Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Melodic Patterns – Gary Moore Lick From “Key To Love”

Blues Guitar Unleashed Blog It would be REALLY hard to learn all of the individual notes in a lick like this one from Gary Moore in his tune, “Key To Love”… However, if you know the pentatonic scale pattern, and you understand the melodic pattern, and you have it under your fingers… You’ll quickly see … Continue reading Melodic Patterns – Gary Moore Lick From “Key To Love”

Auditory vs visual learning: music requires both!

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Most people will identify as an auditory or visual learner. Occasionally, an individual is well balanced in both fields, but most people can relate to either learning primarily with their eyes or with their ears. This is a fascinating world to extend to and explore with learning … Continue reading Auditory vs visual learning: music requires both!

How to gauge your piano skill level

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Learning to identify your individual piano skill level can be a difficult task. There are many organizations providing classification, method books and manuals that are progressively graded, and of course, peers in the musical world that are more or less advanced than your piano playing level. If … Continue reading How to gauge your piano skill level

Bass clef notes: how to easily read notes for the left hand on piano?

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Have you ever looked at a piece of piano music and noticed that it is split into two parts? These two parts show the treble clef and bass clef. Together these clefs describe which notes to play in which hands. Most beginners learn to read the treble … Continue reading Bass clef notes: how to easily read notes for the left hand on piano?

Simple strategies to improve your rhythm as a pianist

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips A strong rhythm feel is one of the most important skills you can develop as a pianist. Fortunately, there are hundreds of piano rhythm exercises you can use to develop and improve your rhythm. All it takes is a little dedicated and consistent effort and you can … Continue reading Simple strategies to improve your rhythm as a pianist