fred: i hate bach judy: bach is a genius randy: i’m trying to eat dinner. why are you fighting? judy: we’re not fighting he’s bragging about being stupid. fred: bach […]

student: here’s my cd.    instructor: thanks but maybe you should give it to someone else.   student: won’t you take it?   instructor: you can leave it but no […]

piano student: how do you make a B part? me: you just do something else but vary it from the A part. piano student: how do you do that? me: […]

Piano Lessons: Slowing down

Sometimes when learning something new one reaches a saturation point. People just have to slow down, “do it at the speed you actually can do it without mistakes”, said the […]

End of The Year Music Lessons Sale

Sign up this month 2 lessons free! (save over $100) I’ll tell you about some of the people I’m currently teaching. There’s 2 classical musicians who want to improvise, there’s […]

Home Insurance

One day many years ago a piano teacher showed me something which he said was trick used by Keith Jarrett. Basically the left hand would play any key – let’s say […]

Not Worthy

There’s songs and then there’s songs. One of the students in my class is a guy who is into classical music and I understand his pleasure in finding pieces that […]

10 Years Old

Even though he died at 59 Billy Preston starting playing pro way earlier than anyone else.