Lessons and Posts by Category

Lessons, Courses and Posts By Category

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Video Courses (lifetime access)

The following courses are offered here at my “Piano with Kent” special discount! Act now, coupons are limited.

Blues Piano/Keyboard: Turbocharge Your Playing in 12 Lessons

A Blues Piano Crash Course++

Private Lessons in Orange County, California

Openings Now for 5 or 6 Piano Students (Private Lessons)

Sheet Music and Related Reference Videos

The notes to “Für Elise” on piano (by Beethoven, officially titled “Bagatelle in A minor”)

Easy Sheet Music with Letter-note names

Runs, Licks, and Fills

How to Play “Piggyback” Arpeggios

Getting All Lydian on the IV Chord

Learn a 12-Bar Intro for Blues — Plus the Start of a Solo

A 3-finger Technique for Impressive Pentatonic Piano Licks

Practice your blues licks with Ray Charles‘s What I’d Say.

Keyboard Technique

A Nice Technique for Smoother Scales

Music and Keyboard Theory

Do you need to read music to learn jazz or blues piano?

Half-steps and Whole-steps on Your Keyboard

The Amazing Tetrachord: How to Instantly Visualize any Major Scale

Understanding “Thirds” – how standard chords are built!

Essential Theory: Fourths and Fifths

The Major pentatonic scale, and its cousin, the “Relative Minor” pentatonic scale

Tetrachords, Scales, and Modes: Answer to a Student Question

Chords and Chord Voicings

Fourth Chords” — Very Useful (Part One)

More on “Fourth Chords”

A Good Way to Learn All Your “Thirteenth” Chords (by Pattern, NOT by Rote)

Chord Symbols: add2 or add9? (includes my video on using added ninth to chords)

Rootless left-hand voicings for jazz chords – Part One

Possibly the Funkiest Chord Ever

Recommended Study

Book Review: Jazz Piano Series by John Mehegan

Nice Info-graphic on Essentials of Reading Piano Music

Fun Stuff

Tired of practicing? Here’s a little comic relief. Then get back to it!