Learn to Play Piano Right Now with Lessons from a Pro!
Have you ever wanted to play piano for yourself or your family? Now you can with pianist, author and Emmy® Award-winning host Scott “The Piano Guy” Houston’s Play Piano in a FLASH! This 4-DVD set includes everything you need to accomplish your dream!
Stop dreaming about playing the piano and learn now! Scott “The Piano Guy” Houston, the pianist, author and multiple Emmy® Award-winning host of the public television series, The Piano Guy, teaches you exactly what you need to know in this 4-DVD set so you can immediately start playing the music that you love on your own piano or keyboard.
- A simplified way to learn how to play piano
- Step-by-step video instruction with a teacher by your side
- Learn to play non-classical songs you love to listen to
- Fun and easy-to-learn techniques, mini-lessons, tips, tricks and secrets
- Blues, standards, rockabilly, kids tunes and more
- Eye-opening segments with incredible guest pianists
- Learn how to make your playing sound more professional
- Understand chords, slides, scales, melodies, roots, left-hand patterns and more
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Scott Houston, an experienced music professional with more than 27 years in the business, began showing public television viewers how to play piano in a flash in 2003.
DVD 1: PLAY PIANO IN A FLASH!(r)
Approx. 2 hours and 25 minutes
Get started playing your favorite songs with this engaging program seen by millions on public television. Includes bonus material not seen on TV before.
- Learn Scott Houston’s non-traditional approach
- Discover the way many professional musicians play—an easier and more enjoyable way to learn
- Find out how to play using the absolute minimum of note reading
DVD 2: MAX IMPACT IN MINIMUM TIME!
Approx. 2 hours
Jump-start your piano playing with more than 30 mini lessons with quick tips that will turn your new piano skills up a notch and get you sounding like a real pro!
- Segments 1-11: Learn melodies in octaves, slash chords, how to improve on black notes and more
- Segments 12-22: Learn to play by ear, a country slide lick, LH blues patterns, whole vs. half steps and more
- Segments 23-33: Learn rolling chords, pedal tone, how to play a cool stylistic ending and more
DVD 3: TIPS, CHEAP TRICKS & PROFESSIONAL SECRETS: VOL. 1
Approx. 2 hours and 10 minutes
Scott Houston will teach you to improvise, read sheet music, build chords and much more with tips from the pros.
- Find out how to interpret lead sheets and use the Blues Scale to improvise
- Use the root, 5th and 10th as a left-hand pattern, build chords from scratch, play a melody in octaves and more
- Learn to play Yesterday, As Time Goes By, Amazing Grace, and The Rose
- Get tips from professional pianists Dave Powers, Jack Widner, Arnett Howard, Bradley Sowach, Happy Chichester and Mary Daniels
DVD 3: TIPS, CHEAP TRICKS & PROFESSIONAL SECRETS: VOL. 2
Approx. 2 hours and 5 minutes
Learn Scott Houston’s favorite easy techniques for taking your piano playing to the next level.
- Start playing kid tunes, rolling chords, blues and rockabilly songs
- Find out how to play endings, read lead sheets, use chord inversions and more
- Learn to play Moon River, Bye Bye Blackbird and The Christmas Song
- Get tips from professional pianists Bradley Sowash, Jack Widner, Casey McKeown, Arnett Howard and Dave Powers