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Jackson 5
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 10 - ABC by the Jackson 5 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 10 - ABC by the Jackson 5 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:05:12

Learn to play "ABC" by The Jackson 5 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum series teaching you how to play the drum part in this song. This is not an especially complicated beat, but mastering the feel of the song is the challenge.

Be sure to check out the others in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum tutorial progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Paramore
Drums - Ain't It Fun by Paramore Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Fills
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Ain't It Fun by Paramore Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:18:50

Learn to play "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore Part 3 on the drums. This drum tutorial is taught by instructor Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) in three parts. In this drum tutorial, Dylan teaches you the drum fills of the song. Be sure to check out parts 1 and 3 for more on this song.

This drum lesson is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Paramore
Guitar - Ain't it Fun by Paramore - with JJ Boogie
Song - Riffs & Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Ain't it Fun by Paramore - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:11:23

Learn how to play guitar. In this guitar video tutorial, JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play the riffs and chords to the song "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore. This online guitar lesson is for the intermediate level guitar player.

Be sure to check out our other on demand video tutorials for all levels here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Paramore
Drums - Ain't It Fun by Paramore Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Beats
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Ain't It Fun by Paramore Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:15:11

Learn to play "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore Part 2 on the drums. This drum tutorial is taught by instructor Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) in three parts. In this drum lesson, Dylan teaches you the detailed grooves of the song, the extra notes, as they were played on the record by Ilan Rubin. Be sure to check out parts 1 and 3 for more on this song.

This drum tutorial is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Paramore
Bass - Ain't it Fun by Paramore Part 1 - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Bass Lines and Song Form
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Ain't it Fun by Paramore Part 1 - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:12:29

Learn how to play "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore on the bass. This bouncy, happy tune is taught in two parts. In Part 1, your instructor, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days), teaches you the verse, pre-chorus, and chorus bass lines. He explains how this song employs an interesting technique where the downbeats don't fall in a traditional way. The effect drives the song forward nicely. Antar also reviews minor pentatonic scales. This song allows you to dig into that technique more deeply. This online bass lesson is part 1. Once you have mastered it, be sure to check out Aint It Fun part 2.

This bass video tutorial is for the advanced level bass player. Music School Online offers many video tutorials using current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

 

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Paramore
Rhythm Section - Ain't It Fun by Paramore - with Antar Goodwin and Dylan Wissing
Song - Constructing Complimentary Parts
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Rhythm Section - Ain't It Fun by Paramore - with Antar Goodwin and Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:24:52

Learn to play the rhythm section on "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) explore the interplay between the drums and the bass and how they work together. They discuss each of the instrument's playing techniques and the complimentary parts each one plays to create excellent forward momentum throughout the song.

Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create an awesome rhythm section.

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Paramore
Bass - Ain't it Fun by Paramore Part 2 - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Bass Lines and Song Form
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Ain't it Fun by Paramore Part 2 - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:15:38

Learn how to play "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore on the bass with instructor, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days). This is Part 2 which focuses on the bridge and the outro. Be sure to check out Ain't It Fun Part 1 to learn the verse, pre-chorus and chorus. This bass video tutorial is for the advanced level bass player.

Music School Online offers many video tutorials using current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

MSO-Bass-Aint-It-Fun-Pt-2-4-String.pdf
 
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Paramore
Piano - Ain't It Fun by Paramore - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Swing Rhythms
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Ain't It Fun by Paramore - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:14:56

Learn to play "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Rick Ross, Sean Kingston) uses this catchy song to teach you about swing rhythms and anticipations. Alfie teaches the main melody of the tune and discusses his chord arrangement to make the record sound better when playing the piano unaccompanied. 

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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Paramore
Drums - Ain't It Fun by Paramore Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Ain't It Fun by Paramore Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:18:35

Learn how to play "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore Part 1 on the drums. This drum tutorial is taught by instructor Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) in three parts. In this drum lesson, Dylan teaches you the main groove as played by the great drummer, Ilan Rubin. Be sure to check out parts 2 and 3 for a more in depth study.

This drum tutorial is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Meghan Trainor
Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 12 - All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 12 - All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:06:02

Learn to play "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Beginning Beats drum series by teaching a two measure drum beat on this hit song. Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums.

Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Meghan Trainor
Synthesizer - Acoustic Sounds - All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Creating Acoustic Sound
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Acoustic Sounds - All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:59

Learn how to create acoustic sounds using a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the intermediate level keyboard player. 

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synthesizer or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

Meghan Trainor
Bass - All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Simulating an Upright Bass
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Bass - All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:10:41

Learn how to play "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor on the bass. This fun song is actually played on an upright bass and, in this lesson, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) teaches you a great bass technique to simulate an upright bass on your electric bass guitar. This bass video tutorial is for the intermediate level bass player.

Music School Online offers many video tutorials using current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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John Legend
Voice - Vibrato Episode 2 - All of Me by John Legend - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Vibrato
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Vibrato Episode 2 - All of Me by John Legend - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:04:06

Learn how to apply vibrato to the iconic ballad "All of Me" by John Legend. In this vocal tutorial, Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) continues discussing vibrato and demonstrates what the chorus sounds like without the vibrato and how much more powerful the song becomes with this vocal technique.

Please check out other on demand voice lessons at Music School Online to learn how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere.  

John Legend
Piano - All of Me by John Legend Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Basic Parts
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - All of Me by John Legend Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:08:40

Learn how to play the iconic ballad "All of Me" by John Legend on the piano. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), teaches you a simplified version of this pop classic in two parts. This online piano lesson is part 1 where Alfie demonstrates how to play a very popular rhythmic motif. Once you have mastered this, continue your studies with All of Me part 2.

This piano video tutorial is for the intermediate level piano player. Be sure to check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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John Legend
Piano - All of Me by John Legend Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Arpeggios
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - All of Me by John Legend Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:15

Learn how to play the iconic ballad "All of Me" by John Legend on the piano. This pop classic is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This online piano lesson is part 2 where Alfie demonstrates how to arpeggiate chords. Be sure to check out All of Me part 1. This piano video tutorial is for the intermediate level piano player.

Check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Lone Star
Piano - Amazed by Lone Star - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Musical Journey
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Amazed by Lone Star - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:13:00

Learn how to play "Amazed" by Lone Star on the piano. In this piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates how unexpected chord changes can take the listener on a musical journey. The lesson is designed for the intermediate level piano player. 

Be sure to check out our other piano video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Kenny Chesney
Guitar - American Kids - Lead Guitar Part - with JJ Boogie
Song - Pentatonic Scales
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - American Kids - Lead Guitar Part - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:08:38

Learn how to play "American Kids" by Kenny Chesney on guitar. Your instructor, JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem), teaches you how to play the lead guitar part of this song - the lead lines, filler riffs, and the solo - utilizing the minor pentatonic scale. This is an advanced lesson.

Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Nico & Vinz
Guitar - Am I Wrong by Nico and Vinz - with JJ Boogie
Song - Arpeggios
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Am I Wrong by Nico and Vinz - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:06:36

Learn how to play guitar in this on demand video tutorial for the intermediate level guitar player. JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play the song "Am I Wrong" by Nico & Vinz which has the same arpeggiated chords playing throughout. To be able to play this song, you will need to know how to play bar chords first.

Be sure to check out our other guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Nico & Vinz
Piano - Am I Wrong by Nico & Vinz - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Basic Parts
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Am I Wrong by Nico & Vinz - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:06:18

Learn to play "Am I Wrong" by Nico & Vinz on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you how to play the guitar riff on piano by smoothly splitting the melody between your left and right hands.

Be sure to check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Nico & Vinz
Voice - Harmony - Am I Wrong by Nico & Vinz - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Three Part Harmony
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Harmony - Am I Wrong by Nico & Vinz - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:09:10

Learn to sing and build harmonies. Your instructor, Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald), teaches you three (3) part harmonies using the song "Am I Wrong" by Nico & Vinz. Alvin demonstrates how to invert the harmony and breaks down all three parts of the three (3) part harmony for you to practice and sing along.

This is just one of many on-demand voice tutorials at Music School Online designed to teach you how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere.

OneRepublic
Piano - Apologize by OneRepublic - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Rocking Right Hand
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Apologize by OneRepublic - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:06:42

Learn how to play "Apologize" by OneRepublic on the piano. This pop song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Alicia Keys, Rick Ross, Skrizzly Adams). In this video, Alfie demonstrates a simple rocking pattern for your right hand. This piano lesson is for the intermediate level piano player.

Check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Boyz 2 Men
Voice - Choir Dynamics with A Song for Mama by Boyz 2 Men - with Alvin Fields and The Blessed Choir
Technique - Choir dynamics
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Choir Dynamics with A Song for Mama by Boyz 2 Men - with Alvin Fields and The Blessed Choir".
Duration: 00:08:58

In this voice tutorial, Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) and members of The Blessed Choir (Kanye West, J. Cole) discuss choir dynamics with the song "A Song for Mama" by Boyz 2 Men. They demonstrate how to sing the melody, the alto part, and then add in harmonies with the tenor part and then the soprano part for a fuller sound.

Be sure to check out other online voice lessons available at Music School Online that teach you how to sing and improve your vocal technique at your own pace, anytime, anywhere.

Justin Beiber
Piano - Baby by Justin Bieber - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Hand Independence
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Baby by Justin Bieber - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:41

Learn how to play "Baby" by Justin Bieber on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and he discusses ways to practice hand independence.

This lesson is designed for the beginner level piano player. Learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano / synth, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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AC/DC
Drums - Back in Black by ACDC Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Digging Into the Feel
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Back in Black by ACDC Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:12:39

Learn to play "Back in Black" by ACDC Part 2 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues the series by delving into the drum parts and providing you with tips to play those parts better and to help with the groove and feel of the song. This drum lesson is part 2 in the three part series and is for the intermediate level drummer.

Be sure to check out the other drum tutorials in this series as well as many other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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AC/DC
Drums - Back in Black by ACDC Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Rock Beats
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Back in Black by ACDC Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:06:50

Learn to play "Back in Black" by ACDC Part 1 on drums with our multi-platinum instructor, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake)! In this video tutorial, Dylan examines the essentials of rock drumming including what the necessary drum components are and how to play the various drums to make up the beat. This drum lesson is part 1 in a three part series and is for the beginner level drummer.

Be sure to check out the other drum tutorials in this series as well as many other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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AC/DC
Guitar - Back in Black by ACDC - with Ken Lewis
Song - Basic Parts
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Back in Black by ACDC - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:12:35

Learn how to play "Back In Black" by ACDC on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you how to play the main riff and the hook to this classic song and explains the playing techniques used in the song, including pull offs and palm muting. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

 

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AC/DC
Drums - Back in Black by ACDC Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing
Gear - Selection, Tuning & Studio Tips
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Back in Black by ACDC Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:14:15

Learn how to recreate the sound on "Back in Black" by ACDC Part 3 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues the Back in Black series focusing on how to get the sound of this record. Dylan shares his research methods with you and explains how crucial these skills are to session drummers, recording engineers, and record producers. Developing these skills as a drummer will help you in both live and studio situations. This drum lesson is part 3 in the three part series and is for the advanced level drummer.

Be sure to check out the other drum tutorials in this series as well as many other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Wale ft. Tiara Thomas
Piano - Bad by Wale ft. Tiara Thomas - with Alfie Magilano
Song - Minor 7th Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Bad by Wale ft. Tiara Thomas - with Alfie Magilano".
Duration: 00:08:21

Learn how to play "Bad" by Wale ft. Tiara Thomas on the piano. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), teaches you the guitar part on piano using minor 7th chords. This piano video tutorial is for the beginner level piano player.

Be sure to check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Taylor Swift
Piano - Bad Blood by Taylor Swift - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Pop Rhythms
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Bad Blood by Taylor Swift - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:58

Learn how to play "Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) shows you the piano parts based on the original version and demonstrates common pop rhythms and chord progressions. This piano tutorial is for the intermediate level piano player.

Check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Enrique Iglesias
Bass - Bailando by Enrique Iglesias - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Latin Influenced Bass Groove
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Bailando by Enrique Iglesias - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:14:16

Learn how to play "Bailando" by Enrique Iglesias on the bass.  This tune is a great example of a latin influenced pop song.  In this bass lesson Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) teaches you this relatively simple bassline, and the rhythm which gives the song a latin feel.  This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

Check out other bass video tutorials at Music School Online using current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Lady Antebellum
Guitar - Bartender by Lady Antebellum Part 1 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Chords and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Bartender by Lady Antebellum Part 1 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:08:30

Learn how to play "Bartender" by Lady Antebellum Part 1 on guitar. In this guitar tutorial, Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) demonstrates how to play the rhythm guitar part on Bartender which features chords in a minor key in the verses, but chords in a relative major key in the chorus. Playing this guitar part requires playing argeggios and using the palm mute technique. This is an intermediate guitar lesson. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar tutorials here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Lady Antebellum
Guitar - Bartender by Lady Antebellum Part 2 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Guitar Solo
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Bartender by Lady Antebellum Part 2 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:10:19

Learn how to play "Bartender" by Lady Antebellum Part 2 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) shows you how to play the guitar solo using the B minor scale. Jon teaches you the chords and provides you with playing techniques. This is an advanced guitar lesson. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar tutorials here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Michael Jackson
Guitar - Beat It by Michael Jackson - with Ken Lewis
Song - Riffs & Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Beat It by Michael Jackson - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:05:57

Learn how to play "Beat It" by Michael Jackson on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the main guitar parts played on this classic song as created by guitar virtuoso, Eddie Van Halen. He also explains some of the playing techniques used including pull offs, power chords and staccato playing. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj
Piano - Beauty And A Beat by Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Walking Basslines
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Beauty And A Beat by Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:40

Learn how to play "Beauty And A Beat" by Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj Part 1 on the piano including the walking basslines. In part 1 of this piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches the introduction through the chorus piano parts. This tutorial is designed for the advanced level piano player. 

