Piano

5 Days of Pete Seeger: Day 2, This Land is Your Land & A Pete Seeger Play Along

Let’s learn to play “This Land is Your Land”! A song by Woody Guthrie and sung by Pete Seeger. First, watch a video of Pete Seeger singing this song: “This Land is Your Land” led by Pete Seeger at the 2007 Presidential Inauguration of Barak Obama To play it on an instrument, download the sheet […]

5 Days of Scott Joplin: Day 4, Treemonisha & Scott Joplin Coloring

It’s time for some Scott Joplin coloring! Scott Joplin Coloring Free, Printable Coloring Pages:Scott Joplin at the Piano 1Scott Joplin at the Piano 2Scott Joplin Face 1Scott Joplin Face 2 Free, but login required:American Composers Coloring & Fact Sheets(Scott Joplin is page 7) Song of the Day “Treemonisha: Overture” This is the “Overture” (introduction) to […]

5 Days of Scott Joplin: Day 2, The Entertainer & A Scott Joplin Play Along

Let’s learn to play Scott Joplin’s most famous piece: “The Entertainer“! If you watched the Spring Play and Sing Along videos I made in April, you already know most everything you need to know to play this incredible piece by Scott Joplin. Here are some of the most helpful parts of those videos to review […]

Buying Used Musical Instruments

New musical instruments are shiney and cool, but most decent instruments can equal the cost of a month or two of mortgage. The good news is that there are many places to get quality used musical instruments at a steep discount. For keyboards, guitars, and drums, Guitar Center is a good place to start, especially […]

Note Names Beginner Treble Clef With Hints

Last week, I introduced the first of a series of custom music exercises I will be building from the tools over at musictheory.net. These exercises are all free and should work in any web browser on any computer or mobile device. The following exercises are Note Names exercises specifically for my students needs. I hope […]