Old message # 34749

oh ok, thanks... Meanwhile, I discovered that you often need to click on "files" to get the lesson (or the interseting thing), maybe you...

04/26/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 34713

I'm not sure, but just start clicking on things. If you click on the "piano lounge" and see a bunch of headers, click on one of them to see new ...

04/25/2007, by 0 replies
  Sutpid problem!

[sf]Hi everyone, I'm new in this site, and I would be really enjoying it, if... I could read posts! I can see first dozen messages in every threads, the...

04/24/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 34541

How can you look for easy jazz music on this site? i need to base a compostion on old fashoin swing jazz in one month it has to be over 6 minutes, I go to ...

04/15/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 33525

Hey Mark, welcome! Don't lose that dream. I always wanted to live in a ski town, play music every night, and ski every day. A ski bum musician dream. ...

03/05/2007, by 0 replies
  Hi yall

I'm Mark. I started as a kid with trad. classical lessons. Started playing organ as a teen as well as a garage band in the late 60's. In the 70's was in va...

02/23/2007, by 0 replies
  Old message # 32954

Pardon my procrastination - - I've been hanging around here for a year or two, but I'm just now getting around to introducing myself. I am a retirement age...

02/10/2007, by 0 replies
  Initial Post

Hi. My name is Mark. I am 56, live in west central Ohio, and I contemplating getting back into jazz and blues piano after a 30 year absence. I am cruisi...

12/07/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 31486

Make sure you go to several of the rooms. Some are more geared toward the beginning jazz artist. Especially helpful to me are Albetan and 7. You can learn ...

11/29/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 31474

My name is John and I'm 16 years old. I've been taking classical piano for around 6-7 years and I've always wanted to learn jazz piano but didn't really kn...

11/28/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 31406

Hi Lora, welcome :) Hope to read more from you. Great humorous style in writing... :) Good luck in your piano aspirations! Yours, Jan...

11/24/2006, by 0 replies
  angel music

Scot, thank you again for the contact. Hearing your piano makes me want one of my own too. When I went to get the music on Sunday, there were three hand ma...

11/23/2006, by 0 replies

Hi Lora- glad you could make it and it was a pleasure talking about music and stuff with you. The easiest way to get started here is to click on the "...

11/22/2006, by 0 replies
  a stark is born

Aloha! From Hawaii.My name is Lora. I just bought my first keyboard thanks to the encouragement of a new friend. First time ever to own a piano. Haven't pl...

11/22/2006, by 0 replies
  Hello and thanks

I found this site from a Google search. Great stuff. I am a 'pro' musician and lousy piano player. My main mission is to get my Piano reading up to pa...

11/14/2006, by 0 replies
  Hello Unkle Nutz

nice to meet you. It looks like we are on the same way. Maybe we can exchange websites, stuff to study etc. Let me know if you are interested. Yours, Jan...

11/06/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 30977

Welcome, make sure you check out the entire site with a little extra inspection in Albetan's room. He has a lot of great items to start you on your way. Al...

11/06/2006, by 0 replies
  Greetings all!

Well, I somehow just stumbled upon this little gem of a website. Seems to contain really great advice and friendly people so let's see how it goes. I s...

11/06/2006, by 0 replies
  Addition to earlier introduction

After I send the introductional message I found out about the weblog and profil. Please take a look at both :) I will run the weblog to keep "sta...

10/20/2006, by 0 replies
  Old message # 30575

Hi everyone, I started to take lessons in classical piano at the age of 6 and stopped at the age of 19. Now I'm 35 and would love to start playing what ...

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