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Bennie and the Jets – Piano Lessons- Benny and the Jets

Take some piano lessons from Scott Houston “The Piano Guy.” In this video, Scott and his guest David Tolley, discuss playing the signature lick from the Elton John hit, Benny And The Jets. David shares the voicing for the opening chord of the tune, Benny And The Jets.

Scott’s life goal is help you learn to play piano through piano lessons that you can take anywhere and at any time to get you started having some fun at a piano or keyboard as quickly as possible.

Scott Houston is the host of The Piano Guy television series on Public Television and has taught hundreds of thousands of folks like yourself, how to have some fun on their piano or keyboard. He wants to help you get there too—as quickly as possible.

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Bennie and the Jets – Piano Lessons- Benny and the Jets

Horace Silver “Song for My Father” (Jazz Piano Lessons)

Take some piano lessons from Scott Houston “The Piano Guy.” In this video, Scott and his guest, David Benoit show you how to play “Song For My Father.”

If you want to watch a video of Scott teaching simply the bare, bones version of the song first, click the link below.

Benoit and Houston discuss the importance of quality “seat time” PLAYING songs versus practicing. As a working musician, Benoit shares that he usually works from a lead sheet not from traditional sheet music.

First, David demonstrates the right hand melody line part then the left hand bossa nova beat. Houston and Benoit share a tip to use if you are struggling with hand independence when playing with both hands together.

Houston simply wants to help you teach yourself piano skills to get you having some fun at a piano as quickly as possible.

The video concludes with a great performance of “Song For My Father”on piano by David Benoit.

Scott Houston is the host of The Piano Guy television series on Public Television and has taught hundreds of thousands of folks like yourself, how to have some fun on their piano or keyboard. He wants to help you get there too—as quickly as possible.

The following topics are discussed in this video:
left hand bossa nova beat
F & C chords
the root and the fifth
similarity to Steely Dan’s “Rickie Don’t Use That Number”
AA song format

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Horace Silver “Song for My Father” (Jazz Piano Lessons)

Peter Gunn – Piano Lessons

Take some piano lessons from Scott Houston “The Piano Guy.” In this video, Scott and guest Bradley Sowash discuss and demonstrate playing the signature lick to the Peter Gunn TV theme song.

Scott’s life goal is to help you learn to play piano through piano lessons that you can take anywhere and at any time to get you started having some fun at a piano or keyboard as quickly as possible.

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Peter Gunn – Piano Lessons

William Tell Overture – Piano Lessons

Take some piano lessons from Scott Houston “The Piano Guy.” In this video, Scott and guest Bradley Sowash demonstrate playing the classic signature lick to The William Tell Overture.

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William Tell Overture – Piano Lessons

Here There And Everywhere – The Beatles – Piano Lessons

Take some piano lessons from Scott Houston “The Piano Guy.” In this video, Scott shows you just the basics on how to play the Beatles hit, Here There and Everywhere on piano.

He shares the bare bone minimum that you need to do to play both the melody and the chord changes by focusing on the song structure. Scott uses a lead sheet to work through the tune. He starts by playing the three measure intro. Then moves into the one note melody line. Lastly, Scott demonstrates the chord changes..

Scott’s life goal is help you learn to play piano through piano lessons that you can take anywhere and at any time to get you started having some fun at a piano or keyboard as quickly as possible.

Scott Houston is the host of The Piano Guy television series on Public Television and has taught hundreds of thousands of folks like yourself, how to have some fun on their piano or keyboard. He wants to help you get there too—as quickly as possible.

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Here There And Everywhere – The Beatles – Piano Lessons

Baby Grand – Piano Lessons

Take some piano lessons from Scott Houston “The Piano Guy.” In this video, Scott and his guest, Matt Munhall, demonstrate how to play the intro from Billy Joel hit, Baby Grand.

Matt begins by playing a few measures of the song. He then demonstrates 2 different right hand licks from the intro. First, noodling around with the notes: C, C#, D and F. The second lick Matt demonstrates noodling around with the G, G#, Ab and C notes.

He also shows how to walk down a single note bass note with his left hand. Scott Houston describes how to play a slash chord used in the song.

The video concludes with a great performance of Matt Munhall playing and singing “Baby Grand” on piano.

