There are so many songs in American music with only 3 chords. Learning how to hear the difference between these chords and the way they sound and feel to you is the key to learning to play music by ear. Using an integral link to my past, I come up with a list of 20 country western songs to help you learn how to do just that. If you'd like to support my channel, click here: https://paypal.me/aimn
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It's time for some feel good requests to celebrate my DANG BIRTHDAY! Thanks for the fun hang, everyone. Stick around till the end to hear a pretty fun "My Favorite Things." If you'd like to contribute to my channel and music-making efforts, please click here: https://paypal.me/aimn
I layed down this track and sent it to my friend, Justin over in Atlanta and he worked his magic with those brushes, just like I knew he would. I've always loved this song; this portrait of a street performer who had seen better days. I hope you enjoy it.
Yesterday I released a solo piano tutorial about this song, and just felt like really playing it today. Sorry I added my voice! :-) It's more fun that way! Beach Boys - God Only Knows
I love this song. There's a scat solo in the middle and an instructional video for how to play the piano part in my next video!
Alpine Field - The first track off of my first album Up Till Now; the title track, in fact. I felt like revisiting it today but solo, and with Rhodes.
Yesterday I released a solo piano tutorial about this song, and just felt like really playing it today. Sorry I added my voice! :-) It's more fun that way!
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Rock, pop, jazz, and classical pianists will be able to learn and play this timeless Beach Boys' classic after watching this tutorial! If you'd like to support me, you can do so here: https://paypal.me/aimn To get a pdf of the lead sheet please visit my shop.
Using the very simple, and affordable Gridplay app on my iPhone, I made a multi track video of this beautiful song. No one at Gridplay even knows I exist but I want to let people know about their app because it has been so helpful to me.
Using Eleanor Rigby by the Beatles and She's Always a Woman by Billy Joel, we walk through the steps to deciphering the chords to songs, just by using our ears and our voices. For this video, I tried to take something that is fairly simple for me, accessible to everyone who knows a bit about music.
Jake Reichbart is an amazing guitarist! He plays mainly fingerstyle guitar and he can play any song in a sophisticated guitar arrangement! He has a great Youtube channel where he publish a new song each week.
Learn to accompany yourself or someone else over this beautiful jazz standard.
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Live november 7th 2017 - Bridge over Troubled Water (Simon and Garfunkel) - Time After Time (Cindy Lauper) - They long to be (Close To You) - Burt Bacharach - Misty (Erroll Garner) - Take The A Train (Billy Strayhorn) Giant Steps (John Coltane)... and much more! Also featuring John Nolte!
Taking requests for the most beautiful songs we can think of! Well, not anymore, but I did when it was live, and it was so fun. My new mic is an AKG P220 and I'm playing my Korg SV-1 and having a blast! Thanks for joining me! See my gear page for more info on mics, piano, lights...
How to accompany yourself or a soloist on this Van Morrison classic.
"Who's Lovin' You" is a Motown soul song, written in 1960 by William "Smokey" Robinson. The song has been recorded by many different artists including The Miracles, who recorded the 1960 original version, The Temptations, The Supremes, Terence Trent D'arby, Brenda and The Tabulations, John Farnham, Human Nature, En Vogue, Michael Bublé and Giorgia Todrani and Jessica Mauboy. The most famous version is attributed to The Jackson 5.
Live video: Re-harmonizing the Beatles: Nowhere Man
When I asked my friends to help me come up with the most swinging pop and rock melodies they could think of, they really stepped up! I had fun putting together this list and playing them for you. In the follow-up video, we will talk about what makes a really good swinging melody and how to phrase it so that it swings even harder!
Joshua Payne and Aimee Nolte make up the LA based duo, Skirt & Suit: "Playing at the corner of Bourbon Street and Sunset Blvd."
With a Straight No Chaser twist. Catch Skirt & Suit live in LA. Follow us on twitter: @skirtsuit1 Follow us on instagram: @skirtandsuit
Skirt & Suit is Aimee Nolte and Joshua Payne.
In 1973, The Carpenters recorded This Masquerade and released it on their "Now & Then" album. Richard Carpenter took a masterful solo, rich with bebop language and harmonic and scalular devices. Hang out and analyze this solo with me and let's discuss the genius of this duo.
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