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Get instant access to over 1,300 in-depth HD Piano Lessons for all playing levels, with new lessons added each month. Browse by music style and learning focus, so you can easily find what you’re looking for.

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We provide over 450 Smart Sheet Music Pieces. This technology combines sheet music, video, and a light up keyboard to make reading music easier than ever.

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Download unlimited Lesson Sheet Music and get discounts on Premium Arrangements. You can also download unlimited backing tracks, practice logs, and course guides.

Weekly Q&A's

Join the live-streamed Office Hours with Jonny and other guest teachers each week to get answers to your burning questions.

Monthly Workshops

The monthly workshop lets you interact live with Jonny as you do a deep-dive lesson on a topic that you get to vote on. This is the masterclass of PWJ.

Weekly #PWJChallenges

Join in Jonny’s weekly #PWJChallenge, the most fun way to practice piano and share your progress with other members from around the world! All participants get recognized at the end of the month.

Amazing Community

Get virtual high-fives from our super supportive PWJ Member Group on Facebook and in our Private Community Forum. Share tips, ask questions, and get inspired every day.

Direct Feedback

If you want personal feedback on your playing, Jonny will review your video and give you a response in our monthly Student Review. In addition to the Q&A, Facebook group, and Forum, this is another way to get your questions answered.

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We provide quick and friendly customer support to make sure you only need to focus on one thing: playing piano and improving every day.

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Guided Learning Tracks

Remove the guesswork from improving at the piano

With our structured Learning Tracks, we guide you step-by-step to master the styles of music you want to learn.

Choose from these Learning Tracks:
  • Blues
  • Funk
  • Gospel
  • Jazz
  • Swing
  • Jazz Ballads
  • Latin Jazz
  • Ragtime
  • Stride
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Technique

Our dashboard with progress tracking keeps you focused and motivated while you learn at your own pace.

Smart Sheet Music

Learning made easy with modern Smart Sheet Music

Smart Sheet Music powered by Soundslice combines video, sheet music, and a light-up keyboard to help students learn interactively.

  • Hear the audio playback
  • Slow down the tempo
  • Loop sections for replay
  • Transpose the song to any Key

View all of Jonny’s Lesson Sheets, Public Domain, and Original arrangements through our Smart Sheet Music software.

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Supportive Community

Say Goodbye To Learning Piano Alone

If you want encouragement, accountability, and motivation from the best online piano community, look no further!

  • Join a passionate community of over 10,000 members
  • Hang out with Jonny & other members in our Monthly Q&A
  • Complete our Weekly #PWJChallenges and get recognized
  • Participate in Live Workshops, Student Collaborations, and Student Recitals

Get direct feedback to your top questions from Jonny, our Community Support Team and your fellow students in the Facebook Group and Community Forum.

Live Shows & Events

Each week we release new shows for student challenges, Q&A sessions, workshops and more!

Recent Shows
Monthly Update (May 2023)

In May, we released 7 new Courses, 4 Quick Tips, 11 Smart Sheets, 18 Backing Tracks, and more!

Office Hours (May 23)

Office Hours are an opportunity to get interactive feedback from a professional piano coach!

Office Hours (May 16)

Office Hours are an opportunity to get interactive feedback from a professional piano coach!

Next Live Event

Office Hours (June 6)

06/06/2023 10:30 am

A Passionate Online Community

Phillip Nässén
Phillip Nässén
18:25 12 May 23
The biggest reason I recommend Piano With Jonny is because they actually teach MUSIC. Learning songs is easy once you find your optimal learning strategies and then invest the hours. However, learning and teaching Music are completely different. There are so many aspects of Music that it takes a true pedagogue and master musician to transmit the essence and not only instruct techniques or how to play songs. Here are some of the things Piano with Jonny will give you:

- Skills and optimal technique
- Understanding of theory
- Innovation
- Playfulness
- Intuition
- Styles/feelings/moods

I took private piano lessons as a kid, studied music theory and singing at the university, learned lots of songs from sheet music or from friends. I’ve even tried several apps or YouTube videos, and I can honestly say that none of these means of learning has taught me music the way the teachers at Piano With Jonny have. I’ve improved my understanding of music more in the years on PWJ than in my whole life combined.

Their lessons, platform, and community are by far superior to anything I’ve come across. And I started as an advanced player. But when I got my friend to try the platform, and he was a complete beginner, he improved very quickly in just one year of daily practice. I was convinced that it wasn’t just my love for Jonny (and who doesn’t love him) that blinded me, but the fact that their product is designed very well.

I’m happy and learning every single time I use their service or connect with the community. What more could I ask for? Of course, it’s worth it, and that I recommend it.

In conclusion, Piano with Jonny is an excellent platform for anyone interested in learning piano or improving their musical skills. The team is made up of master musicians with a passion for teaching and a deep understanding of music theory. Their lessons, platform, and community are designed to cater to learners of all levels, from beginners to advanced players. Their innovative approach focuses on teaching the essence of music, not just techniques and songs. The learning experience is fun, intuitive, and playful, fostering creativity and intuition. Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced player, Piano with Jonny is definitely worth your time and investment.
Sharon Kathleen Johnson
Sharon Kathleen Johnson
00:42 05 Apr 23
As a church organist, stuck in the repetitive study of sheet-music, existing only to reproduce someone else's soundscape, l found fresh air and freedom learning how to improvise via Piano With Jonny, as well as learning about a plethora of modes, styles, and scales. More music theory, in fact, than l'd learned in twenty years of playing other people's arrangements by rote. l realize now l'd long been on auto-pilot as a pianist and, as Bill Evans warned, l wouldn't know the meaning of true passion unless l began creating my own music.
Ginger Street Taylor
Ginger Street Taylor
18:19 04 Apr 23
I have enjoyed being a part of the Piano with Jonny platform. I don't read music well at all, (I play by ear) and this platform works well for me because the lessons are broken down with both written music and visual keyboard instruction. For those who play by music, there is lots of theory if you want that. The platform also instructs easy play-by-ear and improv instruction for those who want to get better at those skills. The FB group provides great encouragement for all levels. Highly recommend.
Lindsey Kitsune
Lindsey Kitsune
07:19 18 Mar 23




Ms.Lindsey, Las Vegas live performer here to tell you about the Piano with Jonny experience and it’s excellent quality curriculum.

1. Attainable - After playing in childhood for over a decade, I have plenty more room to grow with this extensive university level curriculum. From bare basics to multi-level Jazz theory, this material is digestible for all levels!

2. Affordable - In University, I tapped out at the $500 an hour my Piano Teacher cost me, and my own teaching rates aren’t much better. You wanna know who doesn’t charge astronomically arrogant rates?
Jonny May.

3. Applaudable - The Facebook community has allowed me to build life long peers I regularly connect with off the page. I never thought I would be fans of my friends but the PWJ peer group has been an incredible surprise & support to my piano learning journey.

Though Jonny’s incredible good looks can be distracting during lessons & courses, I find his material nothing short of a miracle to musicians wishing to complete their dream in becoming “real” and “seen”.