Scott’s life goal is help you learn to play piano through piano lessons that you can take anywhere and at any time to get you started having some fun at a piano or keyboard as quickly as possible.

Scott Houston is the host of The Piano Guy television series on Public Television and has taught hundreds of thousands of folks like yourself, how to have some fun on their piano or keyboard. He wants to help you get there too—as quickly as possible.

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Baby Grand – Piano Lessons

Patsy Cline – Crazy – Piano Lessons

In this video, Scott Houston “The Piano Guy” and his guest pianist, Bradley Sowash, show you how to play “Crazy” Patsy Cline’s timeless country hit. Bradley starts out by determining the chords for the song. This song has easy chord changes, and the chords are spelled out in the video.

Bradley teaches a country lick, The Floyd Cramer Lick. Floyd Cramer Piano music is some of the best country piano music out there. in addition to the piano lick, Bradley demonstrates a faux stride technique. Many players find stride piano difficult, so this faux stride is a great technique to get the terrific sound while removing 90% of the difficulty.

Bradley teaches how to add a great intro to the song simply by playing the chords found in the last few measures of the song. This intro technique can be used for liberally any song.

Piano triplets and how to count 12/8 rhythm are also demonstrated in this video. The video concludes with a great performance of Bradley playing “Crazy” on Piano.

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Patsy Cline – Crazy – Piano Lessons

Cyndi Lauper Time After Time – Piano Lessons

Take some piano lessons from Scott Houston “The Piano Guy.” In this video, Scott and guest David Tolley discuss playing the Cyndi Lauper hit, Time After Time. This tune is a great one to learn because the chord changes are pretty simple. You really utilize the sustain pedal.

David shares some ideas for ways to make the song “your own.” He demonstrates some options to change up the melody line: playing it one note at a time, playing in octaves, using chords under the melody line, arpeggiating from the top down or the bottom up.

Scott’s life goal is to help you learn to play piano through piano lessons that you can take anywhere and at any time to get you started having some fun at a piano or keyboard as quickly as possible.

The video concludes with a great performance of David Tolley playing his arrangement of “Time After Time” on piano.

Scott Houston is the host of The Piano Guy television series on Public Television and has taught hundreds of thousands of folks like yourself, how to have some fun on their piano or keyboard. He wants to help you get there too—as quickly as possible.

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Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time – Piano Lessons

“Yesterday” Beatles – Piano Lessons

Take some piano lessons from Scott Houston “The Piano Guy.” In this video, Scott and his guest David Tolley, demonstrate how to play The Beatles classic hit, Yesterday. David describes how he personalizes the tune by beginning with a single note melody line. Then he demonstrates how you can fill in by adding chords by rolling up the notes that comprise the chords. Later he uses block chords instead of the rolling chords for a little variety.

David also reveals some techniques to add interest to the right hand melody part. He shows you how you can to add grace notes, run ups (arpeggios) and octaves just to name a few.

Some of the left hand variations shared include: block chords, oompahs, arpeggios and a changing of the rhythm.

Scott’s life goal is help you learn to play piano through piano lessons that you can take anywhere and at any time to get you started having some fun at a piano or keyboard as quickly as possible.

Scott Houston is the host of The Piano Guy television series on Public Television and has taught hundreds of thousands of folks like yourself, how to have some fun on their piano or keyboard. He wants to help you get there too—as quickly as possible.

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“Yesterday” Beatles – Piano Lessons

Improvisation – Piano Lessons

Take some piano lessons from Scott Houston “The Piano Guy.” In this video, Scott shows you how to get started improvising on a piano.

Here’s a great tip to try. Use the notes: C, D, Eb, E, G, A
to improvise with your right hand as you play the blues chord changes with your left hand. You will never hit a “bad” sounding note that way, and can improvise all night.

Chords for your left hand part:
C7=C,E, G,Bb
F7=F,A,C, Eb,
G7=G,B,D, F

Scott’s life goal is help you learn to play piano through piano lessons that you can take anywhere and at any time to get you started having some fun at a piano or keyboard as quickly as possible.

Scott Houston is the host of The Piano Guy television series on Public Television and has taught hundreds of thousands of folks like yourself, how to have some fun on their piano or keyboard. He wants to help you get there too—as quickly as possible.

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Improvisation – Piano Lessons