How to play “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney & Wings

One of Paul McCartney’s greatest songs was never released as a single — until he recorded it live. Of course, I’m talking about “Maybe I’m Amazed,” Paul’s love song to … Continue reading How to play “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney & Wings

How to play Post Malone’s “Circles” on the piano + chord progressions

This is my piano cover of “Circles” by Post Malone. I posted it to YouTube a couple weeks ago after becoming obsessed with the song. It’s such a change-of-pace for … Continue reading How to play Post Malone’s “Circles” on the piano + chord progressions

How to Play Kenny Rogers’ classic hit, “Lady”

Kenny Rogers has had many hits, but this is arguably his most beautiful song. It was written by the great Lionel Richie, and it’s super easy to play. It starts … Continue reading How to Play Kenny Rogers’ classic hit, “Lady”

Easy, easy, easy: How to play “Rosanna” by Toto

One of my first memories of pop music growing up was being at Camp Egan in Tahlequah, in the pool, and hearing Toto’s “Rosanna.” Sure, I was at “church camp,” … Continue reading Easy, easy, easy: How to play “Rosanna” by Toto

How to play the piano for beginners, Lesson 1

I’ve played the piano since I was four years old, which means I’ve been at it for 43 years. Along the way, I’ve written hundreds of songs, some of them … Continue reading How to play the piano for beginners, Lesson 1

A quick tutorial on playing George Michael’s “Careless Whisper”

In this case, I put together a video how-to for the piano basics of George Michael’s classic 1984 tune, “Careless Whisper,” with what is arguably the most famous sax lick ever to be written.