Montana mudcat, by montana mudcat on 02/15/2006, 22:21:38

Been playing a horn for 44 years but playing around a lot with the piano for about 30 years. I dig blues and jazz and older music such as 1930's- 1940's. Some 1950's, 60's 70's. I wrote a chord piano method that I use teaching students that has been very successful. I never published it but just use it in my own teaching world because it gets results. First thing I do is to help the student learn that the keyboard isnt a monster and help them get very familiar with it. I call it the mechanical method in the beginning. We gradually proceed to the music. That helps with those that are not familiar with music. I have a music degree and have tried all sorts of methods and find by far this method works the quickest for those that just want to learn how to play and get started right away. Anyhow, most students are instersted in fast results so that they can have satisfaction sitting at a piano. Well just thought I would blab this as my first blog on this site. Thanks for reading and look forward to talking to others that care to talk. Mudcat

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  • 02/15/2006 - Montana mudcat

    Been playing a horn for 44 years but playing around a lot with the piano for about 30 years. I dig blues and jazz and older music such as 1930's- 1940's. Some 1950's, 60's 70's. I wrote a chord piano method that I use teaching students that has been very successful. I never published it but just use it in my own teaching world because it gets results. First thing I do is to help the student learn that the keyboard isnt a monster and help them get very familiar with it. I call it the mechanical method in the...


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