Piano Man by Billy Joel is a classic harmonica tune. Here is a beginner harmonica lesson using a C Harmonica to get you started playing it.
You will need a harmonica in the key of C to play along with me. This lesson is suitable for complete beginners.
In this video…
0:00 Piano Man by Billy Joel – beginner harmonica lesson with tabs
0:53 How to play Phrase 1 + Tabs
2:05 How to play Phrase 2 + Tabs
2:35 How to play Phrase 3 + Tabs
3:40 How to play Phrase 4 + Tabs
4:16 The important skill needed to play this tune and how to master it
4:48 How to make it sound more like the original
5:19 Downloading the free tabs and sound files to help you practice
Piano Man Audio Examples
Click below to listen to each lick being played slowly by itself to help you learn it.