Question about Boogie-Woogie in the Course

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 - 2 Comments

I just got a question from a beginning student about Boogie Woogie. After I answered it I thought it was probably a good thing to share as it explains (VERY briefly) some stuff I get asked about regularly…

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Hi Scott,
I am a new student and am a lover of Boogie Woogie on piano. Is there a source of this kind of music, i.e., lead sheets I guess. Also, is it possible you cover it in a later course?

Thanks, John
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Hi John,

Got your question about Boogie Woogie in the Courses. I love BW too! (but it’s probably some of the toughest stuff to play from a physical standpoint, so get ready to roll up your sleeves if you’re going to focus in that direction!)

 

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Good Bluesy Ending

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 - 14 Comments

This a great professional Blues ending to use with any blues or boogie-woogie tunes. Here is what it sounds like. I am going to play it in the key of C. I’m sure you have heard it a million times. You are going to play that on the last chord of the tune. If you are playing in the key of C that would be a C chord. You start out playing a C two octaves apart.

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