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current, popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj
Piano - Beauty And A Beat by Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Walking Basslines
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Beauty And A Beat by Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:11

Learn how to play "Beauty And A Beat" by Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj Part 2 on the piano including the walking basslines. In part 2 of this piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) focuses on teaching you the piano parts from the second verse followed by the bridge and then a full run through of the song. This tutorial is designed for the advanced level piano player. 

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current, popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Kelly Clarkson
Piano - Because of You by Kelly Clarkson Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Modulation
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Because of You by Kelly Clarkson Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:20

Learn to play "Because of You" by Kelly Clarkson Part 1 on the piano in this advanced lesson. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) shows you how to play the piano parts in the intro, the verses and the chorus. Make sure to watch Part 2 after this to learn how to play the bridge, the modulation and the outro. 

Check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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Kelly Clarkson
Piano - Because of You by Kelly Clarkson Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Modulation
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Because of You by Kelly Clarkson Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:14:03

Learn to play "Because of You" by Kelly Clarkson Part 2 on the piano in this advanced lesson. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) shows you how to play the bridge, the modulation, and the outro. Be sure to watch Part 1 first before tackling this lesson. 

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Kelly Clarkson
Piano - Behind These Hazel Eyes by Kelly Clarkson - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Legato Playing
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Behind These Hazel Eyes by Kelly Clarkson - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:12

Learn to play "Behind These Hazel Eyes" by Kelly Clarkson on the piano. This song provides a great opportunity to work on your legato technique. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Rick Ross, Sean Kingston) shares some tips to make the song sound expressive while getting a clean legato sound. 

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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Michael Jackson
Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 04 - Billie Jean by Michael Jackson - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 04 - Billie Jean by Michael Jackson - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:10:06

Learn to play "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson on drums. Your instructor, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake), teaches you how to play this iconic pop classic. Dylan teaches the beat in this song because it is a foundational rock beat from which all others come.

Be sure to check out other other drum lessons and our rhythm section tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora
Piano - Black Widow by Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Crescendo
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Black Widow by Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:15:09

Learn how to play "Black Widow" by Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and is designed for the intermediate level piano player. Though the record is played on a synthesizer, the parts sound great on a piano.

Be sure to check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Taylor Swift
Piano - Blank Space by Taylor Swift Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Switching Between Chords Using Sustain Pedal
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Blank Space by Taylor Swift Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:00

Learn how to play "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift on the piano. This straight up pop song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This online piano lesson is the beginner version. Once you have mastered this part, be sure to check out Blank Space part 2.

Blank Space is just one of the many current popular songs used to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Taylor Swift
Piano - Blank Space by Taylor Swift Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Additional Parts
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Blank Space by Taylor Swift Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:12

Learn how to play "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift on the piano. This straight up pop song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts.This online piano lesson is Part 2 which focuses on the secondary piano parts. Be sure to check out Blank Space Beginner Level.

Blank Space is just one of the many current popular songs used to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Robin Thicke
Bass - Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Walkdowns & Slides
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:11:56

Learn how to play "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke on the bass. The bass line of this song is primarily made up of just 2 chords with a great rhythm that makes the song truly special. Your instructor, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days), teaches you how to play this song on your electric bass guitar. This bass video tutorial is for the intermediate level bass player.

Music School Online offers many video tutorials using current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Ciara
Piano - Body Party by Ciara - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Seventh & Ninth Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Body Party by Ciara - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:14:19

Learn how to play "Body Party" by Ciara on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches this R&B song containing ninth chords which give it a lush, jazzy sound. This piano video tutorial is for the intermediate level piano player.

Be sure to check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Charlie XCX
Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 10 - Boom Clap by Charlie XCX - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 10 - Boom Clap by Charlie XCX - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:04:55

Learn to play "Boom Clap" by Charlie XCX on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues to challenge you by teaching you to play another variation of the bass drum notes on the off beats with this song. Once mastered, this drum technique will be rewarding as you will be able to play countless beats and grooves in songs ranging from pop to urban to country.

Be sure to check out all the lessons in this series and other on demand video tutorials at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Charlie XCX
Guitar - Boom Clap Episode 2 by Charlie XCX - with Ken Lewis
Song - Using a Capo
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Boom Clap Episode 2 by Charlie XCX - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:08:01

Learn how to play "Boom Clap" by Charlie XCX Part 2 on guitar. Your instructor, Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher), teaches you a more advanced version of this song using bar chords and then using a capo. Ken also goes over various strumming patterns. This version is more indicative of what is played on the original recording. This is part 2 of 2. Be sure to check out part 1 for a more simplified version.

This online guitar lesson is just one of the many available at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Charlie XCX
Guitar - Boom Clap Episode 1 by Charlie XCX - with Ken Lewis
Song - Open Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Boom Clap Episode 1 by Charlie XCX - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:09:05

Learn how to play "Boom Clap" by Charlie XCX Part 1 on guitar. Your instructor, Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher), teaches you a simplified version for beginner guitar players using only open chords in this guitar tutorial. This is part 1 of 2. Be sure to check out part 2 once you have mastered this version. This online guitar lesson is just one of the many available at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Bruce Springsteen
Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 08 - Born in the USA by Bruce Springsteen - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 08 - Born in the USA by Bruce Springsteen - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:05:37

Learn to play "Born in the USA" by Bruce Springsteen on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues teaching his Beginning Beats drum series progressing to a more complex drum beat. Dylan breaks down each part systematically to give you a better understanding of how to play the beat. This drum lesson is for the beginner level drummer.

Be sure to check out the other drum tutorials in this series as well as many other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Green Day
Piano - Boulevard of Broken Dreams by Green Day - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Sudden dynamics
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Boulevard of Broken Dreams by Green Day - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:30

Learn how to play "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" by Green Day on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Rick Ross, Sean Kingston) shows you the piano parts for the left and right hand and discusses playing techniques for this rock ballad with sudden, dynamic changes to the melody.

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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Ariana Grande
Synthesizer - Filters - Break Free by Ariana Grande - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Filters
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Filters - Break Free by Ariana Grande - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:19:34

Learn about filters on a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "Break Free" by Ariana Grande and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the intermediate level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synthesizer or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

The Rolling Stones
Guitar - Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones - with Jon Skibic
Song - Open G Tuning
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:17:09

Learn how to play "Brown Sugar" by The Rolling Stones on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) shows you how to play this song in an alternate tuning, called Open G,  throwing in some specific performance tips to help you sound like Keith Richards and the original record. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Ellie Goulding
Bass - Burn by Ellie Goulding - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Palm Mute
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Burn by Ellie Goulding - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:17:04

Learn how to play "Burn" by Ellie Goulding on the bass. This song has a great foundation rhythm and to play it, you must use the palm mute or thumb mute technique. Your instructor, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days), teaches you this technique and how to play this song on your electric bass guitar. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

Music School Online offers many video tutorials using current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Luke Bryan
Piano - Buzzkill by Luke Bryan - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Sixths
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Buzzkill by Luke Bryan - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:59

Learn to play "Buzzkill" by Luke Bryan on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Rick Ross, Sean Kingston) teaches you the piano parts of the song, which features an extensive use of sixth intervals (6ths). 

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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Carly Rae Jepsen
Synthesizer - String Sounds - Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Creating String Sounds
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - String Sounds - Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:45

Learn how to create string sounds using a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the intermediate level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synth or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 02 - The Main Beat and Variation - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 02 - The Main Beat and Variation - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:12:04

Learn to play the main drum beat of "Chameleon" in Episode 02 by Herbie Hancock. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) explains how this drum part differs from other drum parts and discusses the concepts you need to be familiar with to play it. Then, Dylan digs in and shows you how to play this iconic drum groove.

This drum tutorial is Part 2 of 11 in the series and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 05 - Fills 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Fills
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 05 - Fills 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:05:21

Learn how to play 16th note drum fills on "Chameleon" Episode 05 by Herbie Hancock. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) demonstrates several combinations of 16th note drum fills on the record.

This drum lesson is Part 5 of 11 in the series and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 11 - Closing Thoughts - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Closing Thoughts
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 11 - Closing Thoughts - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:01:50

Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) concludes the Chameleon drum series with a few thoughts and some advice.

This drum lesson is Part 11 of 11 in the series and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 10 - Getting the Sound - with Dylan Wissing
Gear - Selection, Tuning & Studio Tips
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 10 - Getting the Sound - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:18:11

Learn how to recreate the sound on "Chameleon" by Herbie Hancock Episode 10 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) whisks you back to 1973 to explain how the original distinctive sound of this record was created. Dylan shares his research of how drums were recorded in this era and explains what they did to get the sound and how you can recreate it with your drum kit. Learning how to get the sound is a very useful skill for session drummers, recording engineers, and record producers.

This drum lesson is Part 10 of 11 in the series and is just one of many drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 09 - Turnaround 2 Transcription - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Fills
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 09 - Turnaround 2 Transcription - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:02:27

Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues teaching the intricate drum beat on the jazz funk classic, Chameleon. In this drum lesson, he shows you how to play the second turnaround, the break down drum solo section which contains several drum techniques including more paradiddles, syncopation, flams, fast 32nd notes, 16th note triplets, and so much more! And all with a funky groove!

This drum lesson is Part 9 of 11 in the series, which Dylan refers to as your final exam. This is just one of many drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 08 - Turnaround 1 Transcription - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Fills
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 08 - Turnaround 1 Transcription - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:06:50

Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues teaching the intricate drum beat on the jazz funk classic, Chameleon. He shows you how to play the first turnaround which contains several drum techniques including paradiddles, drags, ghost notes, accents, and some funky sticking. This is an impressive 2 measure fill!

This drum lesson is Part 8 of 11 in the series and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 06 - Fills 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Fills
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 06 - Fills 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:05:32

Learn how to play swung 16th note drum fills on "Chameleon" Episode 06 by Herbie Hancock. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) shows you how to add swung 16th note drum fills on the record and introduces ghost strokes and accents.

This drum lesson is Part 6 of 11 in the series and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 07 - Fills 3 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Fills
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 07 - Fills 3 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:11:14

Learn how to play swung 16th note drum fills on "Chameleon" Episode 07 by Herbie Hancock. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues showing you how to add swung 16th note drum fills and introduces clave fill variations that appear on the record. He also discusses drum flams and hemiola fills.

This drum lesson is Part 7 of 11 in the series and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 04 - Groove Variations - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 04 - Groove Variations - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:15:33

Learn to play groove variations on "Chameleon" Episode 04 by Herbie Hancock on the drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) explores the groove variations played by Harvey Mason on Chameleon. Dylan shows you how to play variations in the drum beat to create a more interesting sound on the record.

This drum lesson is Part 4 of 11 in the series and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 03 - The Turnaround - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Fills
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 03 - The Turnaround - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:08:26

Learn to play "Chameleon" Episode 03 by Herbie Hancock on the drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) focuses on teaching the drum part on the second half of the melody. He explains the concept of "setting up the hits" and what effect this has on the beat.

This drum lesson is Part 3 of 11 in the series and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Herbie Hancock
Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 01 - Why Chameleon - with Dylan WIssing
Concepts - Iconic Songs
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Chameleon by Herbie Hancock Episode 01 - Why Chameleon - with Dylan WIssing".
Duration: 00:02:59

Why play "Chameleon" by Herbie Hancock Episode 01 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) introduces you to the classic jazz / funk song and he explains why he chose to do an extended drum series on this landmark song. This record has been incredibly influential to the music world since the 70's. It has been covered, sampled, borrowed from by many musicians. Learning to play the various drum parts of this song, originally played by Harvey Mason, will make you a better, more versatile drummer. It's also fun to learn and play!

This drum tutorial is the introduction of an 11 part series and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

 

Sia
Synthesizer - Reverb - Chandelier by Sia - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Reverb
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Reverb - Chandelier by Sia - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:42

Learn about reverb on a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "Chandelier" by Sia and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the beginner level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synthesizer or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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Omi
Piano - Cheerleader by Omi - with Alfie Magliano
Song - I-IV-V Progression
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Cheerleader by Omi - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:08:17

Learn how to play "Cheerleader" by Omi on the piano. This catchy song is taught by piano teacher, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). In this piano lesson, Alfie demonstrates the I-IV-V chord progression, or 1 4 5, based on scale degree names. This chord progression is used in countless songs (including this one!).

Check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Britney Spears
Piano - Circus by Britney Spears - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Neapolitan Chord
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Circus by Britney Spears - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:49

Learn to play "Circus" by Britney Spears on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Rick Ross, Sean Kingston) teaches you the piano parts to the song, including a very unique chord, known as the Neapolitan chord, found in the chorus. 

