Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps and more.

Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
111 registered (accordeur, Alexander Borro, Anne'sson, ando, 27 invisible), 1544 Guests and 7 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#2127224 - 08/02/13 11:33 PM Blues is SO fun
Sweet06 Offline
Full Member

Registered: 06/22/13
Posts: 413
so i expressed to my teacher i'd like to eventually do improv and be able to just hit the piano and go. he then gave me some blues stuff which i thought would be lame. but in the lesson he kind of showed me how it went and typical rhythmic style it has. It SOUNDED fun and watching him play it looked like a blast! I got the left hand chord progression down and i'm working on the right hand now. lots of 3rds and very bouncy and you can really get into it!! So far I'm having more fun doing that worksheet than the music i'd downloaded from musicnotes.com!
"Doesn't practicing on the piano suck?!?!"
"The joy is in the practicing. It's like relationships. Yeah, orgasms are awesome, but you can't make love to someone who you have no relationship with!"

(ad) Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2127279 - 08/03/13 02:06 AM Re: Blues is SO fun [Re: Sweet06]
Whizbang Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 10/27/12
Posts: 1158
Go for it!
amateur ragtime pianist

#2127317 - 08/03/13 04:46 AM Re: Blues is SO fun [Re: Sweet06]
casinitaly Offline

Gold Supporter until March 1 2014

Registered: 03/01/10
Posts: 5877
Loc: Italy
One of my friends showed me a blues bass line and I was able to join in (really lamely, but I joined in) an improvised piece with 3 other musicians. What a hoot!

Follow your teacher's instructions and practice wisely/much, and you'll soon wonder how you ever found it hard. BobPickle
Performance anxiety: make it part of your daily routine and deal with it...Cope! zrtf90

#2127325 - 08/03/13 05:26 AM Re: Blues is SO fun [Re: Sweet06]
Jean-Luc Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/19/12
Posts: 322
Loc: France
You might enjoy this Youtube channel, they have a couple of Blues tips for beginner, quiet fun smile http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5bJ1eUfHyI4HAK2_rkw7uQ
- Please, forgive my bad English smile


#2127784 - 08/04/13 01:53 AM Re: Blues is SO fun [Re: Sweet06]
Charles Cohen Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/26/12
Posts: 2245
Loc: Richmond, BC, Canada
Try Googling "Tim Richards" in this Forum -- he's got a really good blues textbook.

. charles
. Charles
PX-350 / microKorg XL+ / Pianoteq / Lounge Lizard / ZXA1 speaker


Moderator:  BB Player, casinitaly 
Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving to all our members and guests from the U.S.!
(ad) Yamaha CP4 or CP40 Free Bag
Buy a CP4 or CP40 Get a Free Bag
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
Ad (the Piano Store)
the Piano Store - Restored Steinway Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Happy Birthday Frank.
by Steve Cohen
11/26/15 01:37 PM
Tested a bunch of Kawais & Rolands today
by Garf
11/26/15 12:42 PM
Remembering stories from piano teachers in your past
by pianoloverus
11/26/15 12:23 PM
Piano concerto performance criticized for LACKING VISUAL STYLE
by Svenno
11/26/15 08:55 AM
Yamaha P115, USB midi connection, what can i do with it?
by mcguiks
11/26/15 08:40 AM
What's Hot!!
Posting Pictures on the Forums
Forums Rules & Help
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
Forum Stats
81,558 Registered Members
44 Forums
168,582 Topics
2,469,836 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |

copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission