Author: Jules Fitzgerald

Jules Fitzgerald earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. He subsequently made the move across the pond and has taught music in numerous schools in the Boston area before settling in Chicago, Illinois. Jules can play a number of musical instruments including the guitar, ukulele and piano. He loves all kinds of music but has a penchant for classical as well as modern pop. Since 2017, Jules has been the Editor-In-Chief of Know Your Instrument and is one of the site’s founding partners. You can also find Jules’ work on many other sites around the web.

Playground Sessions is definitely not a newbie to the online piano learning scene and it’s not the oldest either. It’s been around since 2010 and has been a big player ever since. It counts none other than Quincy Jones as its co-creator and Harry Connick Jr as one of its piano instructors and brand ambassadors. Try Playground Sessions Today So with millions of piano lessons being taught every month, let’s dive straight in and find out what all the fuss is about in this review. Getting Set Up Playground Sessions is a little different from a lot of the other…

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Pianoforall might be the biggest online piano course on the planet but is it the best? Let’s first begin by discussing what is going on right at this moment at Pianoforall. Pianoforall is going through somewhat of a transition this year – 2022. There are currently two versions of the course available. One via the Pianoforall website (which is the one you’ll find in pretty much every other Pianoforall review but this one) and another via Udemy. By the end of 2022, both courses will be merged into one and will be in the same format as the current Udemy…

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After signing up for Flowkey and playing around with the app for the past two weeks, I’ve been pretty impressed with what is one of the top online tools for learning piano at the moment. In this Flowkey review, I’ll tell you all about the Flowkey app, its piano learning model and everything else I’ve learned along the way. Try Flowkey Today Getting Started When you sign up, you’ll do a quick questionnaire asking you whether you’ve ever played piano before and what your purpose is for learning the piano. Flowkey is by far the simplest online piano learning app…

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Piano Marvel is actually an old piano learning platform that was set up in the late noughties. Although it’s not new, their piano learning app is anything but old. In fact, it uses some pretty advanced features which can all be controlled within your computer’s browser. So, when you purchase a subscription at Piano Marvel, you get a modern piano learning tool with years all the years of tweaking to boot. This platform has a lot to offer. Unusually, it has two learning paths: one for technique and another for method. It also has a whole section dedicated to sight…

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Many a song has been sung about monsters over the years in one shape or form. Some have been penned in a spooky or scary format whereas others merely use the theme of monsters and the undead as metaphors for something else, usually their emotions. I will explore the various types of songs about monsters in this article and show you how each artist or group has dealt with this ghoulish theme. So without further ado, here is a non-exhaustive list of the best songs about monsters. 1. Monster Mash – Bobby Pickett Monster Mash was released as a novelty…

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