Transcription and Lead Sheet of Chick Corea’s Humpty Dumpty

Chick Corea’s Humpty Dumpty piano solo transcription and lead sheet, with examples of polyrhythm application. Chick Corea’s Humpty Dumpty is an interesting and challenging tune the play, mainly because of two reasons: The harmony changes in the tune breaks away from the normal 2-5-1 progression that we expect. The length of the tune is actually…

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Learn Bossa Nova, with Piano Transcription

Learn Basic Bossa Nova Comping Styles, with Piano Transcription of 7notemode on The Dolphin 7notemode did a wonderful youtube clip on this bossa nova tune, The Dolphin. Here is the piano transcription of the head: piano transcription of the dolphin by 7notemode (PDF) The basic bossa nova pattern looks something like this   Of course…

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Free Music Transcriptions / Sheet Music by Pianologist

Pianologist has been around for more than a year, frequently posting free transcription / sheet music, with theoretical discussions or live videos. What’s special about the transcriptions / sheet music on Pianologist is: Transcriptions / sheet music are presented in the form of a blog posts, coupled with video or audio clips, and theoretical analysis to…

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Forward Motion:The Secret Formula to Jazz Bebop Solo Improvisation

“WHAT WERE YOU THINKING??!!” One of the most asked questions among any jazz students, seeing how jazz masters effortlessly improvise beautiful jazzy solo lines even through complicated chord changes. Notice how Bud Powell’s lines melodically weave through the chord changes of Anthropology with ease. You can even hear the changes listening to the solo lines…

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Lush Life Solo Jazz Piano Transcription, and Tips on Constructing Bassline

Transcription of Lush Life Solo Piano Version, and some tips on constructing bassline

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Top 14 Tricks to Play Bass with Keyboard

This articles show you the 14 tricks how to play a better bass line track using keyboard.

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Broken Vow by Josh Groban, Solo Piano Video and Free Sheet Music

Learn how to play solo piano version of Broken Vow by Josh Groban, with free sheet music in PDF, and video as guide

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Sex and Piano

Is there a linkage between Sex and Piano?? One of the sought after questions among musicians….

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Advance Reharmonization Technique on Charlie Parker’s Confirmation

This post provides a few tips and tricks for advance reharmonization techniques on Charlie Parker’s Confirmation with music sheet. In this post I will demonstrate how I applied some reharmonization techniques to this popular Charlie Parker number, Confirmation. In order for the chords to sit well with the melody, I slowed down the tempo, thus…

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