You don’t have to know how to read music like a pro to play the piano like a pro. In fact, some of the greatest pop and rock players of our day do not know how to read music. Some of the greatest piano players and musicians couldn’t read music! That didn’t stop them and it should not stop you. It is a good thing to learn to read music, but don’t wait to play great music until you can read music. Let me show you some insider tricks for playing piano and sounding great without reading traditional music.
Chords and Bass:
- Play the block chord in the right hand and the bass notes in the left hand.
Chord and Melody:
- Play the chords in the left hand and the melody of the song with the right hand.