It can be a relief to discover how very simple and straightforward it is to play the piano spontaneously - improvising. Here are several video clips demonstrating different improvisation techniques.
Piano by Ear
Lucinda demonstrates some of the ideas in Piano by Ear to help get you started. They are taken from pages 13, 14, 32, 33, 28, 29, 80, 73, 77, 111 and 117.
Anyone can Improvise
Anyone can Improvise, published by Informance, includes downloadable text and examples.
For further clips, please visit https://online-academy.informance.biz/online-academy/5-anyone-can-improvise
Understanding chords and how to hamonise
Easy Improvising with the White-note Modes and Other Exotic Scales
Trinity Improvising - Initial – Grade 3 (harmonic stimulus)
Also, published by Trinity College, London
A demonstration of how to teach pupils towards the Trinity Improvising option for piano, inclusive of ideas for improvising inspired by the 2018-2020 piano syllabus
Lucinda speaks to Paul Myatt
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