Review: Jazz Piano for Kids

I don't know about any other teachers, but I have a shelf dedicated to jazz piano books. Like many of us I'm sure, I enjoy playing jazz, but I definitely…

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Review: Piano Star Skills Builder

As some of you will have seen, I have previously reviewed a number of ABRSM's Piano Star series, including Piano Star Theory. The latest addition to the series is a…

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My Top 10 Blog Posts in 2020

It's always good at the end of another calendar year (and what a whirlwind year it's been) to look back see which blog posts were the most popular. These so…

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My Top 10 Christmas Books for Piano

It'll come as no surprise to you that I have two shelves of Christmas carol books and another whole shelf dedicated to Christmas books for piano. Then there's all the…

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4 Things I’ve Learnt Teaching Online

It's been about eight months since the majority of us began teaching online lessons. Whilst some experienced a brief return to face-to-face teaching, the majority are now back online. It's…

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Review: Piano Wizardry by Jason Hawkins

From Music Wings Publishing comes a brand new book for young pianists, Piano Wizardry by Jason Hawkins. Jason Hawkins is an award-winning musician, writer and educator based in Yorkshire. Having…

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