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ProProach is a collection of 25 lessons devoted to help you to get a handle on a pro’s perspective on playing chords. Lots of chord voicings are discussed as well as other “tricks of the trade.” 

You can gain instant access to all 25 lessons. Textual explanations, very clear graphics, and video demonstrations are included.

If you are a cocktail pianist or would simply enjoy enhancing your solo piano playing skills, ProProach can help you to turn your entire situation around for the better.

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"TV" Tips


TV” Tips consists of an ever-growing collection of video tutorials aimed at helping you to enhance your solo piano playing skills. If you have some experience with playing some melodies and you have a handle of your basic 7th chords, these mini sessions will help you to sound more “pro” at that piano or keyboard of yours. A Premium Membership is just $19. That’s a one-time donation. Secure your place now. We’re adding new video tutorials weekly. Your membership entitles you to gain access to all of them. Click the “Register” button below to learn more and to see the current video sessions already available to you.

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“Music is like painting in sound. You take it into your inner heart and never lose it. It’s eternally mysterious.” ― Van Cliburn

"TV" Tips covers a variety of topics including...


The voicings you use have a significant impact on the overall texture of what you’re playing. We continue to include more tutorials to help you add to your arsenal…


Each short tutorial focuses on one aspect of piano improvisation. Even beginners can get a handle on these techniques and make them their own…

Chord Styling

Learn to incorporate the kind of chord styling strategies that make your playing sound “pro.” As with other topics we spotlight, we continue to add more and more to this area…

… and much more

"I consider it a pleasure as well as a privilege to share the passion of music. It is my sincere hope that you will benefit from your experience here."
dave longo
Pianist, Instructor
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Tips for all levels

Whether you are a beginning cocktail piano enthusiast or a more seasoned player, there is always room to learn. 

I created ProProach a while back with the sincere desire to put professional chord concepts in within easy reach of everyone interested. Originally, these lessons were issued on a weekly basis. Now, you can access them all instantly.

“TV” Tips is quite new and still growing. These concise, easy-to-understand tutorials focus on one specific technique or strategy to help you enrich your style. Many tutorials include actual excerpts of well-known standard tunes along with complimentary graphics to help make assimilating the suggestions a whole lot easier.

A unique feature:

“TV” Tips is highly interactive. As a member, your ideas for new topics are a high priority here. Your input greatly influences the content of upcoming tutorials.

An Array of learning tools

Other tutorials that you'll find helpful


25 lessons devoted to cocktail piano chord voicings and more. Click here to get the first five lessons free

Sneak Peeks

Each video tutorial focuses on a few measures of a standard type tune as we approach it from different angles. Learn more

Make Your Piano Ballads Sing

New at cocktail piano? If you know the basic 7th chords to a favorite tune of yours, this video session will show you how to play it “pro” style with just a couple of chord structures. See a sample

Improvisation Using 7th Chords

New at improvising? If you know your basic 7th chords, you’ll be improvising in no time. See a sample

Tritone chord

This video session demonstrates the chord substitution strategy that every pianist must know. Learn more


No tool can be more potent than getting some one-on-one coaching that offers customized material created just for you. Learn more

This eBook contains links to video demonstrations of the concepts discussed. Instant Access Learn more

This “Easy-As-1-2-3” system will have you bangin’ out pro piano chord sounds quicker than you can imagine… AND you’ll be sounding “pro” in no time flat!

This chord voicing chart system will have you acing some of the finest piano chord sounds available… all within the context of that wonderful standard song Georgia On My Mind! Instant Access

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Never improvised before? That will begin to change in about 20 minutes. No theory needed. Start discovering your innate ability to express yourself creatively  with this very simple strategy that was inspired by a Berklee teacher of mine. Instant Access Learn more

Like the blues? Start playing blues piano today with this special video session created specifically for blues piano beginners. Instant Access Learn more

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“Remember, this collection is growing and I value your input.” – Dave