Learn Swing Standards on Piano with Tom Seals

with Tom Seals

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Intermediate 23 lessons (1h 39m) Sheet music included Mobile, Tablet + Desktop

Learn two classic swing standards on the piano with rising star on the British blues scene – Tom Seals.

Known for his virtuoso solo-ing and excellent improvisations, Tom regularly shares the stage with the likes of Jools Holland and Gregory Porter, and also hosts his own music show on Sky TV.

In this course, filmed at the world renowned Pizza Express Dean St Jazz Club in London, you will learn:

  • The characteristics and origins of swing music
  • How to play two popular standards: Jumpin' At The Woodside and Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  • A step-by-step breakdown of each section, hand by hand
  • Play the left hand parts with Tom's right hand and vice-versa
  • Ideas for improvisation and embellishment
  • Advice on how to approach soloing and how to build your confidence 

Included in the course is interactive sheet music synched with Tom's performances which you can play along with, slow down and loop until you know exactly how to play these pieces.

However, if you don't read music, this course is also suitable for you as you can see exactly what Tom is playing from the multi-camera angles.

Try this fantastic course today, or browse our other online piano courses.