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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MKTO
Rhythm Section - Classic by MKTO - with Dylan Wissing & Antar Goodwin
Song - Layering Parts
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Rhythm Section - Classic by MKTO - with Dylan Wissing & Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:19:12

Learn to play the rhythm section on "Classic" by MKTO. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) discuss the rhythmic aspect of this song and demonstrate the drum and bass parts and how they fit together. They explain the layering parts and the techniques used to create the laid back feel of the song.

Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.

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MKTO
Drums - Classic by MKTO Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Beats, Fills & Sounds
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Classic by MKTO Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:16:48

Learn how to play "Classic" by MKTO Part 2 on drums. This drum lesson is part 2 of 2. Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) teaches you a more advanced version of the drum part. Dylan explains how to approach the drum sounds and how to translate the layered, programmed drum parts into a live setting. Be sure to check out part 1 for a simple version.

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MKTO
Drums - Classic by MKTO Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Classic by MKTO Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:13:37

Learn how to play "Classic" by MKTO Part 1 on drums. This drum lesson is part 1 of 2. Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) teaches you a simple version to play the basics of the drum part including the verse, the pre chorus, the chorus, and the rap section with the hits. Be sure to check out part 2 for a more advanced version.

This drum tutorial is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

 

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MKTO
Bass - Classic by MKTO - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Using the Number System
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Classic by MKTO - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:15:58

Learn how to play "Classic" by MKTO on the bass. Your instructor, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days), goes over the number system, or chords in their number form rather than their letter form, while teaching this fun, upbeat song. This bass video tutorial is for the advanced level bass player.

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MKTO
Piano - Classic by MKTO - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Consistent Chord Voicing
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Classic by MKTO - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:47

Learn how to play "Classic" by MKTO on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) changes the key of the song to make it easier to play. This piano video tutorial is for the beginner piano player.

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Coldplay
Piano - Clocks by Coldplay - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Mixolydian Mode
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Clocks by Coldplay - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:08:45

Learn how to play "Clocks" by Coldplay on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) discusses mixolydian mode in this piano video tutorial for the beginner piano player.

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Pink Floyd
Guitar - Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd Part 1 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Chords and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd Part 1 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:12:01

Learn how to play "Comfortably Numb" by Pink Floyd on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) shows you how to play the main rhythm parts of the song using open and bar chords. Once you're comfortable with the parts in this lesson, make sure to head over to Part 2 to learn how to play the iconic guitar solos to this classic! This is Part 1 of a 2-Part series. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Pink Floyd
Guitar - Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd Part 2 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Guitar Solo
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd Part 2 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:10:52

Learn how to play "Comfortably Numb" on guitar Part 2. In this tutorial,  Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you how to play the guitar solos in the song. He also shares some tips to help you better achieve the distinct style and sound of David Gilmour. This is an advanced lesson. Make sure you've seen Part 1 before working through this material! Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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OneRepublic
Bass - Counting Stars by OneRepublic | Wake Me Up by Avicii - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Four on the Floor Groove
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Counting Stars by OneRepublic | Wake Me Up by Avicii - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:11:59

Learn how to play bass on modern pop music with four on the floor drum beats including "Counting Stars" by One Republic and "Wake Me Up" by Avicii. In this lesson, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) discusses playing techniques for the bass player on songs with this type of beat. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

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OneRepublic
Guitar - Counting Stars by OneRepublic - with JJ Boogie
Song - Finger Picking
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Counting Stars by OneRepublic - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:06:31

Learn to play "Counting Stars" by OneRepublic on guitar. JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) explains the interesting finger picking techniques featured in this song. This is an intermediate lesson and requires knowledge of how to play bar chords to successfully learn to play the song.

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Ozzy Osbourne
Guitar - Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne - with Ken Lewis
Song - Riffs & Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:09:32

Learn how to play "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the main guitar parts to this heavy metal classic. He also shares exercises designed specifically to get you up to speed so you can play the verse riff comfortably at the song's original speed. This song is great for practicing palm muting, double stops, and alternate picking. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar tutorials here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Justin Timberlake
Piano - Cry Me a River by Justin Timberlake - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Using the Sustain Pedal
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Cry Me a River by Justin Timberlake - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:55

Learn how to play "Cry Me a River" by Justin Timberlake on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches this piano video tutorial at the beginner level taking you through the song note by note.

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Don Omar
Bass - Danza Kuduro by Don Omar - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Major and Minor Triads
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Danza Kuduro by Don Omar - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:10:28

Learn how to play "Danza Kuduro" by Don Omar on the bass. This song incorporates major and minor triads which are fun for bass players to play. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

Music School Online offers many video tutorials using current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Katy Perry
Piano - Dark Horse by Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Diminution
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Dark Horse by Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:07:49

Learn how to play the smash hit "Dark Horse" by Katy Perry ft. Juicy J on piano. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), teaches you the piano part for the song and discusses the compositional technique known as diminution. This piano video tutorial is for the beginner level piano player.

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Katy Perry
Bass - Dark Horse by Katy Perry - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Palm Mute
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Dark Horse by Katy Perry - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:09:36

Learn to play "Dark Horse" by Katy Perry on the bass. This iconic pop tune employs the palm mute technique on the bass guitar. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

Music School Online offers many video tutorials using current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Arctic Monkeys
Guitar - Do I Wanna Know by Arctic Monkeys - with JJ Boogie
Song - Minor Scale
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Do I Wanna Know by Arctic Monkeys - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:06:09

JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play the song "Do I Wanna Know" by the Arctic Monkeys. This rock tune is based on the G minor scale. JJ takes you though the riff in sections and explains the guitar techniques needed to play this tune effectively including staccato, hammer on, vibrato, and more.

This guitar lesson is for the intermediate guitar player and is one of many guitar tutorials at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

Jessie J
Guitar - Domino by Jessie J - with JJ Boogie
Song - Chords and Song Form
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Domino by Jessie J - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:08:11

Learn to play the song "Domino" by Jessie J on guitar. Your instructor, JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem), teaches you this fun, funky guitar line to this catchy pop tune. This particular song relies on playing partial chords to get the right tones. This is an advanced level guitar lesson.

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Ed Sheeran
Guitar - Don't by Ed Sheeran - with JJ Boogie
Song - Power Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Don't by Ed Sheeran - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:07:42

Learn to play the song "Don't" by Ed Sheeran on guitar. In this guitar tutorial, JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play this song using partial chords and offers alternative playing techniques. This is an intermediate level guitar lesson.

Be sure to check out our other on demand video tutorials for all levels here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Jeremih ft. YG
Synthesizer - DJ Mustard Style - Don't Tell Em by Jeremih ft. YG - with Alfie Magliano
Song - DJ Mustard's Signature Sound
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - DJ Mustard Style - Don't Tell Em by Jeremih ft. YG - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:08

Learn how to create DJ Mustard style sounds on a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "Don't Tell Em" by Jeremih and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the beginner level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synthesizer or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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Jason Aldean ft. Kelly Clarkson
Piano - Don't You Wanna Stay by Jason Aldean ft. Kelly Clarkson Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Chamber Music
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Don't You Wanna Stay by Jason Aldean ft. Kelly Clarkson Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:08:26

Learn how to play "Don't You Wanna Stay" by Jason Aldean ft. Kelly Clarkson on the piano. In part 1 of this piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches the piano parts starting with the introduction through the second verse and discusses the concept of chamber music and how it pertains to this song. This lesson is designed for the advanced level piano player.

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Jason Aldean ft. Kelly Clarkson
Piano - Don't You Wanna Stay by Jason Aldean ft. Kelly Clarkson Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Chamber Music
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Don't You Wanna Stay by Jason Aldean ft. Kelly Clarkson Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:28

Learn how to play "Don't You Wanna Stay" by Jason Aldean ft. Kelly Clarkson on the piano including the chamber music section. In part 2 of this piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) focuses on teaching the piano parts from the bridge, continues with the outro and finishes up with a full run-through of the song. This lesson is designed for the advanced level piano player. 

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Kirko Bangz
Synthesizer - Flange Effects - Drank In My Cup by Kirko Bangz - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Using the Flange Effect
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Flange Effects - Drank In My Cup by Kirko Bangz - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:46

Learn how to use flange effects on a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "Drank In My Cup" by Kirko Bangz and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the intermediate level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synthesizer or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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Eric Church
Guitar - Drink In My Hand by Eric Church - with Jon Skibic
Song - Open G Tuning
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Drink In My Hand by Eric Church - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:10:41

Learn to play "Drink In My Hand" by Eric Church on guitar. In this guitar tutorial, Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you to play this very "Stones-y" tune. That is, this song has a very similar sound to the Rolling Stones sharing the same open G tuning which Jon demonstrates how to achieve. It also utilizes the Keith Richards shape which Jon explains what that is and how to play it. Jon also shares some playing techniques including the bending technique. This guitar lesson is for the intermediate level guitar player and is one of many on demand guitar video tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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The Weeknd
Piano - Earned It by The Weeknd - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Triple Time Signature
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Earned It by The Weeknd - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:40

Learn how to play "Earned It" by The Weeknd on the piano. This R&B song is taught by piano teacher, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). In this piano lesson, Alfie teaches the string parts from the record on the piano in 6/8 time, or triple meter. This piano tutorial is for the beginner level piano player.

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Sly and the Family Stone
Bass - Toolkit | Art of the 8th Note - with Antar Goodwin
Technique - 8th Note Feels
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Toolkit | Art of the 8th Note - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:27:33

Your instructor, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days), teaches you the art of the eighth (8th) note. Antar explains the significance of the eighth note for a bass player and, more importantly, various techniques to make this simple bassline more interesting. This bass lesson is part of the bass toolkit for the beginner level bass player.

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Britney Spears
Piano - Everytime by Britney Spears Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Ritardando
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Everytime by Britney Spears Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:58

Learn how to play "Everytime" by Britney Spears Part 2 on the piano. In Part 2 of this piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates the tempo marking known as ritardando and he teaches the piano parts for the bridge. Then, he gives a full run-through of the song for you to practice along. This lesson is designed for the advanced level piano player. 

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Britney Spears
Piano - Everytime by Britney Spears Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Ritardando
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Everytime by Britney Spears Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:42

Learn how to play "Everytime" by Britney Spears on the piano. In this piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates the tempo marking known as ritardando. Alfie discusses the piano parts from the introduction through the chorus. This tutorial is designed for the advanced level piano player.

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Alicia Keys
Piano - Fallin by Alicia Keys - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Playing in 6-8
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Fallin by Alicia Keys - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:13:14

Learn how to play the hit song "Fallin'" by Alicia Keys on the piano. This song is in triple time which makes it a very interesting song to learn. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), teaches this piano video tutorial at a beginner level.

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Iggy Azalea ft. Charlie XCX
Bass - Fancy by Iggy Azalea - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Using a Pick
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Fancy by Iggy Azalea - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:10:19

Learn to use a pick playing the song "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea on the bass. Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) teaches you when and how to use a pick on the bass guitar. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

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Iggy Azalea ft. Charlie XCX
Piano - Fancy by Iggy Azalea ft. Charlie XCX - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Playing Octaves
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Fancy by Iggy Azalea ft. Charlie XCX - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:01

Learn how to play "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea ft. Charlie XCX on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you how to play octaves in this advanced piano lesson.

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Calvin Harris
Piano - Feel So Close by Calvin Harris - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Simple Chord Progressions
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Feel So Close by Calvin Harris - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:26

Learn to play "Feel So Close" by Calvin Harris on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you how to play a rocking pattern in this beginner piano lesson.

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Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney
Guitar - FourFiveSeconds by Rihanna and Kanye West and Paul McCartney Part 1 - with Ken Lewis
Song - Chords and Song Form
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - FourFiveSeconds by Rihanna and Kanye West and Paul McCartney Part 1 - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:14:40

Learn to play "FourFiveSeconds" by Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney Part 1 on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) shows you how to play the challenging guitar parts on the verses, pre-chorus & chorus of the song. The chords in this song are syncopated and the timing often changes. Ken also explains the strumming pattern and playing techniques including palm muting. This is Part 1 of a 2-part Series. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney
Guitar - FourFiveSeconds by Rihanna and Kanye West and Paul McCartney Part 2 - with Ken Lewis
Song - Basic Parts
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - FourFiveSeconds by Rihanna and Kanye West and Paul McCartney Part 2 - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:08:39

Learn to play "FourFiveSeconds" by Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney Part 2 on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the guitar chords to the bridge of the song. This section is particularly complicated because there is no set tempo. Ken offers suggestions to play this section originally played on a hammond organ, including using a metronome. This is Part 2 of a 2-part Series. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Tom Petty
Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 09 - Free Fallin' by Tom Petty - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 09 - Free Fallin' by Tom Petty - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:04:42

Learn to play "Free Fallin" by Tom Petty on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues to challenge you by teaching you to play bass drum notes on the off beats. Once mastered, this drum technique will be rewarding as you will be able to play countless beats and grooves.

Be sure to check out all the lessons in this series and other on demand video tutorials at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

James Brown
Drums - Funky Drummer by James Brown Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Funky Drummer by James Brown Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:18:12

Learn to play "Funky Drummer" Part 1 by James Brown on drums. Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) teaches you the most sampled drum part in history. Dylan thoroughly focuses (maybe even obsessively) on this drum measure, originally played by drummer Clyde Stubblefield, and shares his insights on getting the technique and the feel.

