Synopses & Reviews
??? Ever wish you could sit down at a piano and just play a tune?
??? Have you taken lessons at some point in your life, but can???t play a thing?
??? Are you sick and tired of dusting, not playing, that big hunk of furniture in your living room?
??? Have you bought an electronic keyboard that quickly found its way to your closet shelf?
??? Don???t you wish you could play some carols for the family around the holidays?
??? Do you think you???re just too busy or old (or both ) to take the time needed to learn piano?
??? Would you like to be able to play some of the music you hear at church?
??? Have you always wanted to play piano, but couldn???t read a bit of music notation? If you answered ???yes??? to any of these questions, then this book is for you.& nbsp; For less than the cost of one private piano lesson, Play Piano in a Flash provides readers with years of musical enjoyment. Best of all, the tour guide for this adventure, Scott Houston, forces readers to have fun along the way & nbsp; Is this book going to prepare readers for a career as a concert pianist?& nbsp; Absolutely not.& nbsp; However, if they simply want to play some piano for the simple goal of enjoying themselves, Houston will provide the basics they???ll need to start down the path towards what most people think is an unreachable dream ??? learning to play piano
As seen on public television stations nationwide, a revolutionary new approach to playing non-classical music on the piano. Have you ever wished you could play the piano Well, now you can! Scott "The Piano Guy" Houston teaches you to play the way the pros play, in a style enormously simpler than traditional classical piano and with an absolute minimum of note-reading. By focusing on playing the melody with the right hand (one note at a time) and simple chords with the left hand, Houston gives you the tools you need for a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Best of all, your tour guide to this adventure forces you to have fun along the way!
As seen on public television stations nationwide, "The Piano Guy" presents a revolutionary approach to playing non-classical music on the piano. Illustrations throughout.
Teaches readers to play the piano the way the professionals do.
About the Author
Scott "The Piano Guy" Houston's background combines a degree from Indiana University with over fifteen years of experience in the music industry. From teaching to playing professionally to managing a music publishing company, he has been a part of many aspects of the music world. Realizing that most students do not aspire to become concert pianists, but rather want to enjoy being able to sit down at a keyboard and play their favorite music, he has taught thousands of students successfully at universities and colleges nationwide.