The Basics

New Orleans Piano: The Right Hand

Study the right hand methods of New Orleans's most influential piano players! Learn their licks, rolls and octave techniques.

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Six Ways to Play "The Lick"

Learn six different ways to play that classic New Orleans piano lick... and how to use them!

Learn how Professor Longhair used Lick #1 in his own style.

Lick #1... Fess Style

No one used octaves like Professor Longhair. Learn how here!

Octaves

Rolls

Bugle Call

COMING SOON

A "roll" on piano was used to imitate the sound of a snare drum roll. It's a classic technique!

The classic sound of the bugle call is a mainstay of New Orleans music.

boogie woogie piano boot camp

Course Time:      Self-Paced

Skill Level: Intermediate / Advanced

Prerequisites:     The Basics 

Steps: 

N/A

Effort: 

15-60 min / day

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Textbook

This book is referenced throughout many of these courses. Click here to buy your copy as a PDF digital download. 

Arthur Migliazza

Instructor:

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