This drum lesson is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many on demand video tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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James Brown
Drums - Funky Drummer by James Brown Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Getting The Sound
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Funky Drummer by James Brown Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:20:00

Learn how to recreate the sound on "Funky Drummer" Part 2 by James Brown on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) explains how and where the original song was recorded to understand the influences on the sound. Dylan shares how he recreated the drum sound in his studio and gives you tips to recreate it with your drum kit. Learning how to get the sound is a very useful skill for session drummers, recording engineers, and record producers.

This drum lesson is Part 2 and is just one of many drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams
Bass - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Episode 1- with Antar Goodwin
Song - Bass Lines and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Episode 1- with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:27:17

Learn to play "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk on the bass. Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) teaches you the groove and variations to this fantastic bass line. This bass video tutorial is for the intermediate level bass player.

Check out other video tutorials on Music School Online for the bass as well as for guitar, piano / synth, drums, voice that use current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams
Drums - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Fills
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:13:57

Learn to play "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk ft Pharrell Williams Part 2 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) demonstrates the hi hat fills that drummer Omar Hakim plays on the record and explains the two handed hi hat technique.

This drum lesson is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams
Drums - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Beats
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:13:40

Learn to play "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk ft Pharrell Williams Part 3 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) focuses on the impeccable feel of this song created by Omar Hakim and the technically challenging drum part on the bridge. The bridge section is the part that the robots come in on the song and was created by programmed drums. Dylan explains the complex drum part and discusses how to recreate this in a live setting.

This drum lesson is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams
Drums - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Part 4 - with Dylan Wissing
Gear - Selection, Tuning & Studio Tips
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Part 4 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:18:51

Learn how to recreate the sound on "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk ft Pharrell Williams Part 4 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) shows you how to get the sound using your gear and your own drum kit. He shares practical techniques to achieve this goal. Learning how to get the sound is a very useful skill for session drummers, recording engineers, and record producers.

This drum lesson is Part 4 and is just one of many drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams
Drums - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Get Lucky by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:08:10

Learn to play "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk ft Pharrell Williams Part 1 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) discusses the drum sounds that were influenced by earlier disco records and discusses the drum beat known as four on the floor. Dylan demonstrates the drum parts and the playing techniques.

This drum tutorial is for the beginner level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Little Big Town
Guitar - Girl Crush by Little Big Town - with Jon Skibic
Song - Arpeggios
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Girl Crush by Little Big Town - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:10:38

Learn how to play "Girl Crush" by Little Big Town on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) shows you how to play this song and explains how to approach the techniques used including arpeggios and palm muting. In addition, this song provides a great opportunity to practice playing in 6/8 time, which is not as common as 4/4 time but equally important. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Little Big Town
Piano - Girl Crush by Little Big Town - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Triple Time Signature
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Girl Crush by Little Big Town - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:30

Learn how to play "Girl Crush" by Little Big Town on the piano. This country hit song is taught by piano teacher, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). Alfie walks you through the triplet arpeggios of the piano part. This piano tutorial is for the beginner level piano player.

Check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Alicia Keys
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 04 - Girl on Fire by Alicia Keys- with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 04 - Girl on Fire by Alicia Keys- with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:04:59

Learn to play "Girl on Fire" by Alicia Keys on drums taught to you by Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake), the drummer who performed on the record! Dylan continues his Intermediate Beats drum series by teaching you the 16th note bass drum pattern on this song with the addition of hi hats to get you used to playing this common rhythm for drummers.

Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Carrie Underwood
Piano - Good Girl by Carrie Underwood Part 2 -with Alfie Magliano
Song - Power Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Good Girl by Carrie Underwood Part 2 -with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:02

Learn to play the rock influenced country tune "Good Girl" by Carrie Underwood on piano. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), teaches you this country hit in two parts. This online piano lesson is part 2 where Alfie teaches you the second half of the song. This piano video tutorial is for the intermediate level piano player.

Be sure to check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Carrie Underwood
Piano - Good Girl by Carrie Underwood Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Power Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Good Girl by Carrie Underwood Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:13:38

Learn to play the rock influenced "Good Girl" by Carrie Underwood on piano. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), teaches you this country hit in two parts. This online piano lesson is part 1 where Alfie takes you through the first half of the song. Once you have mastered this, continue your studies with Good Girl Part 2. This piano video tutorial is for the intermediate level piano player.

Be sure to check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Pharrell Williams
Bass - Happy by Pharrell Williams - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Bass Lines and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Happy by Pharrell Williams - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:15:33

Learn to play "Happy" by Pharrell Williams on the bass. In this lesson, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) teaches you the basics of how to play this fun, bouncy bassline. For a more in-depth study, be sure to watch the Rhythm Section video with Antar on the bass and Dylan Wissing on drums.

Check out other other bass tutorials to learn how to play some of your favorite current hits at Music School Online. Learn how to play bass at your own pace, any time, anywhere.

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Pharrell Williams
Drums - Happy by Pharrell Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Happy by Pharrell Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:06:54

Learn to play "Happy" by Pharrell Williams Part 1 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) shows you how to play the basic beats of this monster hit including the hi hat coordination needed and the tom grooves that make up this drum beat.

This drum tutorial is for the beginner level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Pharrell Williams
Drums - Happy by Pharrell Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Happy by Pharrell Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:08:32

Learn to play "Happy" by Pharrell Williams Part 2 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) offers performance tips on how to simulate the hand claps and the conga drums found in the bridge.

This drum tutorial is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Pharrell Williams
Rhythm Section - Happy by Pharrell Williams - with Dylan Wissing and Antar Goodwin
Song - Imitating Synths & Drum Machines
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Rhythm Section - Happy by Pharrell Williams - with Dylan Wissing and Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:12:26

Learn to play the rhythm section on "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) explore how to create the sound of this smash record in a live environment by emulating the drum part originally created on a drum machine and the bass part first created on a synthesizer and they offer great playing techniques.

Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.

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John Legend and the Roots
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 07 - Hard Times by John Legend and The Roots - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 07 - Hard Times by John Legend and The Roots - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:04:43

Learn to play "Hard Times" by John Legend and The Roots on drums originally played by Questlove. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum series by building on the two previous lessons playing essentially the same beat with an additional bass drum note.

Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Rihanna ft. Ne-Yo
Voice - Vocal Octave Leaps - Hate That I Love You by Rihanna - with Alvin Fields and Rose Hart
Technique - Vocal Octave Leaps
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Vocal Octave Leaps - Hate That I Love You by Rihanna - with Alvin Fields and Rose Hart".
Duration: 00:05:07

 Learn how to extend and explore your vocal range with octaves. Alvin Fields and Rose Hart discuss how to achieve an octave leap. They begin the vocal lesson with an octave exercise singing the tenor and the alto / soprano parts together. Then, they demonstrate an octave jump using the song "Hate That I Love You" by Rihanna ft. Ne-Yo.

This video tutorial is just one of the many voice lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere. 

The Beatles
Drums - Hello Goodbye by the Beatles Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Hello Goodbye by the Beatles Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:10:16

Learn to play "Hello Goodbye" by The Beatles Part 3 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues teaching you to play the drum part of this #1 hit. This time, Dylan focuses on the hi hat technique of Ringo Starr and the additional percussion parts that are on the record and how to play both the percussion and the drum parts live at the same time.

This drum lesson is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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The Beatles
Drums - Hello Goodbye by the Beatles Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Fills
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Hello Goodbye by the Beatles Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:12:05

Learn to play "Hello Goodbye" by The Beatles Part 2 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues teaching you to play the drum part of this #1 hit. This time, Dylan focuses on showing you how to play the extended drum fills that Ringo Starr plays over the vocal break, with a note-for-note transcription and analysis. He also discusses adding ghost notes to the beats Ringo plays.

This drum lesson is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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The Beatles
Drums - Hello Goodbye by the Beatles Part 4 - with Dylan Wissing
Gear - Selection, Tuning & Studio Tips
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Hello Goodbye by the Beatles Part 4 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:15:56

Learn the recording techniques behind the drum sounds of Ringo Starr in "Hello Goodbye" by The Beatles in Part 4 of this series. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) explains how songs were recorded back in 1967 at Abbey Road Studios and how this can be recreated without the luxury of their top notch gear and studio. Dylan discusses choosing the right instruments, tuning and muffling, choosing the right microphones, and microphone placement. Learning how to get the sound is a very useful skill for session drummers, recording engineers, and record producers.

This drum lesson is Part 4 and is just one of many drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

The Beatles
Drums - Hello Goodbye by the Beatles Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Hello Goodbye by the Beatles Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:12:30

Learn to play "Hello Goodbye" by The Beatles Part 1 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) shows you how to play the basic beats of this classic hit song and some of the drum fills and variations played in the song. This is an excellent introduction to Ringo Starr and his style of playing.

This drum tutorial is for the beginner level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Alesso ft. Tove Lo
Synthesizer - Big Dance Synth - Heroes - We Could Be - by Alesso ft. Tove Lo - th Alfie Magliano
Song - Creating Big Dance Synths
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Big Dance Synth - Heroes - We Could Be - by Alesso ft. Tove Lo - th Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:30

Learn to create big dance synth in this synthesizer lesson featuring "Heroes" by Alesso.  This synth video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the intermediate level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synthesizer or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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The Lumineers
Guitar - Ho Hey by The Lumineers - with Ken Lewis
Song - Open Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Ho Hey by The Lumineers - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:12:15

Learn to play "Ho Hey" by The Lumineers on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you this relatively simple song at a beginner level. Ken walks you through the open chords needed to play the song and the strumming pattern.

This video tutorial is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Jay Z ft. Justin Timberlake
Piano - Holy Grail by Jay Z ft. Justin Timberlake - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Simple Chord Progressions
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Holy Grail by Jay Z ft. Justin Timberlake - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:13:29

Learn how to play "Holy Grail" by Jay Z ft. Justin Timberlake on piano. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), teaches you a simplified version of this pop classic. In this online piano lesson, Alfie walks you through the chords of the song. He then goes on to teach the iconic hook on the verses which uses an interesting rhythmic motif. This piano video tutorial is for the beginner level piano player.

Be sure to check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Darius Rucker
Guitar - Homegrown Honey by Darius Rucker Part 2 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Guitar Solo
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Homegrown Honey by Darius Rucker Part 2 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:06:52

Learn to play Homegrown Honey Part 2 by Darius Rucker on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you the guitar solo to this country smash and provides you with playing techniques, including string bending, to master these guitar licks. This guitar lesson is for the advanced level guitar player and is one of many on demand guitar video tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Darius Rucker
Guitar - Homegrown Honey by Darius Rucker Part 1 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Suspended Chords
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Homegrown Honey by Darius Rucker Part 1 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:11:09

Learn to play "Homegrown Honey" Part 1 by Darius Rucker on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you to play the guitar riff with the delay effect, the suspended chords in the chorus, and a cool guitar riff in the verse that switches octaves. Jon shows you the chords and offers playing techniques for you to follow. This guitar lesson is for the advanced level guitar player and is one of many on demand guitar video tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Christina Aguilera
Piano - Hurt by Christina Aguilera Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Rocking Between the Notes
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Hurt by Christina Aguilera Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:04

Learn how to play "Hurt" by Christina Aguilera Part 1 on the piano. This powerful song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. Here, Alfie teaches you the piano parts to the intro, the first verse, and the chorus. Once you have mastered this part, be sure to check out Hurt part 2. This piano video tutorial is for the intermediate level piano player.

Hurt is just one of the many current popular songs used to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Christina Aguilera
Piano - Hurt by Christina Aguilera Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Applying Dynamics
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Hurt by Christina Aguilera Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:15:34

Learn how to play "Hurt" by Christina Aguilera Part 2 on the piano. This powerful song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. Here, Alfie teaches you the piano parts to the second verse, the bridge and the outro. If you haven't already, be sure to check out Hurt part 1. 

Hurt is just one of the many current popular songs used to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Sam Smith
Piano - I'm Not the Only One by Sam Smith - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Pickup Notes
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - I'm Not the Only One by Sam Smith - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:13:23

Learn to play "I'm Not the Only One" by Sam Smith on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you this very piano driven song in this beginner piano lesson.

Be sure to check out our other piano video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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Taylor Swift
Piano - I Knew You Were Trouble by Taylor Swift - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Rapid Eighth Notes
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - I Knew You Were Trouble by Taylor Swift - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:13:18

Learn to play "I Knew You Were Trouble" by Taylor Swift on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you how to imitate the guitar strums on the piano in this intermediate piano lesson.

Be sure to check out our other piano video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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John Lennon
Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 07 - Imagine by John Lennon - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 07 - Imagine by John Lennon - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:04:56

Learn how to play "Imagine" by John Lennon on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing  (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues teaching his Beginning Beats drum series progressing to the four beat pattern, or four beat phrase.

Be sure to check out all the drum tutorials available at Music School Online to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

 

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Calvin Harris
Piano - I Need Your Love by Calvin Harris - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Pushing Into The Keys
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - I Need Your Love by Calvin Harris - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:23

Learn to play "I Need Your Love" by Calvin Harris on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates the piano technique pushing into the keys in this intermediate piano lesson.

Be sure to check out our other piano video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

Marvin Gaye
Bass - Inner City Blues by Marvin Gaye - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Classic Bass Line
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Inner City Blues by Marvin Gaye - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:16:04

Learn to play "Inner City Blues" by Marvin Gaye on the bass. Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) teaches you this classic bassline and some fun variations. This song is for the advanced level bass player.

