Monthly Update (August 2020)

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Instructor
Jonny May
Updates
29:24
08/31/2020 10:00 am (PST)

In August, we released 3 new Courses, 4 Quick Tips, 6 Smart Sheets, 9 Backing Tracks, the new Student Collaboration, the Live Q&A, the Q&A Submissions, the Live Student Recital, the Student Assessment, and the Studio 2 Launch Party.

Courses:
Modulation Essentials – How to Modulate a Song 1
Modulation Essentials – How to Modulate a Song 2
Key of E Major

Quick Tips:
Slow Jazz and Blues Piano Improv
How to Improvise Piano with Dorian Scale
Essential Jazz Piano Exercise – Chromatic Neighbors
How to Play Jazz Piano like Bill Evans

Congratulations to our Student of the month, Ellen Martinson! Read her spotlight right here.

We have some more super exciting news!
  1. We launched Studio 2  We’re so excited about the growth & expansion of PWJ! This 2nd studio will be used to feature our new teachers we’ll be hiring soon. This means more live events, more lessons, and we’ll be adding group classes. Click here to watch the Studio 2 Launch Party.
  2. Jonny May is moving – Jonny and his family are moving to Nashville, Tennessee where we’ll be opening up another studio.
  3. Website Updates – We’ve added some great new features to our website: 15 second rewind/fast forward button on videos, progress tracking for Learning Tracks, and progress tracking on Smartsheets
Q+A Submissions (September 2020)

In this Q&A Submissions video, Yannick answered all of your questions about the piano and music in general that were submitted in the month of September.

Intermediate/Advanced Live Workshop (October 2020)

In this workshop, you learned how to arrange O Holy Night in a contemporary style. We'll learn the lead sheet, 4 left hand stylizations, 3 right hand harmonizations, a stock intro/outro, and other advanced arranging techniques.

Artist Interview Featuring Jeremy Siskind

Jeremy Siskind joins Jonny May for a special interview to share his insights on piano practice, arranging, and performing.