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I Stand Alone – Robert Glasper ft. Common.

I Stand Alone pic

I don’t think you’d really have to be ‘into’ hiphop to appreciate both the inspiring lyrics and the out-of-this-world, coolness-oozing piano riff that carries the track by this awesome pianist. Let me take you by the hand here and introduce you to the amazing Robert Glasper.« Continue »

Love The Way You Lie – Eminem ft. Rihanna

Love the way you lie

Concept learning. That is what this lesson is all about and that is exactly what I love about- and what for me defines Pop-Piano vs. conventional piano-learning.

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Clocks – Coldplay

Clocks

Some tunes just have that quality of instantly becoming a true Pop-Piano classic. Driven by one of those killer Piano-riffs (you guessed it, created and played all by- and with Pop-Piano techniques), that are so signature for this awesome band, one might call this song the summum of Pop-Piano music.

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I see fire – Ed Sheeran

I see fire

Guitar-riffs on piano truly can sound wonderful sometimes. This is yet another example of copying some phrases played on another instrument (yes, you guessed it: guitar), adding some ‘piano flavored techniques’ (and some of my own sweet and sour taste) to it and creating a unique but awesome piano part. 

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I Want You Back – The Jackson 5

Want you back

Ok guys, we’ve seen quite some nice songs pass the tutorial bridge, sure. We’ve also had our fair share of fine grooves that -when played IN the groove- made you wanna dance like there is no tomorrow. But this one… Boogie, soul and funky old school swing at it’s finest. It’s truly one of those […]

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