Piano Tutorial

Learn Country Style Piano

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11 Videos | Length: 1hr 45min 48sec
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  • Stay All Night & Faded Love 10:23

    Stay All Night & Faded Love

    In this video, Bob Hoban introduces himself and plays some songs to get us started.

  • Stay All Night (Broken Down) 8:08

    Stay All Night (Broken Down)

    Next, Bob breaks down one of the previous songs played, Stay All Night.

  • The Shuffle & Moon Mullican Style 7:29

    The Shuffle & Moon Mullican Style

    Here, Bob shows us the shuffle and goes over Moon Mullican's style of playing.

  • I'll Sail My Ship Alone 9:44

    I'll Sail My Ship Alone

    Bob plays and breaks down the song I'll Sail My Ship Alone.

  • Floyd Cramer Style with Licks 14:47

    Floyd Cramer Style with Licks

    We are introduced to the country piano style of Floyd Cramer and shown licks and examples to learn.

  • Chord Resolutions & Examples 11:44

    Chord Resolutions & Examples

    Here, we learn how to resolve chords and are given examples to go by.

  • Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms 8:25

    Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms

    In this video, we learn an old Bluegrass standard and see it broken down.

  • I Will Never Marry 10:17

    I Will Never Marry

    Bob goes over a song in 3/4 time, also known as a waltz.

  • Pig Robbins & Modern Styles 7:48

    Pig Robbins & Modern Styles

    Here, we learn about the style of country music piano player Pig Robbins and other modern styles.

  • Chord Variations 11:56

    Chord Variations

    In this video, Bob goes over several chord variations.

  • Cripple Creek 5:07

    Cripple Creek

    In this final video, Bob shows us the standard Cripple Creek.

Product Overview

In this vintage Homespun video series, Nashville session player Bob Hoban's clear, enthusiastic and good-humored approach to teaching helps you create the familiar piano sounds that are beloved by all fans of country music.

Concentrating on the innovative techniques of Floyd Cramer, Hargus "Pig" Robbins, Al Stricklin, Moon Mullican and other country, honky tonk and Western swing innovators, Bob provides you with the tools to play this wonderful music yourself.

Even pianists with little experience will learn to play the distinctive licks, songs and instrumentals of these legendary country piano stylists.

Bob Hoban's enthusiasm for the piano is palpable as he shows you the triads, left and right hand patterns, trills, chord voicings, intros and endings, bass lines and other playing techniques that define this uniquely American sound.

He then imparts invaluable information on how to improve your timing, hear chord changes, use accents, accompany a singer and avoid common mistakes and problems. Throughout this video series you'll get loads of ideas that will help you enhance your playing.

This engaging lesson also includes a special jam session video with the legendary fiddler Vassar Clements!

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