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October 18, 2016

Lear to play synthesizer parts like Mark Gray

October 18, 2016

Doug Emery teaches how to play Motuno

August 3, 2015

British keyboardist Nicky Hopkins was one of the most prolific English session musicians of the 1960s and ’70s. He began playing piano at ag...

July 29, 2015

Do you ever wonder why some solos sound like they’re driving down a greased rail and others seem to never find their footing? It has to do w...

July 17, 2015

Gregg Allman sitting at the Hammond B-3 organ is an image that will stand the test of time, like James Dean on a motorcycle, Elvis in black ...

July 8, 2015

You might not have guessed it, but the great soul and blues organist Jimmy McGriff studied at the famed Juilliard School of Music. Let’s che...

July 1, 2015

Harness the soloing magic of voicings and lines created exclusively from dominant diminished scale tone triads. If that sounds like seriousl...

May 12, 2015

Playing a traditional, slow, Chicago-style, 12-bar blues tune can be a real challenge for a pianist. Doing so involves many duties: laying d...

March 31, 2015

Gregg Rolie’s keyboard playing is a blueprint for how to play keyboards in a rock band. As a founding member of the bands Santana and Journe...


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