David Bennett Cohen
Buy all four lessons and save! These lessons start at the very basics of blues piano style and bring you all the way from a beginning level to a wide range of styles and techniques, including boogie-woogie, slow blues, New Orleans, and the roots of rock 'n' roll. Along the way you'll gain invaluable knowledge about music theory, rhythm ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano Set -Videos 1 and 2

David Bennett Cohen

A Beginner's Guide to Improvisation

Video One:  Get started playing authentic blues piano by ear! No music reading or previous piano experience is necessary. David Cohen's step-by-step method is logically and carefully conceived. He systematically leads you through all the steps you'll need to play solid blues piano, whether as a soloist or as a member of a band. David imparts innumerable ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano Set - Videos 3 and 4

David Bennett Cohen
Purchase both of David Bennett Cohen's wonderful lessons - Video 3 ("Boogie-Woogie and Slow Blues") and Video 4 ("New Orleans Style") and save $10! David's in-depth blues piano instruction will bring your playing - and your understanding of this traditional American music - to new levels. LEARN TO PLAY BLUES PIANO Video 3 - Boogie-Woogie and Slow Blues Video 4 - New Orleans ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano - Video 1

David Bennett Cohen

A Beginner's Guide to Improvisation

Get started playing authentic blues piano by ear! No music reading or previous piano experience is necessary. Within minutes you'll be playing a shuffle rhythm on the bass notes with your left hand and riffing on the treble notes with your right. David Cohen is an expert player and teacher, and his step-by-step method is logically and carefully conceived ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano - Video 2

David Bennett Cohen

A Beginner's Guide to Improvisation

David Cohen continues his expert instruction in blues piano, taking you beyond the beginner's level and firmly into intermediate territory. Again, the heart and soul of this lesson is in your ability to improvise, and David gives you all the tools you'll need to make up your own solos, completely by ear. Starting his lesson with various kinds ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano - Video 3

David Bennett Cohen

Boogie-Woogie and Slow Blues

David Cohen takes beginning and intermediate pianists beyond the basics and into the colorful flavors, foot-stomping syncopations and old-time funky feeling of the real blues style. The emphasis is on helping you achieve solid technique and improvisational ideas for both slow blues and the more up-tempo boogie-woogie styles. David covers a wide range of musical concepts that will bring your ... Read More

Learn to Play Gospel Piano

Ethel Caffie-Austin
There's no sound more thrilling than the walking bass notes and driving chords of traditional gospel piano, and there is no better way to learn it than from this 2-DVD set. Dr. Ethel Caffie-Austin, a formidable pianist, vocalist and educator, is steeped in the traditions and styles of the black church. She has a clear and concise teaching method ... Read More

New Orleans Piano and the Roots of Rock

Mac Rebennack (Dr John)
One of our great musical treasures plays, sings, teaches and imparts his vast knowledge of the rock and blues of his native New Orleans. Mac (Dr John) Rebennack guides you through lead and rhythm styles, right-hand improvisation, walking basses, turnarounds and the styles of great pianists: Professor Longhair, Allen Toussaint, Huey Smith, Fats Domino, Lloyd Glenn, Ray Charles, James Booker ... Read More

Practicing and Performing

Daniel Abrams

A Pianist's Guide

Practice for results and perform with confidence! World-renowned concert pianist and composer Daniel Abrams shows players of all levels and styles how to get maximum results from minimum time spent at the keyboard. Relaxation, inspiration, breathing, focus, attitude and interpretation are covered, as well as more traditional topics like phrasing, scales, wrist action, pedaling and understanding chords. You'll learn ... Read More

Put Your Hands on the Piano and Play!

Daniel Abrams

A Beginner's Guide to Piano and Musicianship!

Even if you've never touched a keyboard, you'll be playing piano before the first hour of this wonderful course is over. By the end of these six lessons you'll have started playing in classical, blues and pop styles, and will have learned the basics of note reading, rhythmic training, phrasing, dynamics and the ear training necessary to ... Read More

Ragtime Piano: A Complete Course

David Bennett Cohen
Imagine if you could sit down at the piano and knock out some of the most enduring, foot-tapping, truly American early jazz compositions! This music, originating in the barrelhouses of New Orleans, eventually became a American classical art form, especially with the composing genius of Scott Joplin and other early piano stylists. Everyone who hears this music loves it. David ... Read More
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