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Play Authentic Rock 'n' Roll Piano

with Paddy Milner

Get a masterclass in Rock 'n' Roll style piano from one of the finest roots & blues pianists currently on the scene.

“I love it…there’s a guy who can really play the piano” Dave Brubeck

Instrument Piano

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Level
intermediate
Course Length
25 lessons · 81m 59s

Paddy Milner is one of the world's leading rock and blues piano players. Following years with the late great Jack Bruce, he's now the keyboard player for Sir Tom Jones and has won Best Keyboard Player at the British Blues awards multiple times.

"…there’s a guy who can really play the piano” Dave Brubeck

In this course, Paddy takes an in-depth look at Rock 'n' Roll style piano playing. Paddy draws upon his extensive playing experience and research to breakdown the musical language characteristic of Rock 'n' Roll legends like Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnnie Johnson.

You'll learn how to play 3 classic Jerry Lee tunes with authenticity and attitude:

  • Great Balls Of Fire

  • Whole Lot of Shakin'

  • and Wine Spoe-Dee-O-Dee

As well as teaching you style, Paddy provides plenty of encouragement for you to come up with your own ideas within Rock 'n' Roll.

The course is the real deal so kick away that stool and join Paddy in over 2 and a half hours of piano-burnin' Rock 'n' Roll.
A must for anyone serious about Rock 'n' Roll piano.


Lesson Plan

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Intro to Rock 'n' Roll Piano

Paddy's Rock 'n' Roll piano basics




How to play the ending

Expanding on Jerry Lee's ideas

Expanding Jerry Lee s solo ideas

Using crushed notes



Second solo section & turnaround

Variations on pinetop smith lick and glissandi

Variations on second solo buildup

Paddy performs the tune

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Paddy Milner

Paddy Milner is not only recognised as one of the leading blues piano players in the world (he is currently keyboard player of choice for Sir Tom Jones , following several years with the late great Jack Bruce), but also as a superb original songwriter and distinctive singer. Just read the praise from the likes of Dave Brubeck! His playing was featured on the soundtrack for the hit 2019 film 'Rocketman'.
 
He has twice won the award for Best Keyboard Player in the British Blues Awards.
He holds a long standing residency as founder member of the Ronnie Scott's Blues Explosion at the world renowned Ronnie Scott's club.
 
His current group LONDONOLA plays homegrown British music with a strong dose of New Orleans spirit, and his collaborative group JAWBONE goes from strength to strength after the release of their self-titled debut album.

  • “I love it…there’s a guy who can really play the piano” Dave Brubeck
  • “I highly recommend it. Somehow things start to feel much better!” Jack Bruce
  • “The best blues piano player in Europe…” Blues Access, USA
  • “Impressive & original” The Times
  • “Dazzling” The Independent
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