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FDP Forum / Rock-it 88's - Keyboard Forum / Online resources? (boogie woogie/blues/rock ala Jerry Lee for beginners)

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Sep 28th, 2009 07:22 AM   Edit   Profile  

Hello just wondering if anyone has any beginner- oriented online resources regarding the above styles.

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Colorado Front Range

Oct 5th, 2009 01:40 PM   Edit   Profile  

I just went to YouTube and typed in jerry lee lewis piano lessons, and there are a number of videos there. One link is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAURceD7Xsc
The company, Homespun Tapes, which has a website, has good DVDs with beginners lessons in rock and roll and blues, including one with good JLL riffs.
Good luck

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Oct 5th, 2009 01:43 PM   Edit   Profile  

thanks Old!

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I got plenty of nuthin'
Oct 23rd, 2009 02:41 PM   Edit   Profile  

There are several transcriptions available of boogie-woogie. One that comes to mind is "Bumble Boogie" - which I first learned as a 12 year old. The principles are the same for most styles. The left hand usually spans octaves and moves up and down the triad or works a standard pattern across a lesser range, again based on broken chords. The right hand for Jerry-Lee Lewis style is usually chords every eighth note throughout the 4/4 bar.

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Dec 4th, 2009 02:24 PM   Edit   Profile  

i am coming along with the help of the youtube stuff. slowly but surely. oh so slowly. very slowly.

did i mention slowly?

oh well it'd take me many lifetimes to get anywhere completely on my own.

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Toronto, Canada

Jan 28th, 2010 09:15 PM   Edit   Profile  

Have a look David Bennett Cohen's tapes from Homespun. He also books covering the same lesson. It's good stuff.

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