- Ms. Lindsey
Unsponsored Unhinged Student & Class Clown
Darin Hvalec
Darin Hvalec
19:41 28 Feb 23
Piano with Jonny May is the best platform for all pianists. Those who are already and those who want to learn to play the piano. It is
an exceptional and supportive community. Excellent structered.
Gaye Tonkin Story
Gaye Tonkin Story
23:57 07 Feb 23
I am now in my third year of Piano with Jonny and I can highly recommend. Very well structured courses on all types of music styles from beginner to advanced. So pleased that I found and joined this platform, I have learnt so much and still learning!
Ivy Lee
Ivy Lee
07:34 07 Feb 23
Great platform. Well-structured and excellent balance between music theory and tune applications. A great variety of music style lessons available. It’s enlightening. I enjoyed it very much.
Chad Gulick
Chad Gulick
03:16 26 Jan 23
I am currently in my 4th year as a PWJ member. This journey started as part of an effort to pick up piano again after a 20+ year break and at the time I never would have imagined that I could advance to my current level! The traditional piano lessons of my youth had been classical oriented so I wanted to focus on some fun styles, such as pop, jazz and ragtime. I was immediately blown away by the amount of quality content that is available for members. There are hundreds of lessons, courses, quick tips, etc. that cover any genre you might be interested in learning and the course offerings are constantly expanding. Anyone from a complete beginner to a very advanced pianist will find plenty to learn from here! One of the best sources of motivation for me has been the PWJ member Facebook community. The ability to share progress videos and get positive feedback from other members gives me the confidence to know I'm on the right track, and all of the content posted by other PWJ members is a huge source of inspiration that keeps me pushing forward in my daily practice!
Alexandre Delmotte
Alexandre Delmotte
11:06 17 Dec 22
if you want to learn something about many music styles, anything you want is here.
Upcycle Piano Craft
Upcycle Piano Craft
15:26 28 Nov 22
I started the Piano with Jonny course earlier this year and although there's a huge amount of content, I appreciate the algorithm they've developed that creates a simple, tailored learning path. This is actually profound in terms of online learning and makes this online course a good one. The new practice log is also great, as is the facebook community. Both are good ways to stay encouraged. Overall, an awesome virtual piano experience!
Roberto Cesar Guimarães Silva
Roberto Cesar Guimarães Silva
19:05 22 Nov 22
Tornei-me membro da plataforma Piano With Jonny há menos de um mês e estou maravilhado com tudo. Os cursos são muito variados e entregam conteúdos extraordinários, com uma didática muito estimulante. Já estou sentindo a diferença na forma como eu tocava. Você pode fazer diversos cursos ao mesmo tempo, divididos em fundamentos, estilos e habilidades. Tudo é estruturado de maneira bem organizada. Além disso, tem atividades extras, como aulas para tirar dúvidas online, desafios, workshops, etc. E ainda tem uma comunidade muito acolhedora e encorajadora. A satisfação que a plataforma está oferecendo não tem preço. Recomendo muito.
Kat Rowan
Kat Rowan
21:11 17 Nov 22
I am very happy with my PWJ membership. It gives me structure with the Learning Tracks, and inspiration from other students. Great teachers, great courses, great community!
Anja Angeli
Anja Angeli
10:00 05 Nov 22
I can highly recommend "Piano with Jonny" though there is way too much input for me that I can handle ☺️(but I might not be the only one with this "problem"...). I pick whatever suits me and especially love the FB community which encourages me to post my progress and also gives me ideas on what to play.
Andressa Chinzarian Miguel
Andressa Chinzarian Miguel
20:41 03 Nov 22
🎵 I just started the PWJ course two weeks ago and I am delighted with the materials and the level of the teachers. All of them are excellent musicians and music educators. The lessons are very fun and easy to learn. You can put everything into practice step by step. Some courses I had taken in the past took a long time to get straight to the point, and I just didn't know how to improvise some music because. Frequently it wasn't something built up over the lessons as PWJ does. This course really gives you the tools to improvise and create your own melodies. Moreover, the community is so fun and warm! I just love seeing so many videos from my colleagues from diverse levels! I highly recommend!🎵
Kiss Krisztián
Kiss Krisztián
17:49 11 Oct 22
A very good site, diverse and very inspiring. Jonny, Yannick and John are excellent teachers, and Daine's suggestions are especially helpful for me. I'm starting to understand a lot of things, ex. bebop, swing, bossa nova, thanks for those! 🙏🎹
Sean Nicoll
Sean Nicoll
13:46 29 Sep 22
I am working through the beginner lessons with my son ,Zac, who is 11 . I found that some teachers adopt a very basic approach when teaching beginners or young students especially - Jonny doesn't hold back ! His lessons are challenging but very rewarding - he teaches everything you need to know to advance quickly ! Zac is buzzing to be able to really play piano rather than just a few simple exercises. We can't wait to progress and PWJ is a one stop shop in terms of the content he has from beginner to advanced so we expect to be with you guys for the long haul! They also mix it up different teachers for some courses - and the FB group is very active which makes it a great source of inspiration and support. All in All - Great Value!
Geoffroy Peet
Geoffroy Peet
14:57 20 Sep 22
I joined PWJ last winter. As other said, the content of the lecture (mostly jazz for me) is excellent and the pedagogy of the teachers excellent. But more than that, I want to insist on the most important when you learn an instrument: keeping motivated. And here, PWJ without a doubt stand out from its competitors. Everything is done on PWJ so that you keep motivated: aside from the normal teaching program (organized by level-1/2/3), you receive invitation to join challenges, weekly quick-tip and live Q&A session. Before joining PWJ, sometimes I didn't know what to work on at the piano and get demotivated. Now I’m super-motivated every day !
Heidi Elizabeth Mary White
Heidi Elizabeth Mary White
12:29 19 Sep 22
PWJ has something for everyone whether you’re a complete beginner or advanced. I found myself stuck at a late beginner/intermediate level and since I found PWJ, I can now see I’m improving and getting past where I’ve been stuck. I’ve even come to find that I’m super interested in jazz ballad, whereas before I had no idea where I wanted to take my piano playing. PWJ’s lessons are clear and concise and fun to learn. i’m really enjoying my time since I started and would definitely recommend.
Peter Shaw
Peter Shaw
17:57 15 Sep 22
I joined PWJ a year ago and I love it! Jonny is an unbelievably good teacher, he has such enthusiasm for everything, every video I watch makes me want to jump over to the piano and give it a try! All the other teachers are really good too.

The community is such a warm and welcoming place, I've gotten such supportive and positive comments on the videos of me playing that I've posted, it really gives me motivation to continue. At first I was pretty shy about recording and posting a video, but it is actually great preparation for playing live in public. Plus it is great to follow the other students and see what they are up to.

I've been enjoying the course progression focusing on the Blues and Jazz Ballad learning tracks but I have also really enjoyed starting at the very beginning basic material and working through things methodically. I'm amazed how Jonny makes even the most beginning to the most advanced topics seem very approachable and understandable.

I can't recommend this program enough - come and join the fun!
Jason Chong
Jason Chong
05:40 30 Aug 22
So far, I really enjoyed learning how to play different genres like jazz, bossa nova, and blues from PWJ. There's other genres I still haven't tried yet. Jonny is a great teacher and it's crazy how many videos he has made. The website is very well-designed, making it easy to browse the content in different ways. The videos have chapters so it's easy to find specific parts. A lot of courses also have backing tracks.

The community is very active and probably the most positive community I've seen on Facebook. There's people of all skill levels and a lot of people post videos of their progress. It's really interesting to hear how different people approach similar content, especially the monthly challenges. The user-uploaded videos were also a great way to discover new things to learn next on PWJ.
09:25 17 Aug 22
When I, the life-long classical music lover, joined PWJ a month ago, I expected mainly to get new insights in jazz, pop and related genres. These I found, PWJ has a multitude of fab learning material on these topics. But there is so much more, from a comprehensive package of interactive music theory lessons for all levels, to practical comments on playing technique and ergonomics, and all in between, you name it.
What I couldn‘t expect at all, is the teachers’ didactic skills, and clever use of video and live communications, which facilitates learning and makes me feel that I am not alone. The togetherness is further increased in the friendly social media group of PWJ members where we can share our music, get/receive peer support and enjoy the playing of other fellow students.
Huimin Ho
Huimin Ho
03:25 17 Aug 22
I have been in this community for more than 4 months. There are tons to learn here, very interesting and detailed and step by step. Jonny kind has a magic power to teach😄, very clear and useful. No matter what level you are now, I strongly recommend PWJ. Just join us!
Eddie Lou Jones
Eddie Lou Jones
10:43 13 Aug 22
I am blown away by the quality of the instruction at Piano With Jonny. It's presented in a very well thought out manner and I am totally serious when I say I am having so much fun learning I look forward to my practice! And the icing on the cake is the really nice community of folks that are members. I am very happy that I joined and intend to be a member for a long time!
LeRoy Wood III
LeRoy Wood III
18:44 10 Aug 22
I've got a background in music, I graduated from college with majors in Theatre and Music, then was accepting into and graduated from a conservatory in Manhattan, and taught music at a university for several years.
The last couple of years physical and neurological complications have robbed me of much that I'd learned, and achieved. I spent time struggling with the standard beginning piano books, eager to claw back skills I'd won from years of study and practice. Honestly, it was frustrating. If I ever have to play "Hot Cross Buns" again, I'll probably scream in angst. I was so bored, and irritated.
Piano with Jonny (PWJ) is an excellent community for learning, advice, and encouragement. The courses are laid out logically, at appropriate levels for success, and self-contained. A beginner course in a key will, for example, take you through the scales, diatonic chords, and popular chord progressions to get your brain and fingers rooted in the new key, then slowly introduce a performance piece, one element at a time. You'll start by playing the melody, then chords, then you'll put them together. After this achievement, you'll work on chord inversions and different accompaniment styles. All of this is bolstered with well paced videos, demonstrating each piece, a pdf for solo study, and a backing track to keep practice interesting.
Added bonus? All of the arrangements are interesting, fun, and within reach. The mind-boggling amount of content, across every level of skill, is staggering. You'll learn keys, scales, chords, ear training, improvisation, and more.
I haven't been able to regain everything I've lost, yet, but PWJ keeps me encouraged, learning, and working. That's a recipe for continued success.
Finally, the community and support team are responsive, respectful, friendly, and encouraging. No matter where you are in your journey, you'll find musicians and other students who are willing to help, guide, and walk with you as you continue to work toward your goals.
I highly recommend you give Piano with Jonny a try. It's not magic, it still takes work, and focus, and drive, but I don't think you're going to find another team and community that is as dedicated and knowledgeable to walk with you.
David Lin
David Lin
11:29 16 Jul 22
I really appreciate being a part of the Piano With Jonny community. Not just having the vast amount of excellent learning content, but the extremely inclusive and accepting community of fellow pianists of all skill levels. Their constant encouragement and support really makes a difference in helping to keep me motivated towards achieving my goals. ☺️
Steve Stone
Steve Stone
17:58 14 Jul 22
I have a relatively common situation among members of PWJ in that I played a lot as a youngster, even have a music degree and play other instruments. I was then distracted with life and career for about 30 years before wanting to improve as a musician again. Many others in this community played when younger, then stopped or slowed down their learning and improvement. PWJ and the community was a great way to get back in the saddle again! I didn’t sign up as a beginner, nor am I a pro, though I did play professionally a bit many moons ago. Once you stop, rust sets in; just ask the tin man! 😁

