Category: "Tutorials"


Having the ‘Blues’ Never Felt So Good – Piano Tutorial

Written by Laurie Richards on

From their earliest lessons, Simply Music students know how fun and easy it is to get into real, authentic-sounding blues piano pieces.They also learn that there are lots of ways to vary and develop their first blues projects with cool…

‘Tis the Season to be Playing

Written by Gordon Harvey on

Usually at this time of year in The Playground, we like to provide some playing projects for festive season songs. This time around, we thought we could continue the conversation about sharing your music by discussing some of the ways…

Learn Jingle Bells the Simply Music Way

Written by Elizabeth Gaikwad on

Christmas time has traditionally always been a time for the gathering of loved ones and the playing of music. I felt it would be great to have a collection of carols that anyone in the family could pick up and…

So You Want to Play in a Band (Part Two)

Written by Page Stegner on

It is not as intimidating as one might think! 15-year-old level 3 Simply Music student Antoine ROCKED the house when he jammed for the first time with my band ‘the Smokin’ Rats’. As Antoine stepped through the front door his eyes…

Learn What Now by Rihanna

Written by Gordon Harvey on

Here’s a Simply Music way you can learn What Now by Rihanna. Gordon Harvey shows you how to play a version of the catchy piano riff to this great song, as well as an even simpler piano accompaniment. Watch the video and download the diagrams…