Here is an example of the Alt blues bass line course coming out in March. Please like the video and get download the pdf here https://imusicacademy.com/piano/
The pdf will be in your inbox. Also, I will be sending out more of these pdfs and tips as we get closer to the launch release of March 29th. I am going to... Read More
Here is a great New Orleans style blues lick to add to your vocabulary. It is example no. 3 from Blues Piano Vol. 2. One great thing about the blues piano series is that all of the licks are in the key of C. As you learn the licks in the key of C, you will begin to get... Read More
iMusicAcademy, I just wanted to share a few thoughts about managing your practice time. Practicing the piano can be an overwhelming task if we don't have specific goals in mind. There can be so much to think about that we can actually practice but not get anything accomplished. Should we learn scales, arpeggios, chords, improvisation, learn songs, or sightread... Read More
Here is an excerpt from Blues Piano Volume 3 from iMusicAcademy.com
Also, Here is the pdf. Blues Piano Vol 3 ex 6 - Piano
Please let me know how you like it. We currently have both versions of the courses.
Now you get the Vimeo courses and dropbox chart links as well as the new online versions!
Let me know if you have any... Read More
Here is one of the more popular licks that you guys ask me about. The key to getting this blues lick under your fingers is to isolate the lick into several smaller parts. I do this with all of the licks teach. By breaking it down into smaller segments, you can work to master individual parts so that when... Read More
Try this example from Blues vol. 3. All 3 blues volumes have a repeated bass pattern in the key of C. This volume has 10 more licks in the key of C with Video hosted on Vimeo with detailed instruction including sheet music with fingering for every lick. Read More
Check out this example from Solo Blues piano with Champe. In this first example, Champe plays the blues solo and the begins teaching the solo. This first example is 1 of 5 that take you through the entire blues solo. This 25 minute video will show you exactly how to play this entire solo giving you techniques to begin... Read More
Blues Courses (and jazz course) have 4 hours of Video and 40 pdfs
I have been getting a lot of questions about the blues courses. The number 1 question is "Do the Videos come with Pdfs?" The answer is yes. Blues Volumes 1-3 and Jazz course have a total of 40 pdfs and 4 hours of Video.
I have put together a... Read More
I have been enjoying teaching the live trainings on Periscope with iMusicAcademy students. This is a great way for me to encourage and challenge students who are working through the blues courses. In addition to having me there to answer questions, we are encouraging each other and have made friendships with other students. You can find me on Periscope... Read More
Here is a great exercise I give my students to learn how to do a walking bass line while playing comping chords in the right hand. This example is moving from a C7 to an F7 which happens in the first 2 measure of jazz blues progression in the key of C. This example shows the necessary fingering when... Read More