Jonny is an excellent player and teacher who breaks things down well for both beginning and advanced players! While I think this has been said by others, the site is very well put together, quite comprehensive and will not bore you! I’m often amazed how fast some of the community members progress! Lastly, speaking of the community, most levels of playing are represented and everyone is very encouraging and quick to help answer the many questions that arise when learning piano or the music theory needed for any instrument! If you want to learn piano, and practice along, you can’t go wrong!

BTW, I have not been compensated in any way for this review; though it may sound like I must have been paid! 😆
Michele Milano
Michele Milano
20:50 13 Jul 22
This is an outstanding platform for every level of piano! I am a retired music teacher and have researched various other sites: Nothing: No WHERE compares with what you get here with Piano With Jonny. Jonny and his other teachers are excellent: The course material is linear and builds by easily understood steps. There is a wealth of info in every lesson. I highly recommend Piano With Jonny! You will not be disappointed-- but Amazed!
Tommy C
Tommy C
16:04 03 Jul 22
This is a great platform for any level student. Being self-taught I signed up to learn some basic blues style to use with my band. I did not expect to be able to learn jazz, but because of the way the courses tie everything together I now have a firm grasp on chord theory and am able to play in many styles. I have progressed in 2 years to a level I did not think I would be able to achieve this late in life. I continue to improve and would recommend this to anyone. It also is a fantastic gift that can last a lifetime.
Money back guarantee-nothing to lose.
Allyson Harp Meacham
Allyson Harp Meacham
14:30 02 Jul 22
I have learned so much from Piano With Jonny and I highly recommend his lessons. You can learn anything from beginner to advanced. The membership is the best money I have ever spent for music lessons.
Alexander Duque
Alexander Duque
04:21 10 Jun 22
I really love the method of teaching from Jonny. I have learn so much and can't wait to keep learning. I recommend 'Piano With Jonny' because the lessons are easy to follow and fun. I have found everything that I was looking for in this course. Thank you Jonny for helping me grow as a piano player!
Milad Mohsenian
Milad Mohsenian
20:34 01 Jun 22
The best thing about PWJ is that there are many piano
courses on the website, and you don't miss anything
Music Theory, Technique, Harmony, Improvisation, etc.
And all the exercises are very practical and fun to play!
I'm never bored with PWJ!
I've learned a lot of chord progressions and songs in
different styles and understood music better!
PWJ helped me to overcome many piano challenges! And in a word, I've improved my career and music life as a pianist and piano teacher with PWJ!
It doesn't matter if you are a beginner student or a skilled pianist; with PWJ, you will experience a higher level of musicianship!😃
Lowingski Jasmin
Lowingski Jasmin
18:03 23 May 22
A few years ago, I couldn’t play a song on the piano. In 2020 I decided to join Piano with Jonny. Jonny and his team led me to an adventure, even when things get busy, I comeback to learn bit by bit. Now I am working on chord substitution. I sound more like a pianist. Piano with Jonny is recommended to anyone regardless of your playing skills, and work schedule.
Luc Steen
Luc Steen
15:35 14 May 22
3 years ago i got mails from Piano with Jonny . All short lessons like 1min quick tip and so on. I try that and it was working for me. I see later a big offer on the site and Bam i joined. I have not complained for a minute. So many talented students thats courage me to try and try and with results. A lot of genres can be found on the site. To make it short. Anything you can think of for piano. Jonny Yannick and Katie are anwsome as teachers. Thanks a lot gang 🎼🎼🎼
Emily Yurcheshen
Emily Yurcheshen
14:16 21 Apr 22
PWJ is freeing me to become the piano player I’ve dreamed of being. First off, Jonny is not only an amazing performer, but an incredibly inspiring educator who makes learning jazz piano FUN!! With a step-by-step approach to support even the most beginning players and an encouraging online community, you will blossom in your piano playing and develop confidence to to express your jazzy self!
Anouk Thomas
Anouk Thomas
22:54 11 Apr 22
I got to know PWJ on youtube, and I fall in love with it’s dynamism, the simple way to explain the piano! it’s light and joyful to learn, And it should be…we are playing piano to have some pleasure.
In a 1 1/2 year I’ve learned Fly me to the moon in a swing style! 😃 I had a little base when I started with PWJ

I’m learning different style, digestable theory, so when I’m tapping on the piano now, it’s much more in harmony then it was 😊It’s a great beginning to improvise 😃
It has brought me confidence, it brings me focus on my every day life.

The course are in little pieces, and little pieces by little pieces…you just grow. Just be curious ☺
The community is always there to cheer you up and give constructive advice.

It’s a warm place to be! I highly recommand PWJ 💃🎹🎶
Harry Garland
Harry Garland
22:34 11 Apr 22
"Piano With Jonny" is an amazingly supportive Facebook Group for piano and keyboard students - like me! In a classroom setting we all learn from the teachers, of course, but we also learn from our fellow students. This Facebook Group allows piano and keyboard enthusiasts at all levels to learn from each other and enjoy celebrating our individual achievements with others on the same journey.
Joey Aliotta
Joey Aliotta
21:11 11 Apr 22
Piano With Jonny has been awesome. I took piano lessons and played a little jazz growing up, but hadn’t played much piano in recent years due to college and working. PWJ was exactly what I was looking for to get back into music. PWJ does a great job covering a wide range of topics such as improv, song arranging, theory and more. I really love all the lessons and quick tips on scale connecting exercises and improv drills. Jonny provides practical tips that will help make your soloing sound better right away. I recommend Piano With Jonny for anyone looking to learn piano, or get back into it!
Dave Punke
Dave Punke
22:37 21 Mar 22
I signed up for PWJ almost a year ago and have been glad I did. I had some early classical training and have played piano pretty much all my life and I can do pretty well if I have a score, but I never figured out how to memorize, play by ear, improvise or understand all that jazz. PWJ has lots of really good lessons on that stuff for all skill levels, and I think it's helped me advance from pre-school to maybe 2nd grade already. When I have a hankering for a score there's some cool arrangements there too. Feedback from the group helps motivate me. Sometimes I have to remember that life isn't all about playing piano.
Karen Balderston Rigdon
Karen Balderston Rigdon
21:45 14 Mar 22
Do you want to learn to improvise and play awesome blues, jazz, gospel, rock, pop and more? Piano with Jonny is the most comprehensive online program out there for all levels, even total beginners to advanced players. One thing I highly appreciate is that all lessons are explained in detail and demonstrated at a speed that you can follow. There are thousands of lessons and play along backing tracks and new lessons are added every month. I’m learning so much and you can too! 🎶
Jay Snyder
Jay Snyder
07:51 01 Mar 22
I'm using some other online piano instruction platforms, but the community here on the PWJ Facebook page is very supportive.

I posted a video a few weeks ago, & just uploaded one tonight. The feedback from other members is wonderful! Very encouraging and supportive.

