Music Theory “Trivia” Time

Music Theory “Trivia” Time

Which interval is pictured above? (a) Diminished Seventh. (b) Minor Sixth. (c) Augmented Fifth. (d) Both A and C are correct, with name depending on the implied key center. They sound the same, by either name. (e) Both B and C are correct, with name depending on the...
Sheet Music: Lick #10 from “A Study in Blues Piano”

Sheet Music: Lick #10 from “A Study in Blues Piano”

I’m just churning out these little sheets…by request… Here’s a downloadable PDF file of sheet music covering Blues Piano Lick #10, for optional use with my course “A Study in Blues Piano” (all on this site). This sheet is part of a...

Sheet Music: Lick #2 from “A Study in Blues Piano”

  Here’s a downloadable PDF file of sheet music for Blues Piano Lick #2, for optional use with “A Study in Blues Piano.” This is entirely optional material, as far as completing the above course is concerned. As I said yesterday, this is a...
Sheet Music: Lick #1 from A Study in Blues Piano

Sheet Music: Lick #1 from A Study in Blues Piano

  Blues/Improv Students: How’s yo blues? I’ve had requests for piano notation covering the blues licks in my course, A Study in Blues Piano. That course is video-based, and teaches from a chord-based improvisation point of view. I sometimes resist...

Steps to Memorizing Chords: Half-Steps, Whole-Steps, and Thirds

PREMIUM CONTENT (member's only course material) Today's video lesson was created especially for my current series, "Piano Chords 108." In this lecture, students will learn how to visualize and play half-steps, whole-steps, minor thirds, and major thirds on the piano....
Announcing “Piano Chords 108: Lose That Chord Catalog”

Announcing “Piano Chords 108: Lose That Chord Catalog”

I'm excited to announce a new online lesson series, in progress here at Piano With Kent, called Piano Chords 108. Since my site is blog-like, this course will be published in installments. (That's also how we did things this summer with "The Blues Piano Crash Course"...