New easy sheet for Christmas preparations – O Holy Night

Hi All,

Here’s more sheet music to help you get ready for Christmas (if you’re interested, of course).

Yes, it’s only September, but I wanted you to have this stuff early, so you can practice and prepare.

This one is the beautiful song called O Holy Night.

As usual, the notes are labeled with letters.

O Holy Night

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Linus the Jazz Cat

Sheet Music: Für Elise, Moonlight Sonata, The Entertainer, Clair de Lune, and more – with Letter-Note Names

7th December 2019

More to come!

Excerpt of Clair De Lune sheet music with letter-notes

Members: I always welcome and consider requests for new custom sheet music.

TitleComposer / ArtistLevelFree to AllFree to Members
Amazing GraceTraditional HymnEasyYesYes
Canon in DPachelbelEasyNoYes
Carol of the BellsMykola LeontovichInterm. NoYes
Clare de Lune (entire)DebussyAdv.NoYes
Clare de Lune (simplified)DebussyInterm.NoYes
Deck The HallsTraditionalEasyNoYes
Entertainer, TheScott JoplinEasy-IntermNoYes
Für Elise (entire)Beethoven Interm.NoYes
Für Elise (main melody)Beethoven Interm.YesYes
Greensleeves / What Child is ThisTraditionalEasyNoYes
Happy BirthdayTraditionalEasy YesYes
Moonlight Sonata 1st Movement (entire)BeethovenInterm.NoYes
Moonlight Sonata 3rd Movement (entire)BeethovenAdv.NoYes
O Holy NightTraditionalEasyNoYes
Ode to JoyBeethovenEasyNoYes
Prelude in CJ.S. BachInterm.NoYes
Silent NightTraditionalEasyNoYes
St. Louis BluesW. C. HandyEasy/Interm.NoYes
Star Spangled BannerFrancis S. KeyEasyYesYes

Do you need to read music to learn jazz or blues piano?

Wassup! Today I’m sharing my reply to a question from a student at Udemy.


Hi, Kent!

This is a two part question; first off, is there anything you recommend (videos, specific techniques, etc) to improve my sight-reading that won’t make me want to shout profanities?

I’ve Googled it obviously, but I’m curious about your opinion, as I enjoy your method of teaching.

Secondly, do you find skilled sight-reading necessary for jazz and blues? In other words, in your professional opinion, can I learn to be a proficient jazz and blues pianist without tackling my fear/hatred of sight-reading?

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