Pentatonic Improvising Piano Pages   William Wieland
Pentatonic — 5 tones
Improvising — spontaneous composing
Click on one of the following back-up bands and make up a melody using only the black keys on the piano. It will sound good!
Light Jazz   So What   Rock
Share your hip rhythmic and melodic ideas with your classmates.

Once you can adeptly improvise black key melodies with your right hand, master the F Sharp Major Cadence Pattern.
Play each chord of the cadence pattern with your left hand using a repeating rhythm. (The instructor will demonstrate.)
Next, improvise a black key melody with your right hand above the left hand chord pattern. Try to maintain a steady rhythm with your left hand.