How to Play Boogie Woogie Piano - WikiHow

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This video was created to accompany Arthur's WikiHow article on how to play boogie woogie piano. Read the Article here (there are also some transcripts of the other parts):




FOR PEOPLE STRUGGLING WITH HAND INDEPENDENCE:
Hand independence relies on muscle memory. The length of time it takes a person to get something "automatic" can vary from 1 day to 6 months. It depends on how much time you spend repeating the motion. No different than learning how to drive a stick shift or tie your shoes or chew food or type on a computer keyboard. The more frequently you can repeat a motion, the sooner it will become automatic.
In this case you are trying to get your left hand/wrist/arm to remember to move up and down in a specific rhythm while alternating your top note.
If you put in a collective 20 min a day on just your left hand (meaning 5 min here 10 min there, etc... or 20 min all at once) for 2 weeks and you still don't see any improvement I will be surprised.
You don't even need to be at a piano to practice the repetitions of your left hand. Tap out the rhythms on your desk, alternating your top finger as you do so (i.e. index to thumb as I show in the video). Imagine yourself playing the piano as you do this. You can even do it on your lap as you're sitting or stuck in traffic. Get creative. Teach your left hand the motion. You can do it. You learned how to walk. You can learn how to do this on piano.

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i have practiced this exact video for like 10 months. Thought it was impossible.
BUT I CAN FINALLY DO IT!!!! :D

Author — Alex Smith

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Don't know how I ended up here at 3 am. I don't even play piano

EDIT: It's 2020 still can't play piano

Author — Scynapse Tijnie

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“Step 2 develop hand independence”
Ok. Bye.

Author — 14 TeV

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i know most of yall came here from the guy in the train station "bashing" a piano

Author — Preston Ooi

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"dO YoU kNow BoOgie WoOgie?"

Edit: 2k people knew it 😂

Author — Dolan Vantablack

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makes me want to order some whiskey and start a fight in the saloon

Author — Farcry 007

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I wish every youtube tutorial could be as effective as this one. No self-introduction, no bullshit, no waste of viewer's time. Great work, thanks!

Author — George T

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**Perfects all the chords at the start**

Him: Play in a 12-bar blues form

Me: *Flips piano*

Author — PANDECOCO

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On the thumbnail I thought it was a song about nucleotide (A-G-C-G-C-A)
I think I've had too much molecular biology.

Author — Calvin Tran

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Kind of hard for a 55 year old begginer, but I'll keep practicing.

Author — somo

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i tried to learn to play this but after 30sec i found out i need a piano damnit

Author — Charles Lan caster

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You monster... I should be studying for school and you have turned my piano in to THE most addicting thing in the world i litelary cant step away from my chair

Author — B K

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How to fly a plane: Enter the plane. Read instructions. Fly.

Add take off. Add landing.

Now let's fly!

Author — Rombizio

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As a great man once said "Bewgie Wewgie"

Author — Brandon Rayes

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Piano teacher: So have you practised your scales since last time?
Me:

Author — Tony

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I can’t even play the piano, I don’t even own a piano, but God, I wish I did so I could learn thus

Author — mmeikol

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Him:*Showing the left handed part*

Me: Okay..seems easy enough-

Him:*Hands move over 10x faster, straight flying on the piano*

Me: **Smacks hand violently on keyboard**

Author — Anime Knows

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The story of how I dislocated the bones in my fingers under 30 seconds: Part 1

Author — YoelYTGaming

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been trying to learn since december and can finally play both hands together at a slow speed.

Author — electroid

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Brendan kavanagh brought everyone here i guess. I love this video

Author — Aditya Achmal