For those who joined us in the last FREE piano tutorial from Musicnotes Signature Artist Jonny May, how's that Beginner Blues Shuffle coming along? Get ready for more Piano with Jonny goodness with another totally FREE lesson, complete with free sheet music from Musicnotes.com. One of the coolest … Read more about Are You Ready for Another FREE Jonny May Piano Tutorial?
Learning to play the blues can be somewhat intimating for beginning or casual pianists. But, familiarizing yourself with the chord progressions, phrasing and rhythms/grooves that characterize blues music can open a whole new world of musical possibilities. That's why our great friend (and Musicnotes … Read more about Free Piano Lesson/Sheet Music from Jazz Marvel Jonny May!
You've arranged/written the songs, practiced performing, and feel ready to share your musical brilliance with the world. But how exactly do you take the leap from creating for personal enjoyment to getting ready to book your first gig? We lay out 10 dos and don'ts to help you book your first gig, … Read more about How to Book Your First Gig: 10 Dos and Don’ts
Collectively, they've amassed millions upon millions of YouTube views. Individually, they're known as some of the most dazzling up-and-coming stars in their respective genres. With ground-breaking arrangements, imaginative production and virtuoso-level skills to boot, the Musicnotes Signature Artist … Read more about There’s Something for Everyone in Our Signature Artist Series
Do you eat, sleep and dream piano? Are most of your waking hours spent tapping out the fingering of whatever song happens to be running through your mind? Are you already planning a special Valentine's Day date with your beloved 88 keys? If any or all of these apply to you, congratulations! You're … Read more about 10 Signs You’re Absolutely In Love with Piano
'Twer the weeks before Christmas and all though the air, adverts were clamoring for increased market share. A new electronic here, a big red bow there, truly moving displays of affection were rare. But what to our cynical hearts did we see? A bouncing boxer, not-so-scary monster and … Read more about Best Holiday Commercial Music from 2016
While you may not immediately recognize Helen Jane Long's name, chances are you've heard her inventive, versatile compositions for television and movie scores (including programs on BBC and Discovery Channel), her commercial work for brands like British Airways and Volkswagen, or you may be one of … Read more about Q&A with Inspired, Dynamic Composer/Pianist Helen Jane Long
The question of "What piano songs are the most difficult to play?" has inspired friendly arguments among music lovers for as long as piano songs have been composed. A song which is ten hours in length is going to be "difficult" regardless of the complexity of the song itself, and if a song is … Read more about Three Piano Songs That Are Nearly Impossible to Play