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Learning to jam

Keyboard players: A jam session might be in the cards for me soon. What is the best way for me to pick up a bit of basic skill on a synthesizer/piano? [more inside]
posted by crapmatic on Dec 14, 2011 - 11 answers

How to productively spend practice time?

What's the most productive way to spend 45 minutes of daily practice time for the piano/keyboard? [more inside]
posted by gacxllr9 on Jun 29, 2010 - 5 answers

SWM seeks casual encounters with Piano - you must host!

Where in Portland, OR might I go to practice piano...for free/cheap?? [more inside]
posted by Lutoslawski on Nov 4, 2009 - 9 answers

What would you focus piano practice on if you could do it all again?

You play the piano fairly well, you've had lessons, you enjoy it and when I tell you that I'm learning the piano you tell me that looking back on all the years of lessons and practice, the one thing that helped you the most of all was ________, and the thing that you felt was a biggest waste of your time was ________. [more inside]
posted by HopStopDon'tShop on Aug 27, 2009 - 19 answers

Where can I practice piano in DC/NoVA?

Is there anywhere in the DC area I, being relatively broke, could practice on a real piano? [more inside]
posted by phrontist on Aug 21, 2009 - 7 answers

I want to rekindle the love of music!

I liked piano at first, but under the stress of preparing a huge portfolio for college, it's quickly replaced by resentment and boredom. More inside. [more inside]
posted by Yasuo on Aug 2, 2009 - 7 answers

Would it work to RE-learn Piano AND learn Violin?

Given that I have a somewhat substantial history playing the piano, how difficult would it be to take up lessons for the piano again after years out of practice AND start, for the first time, lessons on the Violin? How beneficial would such "cross training" be? How difficult would it be to find a teacher who could guide me on such a hybrid path? Other Thoughts? [more inside]
posted by DetonatedManiac on Apr 8, 2008 - 5 answers

Re-learning Piano without dying of Frustration

I'm re-teaching myself piano and need suggestions for drills, scales and other practice material. [more inside]
posted by ninazer0 on Feb 15, 2007 - 12 answers

Tickling the ivories is much harder with my left hand than my right

How can I make my left hand stronger and more limber for piano? [more inside]
posted by baltimore on Aug 20, 2006 - 17 answers

Getting the right mindset for music performance

Music Practice: I recall someone describing to me a book that describes how to get into the proper mindset for practicing your instrument, and discusses the psychology of performing, stage fright, and how to achieve the right mindset before a performance. The person who described it said it had helped them greatly in practice and performance. This may not be enough to nail down the specific book, but does anyone have a book or method that has helped them with these things? [more inside]
posted by agropyron on Jan 31, 2005 - 7 answers

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