Check out our other video tutorials at Music School Online for the bass as well as for guitar, piano / synth, drums, voice that use current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Cypress Hill
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 06 - Insane in the Brain by Cypress Hill - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 06 - Insane in the Brain by Cypress Hill - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:04:16

Learn to play "Insane in the Brain" by Cypress Hill on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum series by building on the "Walk This Way" drum beat pattern with the addition of one more note on the bass drum.

Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Black Sabbath
Guitar - Iron Man by Black Sabbath - with Ken Lewis
Song - Classic rock riffs
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Iron Man by Black Sabbath - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:13:32

Learn how to play the song "Iron Man" by Black Sabbath. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you how to play the classic rock guitar riffs from this best-selling record made up of bar chords and power chords. This guitar lesson is for the intermediate level guitar player and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Bruno Mars
Piano - It Will Rain by Bruno Mars - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Chords and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - It Will Rain by Bruno Mars - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:26

Learn to play "It Will Rain" by Bruno Mars on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Sean Kingston, Rick Ross) shows you how to play the chords and melody simultaneously. 

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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The Ramones
Guitar - I Wanna Be Sedated by The Ramones - with Jon Skibic
Song - Riffs & Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - I Wanna Be Sedated by The Ramones - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:11:32

Learn how to play "I Wanna Be Sedated" by The Ramones on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you how to play the song in true Johnny Ramone style, showing playing techniques like palm muting and consistent downpicking to help you sound just like the record. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Lady Antebellum
Piano - Just a Kiss by Lady Antebellum - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Rolling The Notes
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Just a Kiss by Lady Antebellum - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:47

Learn to play "Just a Kiss" by Lady Antebellum on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) shows you how to play this beautiful song which utilizes many of black keys so you will be able to increase your comfort level with playing these. He also discusses the technique of rolling the notes in this piano lesson. This lesson is designed for the beginner level piano player.

Learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano / synth , guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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Bruno Mars
Piano - Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Eighth notes
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:31

Learn how to play "Just The Way You Are" by Bruno Mars on the piano. In this beginner piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates how to play main piano part and the eighth note (8th note) pattern of this simple, but beautiful song.

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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E.T.
Piano - E.T. by Katy Perry - with Alfie Magliano
Song - pedal points
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - E.T. by Katy Perry - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:52

Learn how to play "E.T." by Katy Perry on the piano. In this piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you the right hand and left hand piano parts to this song and offers practical advice for how to play this. Alfie discusses the pedal point featured in the pre-chorus that makes this song exciting to play.

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current, popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Miranda Lambert
Guitar - Kerosene by Miranda Lambert - with Jon Skibic
Song - Riffs & Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Kerosene by Miranda Lambert - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:10:20

Learn how to play "Kerosene" by Miranda Lambert on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) shows you how to play this song using open string riffs and fast downstrokes. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Katy Perry
Piano - Last Friday Night by Katy Perry - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Pickup Notes
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Last Friday Night by Katy Perry - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:08:19

Learn how to play "Last Friday Night" by Katy Perry on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you how to play the simple chord progression of this song with a focus on pickup notes.

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Disclosure feat. Sam Smith
Drums - Latch by Disclosure ft. Sam Smith Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Groove Exercises
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Latch by Disclosure ft. Sam Smith Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:03:53

Learn to play "Latch" by Disclosure ft Sam Smith Part 3 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) takes you through some hi hat exercises to develop the coordination necessary to play this challenging programmed drum part.

This drum lesson is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Disclosure feat. Sam Smith
Drums - Latch by Disclosure ft. Sam Smith Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Beats
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Latch by Disclosure ft. Sam Smith Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:09:20

Learn to play "Latch" by Disclosure ft Sam Smith Part 2 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues discussing how to replicate the programmed drums with a live drum kit and how to play sixteenth (16th) note triplets programmed on the hi hat parts. To create this sound Dylan uses 16th note double strokes.

This drum lesson is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Disclosure feat. Sam Smith
Drums - Latch by Disclosure ft. Sam Smith Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Latch by Disclosure ft. Sam Smith Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:08:11

Learn to play "Latch" by Disclosure ft Sam Smith Part 1 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) discusses how to replicate the programmed drum sounds with a live drum kit and how to play eighth (8th) note triplets on the basic beat.

This drum lesson is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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The Beatles
Guitar - Let it Be by The Beatles - with JJ Boogie
Song - Chords and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Let it Be by The Beatles - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:07:36

Learn to play "Let It Be" by The Beatles on the guitar. Your instructor, JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem), teaches you this song at a beginner level since it only requires a few basic chords. JJ also offers suggestions for playing the guitar to keep your hands from tiring easily.

This video tutorial is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Idina Menzel
Piano - Let it Go from the movie Frozen by Idina Menzel Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Seventh & Ninth Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Let it Go from the movie Frozen by Idina Menzel Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:17:17

Learn how to play "Let It Go" (from the movie Frozen) on the piano. This popular song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This online piano lesson is part 1. Once you have mastered this part, be sure to check out Let It Go part 2. This piano video tutorial is for the intermediate level piano player.

Let It Go is just one of the many current popular songs used to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Idina Menzel
Piano - Let it Go from the movie Frozen by Idina Menzel Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Seventh & Ninth Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Let it Go from the movie Frozen by Idina Menzel Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:20:26

Learn how to play "Let It Go" (from the movie Frozen) on the piano. This popular song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This online piano lesson is part 2. Be sure to check out Let It Go part 1.

This piano video tutorial is for the intermediate level piano player and is just one of the many current popular songs used to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn to play piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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T.I. ft. Rihanna
Piano - Live Your Life by T.I. ft. Rihanna - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Pulsing Notes
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Live Your Life by T.I. ft. Rihanna - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:13:30

Learn how to play "Live Your Life" by T.I. ft. Rihanna on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and is designed for the intermediate level piano player. Alfie teaches you how to play the chords and the main melody sung by Rihanna.

It is just one of the many current popular songs used to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Drake
Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 5 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Beats
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 5 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:09:36

Learn to play "Lord Knows" by Drake Part 5 on drums taught to you by Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake), the drummer who performed on the record! In this drum lesson, Dylan focuses on teaching you how to play the verse beats, an 8 measure phrase programmed by producer Just Blaze, on an acoustic drum set. This is a lesson for the advanced level drummer.

Be sure to check out the other video tutorials in this series and the other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Drake
Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 4 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Beats
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 4 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:09:46

Learn to play "Lord Knows" by Drake Part 4 on drums taught to you by Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake), the drummer who performed on the record! In this drum lesson, Dylan focuses on teaching you how to play the chorus beats, as programmed by producer Just Blaze, on an acoustic drum set. This is definitely a lesson for the advanced level drummer.

Be sure to check out the other video tutorials in this series and the other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Drake
Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 2 - Intro - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 2 - Intro - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:05:49

Learn to play "Lord Knows" by Drake Part 2 on drums taught to you by Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake), the drummer who performed on the record! Dylan teaches you the intro drum part that he played on the record and gives performance techniques.

Be sure to check out the other video tutorials in this series and the other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Drake
Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 1 - Overview - with Dylan Wissing
Concepts - Replicating Electronic Drum Parts
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 1 - Overview - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:02:44

Learn to play "Lord Knows" by Drake Part 1 on drums taught to you by Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake), the drummer who performed on the record! Dylan teaches you the drum parts he played, the amazing drum beats programmed by producer Just Blaze for the song, and how to approach putting it all together on an acoustic drum kit. Part 1 of the series gives background and context for the four lessons to follow.

This drum lesson is for the advanced level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Drake
Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 3 - Preparatory Exercises - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Groove Exercises
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Lord Knows by Drake Part 3 - Preparatory Exercises - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:07:16

Learn preparatory exercises to play "Lord Knows" by Drake Part 3 on drums taught to you by Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake), the drummer who performed on the record! In this drum lesson, Dylan gives you drum exercises to aid in performing the challenging drum parts on the chorus and the verse taught in Parts 4 and 5.

Be sure to check out the other video tutorials in this series and the other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Ellie Goulding
Piano - Love Me Like You Do by Ellie Goulding - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Emotional Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Love Me Like You Do by Ellie Goulding - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:14

Learn how to play "Love Me Like You Do" by Ellie Goulding on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you the beautifully emotional chords used in this song and shows you techniques to use piano chords to express emotions. This piano tutorial is for the beginner level piano player.

Check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Beyonce
Bass - Love on Top by Beyonce - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Transposing
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Love on Top by Beyonce - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:22:48

Learn to play "Love on Top" by Beyonce on the bass. This is a great song to learn as it is an example of a song transposing or changing keys. This bass video tutorial is for the intermediate level bass player.

Check out other video tutorials on Music School Online for the bass guitar as well as for guitar, piano / synth, drums, and voice that use current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Maroon 5
Piano - Love Somebody by Maroon 5 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - soft accompaniment
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Love Somebody by Maroon 5 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:07:06

Learn how to play "Love Somebody" by Maroon 5 on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you the piano parts for both hands, but focuses more playing a very soft accompaniment with your right hand. 

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Eminem ft. Rihanna
Piano - Love The Way You Lie by Eminem feat. Rihanna - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Broken chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Love The Way You Lie by Eminem feat. Rihanna - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:07:58

Learn to play "Love The Way You Lie" by Eminem ft. Rihanna on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) discusses the powerful chords that appear in this hit song with a focus on the broken chords.

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Chris Brown
Synthesizer - Delay Effects - Loyal by Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne, Tyga - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Delay Effects
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Delay Effects - Loyal by Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne, Tyga - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:00

Learn how to use delay effects on a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "Loyal" by Chris Brown and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the beginner level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synthesizer or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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James Brown
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 12 - Make It Funky by James Brown - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Beats with Ghost Notes
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 12 - Make It Funky by James Brown - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:06:23

Learn to play "Make It Funky" by James Brown on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum delving further into how to play ghost notes on the snare drum. Studying old James Brown drum beats will give you a much better understanding of current pop and urban music. Dylan focuses on the ghost part of the ghost notes playing an accent beat on the second and fourth beat with the other notes being very quiet.

Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum tutorial progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Maroon 5
Piano - MAPS by Maroon 5 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Imitating Guitar Parts on Piano
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - MAPS by Maroon 5 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:16:50

Learn how to play "MAPS" by Maroon 5 on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and is designed for the intermediate level piano player. Alfie teaches you how to imitate the guitar part on piano.

MAPS is just one of the many piano lessons that utilize current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Maroon 5
Bass - Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5 - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Using Space Effectively
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5 - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:11:30

Learn to play "Moves Like Jagger" by Maroon 5 on the bass. This song has an interesting arrangement in the way it uses the bass line sparsely for a powerful effect. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

Check out other video tutorials on Music School Online for the bass guitar as well as for guitar, piano / synth, drums, and voice that use current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Stevie Wonder
Voice - Microphone Technique When Speaking or Singing Live - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Using the Microphone
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Microphone Technique When Speaking or Singing Live - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:05:46

Learn microphone technique especially when speaking or singing live. Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) discusses the do's and don't's of microphone use. This voice lesson is a Must for any singer.

Please check out other on-demand voice tutorials at Music School Online designed to teach you how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere.

Blake Shelton
Guitar - Neon Light by Blake Shelton - with Jon Skibic
Song - Pentatonic Scales
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Neon Light by Blake Shelton - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:17:06

Learn how to play "Neon Light" by Blake Shelton on guitar. In this guitar tutorial, Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) demonstrates how to play the guitar riffs which feature double stops and bends in a major pentatonic scale. Other playing techniques required include playing bends and using vibrato and palm muting. This is an intermediate guitar lesson. Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Chris Brown ft. Usher and Rick Ross
Voice - Harmony - New Flame by Chris Brown ft. Usher and Rick Ross - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Harmony
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Harmony - New Flame by Chris Brown ft. Usher and Rick Ross - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:06:42

Learn to sing harmony in this vocal video tutorial. Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) utilizes the song "New Flame" by Chris Brown featuring Usher and Rick Ross to demonstrate how to sing harmonies. He shows you how to sing both the higher harmonies with the head voice and the lower octave with full voice. Alvin then puts it all together so that you can hear the final result. This is a great voice lesson for singers to practice along.

Please check out other on-demand voice tutorials at Music School Online designed to teach you how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere.

Alicia Keys
Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 06 - Four on the Floor - No One by Alicia Keys - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 06 - Four on the Floor - No One by Alicia Keys - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:06:31

Learn to play "No One" by Alicia Keys on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) teaches you how to play this song which features the four on the floor bass drum pattern. This pattern is also referred to as the disco beat or house beat and is the prominent drum beat in so many songs. This lesson is part of the Beginning Beats drum series designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element of drumming to challenge you as you become a better drummer.

Be sure to check out all the lessons in this series and other on demand video tutorials at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Boyz II Men
Voice - Harmonizing Part 2 - On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Harmony
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Harmonizing Part 2 - On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:06:46

Your instructor, Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald), takes the concepts from Harmonizing Part 1 and applies them using the classic song "On Bended Knee" by Boyz II Men, a band known for their intricate harmonies, especially inverted harmonies, more suited to their deep voices. Alvin offers singing techniques for the harmony parts and takes you through each part for you to be able to practice singing at home.

This vocal tutorial is just one of the many voice lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere. 

Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding
Piano - Outside by Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Articulation
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Outside by Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:07:14

Learn how to play "Outside" by Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding on the piano. This pop song is taught by piano teacher, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). Alfie demonstrates proper articulation of the melody line, accenting certain notes while slurring others to add interest to your playing. This piano tutorial is for the beginner level piano player. Check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Led Zeppelin
Guitar - Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin Part 2 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Riffs & Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin Part 2 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:12:19

Learn to play "Over The Hills and Far Away" by Led Zeppelin Part 2 on guitar. Guitar teacher, Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield), demonstrates how to play the acoustic rhythm part. He shares useful tips on how to approach the ghost notes, dampening, and syncopation featured throughout the song. This is Part 2 of a 3-Part series.

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Led Zeppelin
Guitar - Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin Part 3 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Additional Parts
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin Part 3 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:15:39

Learn to play "Over The Hills and Far Away" by Led Zeppelin Part 3 on guitar. Guitar teacher, Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield), demonstrates how to play the electric rhythm guitar parts. He explains some of the featured playing techniques, such as power chords, harmony parts, and hammer-ons. This is Part 3 of a 3-Part series.

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Led Zeppelin
Guitar - Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin Part 1 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Basic Parts
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin Part 1 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:18:02

Learn to play "Over The Hills and Far Away" by Led Zeppelin Part 1 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) demonstrates how to play the introduction to the song which features hammer-ons, pull-offs, and movable shapes. He also gives advice on how to perform the different strumming patterns used in this section. This is Part 1 of a 3-Part series.

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The Who
Guitar - Pinball Wizard by The Who Part 2 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Using Dynamics
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Pinball Wizard by The Who Part 2 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:06:23

Learn how to play "Pinball Wizard" by The Who Part 2 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) demonstrates how to combine the acoustic and electric guitar parts, and how to use dynamics and the volume knob to give more dimension to your performance. This is Part 2 of a 2-Part Series. We recommend watching and practicing Part 1 before going through this material.

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The Who
Guitar - Pinball Wizard by The Who Episode 1 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Chords and Song Form
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Pinball Wizard by The Who Episode 1 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:17:07

Learn how to play "Pinball Wizard" by The Who Part 1 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) demonstrates how to play the acoustic guitar part and explains the pedal notes and modulations used throughout the song. You will also find advice on how to play 16th note syncopated notes at fast tempos. This is Part 1 of a 2-Part Series.

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Ariana Grande
Bass - Problem by Ariana Grande - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Slides & 808s
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Problem by Ariana Grande - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:08:47

Learn to play "Problem" by Ariana Grande on the bass. In this lesson, you will learn how to simulate the sound of an 808. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

Check out other video tutorials on Music School Online for the bass guitar as well as for guitar, piano / synth, drums, and voice that use current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Imagine Dragons
Piano - Radioactive by Imagine Dragons - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Big, Powerful Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Radioactive by Imagine Dragons - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:41

Learn how to play "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons on the piano. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), discusses how to play big, powerful chords to make an impact. This piano video tutorial is designed for the intermediate level piano player.

Check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Bob Marley
Guitar - Redemption Song by Bob Marley - with JJ Boogie
Song - Open Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Redemption Song by Bob Marley - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:09:55

JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play "Redemption Song" by Bob Marley in this online guitar lesson. This is a beginner level lesson with some basic guitar chords, but has some new playing techniques like hammer ons.

This video tutorial is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

Amy Winehouse
Drums - Rehab by Amy Winehouse Part 4 - Getting the Sound - with Dylan Wissing
Gear - Selection, Tuning & Studio Tips
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Rehab by Amy Winehouse Part 4 - Getting the Sound - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:20:38

Learn how to recreate the sound on "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse Part 4 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) explains how the vintage drum sound of the record was achieved. Dylan references two online articles from Sound on Sound written by the tracking engineer, Gabriel Roth, and the mix engineer, Tom Elmhirst, that give you excellent information on which microphones were used and how they were placed in the studio. Dylan shares techniques on how you can get the sound in this tune with your drum gear. Learning how to get the sound is a very useful skill for session drummers, recording engineers, and record producers.

This drum lesson is Part 4 in the series and is just one of many drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Amy Winehouse
Drums - Rehab by Amy Winehouse Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Digging Into the Feel
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Rehab by Amy Winehouse Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:13:10

Learn to play "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse Part 3 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues the study of this iconic song focusing on the approach and the stylistic choices and the technical choices that a drummer makes to play on an early 60's pop drum groove.

This drum tutorial is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Amy Winehouse
Drums - Rehab by Amy Winehouse Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Playing a 60's Pop Drum Beat
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Rehab by Amy Winehouse Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:11:05

Learn to play "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse Part 1 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) shows you how to play the early 60's (sixties) pop drum beat in this iconic song as played by drummer Homer Steinweiss. Dylan teaches you to play the two main beats in the chorus and the verse and some of the drum fills played throughout this tune.

This drum tutorial is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Amy Winehouse
Drums - Rehab by Amy Winehouse Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Fills
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Rehab by Amy Winehouse Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:09:54

Learn to play "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse Part 2 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) focuses on some drum fills that Homer Steinweiss plays. Dylan explains what drum fills are and how it relates to the drummer's job as the time keeper.

This drum tutorial is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Justin Timberlake
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 09 - Rock Your Body by Justin Timberlake - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 09 - Rock Your Body by Justin Timberlake - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:04:20

Learn to play "Rock Your Body" by Justin Timberlake on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum series with the drum part in this song consisting of two different measures. Measure 1 is a basic rock beat taught in the beginning beats lessons. Measure 2 is a more complicated drum part which is the drum measure that Dylan breaks down in this drum lesson.

Be sure to check out the others in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum tutorial progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Adele
Piano - Rolling in the Deep by Adele Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Gauging the Pedal
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Rolling in the Deep by Adele Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:15:28

Learn how to play "Rolling In The Deep" by Adele on the piano. This pop classic is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This online piano lesson is part 1 and Alfie teaches the verse, the pre-chorus and the chorus of the song and offers performance suggestions to gauge the pedal. Once you have mastered this part, be sure to check out Rollin In The Deep part 2. This piano video tutorial is for the advanced level piano player.

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Adele
Piano - Rolling in the Deep by Adele Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Tasteful Improvisation
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Rolling in the Deep by Adele Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:16:01

Learn how to play "Rolling In The Deep" by Adele on the piano. This pop classic is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This online piano lesson is part 2. Be sure to check out Rollin In The Deep part 1. This piano video tutorial is for the advanced level piano player.

Check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Lorde
Piano - Royals by Lorde - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Chord Inversions
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Royals by Lorde - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:00

Learn how to play "Royals" by Lorde on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). In it, he explains chord inversions. This song is relatively simple to play and this piano lesson is for the beginner level piano player.

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Lorde
Guitar - Royals by Lorde - Part 1 - with Ken Lewis
Song - Open Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Royals by Lorde - Part 1 - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:12:38

Learn to play the song "Royals" by Lorde Part 1 on the guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you how to play this smash hit on the guitar with three simple open chords. This on demand video tutorial is for the beginner level guitar player. This is part 1 of 2. Be sure to check out the second part once you have mastered this lesson.

Please view our other guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

Lorde
Guitar - Royals by Lorde - Part 2 Strumming Patterns - with Ken Lewis
Song - Strumming Patterns
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Royals by Lorde - Part 2 Strumming Patterns - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:10:28

Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) continues teaching you the song "Royals" by Lorde at an advanced level. This is part 2 of 2. In this guitar lesson, Ken focuses on teaching you various strumming patterns that can be used to play this song, but you can experiment using these patterns in other songs as well. Be sure to check out part 1 to learn the guitar chords first.

This video tutorial is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

Magic!
Rhythm Section - Rude by Magic! - with Antar Goodwin & Dylan Wissing
Song - Traditional and Pop Reggae
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Rhythm Section - Rude by Magic! - with Antar Goodwin & Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:19:42

Learn to play the rhythm section on "Rude" by Magic!. In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) discuss the pop reggae groove and how the drums and bass fit together on this song. They demonstrate the difference between traditional reggae and pop reggae.

Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how playing the drums and the bass together creates and locks in the beat, sets the tempo of the song, and gets the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.

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Magic!
Voice - Vocal Warmup - Modulation Exercise - Rude by Magic! - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Warm Ups
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Vocal Warmup - Modulation Exercise - Rude by Magic! - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:04:11

This voice tutorial covers a vocal warmup modulation exercise using the song "Rude" by Magic! Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) guides you though this voice exercise designed to help you flex your musical intuition to find the next notes. This video tutorial is just one of the many voice lessons available at Music School Online.

Learn how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere.

Magic!
Drums - Rude by Magic! Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Advanced Beats
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Rude by Magic! Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:11:12

Learn to play "Rude" by Magic! Part 2 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) focuses on the additional percussion including wood block, the timbale, and the ride cymbal fills played by Alex Tanas on this pop reggae tune and gives you playing techniques for these. This drum tutorial is for the advanced level drummer.

Be sure to check out part 1 for more on the drum part of this song and all the other video tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Magic!
Bass - Rude by Magic! - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Pop Reggae Bass Lines
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Rude by Magic! - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:16:03

Learn to play "Rude" by Magic! on the bass. In this lesson, you will learn how to incorporate a reggae sound into a pop song. This bass video tutorial is for the intermediate level bass player.

Check out other video tutorials on Music School Online for the bass guitar as well as for guitar, piano / synth, drums, and voice that use current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Magic!
Drums - Rude by Magic! Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Reggae Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Rude by Magic! Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:17:09

Learn to play "Rude" by Magic! Part 1 on drums. In this drum lesson, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) shows you how to play this fun pop reggae tune with a little dancehall mixed in. Dylan takes you through the syncopated drum line in the verse and the chorus that drummer, Alex Tanas, plays on the track. This drum tutorial is for the intermediate level drummer.

Be sure to check out part 2 for more on the drum part of this song and all the other video tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Capital Cities
Synthesizer - Split Keyboard - Safe and Sound by Capitol Cities - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Splitting the Keyboard
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Split Keyboard - Safe and Sound by Capitol Cities - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:50

Learn how to split the keyboard on a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "Safe and Sound" by Capital Cities and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the intermediate level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synthesizer or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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Blake Shelton
Piano - Sangria by Blake Shelton - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Chorales
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Sangria by Blake Shelton - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:07:19

Learn to play "Sangria" by Blake Shelton on the piano. This mellow country song is taught by piano teacher, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). Alfie teaches you the 3 main parts to the song including a 3 part chorale, which is a sequence of simple chords played silmutaneously with both hands that resemble one another. He also discusses the proper use of dynamics to create the mood of the song. This piano tutorial is for the beginner level piano player. Check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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The Rolling Stones
Guitar - Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones - with Ken Lewis
Song - Basic Parts
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:03:09

Learn to play "Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the main riff in the song, showing you various ways to play it. This will allow you to keep the song interesting by playing the same guitar riff with subtle differences.

Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth
Piano - See You Again by Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Transcription
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - See You Again by Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:14:18

Learn to play "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth from the Furious 7 soundtrack on piano. This pop song is taught by your piano teacher, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). In this piano tutorial, Alfie demonstrates how to play an exact transcription of what Charlie Puth played on the record.

Check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Kings of Leon
Bass - Sex on Fire by Kings of Leon - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Using a Pick
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Sex on Fire by Kings of Leon - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:18:08

Learn how to play "Sex on Fire" by Kings of Leon on the bass. Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) continues your pick studies on the bass guitar and demonstrates how altering a rhythm throughout the song will drive the song forward. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

Music School Online offers many video tutorials using current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Taylor Swift
Voice - Breath Control - Shake it Off by Taylor Swift - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Breath Control
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Breath Control - Shake it Off by Taylor Swift - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:04:31

Learn breath control technique with the song "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift. Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) demonstrates how and when to breathe using this upbeat, pop song. 

This video tutorial is just one of the many voice lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere. 

Nirvana
Guitar - Power Chords - Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana - with Ken Lewis
Song - Power Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Power Chords - Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:09:53

In this guitar video tutorial, Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you how to play power chords on one of his favorite songs by one of his favorite bands, "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana. Ken explains what power chords are and how to play them and then teaches the song.

This guitar lesson is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Keith Urban
Guitar - Somebody Like You by Keith Urban Part 1 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Suspended Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Somebody Like You by Keith Urban Part 1 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:11:47

Learn how to play "Somebody Like You" by Keith Urban Part 1 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you the main parts of the song, including the banjo part. You will also learn about playing with open strings and with suspended chords, which are heavily featured throughout the song. This is Part 1 of a 2-part Series. When you've mastered this lesson, head on to Part 2 for the guitar solos.

Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Keith Urban
Guitar - Somebody Like You by Keith Urban Part 2 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Guitar Solo
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Somebody Like You by Keith Urban Part 2 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:15:52

Learn how to play "Somebody Like You" by Keith Urban Part 2 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you the guitar solos on this song. He explains and demonstrates the techniques featured in these solos, including bends, use of the whammy bar, pedal notes and much more. This is Part 2 of a 2-part Series.

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Gotye ft. Kimbra
Piano - Somebody That I Used to Know by Gotye ft. Kimbra - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Basic Parts
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Somebody That I Used to Know by Gotye ft. Kimbra - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:17:48

Learn how to play "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye on the piano. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), teaches you the mallet part and the chords in this online lesson designed for the beginner level piano player.

