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Jools Holland and the pianola
Musician Jools Holland describes his earliest experiences of playing the piano/pianola. There is a demonstration of how tempo and dynamics can be changed on a pianola, and an explanation of how the pianola was used by musicians such as Gershwin and Fats Waller to bring their music into British homes in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Use to develop students' understanding of keyboard instruments.
Use to develop students' understanding of how accessing music in the home has developed through time. Use to introduce students to the blues style.
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