Happy – Pharrell Williams.

Happy piano

This one is all about the good fortune, smiles, laughter, joy and super-exciting new Pop-Piano skills to be learnt along with it.

You all know this mega-hit that makes your booty shake like there is no tomorrow and as most of you indicated you’d like to know how to play it too, so here it is, tutorialized all for you: ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams.

Coincidentally (or is it?) it turned out to be an awesome lesson that’s a great exercise for practicing and developing your left hand bass line skills, whilst grabbing a few extension chords (Fm7? C#maj7?) with the right hand. Since you don’t have to focus on patterns there (chords are just laid down) you can really bite into those basses.

Turned out to be quite a cool piano riff altogether, so have fun playing it!

Any questions / remarks? Please don’t hesitate to leave a comment.

Cheers, Coen

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About Coen


Hi! I'm Coen. I love to play the piano, sing, write, stay fit, eat, be healthy, take unconventional approaches and chances in both life and business and teach others how to do the same.


  1. Hey Coen! What a great site and a great vision you have here! Keep up the good work and keep doing what you love!

  2. WOW! Your piano tutorials are amazing. Now my friends are jealous!!!

  3. Nice Work!!!!!

  4. You rock man ! Or you funk I should say! Great ! Keep sharing ! Thanks !

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