'Watermelon Man' by Herbie Hancock
This course is a deep-dive into Watermelon Man using the unique teaching method I've developed over 25 years as a professional educator and performer. This is the exact method I use in my classes, workshops and ensembles which has helped thousands of students to master jazz and blues piano, with many going on to have successful careers as professional jazz musicians.
There are 20 individual steps in this course where I show you exactly what to play using video lessons with downloadable PDF cheat sheets. The lessons are written out note-for-note. Everything in the videos is provided to you as downloadable sheet music and you learn how to play Watermelon Man for solo piano and also how to play it with an ensemble.
Please note that a basic competence of grade 3, or intermediate level, piano is required to get the most out of this course.
This course includes some of the ‘secrets’ I really wish I had at the beginning of my own blues and jazz journey! We also cover some very cool licks and riffs, together with lessons teaching you how to use them.
I can’t wait to get started teaching you this method of learning blues and jazz piano which follows a clear and structured path. I've seen it work for thousands of my students worldwide and thanks to the Internet I can now reach thousands more students with these awesome in-depth video lessons and pdfs to help you achieve your dream of playing blues and jazz piano!
Have you struggled to learn blues and jazz piano? Do you want to play blues piano but don't know where to start? I'm here to help you. Have you been told that you can't learn blues, that you either have it in your bones or you don't? I am here to tell you that you CAN learn blues piano. I know because I did it!