Friday, January 12, 2007

Keys to Successful Piano Improvisation!

Let's get right to it. What is the one factor that will have you playing the piano freely and easily?

It's not technique. Most students can learn the technical aspects of piano playing extremely well and still sound wooden and lifeless. In fact, the most technically advanced students can sound extremely sophisticated when you hear them. The quick as lightning runs - the facile arpeggios up and down the keyboard may dazzle the ear but…if the playing lacks spirit, the music will suffer for it.

It's also not theory. Knowing how to produce counterpoint or advanced harmonic techniques also won't make you a good improviser at the piano. It has nothing to do with this at all! The secret is... Click here to read the rest of this article!

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