Simon

Learn the basics of Pop, Blues or Jazz piano

  • chord symbol reading and the related theory
  • how to voice chords
  • structures and how to find your way around charts or lead sheet scores
  • fundamentals of improvising using chords (vertical improvising) and how chose the right scales
  • work to backing tracks to get the feeling of a live experience

Learn the basics of improvisation around ‘classical’ genres

  • basic key signature related major and minor harmony
  • left hand patterns to create particular styles – e.g. ostinato, waltz
  • improvisation relative to chords and scales
  • simple modulations and structures
  • piece analysis to help inform potential improvisation routes

You will need a good 4-5 years of playing experience or be at a minimum of grade 5 (ABRSM or Trinity) to get the best from this form of tuition.

Mob:- 07976 959 581
Email:- simon.atkins3@btopenworld.com