Master This Great Blues Piano Technique

When people first start improvising blues piano, they will play around with single notes from the blues scale, often played one at a time.

Adding the octave harmony technique into your improvising can really take your blues playing to the next level, and is used all the time by advanced blues pianists.

Watch the video below to master this technique so you can easily incorporate it into your improvisations:


You can download the FREE sheet music for this exercise below:


Blues Piano Exercise

Here is the version WITHOUT the note names within the note heads:

You can also download the backing track I used in the video tutorial (created on iReal Pro) so you can have fun playing along here:

Blues Exercise in C - Backing Track Download - 90bpm

I really hope you enjoy learning this exercise.


If you found this useful, you may be interested in my in-depth blues piano courses below:

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Blues Piano & Improvisation for Beginners

Step-by-step blues piano lessons for beginners. Have fun learning blues piano and improvisation with this properly planned course. Learn more about this course HERE.



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Blues Piano & Improvisation - The Next Level - Slow Blues

Improvise Blues Piano in the "Slow Blues" Style | An early to advanced Blues Piano Course. Learn more about this course HERE.


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