Great Music Links

On this page you can find free information and Audio/Video links.

Great Websites

A great website for tips on how to improve your singing 

https://takelessons.com/blog/online-resources-for-singers

 

A great website for free jazz piano lessons.        

http://www.freejazzlessons.com/

 

Another website filled with jazz tips – this link goes directly to Perpetual motion exercises for Bebop jazz.

http://jasonlyonjazz.wordpress.com/2013/06/14/bebop-perpetual-motion-exercises/

 

A Music Think tank – this link goes to ten rules for better songwriting.

http://www.musicthinktank.com/blog/top-10-rules-for-better-songwriting.html

 

A Musical Playground for Kids – and anyone else wanting to improve their music theory –  Music Theory Lessons

https://www.aaastateofplay.com/a-musical-playground-for-kids-music-theory-lessons/

 

Video Links to Great Playing

Oscar Peterson jazz piano lesson. A great TV interview where Oscar explains stylistic features of different jazz styles. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ec-FrnaU0rs

 

Oscar Peterson interviewd by Andre Previn. Two master pianists – and they both play during this interview. A wonderful interview with great piano playing. The link is Part 1 of  6 parts. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55wYm8csHC4

 

One of the great contemporary keyboardists, Rick Wakeman: playing a solo version of some of his music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cx5ovZVGcd0

 

A great jazz fusion composer and pianist Chick Corea: with his band “Return to Forever”. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lObVilGPjHc&list=RDppUpj90YAFU

 

A timeless classic – the Warsaw Concerto – played by Iona Maria Lapascu. A picece of music that made it from the movie theatre to the concert hall.  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DaZemfnxSE

 

Dorothy Donegan An unsung genius of boogie woogie!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6WFgLIPu7g

 

Michael Jones –  a beautiful lyrical, ambient pianist

Amber (with David Darling)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlJ11Po18NA

 

Video Instructional  Links

How to play piano like Oscar Peterson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvqXB5LwNSQ

 

How to play a 2-5-1 Bebop lick on the piano

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BSdAEe-XG8

 

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