This FB community along with the great instruction from Jonny and the crew makes me want to strive to achieve my piano goals. 👍
Ruth Bolton
Ruth Bolton
14:40 03 Feb 22
Piano with Jonny started as a great focus to improve improvisation during lockdown - but now I’m hooked! Some weeks I have more practice time than others but am trying to do all the monthly challenges however busy life is. Some great programmes to improve chord and improvisation knowledge and practice too - only wish I had more time.
Emery DeWitt
Emery DeWitt
19:55 17 Jan 22
I'm glad I found Piano With Jonny! As a long-time classical musician (but NOT a good pianist) I decided in retirement to tackle jazz piano as a way to learn something new, and to push myself to become a better pianist. The lessons, the monthly challenges, and the camaraderie in the community are just great - I'm enjoying it so much! Jonny May, Yannick Lambrecht and John Proulx are calm and patient teachers, encouraging and clear. I am finding that posting my progress gives me much appreciated support from my fellow members, and also pushes me to practice longer and harder than I would on my own. Give it a try!
VeroniquE RouX
VeroniquE RouX
09:03 05 Jan 22
I'm very happy to have discovered Jonny via Youtube and have been watching a few of his Quick Tip videos. I like how Jonny makes it easy for us to learn the different genre of music and also gives us a framework to encourage us to make music! He inspires and motivates us via his teaching. The community at the PWJ Facebook group is awesome, encouraging and motivating. Having like minded individual together on my Piano learning journey is so much more fun! Signing up with PWJ is the best investment I made for my piano music study! I recommend anyone who is interested to try it out!
MC Anastasia
MC Anastasia
07:31 05 Jan 22
I took eight years of piano lessons as a kid - I’m now 67 years old - and never really learned the theory. I discovered I am not alone among classically trained pianists. We can read the notes, why bother with the rest? Well, because if you want to get off the written page you have to learn your chords, etc. Piano with Jonny has every type of lesson you could possibly want, starting with the basics. His videos are so enjoyable - he’s just a nice guy! - and the support staff is as well. There are live classes where you can ask questions and so much more. I am having so much fun and am delighted when I can produce a pretty song without looking at sheet music. The Facebook group PWJ Members is a wonderful place and I feel as if I have made friends all over the country and the world. We laugh at our mistakes, congratulate our successes and just in general enjoy playing piano like never before. I highly recommend it!
Dan Molnar
Dan Molnar
23:05 14 Dec 21
I am starting my second year with PWJ. This community has helped me reconnect with my piano and inspires to challeng3 myself and improve my playing. There is so much material and different tracks to take that it is hard to get stuck. I enjoy sharing my progress with the community. Everyone is so supportive too. Definitely worth the annual fee.
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Steve Justino
Steve Justino
15:30 29 Nov 21
When I started #pianowithjonny about 8 months ago, I was an “almost-beginner beginner.” I had 6 months of piano lessons when I was 10 years old, and hated every minute it! That was 52 years ago!

I took the PWJ "Intro to Keyboards" courses, and then I did the "12 Bar Blues" Challenge. Now, I am 4 lessons into the 14 lesson-long "Autumn Leaves" course and I am loving it! I am learning, and using, exciting Jazz techniques - like "Chord Shells" and "Guide Tones" in my left hand, and "slides, turns and runs" in the melody in my right hand! Jonny is walking us through the song, building on what we have already learned, adding a new, jazzy, element with each lesson. He explains what he is doing in clear, understandable language, and, just as importantly, he demonstrates it - chord by chord, note by note – so that we can play it along with him!

The fact that I have learned to say all of that . . . let alone do it . . . in less than 8 months amazes me!

Don't get me wrong, you gotta put in the work. I try to practice at least an hour a day, most days. But Jonny is a great teacher. And, the tools at the website – including very cool jazz backing tracks (at various tempos for each lesson) and the very supportive #PianoWithJonny Facebook page (where you can post progress videos for other PWJ see to see, and applaud), makes practicing fun, and rewarding.

For me, the PWJ method is a great way to learn. I highly recommend it. A year ago, I would have described myself as a guy who really loved Jazz, but who had no natural musical talent. Today, I think of myself as a guy who is learning to play jazz piano . . . and that's pretty cool!

Thanks, Jonny!
Melanio Reyes
Melanio Reyes
04:35 25 Nov 21
What can I say? This is a great resource for learning piano, especially blues, pop, rock, and other improvisatory styles. If you ever wonder how to read and interpret and lead sheet or use a fakebook, Jonny helps demystify the learning process. I think if you’re on the fence on joining, I would say just do it.
Carmen Logan
Carmen Logan
18:44 12 Oct 21
I am so pleased to have joined PWJ. All the lessons are great and Jonny explains everything so clearly and easy to understand. If you are looking for a place to learn, PwJ is definitely the place to join and the community is always so motivating and helpful. Also, the technical support clarifies all your questions in a fast and efficient way. Thanks all of you in the PWJ platform. Your are all so helpful and I have learnt so much so far….
Kim Winther
Kim Winther
12:15 12 Oct 21
I have played keyboard for more than 40 years and in the first 6 months with Piano With Jonny I have learned more than I ever dreamed of. My goal was to learn some contemporary piano accompaniment and now I find myself learning multiple types of styles. The lessons are so well structured from very basic to very advanced in styles such as latin, jazz, swing, blues just to name a few. It is pure gold in there.
Steven Hill
Steven Hill
12:47 07 Sep 21
The teaching is fantastic, providing understanding of the principles, but still making it achievable at different levels of difficulty. It is very motivating to practice and play using the PWJ lesson materials.
The lessons are just the start. There's also the video student assessments, live workshops, live Q and A, backing tracks for everything, smartsheets, quicktips, and live student recitals. The facebook group is the icing on the cake, with such a wonderful positive community of PWJ piano enthusiasts, supporting and helping each other.
Joseph Park
Joseph Park
18:15 31 Aug 21
Jonny is THE best Jazz piano teacher I've ever come across. I've taken private jazz lessons before but with his course, I can take those lessons over and over and over again since these are video lessons. Also he's incredibly talented musician. I'm very fortunate to have met him and thousands of passionate fellow students.
Michael Letzel
Michael Letzel
13:23 30 Aug 21
Ever since I wanted to learn an instrument, piano was my first choice. So I started with guitar (as it was much cheaper) and went on with accordion (as our folk band needed an accordion player and we already had to other guitar players)... ;-)
Then after reaching my midlife crisis, instead of buying a Harley Davidson like most real man do, I decided to buy a piano... ;-)
I tried an self-taught approach, which was not really consistent, I went to a teacher - but he didn´t teach me, what I wanted to learn.
So I tested some online ressources and eventually found Jonny and with him everything that was missing on my piano journey: There are the monthly challenges, which absolutely keep my motivated, there are tons of foundational courses where I can learn everything that´s needed to play the music I like. There are courses on different piano styles which allow me to choose a style that fits best at a given moment.

Most of all , with the teaching style of Jonny it feels like he´s sitting at your side and is willing to teach you everything he knows - no secrets!

And last, but not least I found an incredible community of likeminded people which are extremely supportive. Sometimes it even feels like family here at the PWJ-Community.

At Piano with Jonny my search found an end

Michael (from Germany)
Antone Damian Wader
Antone Damian Wader
16:27 23 Aug 21
I spent the last 18 months searching for a great online piano teacher, software, or system that was right for me. I tried many of them and none of them made the grade until Playing with Jonny came along. First, he hooked me with one of his YouTube videos. After further investigation into the members area I was blown away with the unbelievable tools, teaching , and training. Trust me after 18 months of research and testing many other programs, there is nothing that comes close to PWJ. Its a program for every level and it’s fun. On top of the system there is a Facebook Community that will inspire you like nothing else. This has become my music family and I’m never leaving them.
Don Burton
Don Burton
04:02 13 Jul 21
Absolutely recommend PWJ! My playing has gotten better. I have learned more with PWJ in a few lessons than months of private lessons! Awesome group of players!
Dimitri Vorontzov
Dimitri Vorontzov
20:21 14 Jun 21
To best describe how important Piano with Jonny became to me, I'd have to tell you a personal story. I discovered Piano with Jonny at a very happy moment: It was the very first vacation I had in years. I was carefree and rested and optimistic - and that's when I found Jonny May's videos, and instantly recognized a kindred spirit.

I am a very educated musician – I studied piano, church organ, musical composition, orchestra conducting – with some of the world's most famous teachers. I earned two separate conservatory diplomas (two separate MA degrees in different musical professions), and spent over a quarter of a century overall, studying music. I played and conducted professionally, taught music in a college and led an orchestra.

However, my former musical education took me down a wrong path and resulted in a creative crisis that made me arrive to a difficult decision to leave music completely as a profession for over twenty years. Shortly before I discovered Jonny May, I already felt that music was coming back to me. I even started working as a professional musician again – teaching musical composition to postgraduates.

But only after I signed up for membership at Piano with Jonny, did I realize that I found a music teacher I've badly needed from the very beginning. I wish I was taught by Jonny May from when I was four years old! (I'd have to wait a couple of decades for Jonny to be born first... ;-)

Watching and listening Jonny play piano and explain musical concept in his inimitable, easy-going way, helped me realize that creative problems that I considered unsolvable had many easy and fun solutions! I found myself suddenly understanding and *feeling* music much more intimately, deeper, a lot more naturally than ever before.

Things like that don't usually happen, not often. People don't just come back to music after a couple of decades of not being involved with it at all. But it did happen in my life, and I fully credit Jonny May with this personal miracle.

