Let’s share the very best piano lessons on the internet!

I’ve decided to expand the scope of the Lessons section on my website to include my top picks of the very best lessons published on the internet.

I’ll continue to publish and share posts with my own lessons, and I will tag them so that you can easily find them.

In addition I’ll share all the great lessons that I find on the internet with the aim of making this a great resource that you will want to bookmark and keep an eye on. There are countless lessons in article and video form published every day so I can add value for you by filtering and selecting the best content to share with you.

I’ll need to fine tune the categories and tags but let’s get started right away!

Teaching you my favorite riff on the CP88 Rhodes

In this advanced piano lesson we cover a lot of ground, including the following topics.

Major 251 chord progression
Minor 251
Jazz & neo-soul chord voicings
Left hand rootless voicings
Comping and Improvising ideas

Plus you’ll get to enjoy the sounds of the Yamaha CP88 Rhodes!

Software piano shootout – Pianoteq vs Native Instruments

In this video we compare four software pianos, two using physical modelling and two sample libraries.

Here are high-quality audio recordings of each piano.

Pianoteq – Steinway D

Pianoteq – Petrof

Native Instruments – Alicia’s Keys

Native Instruments – The Grandeur

TOP 5 ORGAN RIFFS and how to play them

This is probably the final installment in my TOP 5 and how to play them series of videos.  They were an awful lot of work to make so no plans for any more unless there is popular demand!

Hope you enjoy this episode where we feature my favorite organ riffs of all time.  I wonder why you don’t hear so many organ riffs in modern pop songs?

Piano lesson – You need to know the intervals

Here is a detailed review of all of the musical intervals demonstrated on the piano keyboard.  For each interval we’ll study how it is constructed, listen to the characteristics of the sound and play some songs that utilize each interval.

Follow up the video with a fun musical quiz that tests your ear training and knowledge of the intervals.  I’ve created 20 questions to test how well can you hear intervals played on the piano, and if you can sing the intervals when asked.  Best of luck!

How to compose horror movie soundtrack with KINETIC TOYS and THRILL

Today’s lesson is a combination of a music technology tutorial of two cinematic sounding VST plugins from Native Instruments, Kinetic Toys and Thrill.

I’ll also give you some ideas about how to compose soundtracks for the horror movie genre.

You can download the audio stems for this lesson using the link below, you are free to use them however you wish, just give me a credit!

Download free audio stems!

TOP 5 ELECTRIC PIANO RIFFS and how to play them

Another piano lesson in the form of a demonstration how to play 5 of my picks for the most epic electric piano riffs.  I’ll show you an overhead view of the piano, plus falling note and musical notation displays.

Good luck and have fun playing these riffs!

TOP 5 PIANO RIFFS and how to play them

The second video in my “Top 5” series, where I demonstrate some piano arrangements of my favorite riffs.  This video features some classic piano pop songs, I’ll show you which notes to play using Synthesia and the overhead camera view.