Bring Your Piano Playing to Life with Runs and Fills Galore

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A new 6 CD course helps take piano playing to new heights using exciting runs, fills, and embellishments. Covered are a number of techniques used by today's greatest pianists that add dynamics and style to the playing of any pianist. Also included are a demonstration DVD and summary sheets to review what's learned and to mark one's progress.'s course, "Runs and Fills Galore" is the easiest and best way to spice up your playing. The 6 CD course covers a number of techniques including "Cocktail" runs, embellishments, piano "tricks," and cascading fills and endings. Also included are samples of turnarounds, trills, and instruction on how to create counter melodies as you play. Each technique is written out (music notation), demonstrated, and explained in detail on its own CD.

These techniques cover any style of music including jazz and blues, gospel, rock, and popular songs of the day. Each of the six CDs are also available as a separate course.

The accompanying DVD (video), "Piano Runs Galore," includes a demonstration by's own Duane Shinn, who plays a number of the runs, fills and embellishments included in the course. He also shows you, step by step, how to fill in the empty spaces in your playing and how to play full, satisfying arrangements of your chosen songs.

Also included are "Capsule Summary Sheets," which include the music notation of each technique along with other ways to review and enforce what you learn. A three-ring binder is provided to keep everything organized and at hand.'s courses are geared for the busy adult who wishes to learn piano but has a limited amount of time to do so. They offer over 200 courses and have a catalog page with a search function to help you find exactly what you are looking for. They also offer a free newsletter to keep you informed of the goings on and new courses offered.

For additional information on these piano courses, please visit

About Keyboard Workshop:

Keyboard Workshop in Medford, Oregon, was born in 1965 and has taught thousands of people to play the piano using chords. Courses from the Workshop can be found at and

Muriel Shinn, director of public relations
Keyboard Workshop


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