Hey, I had someone ask me the other day about how I was playing  a turnaround chord progression at the end of a blues song I was playing. It is a way to finish up the end of the blues and go back up to...

In my ongoing effort to convince everyone that they have what it takes to sit down at a piano and have some fun, and even improvise a little bit, I want to give you a little exercise that will help you to be able to...

Today I would like to share with you a 2 part boogie woogie riff. I am going to show you what to do with both your right and left hands. Both patterns are pretty easy to do by themselves. I hope by the end of...

Don’t Let the Tail Wag the Dog in Your Quest to Play Piano. In my years of giving live workshops and hearing from thousands of viewers of my television programs, one constant fallacy has remained prevalent among what I affectionately call “wannabe” recreational piano players. That fallacy...

Backtracking is a great  tool to use to make your piano playing sound more interesting when you are stuck on the same chord for multiple measures. For example in blues tunes, you are on the same chord for several measures here's a technique you can use. Here's...

Do you ever wonder what is the best way to practice chords? I get that question a lot. No matter how you slice it, at its simplest you just need to play the chord enough that it becomes familiar to your hands. The way I typically...