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Learn to Play Blues Piano

DVDs 1-4

By David Cohen

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DVDs 1-4. By David Cohen. Homespun Tapes. Instruction, Blues Instruction. DVD. Homespun #DVDCOHKB30. Published by Homespun (HL.642073).

Item Number: HL.642073

ISBN 1597732451. 5.5x7.5 inches. Taught by David Cohen.

DVD One: David Cohen systematically leads novice players through all the steps needed to play solid blues piano, showing the scales, chord theory, turnarounds, endings and licks that will quickly make anyone into a formidable player. No music reading or previous piano experience is necessary. 90-MIN. DVD • LEVEL 1

DVD Two: This lesson goes beyond the beginner's level and firmly into intermediate territory. David Cohen gives new players all the tools they'll need to make up their own solos, completely by ear. Includes variations on slow blues, the “New Orleans Rumba,” straight-time boogie-woogie and more! 70-MIN DVD • LEVEL 3

DVD Three: David Bennett Cohen takes beginning and intermediate pianists beyond the basics and into the depths of real blues styles. The emphasis is on improvisation for both slow blues and the more up-tempo boogie-woogie. The tunes he teaches, including “Pinetop's Boogie” and “Blues for a Summer's Dream,” incorporate a wide spectrum of musical ideas and techniques. 80 MIN. • INCLUDES MUSIC • LEVEL 3

DVD Four: Here are the colorful riffs, rich melodies and rhythmic bass lines that give the New Orleans style its distinctive sound. David Cohen combines blues, gospel, country and boogie-woogie to create great arrangements of: When the Saints Go Marching In • Crawfish Royale • Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out • and Georgia on My Mind. 80 MIN. • INCLUDES MUSIC • LEVEL 3.

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