Most importantly, Jonny May's training nowadays fuels my daily musical practice, and my two children see and hear me playing and teaching music – which makes music a natural, organic part of their life. This gives me hope that they will grow up loving and appreciating music, and might even become skilled musicians! My daughter is already making amazing progress.

I find Jonny May's teaching method superb, and the manner of presentation top-notch. I find him as a teacher infinitely better than all, without any exception, the famous teachers I've ever been training with. I am not exaggerating. Jonny May is *that* good. I don't want to make an impression that Jonny's training is only for overeducated musicians like myself – his courses cover the entire range, from the material for absolute beginners to very advanced students. Whatever level you're currently at, whether you're a complete beginner or a professional musician, I guarantee that you will find a lot of great training material at Piano with Jonny, and will grow tremendously as a musician. This is what is happening to me, I find myself swiftly regaining my musical form, day after day, and moving on to much higher levels as a musician than ever before.

Besides unmistakable and unique talents as a teacher and a musician, the quality I appreciate the most in Jonny May is his amazing professionalism, and especially his professional discipline. Rain or shine, he is maintaining the ongoing flow of weekly live classes and Q&A sessions, and monthly challenges. The professional ethic in that teacher is just so extremely high.

People who work with Jonny – Katie and Yannik (and possibly others) – are easy to communicate with, reliable, dedicated professionals. An amazing team.

Another all-important aspect of it is the personality of the teacher - and Jonny May absolutely rules here, too, with his heart-to-heart, friendly, casual and humorous manner of teaching, which downplays his tremendous musical and technical abilities. His personality reflects in the students, and the community of talented people Jonny May cemented around his teaching is active, supportive and nourishing.

The training is meticulously organized, and I found myself making fast progress. I credit Jonny May as a person who made music fun again for me and resurrected music for me, and me for music. It was the happiest decision for me, to join this wonderful training platform, and I recommend it wholeheartedly.
Rachel Pobi
Rachel Pobi
21:29 13 May 21
I've had a few different jazz piano teachers, but I have not been able to find one that really knew how to teach until I started Piano With Jonny. My guess is because my teachers were more interested in doing gigs than being teachers and they did not have the education in how to teach. Yet they needed the extra income, so they taught. Traditional/Classical piano teachers know how to teach, but I was no longer interested in traditional piano lessons. In the year that I've been a member of Piano With Jonny, I have become more educated in music theory then ever before, and it's amazing how fast I can memorize tunes too because Jonny gives you the knowledge on how to do that. I'm having so much fun with it and I find it addicting!
Mike Brady
Mike Brady
16:36 17 Apr 21
I joined PWJ in August 2020, which was 20 months after taking up the piano. Jonny May has revolutionised my understanding of music. He has easy-to-follow lessons for beginners that end with a tune to learn.

By the following April I was able to expand one of these tunes using the improvisation techniques Jonny teaches to record a wedding anniversary song for my wife. The PWJ Facebook community is a place where we share progress videos and the encouragement there gave me the confidence for this project. My wife loved it.

Since joining I’ve also had Jonny answer my questions in his live Q&As and feedback from one of the other tutors on a piece I uploaded for the monthly student assessment.

There is a wealth of material I still need to explore and Jonny is adding to it constantly with lessons for people of all abilities.
Fabyien Fabyien
Fabyien Fabyien
16:31 15 Apr 21
Jonny (and Yannick, as well) is a diamond-teacher! He's got a modern, pedagogic, interractive method, for any kind level, for any kind of music style.
I'm a member since February 2021, and I am 200% satisfied. As a member, you'll get access to a huge amont of video-courses, backing tracks, theorical & practical lessons on any usefull subjects a piano player needs. It opens up the potential of the student. It increases your curiosity.
The very + :
1) the "My Piano Path" is a special personalized learning program which is gonna help you to stay focus on a logical progression. There are thousands of courses, and the personnalized "My Piano Path" will help you follow the right learning focus and get better results !
2) the PWJ Community is this lovely group of students all over the world (Facebook Group + Forum on the website). For the "Petrucciani"s or just for the beginners/intermediate, sharing video-recording of your practice and progress is very stimulating. Ask any question, and someone's gonna help!
3) the regular Online Workshop & Live events help you stay connected to your teacher. You can ask questions, make things clear.

In a nutshell : I do highly recommand "Piano With Jonny" 👍🏽 Thanks !
Lee Hayton
Lee Hayton
18:24 07 Apr 21
Jonny provides a wealth of teaching material covering every playing style and for all playing abilities. New content is made available every month and members of the community are encouraged to take part in the monthly challenges and upload their progress videos. I've learned so much in a short period of time. The only regret I have is that I didn't join sooner.
Robb Hoffmann
Robb Hoffmann
20:40 04 Mar 21
Jonny provides so many wonderfull-useful video courses, including backing tracks, sheet music, and of course the incredible guidance from one of the best jazz/popular pianists. In just a few weeks, I saw DRAMATIC improvement in my own my playing, and I was having so much fun - I'm sure you will too!
Frank Scaccia
Frank Scaccia
03:04 04 Mar 21
I got started with 'Piano With Jonny' through the 10 Day Blues Challenge. I quickly realized I like the format and teaching style Jonny uses. The lesson videos are a convenient way to learn at your own pace and the support you receive from the other members of the PWJ community is a nice, unexpected benefit. There is soooo much content to choose from, ranging from absolute beginner level to advanced. You can learn many different styles too. I wish I had found this years ago but now that I'm a member, I'm making progress each day and feeling really good about it.
Simon Till
Simon Till
04:54 23 Jan 21
I’ve been learning piano with Piano With Jonny (PWJ) for just over a year. Before, I really wanted to be able to play blues but couldn’t work out where to start. Scrolling through various Youtube videos gave me some ideas, but no real focus or learning path. That’s how I came across PWJ. I should have signed up right away – I would have saved a few years. The lessons here are simply amazing, they cater for all levels (surprisingly; I wouldn’t have believed that before joining). And the community is inspiring, encouraging and full of so many talented people ready to give support and feedback. PWJ is a great learning platform. If you want to take your playing to another level, I wouldn't hesitate a second!
Roy Jennings
Roy Jennings
16:12 01 Jan 21
I joined piano with Jonny just over two months ago.
I don't usually post these kind of posts, but PWJ has been the highlight of these last two months for me. I joined for Jonny's courses and I'm really happy with these. There is an abundance of courses (and learning tracks) covering fundamentals, exercises and tunes across many styles. Jonny teaches without overwhelming with irrelevant material. The difficulty is progressive and focused on the problem in hand. In two months I've made quite a bit of progress.

Having said all of that, I have to add that in fact, when I joined I had no idea that there is more: Live workshops (a few every month for different playing levels), live recitals, Q&As and student assessments (you can send your playing for feedback) all of which I found very helpful. But the biggest discovery for me was the facebook members group. Just an incredible community where besides PWJ's monthly challenge+collab final project (accompanied by beg/int/adv lessons from Jonny) there are member challenges, practice sessions/achievements vids shared by the members and an incredibly friendly and encouraging community. I'm really grateful for discovering this school and highly recommend it!
Kat Marie
Kat Marie
07:13 12 Dec 20
My life has become richer, fuller and so much more fun when I started taking lessons at Piano with Jonny. I've always loved playing the piano but being with this community elevated my love for it. He's got a way of teaching that makes it so easy to learn and so fun, plus the community he's built is filled with very supportive and talented pianists who inspire me and challenge me to keep getting better everyday!
Hirom Saito
Hirom Saito
04:55 30 Nov 20
Everyone today I am very lucky to be in this school. Because there are few schools in Japan that directly study jazz schools. We learn from sheet music and records, but we rarely learn directly from Americans. By learning the rhythms and grooves from Johnny, I am very happy and happy to be able to play full-fledged jazz and blues in Japan. Learning precious American music means learning the basics of world music. And warm, bright and happy music can instantly change the mood of the listener. Mr. Johnny gives me many valuable lessons. You can study at your favorite time and place. Moreover, it will teach you many times to a level that is easy to understand concretely. Until now, there has never been a teacher who teaches groups and rhythms in such an easy-to-understand manner that is difficult for Japanese people. Much obliged. And everyone in the community. I am grateful that many wonderful performers who can grow and respect while learning can kindly speak to me.

You can have this valuable experience by attending this school. The piano performance will go up and the number of wonderful friends will increase. You can do things that you cannot experience in Japan. I am grateful for this.
Barb Lowe Christenson
Barb Lowe Christenson
17:56 14 Nov 20
In the short time that I’ve been a member with Piano with Jonny, I have already learned so much! The quantity and quality of his teaching is really top-notch! His lessons are very clear and thorough, and his friendly demeanor and encouragement make for an optimal learning environment.

