Paddy explains that with the tunes he teaches he's trying to show you how New Orleans piano works - how you get to its spirit - rather than exactly how you play the notes. He's starting with Junco Partner, a tune that orginated in the Angola jail and which has had numerous classic recordings by the likes of Dr John and James Booker.
About the instructor
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... read more