Tutorials

ABRSM Piano Tutorial Videos

For ABRSM 2015-16 piano grade videos try the following YouTube playlists:

Over several years I have developed methods for teaching piano for people who do not wish to learn to read music. These include blues techniques, improvisation and the translation of pop / rock music to solo piano.

Intermediate Blues July 2013

Following on from the basic blues this guide teaches new techniques and allows you to develop ideas based on the things I play. Click here for the youtube playlist.

Basic Blues June 2013

This short guide of tutorial videos is designed to teach the basics techniques of playing the blues. There is no sheet music to accompany. Learn each video by heart from the playlist.

Silent Night December 2012

As I learnt to play the piano without music, I prefer to teach by ear. Follow the youtube link to listen to different arrangements of the Christmas Carol ‘Silent Night’. Sheet music is available for the non-jazzy versions.

Grade 1 Silent Night free sheet music

Grade 2 Silent Night free sheet music

Grade 3 Silent Night free sheet music

Grade 4 Silent Night free sheet music

Grade 5 Silent Night free sheet music

Grade 6 Silent Night free sheet music

For the improvised versions I use different techniques of left hand. These techniques can be adapted to fit most pieces of music.