Be sure to check out our other piano video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Fun.
Piano - Some Nights by Fun. Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Basic Parts
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Some Nights by Fun. Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:16:25

Learn how to play "Some Nights" by Fun. Part 1 on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and is designed for the beginner level piano player. Alfie teaches you how to play the basic chords and the melody.

Check out Part 2 and our other piano video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Fun.
Piano - Some Nights by Fun. Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Sixteenth Note Rhythms
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Some Nights by Fun. Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:06:55

Learn how to play "Some Nights" by Fun. Part 2 on the piano. This piano video tutorial is a continuation for learning this pop tune taught by instructor Alfie Magliano. This lesson explores sixteenth (16th) note rhythms and is geared towards the intermediate level piano player. Be sure to check out the first part of the song in Some Nights Part 1.

Watch our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Adele
Piano - Someone Like You by Adele Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Basic Parts
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Someone Like You by Adele Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:17:57

Learn how to play "Someone Like You" by Adele on the piano. This pop classic is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This online piano lesson is part 1 which focuses on learning the intro, verse, prechorus, and chorus and playing using a rocking pattern. Once you have mastered this part, be sure to check out "Someone Like You" part 2. This piano video tutorial is for the advanced level piano player.

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Adele
Piano - Someone Like You by Adele Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Playing a Chorale
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Someone Like You by Adele Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:18:58

Learn how to play "Someone Like You" by Adele on the piano. This pop classic is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This online piano lesson is Part 2 which focuses on learning the bridge, vamp, and outro, as well as playing a chorale. If you haven't yet, be sure to check out "Someone Like You" Part 1. This piano video tutorial is for the advanced level piano player.

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Drake
Piano - Started from the Bottom by Drake - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Hand Crossing
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Started from the Bottom by Drake - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:07:26

Learn how to play the dreamy piano part, played in lydian mode, from "Started from the Bottom" by Drake. Your instructor, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston), discusses hand crossing and pedaling and offers practical playing tips for both. This piano video tutorial is for the beginner level piano player.

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Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko
Piano - Stay by Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Using Dynamics
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Stay by Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:17:50

Learn how to play "Stay" by Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and is designed for the intermediate level piano player. Alfie explains how to use dynamics to make a simple melody much more interesting.

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Sam Smith
Voice - Harmony - Stay With Me by Sam Smith - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Harmony
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Harmony - Stay With Me by Sam Smith - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:08:27

Learn to sing harmony on the hit song "Stay with Me" by Sam Smith. Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) explains the intricate harmony parts and breaks these down so you can sing along.

This vocal tutorial is just one of the many online voice lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere. 

Sam Smith
Piano - Stay With Me by Sam Smith - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Chords & Octaves
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Stay With Me by Sam Smith - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:45

Learn how to play "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith on the piano. In this beginner level piano lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you some of the basic chords and how to find the octave.

Be sure to check out our other piano video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg
Piano - Still D.R.E. by Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Rolling Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Still D.R.E. by Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:05

Learn how to play "Still D.R.E." by Dr. Dre on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) explains forming piano chords and how to roll the chords to give the song an arpeggiated sound. This online piano lesson is designed for the beginner level piano player.

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Maroon 5
Piano - Sugar by Maroon 5 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Transcription
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Sugar by Maroon 5 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:07:22

Learn to play "Sugar" by Maroon 5 on the piano. This pop song is taught by piano teacher, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). In this tutorial, Alfie shows you how to play the piano parts and teaches a method for transcribing rhythms, that is, hearing a rhythm on the radio and recreating it.

Check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Calvin Harris
Synthesizer - Combining Sounds - Summer by Calvin Harris - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Combining Sounds
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Combining Sounds - Summer by Calvin Harris - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:54

Learn how to combine sounds on a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "Summer" by Calvin Harris and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the beginner level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synthesizer or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

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Hozier
Piano - Take Me to Church by Hozier - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Changing Time Signatures
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Take Me to Church by Hozier - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:16:28

Learn how to play "Take Me To Church" by Hozier on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and focuses on time signature changes within a song.

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Hozier
Guitar - Take Me to Church by Hozier - with Ken Lewis
Song - Chords and Song Form
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Take Me to Church by Hozier - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:16:33

Learn how to play "Take Me To Church" by Hozier on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the guitar chords for all the sections in the songs, and he gives you tips to navigate the song's odd time signatures.

Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Sam Hunt
Piano - Take Your Time by Sam Hunt - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Major 7th Interval
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Take Your Time by Sam Hunt - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:06

Learn to play "Take Your Time" by Sam Hunt on the piano. This hit country song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). In this video, Alfie points out the surprising interval of a major seventh (7th) chord within the chord progression.

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Sly and the Family Stone
Bass - Toolkit | Intro to Slap Bass Part 2 - with Antar Goodwin
Technique - Slap Bass
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Toolkit | Intro to Slap Bass Part 2 - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:14:15

Your instructor, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days), continues teaching you slap bass techniques - slaps, pops, hammer-ons and pull-offs.  This is part 2 of 2. Please be sure to checkout part 1.

This bass lesson is part of the bass toolkit for the intermediate level bass player. Music School Online offers many video tutorials using current popular songs and a few classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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If I Die Young
Piano - If I Die Young by The Band Perry - with Alfie Magliano
Song - chord voicing
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - If I Die Young by The Band Perry - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:08:21

Learn how to play "If I Die Young" by The Band Perry on piano. In this beginner lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you the main chord progression of the song for both the right and left hands and demonstrates the playing patterns used throughout. Alfie introduces the concept of chord voicing and shows you how to use common notes to achieve this. 

Be sure to check out our other online piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing popular songs and a few classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians. Learn how to play the piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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Bruno Mars
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 11 - The Lazy Song by Bruno Mars - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Beats with Ghost Notes
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 11 - The Lazy Song by Bruno Mars - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:05:59

Learn to play "The Lazy Song" by Bruno Mars on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum series switching gears to teach you how to play ghost notes. Don't worry though, they are not scary. This song is a great example of when the snare drum beats fit in between the cracks on the hi hats beats.

Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum tutorial progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Jason Derulo
Piano - The Other Side by Jason Derulo - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Imitating Guitar Parts on Piano
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - The Other Side by Jason Derulo - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:14:58

Learn how to play "The Other Side" by Jason Derulo on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates how to imitate the guitar part on the piano in this online piano lesson.

Be sure to check out our other piano video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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James Brown
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 03 - The Payback by James Brown - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 03 - The Payback by James Brown - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:05:29

Learn to play "The Payback" by James Brown on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum series by teaching the first song with two 16th note bass drum notes in a row in the beat.

Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Danny Elfman
Piano - The Simpsons Theme by Danny Elfman - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Lydian Mode
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - The Simpsons Theme by Danny Elfman - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:07:22

Learn to play "The Simpsons Theme" by Danny Elfman on the piano. In this lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates the Lydian Mode in practice as well as the cool whole tone scale run that characterizes this classic TV theme song. This tutorial is designed for the beginner level piano player.

Be sure to check out our other video tutorials here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Ariana Grande
Piano - The Way by Ariana Grande ft. Mac Miller - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Wrist Technique
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - The Way by Ariana Grande ft. Mac Miller - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:06

Learn how to play "The Way" by Ariana Grande ft. Mac Miller on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and is designed for the intermediate level piano player. Alfie explains the history of the piano riff used and goes over 16th notes and a wrist technique when playing octaves in the left hand.

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Ed Sheeran
Guitar - Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran Part 1 - with Ken Lewis
Song - Chords and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran Part 1 - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:11:24

Learn how to play "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran Part 1 on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the chords for the songs intro, verses and chorus. He also teaches you a very convenient way to play the turnaround section, keeping it simple and musical. Move on to Part 2 of this lesson to learn how to play it like Ed Sheeran does on the record.

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Ed Sheeran
Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 11 - Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 11 - Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:03:15

Learn to play "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Beginning Beats drum series by teaching a more complex drum beat played in this hit song. Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series designed to teach you the basics of playing drums.

Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Ed Sheeran
Piano - Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Intervals on the Left Hand
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:14:23

Learn to play "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran on the piano. This beginner level piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). He teaches you how to play this simple, but beautiful song which focuses on how to play intervals with your left hand.

Be sure to check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Ed Sheeran
Guitar - Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran Part 2 - with Ken Lewis
Song - Playing Like The Record
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran Part 2 - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:13:43

Learn how to play "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran Part 2 on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the guitar chords to the turnaround section and he shows you how to play the little embellishments that Ed Sheeran plays on the recording.

Be sure to check out other on demand guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Maroon 5
Piano - This Love by Maroon 5 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Dissonant Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - This Love by Maroon 5 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:18:28

Learn how to play "This Love" by Maroon 5 on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and is designed for the intermediate level piano player. In this lesson, Alfie discusses dissonant chords while teaching you how to play the song.

Be sure to check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Maroon 5
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 08 - This Love by Maroon 5 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 08 - This Love by Maroon 5 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:04:50

Learn to play "This Love" by Maroon 5 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum series by building on previous lessons teaching you to play the same kind of drum beat, but with a new variation in the drum pattern.

Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Maroon 5
Bass - This Love by Maroon 5 - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Well Crafted Bass Parts
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - This Love by Maroon 5 - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:11:22

Learn to play "This Love" by Maroon 5 on the bass. This song contains several elements not often seen in pop music and makes a great example to study a well crafted bass line. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

Check out other video tutorials on Music School Online for the bass guitar as well as for guitar, piano / synth, drums, and voice that use current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Macklemore
Synthesizer - Horns - Shake It Off, Problem, Thrift Shop - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Creating Horn Sounds
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Horns - Shake It Off, Problem, Thrift Shop - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:06

Learn how to create horn sounds on a synthesizer (synth). This synthesizer lesson features the hit songs "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift, "Problem" by Ariana Grande, and "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the beginner level keyboard player.

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synth or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

The Black Keys
Drums - Tighten Up by The Black Keys Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Beats, Fills & Sounds
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Tighten Up by The Black Keys Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:18:07

Learn to play "Tighten Up" Part 1 by The Black Keys on drums. Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) teaches you the drum part as played by Patrick Carney on the original track. The drum beat has a unique feel based on 8th note and 16th note rhythms and Dylan takes you through these parts slowly and then increases the tempo.

This drum lesson is for the intermediate level drummer and is just one of many on demand video tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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The Black Keys
Drums - Tighten Up by The Black Keys Part 2 - Getting the Sounds - with Dylan Wissing
Gear - Selection, Tuning & Studio Tips
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Tighten Up by The Black Keys Part 2 - Getting the Sounds - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:17:48

Learn how to recreate the sound on "Tighten Up" Part 2 by The Black Keys on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) explains how and where the original song was recorded to understand the influences on the sound. Dylan shares how he recreated the drum sound in his studio and gives you tips to get the sound with your drum kit. He also talks about the additional percussion, mainly tambourine and shaker. Learning how to get the sound is a very useful skill for session drummers, recording engineers, and record producers.

This drum lesson is Part 2 and is just one of many drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

The Black Keys
Drums - Tighten Up by The Black Keys Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing
Gear - Selection, Tuning & Studio Tips
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Tighten Up by The Black Keys Part 3 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:15:03

Learn how to recreate the sound on "Tighten Up" Part 3 by The Black Keys on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) takes you inside the box to examine the mix using the Logic session. Dylan explains the various tracks and the effects or plugins used to get the sounds. Learning how to get the sound is a very useful skill for session drummers, recording engineers, and record producers.

This drum lesson is Part 3 and is just one of many drum tutorials available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and instant classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Ke$ha
Synthesizer - Wave Forms - Tik Tok by Ke$ha and Big Poppa by Notorious B.I.G. - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Wave forms
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Synthesizer - Wave Forms - Tik Tok by Ke$ha and Big Poppa by Notorious B.I.G. - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:11:28

Learn about the 4 types of wave forms on a synthesizer (synth). This synth lesson features "Tik Tok" by Ke$ha (Kesha) and "Big Poppa" by Notorious B.I.G. and is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) for the beginner level keyboard player. 

This just one of the many online music lessons using current popular songs to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn how to play the synth or keyboard at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. Please check out our other video tutorials for piano and synthesizer, guitar, voice, drums, bass guitar, rhythm section and our MSO Kids section.

Pitbull ft. Ke$ha
Bass - Timber by Pitbull ft. Ke$ha - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Using Octave Pedals
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Timber by Pitbull ft. Ke$ha - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:12:52

Learn to play "Timber" by Pitbull ft. Ke$ha on the bass. In this lesson, Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) teaches you four on the floor rhythm in pop music and how to use an octave pedal. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

Check out other video tutorials on Music School Online for the bass guitar as well as for guitar, piano / synth, drums, and voice that use current popular songs and iconic classics to teach musicians, both new and seasoned, in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Garth Brooks
Piano - To Make You Feel My Love by Garth Brooks - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Learning by Rote
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Piano - To Make You Feel My Love by Garth Brooks - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:16

Learn to play "To Make You Feel My Love" by Garth Brooks on the piano. This song was actually first written and recorded by Bob Dylan, but Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Rick Ross, Sean Kingston) demonstrates how to play the version recorded by Garth Brooks. Alfie shows you how to play the song by rote. He utilizes a metronome and provides you with plenty of time to follow along. 