In addition to his courses, he provides even more great opportunities through monthly workshops, Q & As, recitals, monthly challenges, etc. Something very unique and special in PWJ, is the Facebook member group. I’m loving the inspiration of watching so many other people working hard and enjoying their music too. It feels like I have new friends all over the world, and we all get to enjoy piano together and encourage one another. I’m really thankful for the whole experience here!
Lois Reed
Lois Reed
09:06 12 Nov 20
I love piano with Jonny. You see ads and you don't know if they have great content or hardly any. The great thing about Piano with Jonny is you can try it out and see if you like his style of teaching for free. I did this and decided to join. It was one of my best decisions. There are hundreds of classes. You work at your own pace. I have learned more in 7 months than I learned with 2 years of private lessons. I rarely write reviews, but I 100% recommend this program.
Dan Tasciotti
Dan Tasciotti
13:06 24 Oct 20
PWJ has been a wonderful discovery. Hundreds of focused lessons, available when you want them. Topics for any level of experience, any style of music, from a real-deal teacher whose love for the piano jumps through your screen.

The PWJ online community is a motivational resource not to be underestimated, with piano personalities from all walks of life. You post a video if you want. Members return positive feedback, share experiences and ideas that keep you going, when you might feel ready to quit.

Thanks PWJ team for building a remarkable online learning experience.

Dan Tasciotti
David Hahn
David Hahn
19:26 12 Oct 20
I consider myself an advanced intermediate piano player. I've been looking around different online courses but some are way too easy and some are not to my taste. I've been a member of PwJ for about 10 months now, and I'm enjoying all the lessons and activities that are offered to the members. Jonny's got tons of online lectures that cater to all different playing levels and there are many genres of music to choose from. The private community is really awesome with people from all over the world who would support your journey to become a better jazz pianist.
Sue Ryan
Sue Ryan
17:35 08 Sep 20
I would highly recommend Piano With Jonny to anyone from beginner to advanced at the piano. Jonny offers the flexibility to learn many different styles of music from Jazz and Blues to Contemporary to Gospel and more by breaking down each course into manageable lessons! His format includes allowing you to post videos of your progress at any stage in your lesson and getting amazing feedback from the most positive and supportive community comprised of other Piano With Jonny students!
Claudia Marie Combs
Claudia Marie Combs
16:51 08 Sep 20
As a professional Music Education Teacher with more than 18 years of experience teaching all music instruments to all age levels, I first joined Piano With Jonny (PWJ) in August 2019 to strengthen my understanding of Jazz and increase my technical and improvisational Jazz skills. For the past 13 months, PWJ has not only heightened my Jazz knowledge and Jazz playing abilities, but above and beyond those learning skills, PWJ has provided connections and support with a world-wide, on-line music community that comprises the friendliest, kindest, most spirit-boosting collection of talented musicians I have ever had the opportunity to meet in my entire life.
PWJ offers an amazing treasure trove of piano lessons geared for every playing level and encompassing every Jazz genre you can imagine including: Jazz playing foundations; monthly piano challenges; student collaborations; live on-line members’ events; quick tips about jazz playing techniques; monthly live student recitals; special guest teachers; and a huge library of Jazz arrangements; plus so much more.
If expanding and boosting your Jazz piano skills and connecting to an incredible community of talented musicians is your music dream — I highly recommend joining and start making those dreams become reality TODAY!
Claudia Combs
Matt Thompson
Matt Thompson
19:48 24 Aug 20
I discovered PWJ via YouTube. I started playing piano in Jan 2020 and, despite buying a course on Udemy, didn't feel I was making any real progress, so signed up for PWJ in June.

You get a few welcome emails to get you started and these were really useful for helping you find your feet. The site itself has a forum where members ask questions, provide suggestions, or PWJ make announcements.

A private Facebook group allows members to post progress videos in a closed, supportive environment.

The best things about the site are:

1) The amount of content is mind blowing, enough to keep you busy for years
2) The content is well arranged in various ways e.g. learning tracks aimed at different levels, music styles, or focus. There are also regular Q&A sessions, student recitals, and more
3) The sense of community. PWJers are very welcoming and will always provide positive feedback. Want some constructive criticism? Just ask, but it will still be nice. This is great for people lacking confidence.

I would highly recommended signing up for PWJ to anybody interested in learning piano or indeed existing players wanting to take their playing to the next level. You won't regret it.
Laura Vonland Unterweger
Laura Vonland Unterweger
22:09 05 Aug 20
Learning about improvisation; getting to know other musicians who are passionate about their craft; the fact that there are courses in most styles of music and just about every aspect of music theory.
Steven Brooke
Steven Brooke
19:52 29 Jul 20
There is an art to teaching, which many of even the best players have not achieved. Jonny's teaching techniques and strategies are absolutely on par with his consummate pianistic abilities. In my opinion, whatever your starting skill level, there is no better learning platform for piano than Jonny May's.
Bryan Ward
Bryan Ward
17:56 27 Jul 20
I have been studying piano for many years and have a degree in instrumental music. However, my skills have always centered around classical training and technique.

I discovered Piano with Jonny through Facebook and began watching the free videos and tutorials. The thing that impressed me was the methodology that that Jonny uses with his lessons. The lessons are very thorough and well paced. Jonny does a great job explaining the basics and helping his students understand the music theory behind why things work the way they do. In other words, the lessons are about more than just learning lines, runs, riffs, and chords. Instead, the lessons are structured around solid music fundamentals.

I began working through the lessons a few months ago and I have been focusing on the Blues Lessons and Challenges. Since then, I have learned how the blues patterns and scales work and I’m now able to improvise in the blues style. Thanks to PWJ, I have improved in an area of my playing that has always been a struggle for me as a pianist.

Piano with Jonny is more than just a membership. It is a family of musicians who share and encourage each other through videos and comments. This is important because musicians need a circle of friends who who are working toward the same goals.

Piano with Jonny offers lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced musicians so the lessons will work for any level of proficiency.
Based on my experience, I am convinced that students who begin at their proficiency level, follow the courses as they are presented, and consistently practice, they will improve and meet their goals.
Kevin Slaughter
Kevin Slaughter
17:33 27 Jul 20
So I’ve always wanted to learn how to play cocktail jazz / improv / soloing. I went through 5 or 6 piano teachers without any luck.

I stumbled upon PWJ in Facebook. I couldn’t sign up fast enough for the jazz trial class. Loved it.

That said, after I finished, I balked and didn’t take advantage of the deeply discounted member price. Regretted it.

December rolled around and I got an email from PWJ with a special holiday price. I didn’t hesitate this time. I couldn’t pull the MC out of my wallet quickly enough.

Two things I love about this program:
1) the variety of courses and how they are structured. They start with the basics and build to an advanced level.
2) the community is SO supportive. It doesn’t matter where you are on the piano spectrum of playing, everyone is pulling for you to achieve and advance.

5 STARS !!!
Paul McFarland
Paul McFarland
00:48 05 Jul 20
Jonny beautifully brings together the classical and jazz piano worlds in a way I've never seen! I wish I had access to this when I was young, and am so grateful for an opportunity to learn again from a world class teacher at an affordable price. Highly recommended!
Joshua Evans
Joshua Evans
14:31 04 Jul 20
I’ve been a member for 9 months now. I will say that this is definitely a top tier learning platform. There is just so much content. Jonny is not here to get as much money from people as possible. He TRULY cares about his students learning experience. He is constantly putting out loads of great content every month. PWJ is also great, because there is a wide variety of learning topics, so it is very appealing to almost all piano players. I HIGHLY recommend you start the free 14 day trial, and if you don’t like it, just cancel it. What have you got to lose?
Matt Knowlden
Matt Knowlden
22:08 15 Jun 20
Having struggled for many years trying to learn the piano, with a few brief lessons here and there, I had reached a brick wall and truly thought my learning potential and growth had ended. However, since joining PWJ a year ago, I have been given a whole new outlook to the piano and so grateful for this learning experience. The results so far are fantastic and PWJ Facebook community is so encouraging, it just keeps my drive and motivation on fire.

Matt Knowlden
Guillaume William Riviere
Guillaume William Riviere
17:05 11 Jun 20
Where should I start? In short I would simply say that Jonny makes learning piano easy and fun!

But I'll have to say a little more than that...

I tried to self teach myself for a while but I realise now that I wasted precious time! I learnt so much more with Jonny the past 2 months than I did the past 2 years!

First of all, the learning platform is second to none. There is a huge amount of content there that's very well organised. With the great filter system you can easily find courses, lead sheets, smart sheets, arrangements or anything you can think of.

