Sombrero Sam (Piano Lesson)
The latest of my piano lesson pieces, but rather than use a piano sound, I split the keyboard into bass and electric piano (which I’m really enjoying the sound of at the moment even though its a bit “gritty”) and just went for it, along with the solo section. Mistakes a’plenty but its being uploaded anyway. I’m also learning a very trimmed down/basic version of Clair De Lune which I hope to record soon. Whilst I know the piece, I’m not “familiar” with it, so Daria (piano teacher) played it to me at my last lesson. Aside from the fantastic playing, it made me think how can anyone write that! Truly amazing and puts my usual throbs and squeaky electronic sounds firmly in their place. I sometimes find it hard to strike a balance between listening to incredible music and taking it as inspiring, or making me want to quit as I can never be that good. But onwards I shall go.
Learnt from ABRSM Jazz Piano Pieces Grade 3:
Sombrero Sam (Charles Lloyd arr. Will Micheal)