Be sure to check out other online piano lessons here at Music School Online and learn how to play the piano at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  

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Smokey Robinson
Voice - Falsetto - Learn to sing falsetto - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Falsetto
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Falsetto - Learn to sing falsetto - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:07:35

Learn to sing falsetto and falsetto techniques. Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) explores falsetto, or head voice, utilizing the song "Tracks of My Tears" by Smokey Robinson. He explains what falsetto is and how to successfully sing it.

Please check out other on-demand voice tutorials at Music School Online designed to teach you how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere.

Bruno Mars
Bass - Treasure by Bruno Mars - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Bass Lines and Song Form
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Treasure by Bruno Mars - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:12:47

Learn how to play "Treasure" by Bruno Mars (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) on the bass. Antar Goodwin teaches you this bass driven tune for the advanced level bass player in this video tutorial.

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P!nk
Piano - Try by Pink - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Quick dynamic changes
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Try by Pink - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:53

Learn to play "Try" by Pink on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Rick Ross, Sean Kingston) teaches you the piano parts to this song full of quick, dynamic changes and he provides practical tips on how to play these dramatic changes.

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Rihanna
Piano - Unfaithful by Rihanna Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - legato thirds
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Unfaithful by Rihanna Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:50

Learn how to play "Unfaithful" by Rihanna Part 1 on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates how to play the piano part heard throughout the entire song. Alfie focuses on showing you a playing technique for how to play thirds at a smooth pace and how to make them sound connected or legato.

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Rihanna
Piano - Unfaithful by Rihanna Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - legato thirds
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Unfaithful by Rihanna Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:12

Learn how to play "Unfaithful" by Rihanna Part 2 on piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) continues showing you how to play the piano part heard throughout the entire song and the playing technique for how to play thirds at a smooth pace and how to make them sound connected or legato.

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Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
Drums - Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars Part 2 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:11:38

Learn to play "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars Part 2 on drums with our multi-platinum instructor, Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake). In this drum lesson, you'll learn some of the more complex elements of the song, including the outro groove. This drum lesson is part 2 in a two part series and is for the intermediate level drummer.

Be sure to check out Part 1 as well as many other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
Piano - Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - with Alfie Magliano
Song - basslines
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:09:39

Learn to play "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars on the piano. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) focuses on showing you how to play the basslines and some of the guitar riffs and the horn parts on the piano.

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Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
Drums - Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars Part 1 - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:12:06

Learn to play "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars Part 1 on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) teaches you the drum parts on this smash hit which is a great beginner drum lesson. This drum lesson is part 1 in a two part series and is for the beginner level drummer.

Be sure to check out Part 2 as well as many other drum lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Coldplay
Piano - Viva La Vida by Coldplay - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Syncopated Rhythms
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Viva La Vida by Coldplay - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:11

Learn how to play "Viva La Vida" by Coldplay on the piano. In this piano video tutorial,  Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you about syncopated rhythmic patterns and hand techniques. This online lesson is designed for the intermediate level piano player.

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Darius Rucker
Piano - Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Triple Time Signature
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:39

Learn to play "Wagon Wheel" by Darius Rucker on the piano. In this intermediate level piano video tutorial, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you this fun song that is in a triple time signature.

Be sure to check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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Darius Rucker
Guitar - Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker - Rhythm Guitar Part - with JJ Boogie
Song - Using a Capo
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker - Rhythm Guitar Part - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:08:28

JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play the rhythm guitar part on "Wagon Wheel" by Darius Rucker. JJ shows you how to play this part which basically loops throughout the song. JJ uses a capo, but also demonstrates how to play without one and he teaches you the strumming pattern used in the song.

Be sure to check out the other Wagon Wheel guitar lesson on the lead guitar part and the other on demand video tutorials for all levels here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Darius Rucker
Guitar - Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker - Lead Guitar Part - with JJ Boogie
Song - Guitar Solo
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker - Lead Guitar Part - with JJ Boogie".
Duration: 00:10:45

In this guitar tutorial, JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play the lead guitar part on "Wagon Wheel" by Darius Rucker. JJ focuses on showing you how to play the solo and the main chorus riffs. 

Be sure to check out the other Wagon Wheel guitar lesson on the rhythm guitar part and the other on demand video tutorials for all levels here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Darius Rucker
Bass - Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker - with Antar Goodwin
Song - Bass Lines and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Bass - Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker - with Antar Goodwin".
Duration: 00:09:23

Learn how to play "Wagon Wheel" by Darius Rucker on the bass. Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) teaches you the common chord progression for the bass guitar used in this hit song as well as many others. This bass video tutorial is for the beginner level bass player.

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Aerosmith
Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 05 - Walk This Way by Aerosmith - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Intermediate Beats
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Intermediate Beats Episode 05 - Walk This Way by Aerosmith - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:04:55

Learn to play "Walk This Way" by Aerosmith on drums, one of the most recognizable drum beats originally played by Joey Kramer. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) continues his Intermediate Beats drum series by teaching you the bass drum, snare drum, and the 8th notes on the hi hat drum pattern of this classic rock song.

Be sure to check out the other lessons in this series at Music School Online designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element and to challenge you to become a better drummer. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Aerosmith
Guitar - Walk This Way by Aerosmith - with Ken Lewis
Song - Basic Parts
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Walk This Way by Aerosmith - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:03:57

Learn to play "Walk This Way" by Aerosmith. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the iconic riff of this classic song. He shares tips about how to practice it and how to make it sound like the record. This works as well for the Run DMC version of the song. This is a great song to practice techniques like string skipping and palm muting.

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Jason Derulo
Piano - Want to Want Me by Jason Derulo - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Basic Parts
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Want to Want Me by Jason Derulo - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:10:07

Learn to play "Want to Want Me" by Jason Derulo. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) shows you how to play the verse, chorus and the bridge. This tutorial focuses on playing repeated notes and Alfie teaches you how to play these parts and discusses playing techniques like synopation and breaking up the intervals to make this a bit easier to play when the tempo speeds up.

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Queen
Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 05 - We Will Rock You by Queen - with Dylan Wissing
Song - Grooves and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Drums - Beginning Beats Episode 05 - We Will Rock You by Queen - with Dylan Wissing".
Duration: 00:08:26

Learn to play "We Will Rock You" by Queen on drums. Dylan Wissing (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Drake) teaches you this rock anthem drum beat in his Beginning Beats drum series designed to teach you the basics of playing drums. Each drum lesson progresses to add a new element of drumming to challenge you as you become a better drummer.

Be sure to check out all the lessons in this series and other on demand video tutorials at Music School Online. Learn how to play drums at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.   

Bruno Mars
Voice - Vibrato Episode 3 - Approaches to Vibrato - with Alvin Fields
Technique - Vibrato
Advanced
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Vibrato Episode 3 - Approaches to Vibrato - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:05:57

Learn the three main styles of vibrato. Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) explains the different types of vibrato and demonstrates all 3 approaches on the same piece of music, "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars.

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Bruno Mars
Piano - When I Was Your Man by Bruno Mars - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Complex Chords
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - When I Was Your Man by Bruno Mars - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:17:28

Learn to play "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars on the piano. In this intermediate level piano video tutorial, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) shows you how to play the song in its entirety including some complex piano chords and performance suggestions.

Be sure to check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

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J. Cole
Voice - Finding Your Note in the Choir - Where's Jermaine? By J. Cole - with Alvin Fields and The Blessed Choir
Technique - Finding Your Note
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Finding Your Note in the Choir - Where's Jermaine? By J. Cole - with Alvin Fields and The Blessed Choir".
Duration: 00:08:58

So, you want to sing? Learn how to find your note when singing in a choir. Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald)  introduces several members of The Blessed Choir demonstrating the most common vocal ranges including tenors, altos, and sopranos for you to sing along to determine where your voice is most comfortable. Then, the choir, who sang on J. Cole's record, sings an alternate piece of the song called "Unto Thee" that appears on "Where's Jermaine?" by J. Cole to provide you with further opportunity to discover your vocal range.

This video tutorial is just one of the many voice lessons available at Music School Online. Learn how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere. 

The Rolling Stones
Guitar - Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones Part 2 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Playing Like The Record
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones Part 2 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:08:28

Learn to play "Wild Horses" by The Rolling Stones Part 2 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you how to play the embellishments in this song, so you can sound like Keith Richards when you play it. This includes the various melodic fills that Keith Richards plays in the song. This is Part 2 of a 2-part Series.

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The Rolling Stones
Guitar - Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones Part 1 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Bar Chords
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones Part 1 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:10:26

Learn to play "Wild Horses" by The Rolling Stones on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you how to play this classic song which features bar chords. You can play it on a 12 string or 6 string guitar. Once you've learned the song, move on to Part 2, where you'll learn how to play the original Wild Horses guitar parts, so you can sound just like the record.

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Flo Rida ft. Sia
Piano - Wild Ones by Flo Rida ft. Sia - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Left Hand Independence
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Wild Ones by Flo Rida ft. Sia - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:12:25

Learn to play "Wild Ones" by Flo Rida ft. Sia on piano. In this intermediate level piano video tutorial, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) teaches you techniques to improve left hand independence on the keys.

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The Troggs
Guitar - Wild Thing by the Troggs - with Ken Lewis
Song - Chords and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Wild Thing by the Troggs - with Ken Lewis".
Duration: 00:10:15

Learn how to play "Wild Thing" by The Troggs on guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the main guitar parts to the song and provides you two ways to play them, both open chords and power chords. You will also learn tips on how to practice switching the chords to get a clean sound, as well as some variations on the basic strumming pattern.

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Pink Floyd
Guitar - Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd Part 3 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Chords and Song Form
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd Part 3 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:07:30

Learn how to play "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd Part 3 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) shows you how to play the verses and choruses to this classic song. He also shares tips on how to practice the strumming patterns used in the song, and how to practice chord switching to achieve a comfortable, clean sound. This is Part 3 of a 3-part series.

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Pink Floyd
Guitar - Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd Part 1 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Basic Parts
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd Part 1 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:10:07

Learn how to play "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd Part 1 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you how to play the intro to this classic song. Jon also gives tips on how to play the hammer-ons and pull-offs used in this section. This is Part 1 of a 3-part series. Once you are comfortable with this part, you can head over to part 2, to learn the lead guitar part for this same section.

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Pink Floyd
Guitar - Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd Part 2 - with Jon Skibic
Song - Lead Part
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd Part 2 - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:09:40

Learn how to play "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd Part 2 on guitar. Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Fountains of Wayne, Juliana Hatfield) teaches you how to play the intro, played by the lead guitar, to this classic song. He also gives tips on how to play the hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends and double stops used in this section. Jon also shares tips on how to get a correct vibrato sound. This is Part 2 of a 3-part series. Once you're comfortable with Parts 1 & 2, head over to Part 3 to learn the chords to the rest of the song.

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Miley Cyrus
Piano - Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Pulsing Notes
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus Part 2 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:13:48

Learn how to play the powerful anthem "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus on the piano. This pop song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This intermediate level online piano lesson is part 2 which focuses on learning techniques to play the parts of this song in a more interesting way using pulsing eighth notes.

Be sure to check out Wrecking Ball part 1 or one of our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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Miley Cyrus
Piano - Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano
Song - Basic Parts
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Piano - Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus Part 1 - with Alfie Magliano".
Duration: 00:16:43

Learn how to play the powerful anthem "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus on the piano. This pop song is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) in two parts. This intermediate level online piano lesson is part 1 which focuses on learning simple ways to play the first verse, prechorus, hook, and bridge.

Once you have mastered this part, be sure to check out Wrecking Ball part 2 or one of our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 

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The Righteous Brothers
Voice - Major and Minor Harmonies in Vocals - with Alvin Fields and Rose Hart
Technique - Major and minor harmonies
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Major and Minor Harmonies in Vocals - with Alvin Fields and Rose Hart".
Duration: 00:05:57

Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) and Rose Hart (J. Cole, Kanye West) discuss major and minor harmonies. They show you examples of both and take you through an exercise to help train your ears. Then, they utilize the song "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" by The Righteous Brothers which has both major and minor harmonies to demonstrate the concepts further.

Be sure to check out other online voice lessons available at Music School Online that teach you how to sing and improve your vocal technique at your own pace, anytime, anywhere.

Usher
Voice - Sliding - You Make Me Wanna by Usher - with Alvin Fields
Technique - sliding Into Notes
Intermediate
 
Learn to Play "Voice - Sliding - You Make Me Wanna by Usher - with Alvin Fields".
Duration: 00:07:06

Learn the singing technique sliding into notes on the song "You Make Me Wanna" by Usher. Your vocal instructor, Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald), begins the lesson with a simple vocal exercise and then demonstrates the difference between straight singing and sliding into the notes. He provides many opportunities to practice your sliding technique by singing along at home.

Please check out other on-demand voice tutorials at Music School Online designed to teach you how to sing at your convenience, any time, anywhere.

The Kinks
Guitar - You Really Got Me by The Kinks - with Jon Skibic
Song - Rock Rhythms and Melody
Beginner
 
Learn to Play "Guitar - You Really Got Me by The Kinks - with Jon Skibic".
Duration: 00:08:12

Learn how to play "You Really Got Me" by the Kinks on guitar. In this guitar tutorial, Jon Skibic (Afghan Whigs, Blue Man Group, Fountains of Wayne) demonstrates how to play the rhythm guitar part as well as the melody from the classic song which features power chords and a slick melody line. This is a beginner guitar lesson.

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