Jonny's way to teach is fun and he nearly makes it easy. It's hard to explain but if you watch any of his tutorial videos on YouTube you will probably see what I mean.

There is a monthly challenge running every month based on a different style of music or particular song. I didn't take part of it yet as I prefer to focus on learning all my foundations properly first but I can see the community getting heavily involved and learning so much from it. I look forward to take part of it.

Which brings me to mention the Facebook Group/Community. I've never been part of such an amazing community, filled with supportive people. No judging or negativity there, only support and constructive feedback which has an immense value.

So in conclusion Jonny he is an enthusiastic teacher and fantastic piano player - he really care about our piano journey and success.

If you consider getting the Piano With Jonny membership it's not just a list of courses and music sheets, it's an evolving and engaged platform that will fast track your progress and piano goals!
Masako Cross
Masako Cross
13:27 23 May 20
I’m a singer/songwriter and have always wanted to sing to a piano accompaniment by myself, not rely on piano players but haven’t tried seriously for so long as I didn’t have confident. Along the way, I had piano teachers but most of them are using very difficult theory which I had allergic to.

Specially I was trying to be able to do impro for Jazz standard songs but haven’t received lessons that enable for me to play it. When I first watched Jonny’s lesson video, I was able to play and was a sensational moment.

Specifically, the lesson is built by very small steps and the 360 degree input style (verbally, vision, scores, backing track and all) are super easy to understand as well as the lesson videos are organized so well in the site and help us easy to start, restart or enjoy different types of music simultaneously.

Not to mention the network among lesson mates. People with the same enthusiastic about music encouraging each other and that giving me and my daughter a great motivation to practice.
I joined PWJ with my 11 years old daughter. She's really enjoying practicing.

I encourage people who are considering to join PWJ, this is the place to enjoy practicing piano and share the joy of music with friends!
Chantal Dobbelaere
Chantal Dobbelaere
18:21 11 May 20
After 6 years of classical piano school, I needed a new challenge. I considered learning another instrument or taking a new direction with piano. So I searched YouTube and was led to Jonny May. After seeing his Quick Tips, I felt so enthusiastic about learning, so I decided to give PWJ a try! I have been a member of PWJ for 8 months now and have had the most fun on my piano ever! None of my previous teachers taught me this way, and I find that I am progressing fast with PWJ. Even though learning takes time, Jonny is very efficient in how he teaches. Whatever your level is, whatever style you want to learn, you'll find lots of courses for your interests! With these lessons I am set for the rest of my life! I've already made my decision for this next year: instead of classical music school, I'll be studying at PWJ!

A great added value and incentive is also the community. You play for a very enthusiastic, positive and worldwide audience, you always get applause whatever your level is! I have no stress at all to play for the students and I spend hours watching their videos! They are all very inspiring and educational. If you want to learn jazz, blues, latin, bossa nova, gospel, pop, and rock and roll... come to PWJ! You will not regret it! Thanks, Jonny, for all these extensive, challenging, fantastic courses and Quick Tips. Thank you for the solid advice, for being so responsive to us, and the fun and beautiful songs we learn!
Emma Collingwood
Emma Collingwood
11:25 05 May 20
I've been intending to learn the piano for most of my adult life but I'm a confessed serial quitter and have never stuck at it... that is until I found PWJ. I signed up because I loved Jonny's bluesy style of playing, but I was delighted to find so much more than online lessons. I have tried other online platforms in the past but have felt very alone in my practicing, and have given up just weeks later. At PWJ though, I feel like I'm part of a community. Jonny and my fellow students know who I am. They know what I'm practicing and how I'm progressing. I love that I can share my progress with everyone because the accountability keeps me motivated. I enjoy the monthly challenges that keep me on track and achieving my goals, because I have a deadline to work to, I love the student collaborations where we all get to play together, and I eagerly await the live shows and parties where we get together and chat with Jonny. The best part of PWJ is that there is so much on offer - take what works for you; leave what doesn't. No one judges. Everyone is friendly and I can promise you, you'll start to love practicing and will make the progress you have been dreaming of!
Susana Marta Rolfo
Susana Marta Rolfo
21:30 21 Apr 20
Having worked in education for more than thirty years, in my country, Argentina, I easily recognize a well-structured curriculum, course, lesson, a proficient teacher and a motivating
All these qualities I've found in PWJ educational platform.
From the very first day of my membership I've been blown away by the difference between this way of learning versus taking private lessons, which is a solitary task.

First of all I'd like to say that on PWJ I find very interesting :
#The huge quantity of well-prepared resources available at any time.
#The interesting extra-activities that keep us happily busy many hours, and that make us lose the notion of time we've been sitting at the piano.
#The proficiency of Jonny as professional and teacher. His genuine interest for teaching and for the improvement of his students. He not only answers quickly all the questions, gives
advice, shares his musical secrets with everybody, but is also an extraordinary human being, very sensitive , always attentive to the emotional needs of the members of this community.
His uplifting messages cheer everybody up.
#The awesome Facebook Community, so supportive and inspirational.

Finally ,I can say that I've learnt more musical theory in these four months I´ve signed up to PWJ than in all the years I've been taking private classic piano lessons.
Ken Zimmerman
Ken Zimmerman
16:57 08 Apr 20
I would describe Piano With Jonny as having two main components: 1) The website with all the course material, and 2) the interactive community that you become a member of.

At first I joined for the course material. Specifically, I loved Jonny's course on blues piano, and how he breaks down his complex blues playing into small, manageable techniques that you can practice separately, making it easier to track your own progress. In these lessons Jonny demonstrates each technique individually and slowly, with an overhead camera view, along with the sheet music of what he's playing. So for me, as an aspiring jazz pianist, his lessons are an amazing opportunity to see and hear great piano technique that is very difficult to learn in any other way.

But I soon realized, after having joined for a couple of weeks, that the real value of Piano With Jonny--very difficult to put a price on this--is the interactive community of pianists of all levels that you become a member of. This community turns out to be an incredible source of motivation and encouragement. It centers around an exclusive FaceBook group, in which members post videos of their current progress on whatever they happen to be working on, and also provide words of encouragement and advice on the videos of others. This community has a fascinating dynamic; many members find others working on the same thing, and their postings become motivation for each other. Others find themselves overcoming performance anxiety by taking the first step of posting a video. Your lifetime goal of one day finally learning to play the piano--which you might put off for years-- is suddenly transformed into small, daily, achievable goals. I find myself practicing more than I ever have, and actually enjoying it!
Brendan Dixon
Brendan Dixon
02:30 01 Apr 20
I came to Piano with Jonny (PWJ) with a long background in music, including some classical piano training. I had also tried various other methods, including private instruction and other online sites. While those had their benefits, I have progressed farther and faster at PWJ than using any other method.

Jonny May is a fantastic instructor. His courses are not short, show-off snippets, but in-depth skills teaching. Jonny always explains, shows, and guides in ways that are easy to understand. I always learn from every course I take, even in so-called beginning courses Jonny teaches things that took years for me to discover by other means.

And you cannot beat the price! I consider PWJ easily my best piano investment (other than my piano itself) I have made. I encourage anyone to check it out. You'll be glad you did!
Judy Wooten Meyers
Judy Wooten Meyers
18:55 25 Mar 20
He makes jazz and the blues so easy to understand and use. I've been playing piano for 65 years and always wanted to learn jazz. Now, I am!!!
Michael LaDisa
Michael LaDisa
05:45 24 Mar 20
PWJ has been a game changer for me. Since joining PWJ I am more motivated, better equipped, and more confident in all my music performing and teaching endeavors. I have also made some great friends near and far.
Gina Ooi
Gina Ooi
14:16 04 Mar 20
PWJ is a game changer! My children (age 10 and 11) and I have been learning from PWJ for almost a year. Before PWJ, we were learning piano the traditional way that often entails playing unrecognizable music that makes it challenging to stay motivated especially today when the numerous distractions leave our children with the overwhelming desire to quit. PWJ has so many well-structured lessons with music that is extremely FUN to play and enjoyable to listen to while helping students build a solid foundation and technique the FUN way. Unlike before, we are now having a blast developing a repertoire of beautiful music with super cool rhythms, melodies, harmonies and applicable styles that we are happy to share with friends and family. For example, my 11-year-old son has recently enjoyed learning a song called "Jonnylito". The rhythm and melody are so captivating that his friends and family dance and groove to it when he plays. That is just one of many examples. PWJ has a magical way of making even beginner songs sound quite advanced, amazing and cool like no other. We also enjoy the benefits of learning at our own pace at the comfort of our own home from a true professional who is also very personable. As a member of PWJ, we have enjoyed the friendly community that provides much positivity, motivation, inspiration, support and encouragement. We see our journey with PWJ as a lifetime pursuit and we are excited and proud to be a part of the amazing PWJ family.
Gillian Marty
Gillian Marty
18:07 26 Feb 20
I studied jazz with a teacher for several years and he was OK. He had learned piano jazz at Berkeley. But he never gave me structure or exercises. Whenever I asked him How could I play this piece? he would rattle off a dazzling rendition of the piece which I couldn’t grasp and then say, Well you can do something like this ! Jonny actually gives you the KEYS to playing jazz, improvisation , blues, chord structures etc
Angela Senicz
Angela Senicz
13:45 18 Feb 20
I can without hesitation recommend Piano with Jonny as a fantastic learning environment for anyone who wants to go beyond simply reading sheet music. I have looked for years for someone who could teach this approach, and have tried learning what I can from books, but progress was slow until I found PWJ. I am amazed at how far I have come in just 3 short months. The courses are very well designed and easy to follow, in part because Jonny is wonderful at breaking down concept into simple steps that are easy to follow. But one of the greatest values and unique parts of the site is the community support. Sharing progress and asking questions of others in the group is motivating and inspiring, I can't praise this feature enough. It is never a chore to "practice" the piano, most of us find that on the contrary we have to force ourselves to sometimes take a break and attend to household chores or work. Joining PWJ has been life changing for me!
Chris Eijlders
Chris Eijlders
15:26 16 Feb 20
PWJ gave me back the joy of playing the piano. Last years I was playing obligatory in church.
Already playing for 40 years and dreaming of playing blues and other styles like latin and jazz (and integrate them in worship 😀)
Jonny learned me to play the blues, to improvise and above all: the understanding of scales, fingering, harmonisation and so much more…
Jonny is an excellent teacher and the PWJ platform (video’s, learning tracks, activity registration, etc.) is very helpful for my practice routine.
Also the interaction with other students is great and very stimulating to keep on developing new skills.
Practicing and playing piano 🎹 are now the most joyful moments in my life 😍
Felicia Seigler
Felicia Seigler
01:25 16 Feb 20
Before joining Piano With Jonny I was getting bored with my playing because I didn't have music that was challenging me or that was fun to play. Now with PWJ I have so many styles, arrangements, and lessons to choose from, and it's not just another lonely online course- it's a community of pianists of all levels who encourage and inspire everyone, AND you can get one-on-one assessment from Jonny May himself! How cool is that?! I only wish I had joined sooner!
Nancy DeHaven Hall
Nancy DeHaven Hall
21:53 15 Feb 20
PWJ is one of the best things I’ve done for my piano playing in years!

First, some background: I’m an advanced pianist and piano teacher in Chicago, Illinois. I’ve been playing for over 50 years, I have a degree in music theory, I’ve studied jazz piano with a well-known teacher. I’ve been teaching piano (mostly classical, but some jazz) for the past 28 years, and maintain a studio of about thirty students. I also have extensive experience playing piano at private functions, in restaurants and hotel lobbies, certain department stores known for their live piano music, and on dinner cruise ships.

But I’d grown bored of my playing. I knew that studying one-on-one would be expensive, and my work schedule is such that finding a time both I and the teacher were available would be difficult. I was somewhat hesitant to sign up for PWJ, because I thought that it would just be more of what was available from books or for free on YouTube. Why should I pay when I could just watch videos and teach myself? Nevertheless, I looked at the various online lessons available, and of those, PWJ seemed to me to be the best option. So somewhat reluctantly, I signed up.

Wow, what a great experience it has been in just the short time (a few months) I’ve been a member! Already I’m learning new ways to play pieces that I’ve been playing for years, I’m learning jazz theory that I’ve either learned and forgotten or never learned. I’m learning ways to freshen up my playing, which had become stale to me (and probably to those listening as well!). As a member, I have access to dozens and dozens of courses (with more being added every month!) so I can follow my interests and needs. I can, of course, schedule my lesson time to suit my work schedule; when I have time I can watch and work on a lesson or two, when I don’t have time, I don't have to show up for a lesson unprepared nor do I have to pay for a lesson I can’t attend.

In addition to the courses themselves, which are excellent, the PWJ community is a wonderful group of piano students who encourage each other, support each other, create study groups to work together in the same course, and most importantly, cheer each other on. I’m not really a “joiner” in that regard…. in groups both in person and online I’m usually a lurker. But this group has brought me out of hiding. We are encouraged to share videos of our progress, which I and many of my new PWJ friends do on a regular basis. When I first heard about this, I thought, “Yeah, that’s going to be dominated by a bunch of show-offs. No thank you.” I couldn’t have been more wrong. The videos people share range from beginners just starting out at the piano to advanced players who have regular gigs and have been playing for years, and of course everything in between. And there is no fear of having to post a “perfect” video. Just like the best in-person classrooms, people post where they are, mistakes and all. In fact, I’ve often told my own students who are learning to improvise for the first time, “You have a disadvantage in that it’s only you, the beginner, and me, the teacher. When I first learned to improvise, I was in a group with five other people, some of who had degrees in piano performance, all learning, making mistakes, and growing together. It made it much easier (and more fun).” The PWJ community helps create that same atmosphere, that we’re all learning together, and there’s no competition, no shame in being a beginner, and no shame in making mistakes or not knowing something. We’ve all seen rude, critical, and even cruel people in the online groups we’re a part of. But I’ve never encountered that in PWJ. It’s simply not part of the group dynamic. I can’t imagine it would be tolerated, either.

I’ve never met Jonny, but I can tell you that he is not only a good teacher, but it’s obvious that he is a warm and generous person. He didn’t set up a website and walk off to let it run itself. He regularly adds new courses, he has monthly workshops — long workshops in which he answers questions and teaches new things. He creates monthly challenges that many in the group participate in; he interacts with us in the PWJ members Facebook group. It’s clear to me he’s always thinking of ways to make PWJ even better for the members.

Since joining PWJ, my piano growth has gotten back on track after having been on a plateau for many years. I’m excited about the new things I’m learning and putting into practice. I’m not isolated (as playing the piano can be!) because I connect daily to others around the world who are also learning and growing. I’m watching them progress, I see my own progress, and I feel encouraged to keep my own practice going.

I heartily recommend becoming a PWJ member!
Micky Mc
Micky Mc
14:41 14 Feb 20
I started playing the keyboard on stage at the age of 16 without taking lessons. Since then, I have been trying to take piano lessons for a while, either with a teacher or on several online sites. I did not find my pleasure, I felt alone in my learning because for me music is not to play for only yourself. I discovered Jonny's site, I first took a monthly subscription, then an annual one (which I rarely do ) because I felt that I was no longer isolated in my learning.
I found through courses, challenges and this wonderful community that feeling of playing with others like in a band. It's great 👍

Since recently that I am on the site, I can say that my motivation has returned, my dreams have become possible.
I highly recommend Piano With Jonny for the quality of the lessons, the approach which is from the start to play different styles, and without forgetting this sharing in this extraordinary community which never leaves you alone in front of a question

Do I progress? yes it is undeniable.☺️

I am French, and it is not a barrier to subscribe to the site in particular by the clarity of the explanations and of the documents accompanying the lessons.
Dina Melucci
Dina Melucci
21:31 13 Feb 20
I have been trying to teach myself jazz for 40 years. I only got so far, I needed some help. I decided on PWJ mainly because the blues courses appealed to me, but there is so much more! Now I find myself playing several genres in multiple styles. I am impressed that Jonny shares "trade secrets" unlike some other courses, that keep that private. I am now using devices that I only dreamed of doing. Also, the course motivates you to practice! Playing is really half the battle and knowing WHAt to play s the other half. I no longer need to rely on just reading, I am free to improvise at will. Such freedom not needing sheet music any longer. I never thought this would happen, and it likely wouldn't have with out PWJ. Thank you Jonny for help getting me get a little closer to my piano dreams!
Александр Жаворонков
Александр Жаворонков
19:29 13 Dec 19
I am 45 years old last and I've never learned to play until last year I suddenly had the desire. I played a little electric guitar, but it is very difficult to play the guitar alone without a band. But with the piano, I could play alone with both the accompaniment and melody. I started watching some videos on YouTube and accidentally stumbled an offer to participate in 10-Days Blues Challenge from Piano With Jonny. This turned out to be exactly what I needed, and Jonny May captivated me with his approach to training. His course had an excellent combination of fully understandable material and pacing. I realized that Jonny's courses taught my favorite styles of music that I have always wanted to play... the rhythm of the blues, boogie, and rock and roll. I also realized that is very difficult find motivation when you play by yourself, and Piano With Jonny has an amazing Facebook community. In the community, I upload videos with my progress and peoples' support means a lot to me. I am very grateful to Jonny and his program! This is the best program and I sincerely recommend it to all fans of the piano!
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