Pig has come up with more identifiable licks than anyone, and he's also the best rhythm piano player in town.
Harold Bradley (studio guitarist and Hall of Fame member)
In this quick mini-course, you will learn one of Pig Robbin's most identifiable licks. This has been copied by other keyboardists in country music and in Southern gospel music as well. In the early days of recording this sound was accomplished by the piano player making two passes....one pass to play the rhythm, and another pass to play the melody. In this mini-course, I will show you how to play both at the same time.
With over four decades of experience as a keyboardist, Martin has established himself as a seasoned musician in the Christian music industry. As a professional keyboardist, he has graced numerous stages, entertaining audiences with captivating live shows, averaging over 200 performances annually.
Beyond his live performances, he has contributed his keyboard skills to various recording sessions in renowned music hubs such as Nashville, Atlanta, Memphis, and Cincinnati. Collaborating with esteemed artists and producers, he has lent his expertise to countless projects, enriching them with his distinct musical flair.
In 2016, his contributions to the Christian music scene were recognized as he was inducted into the prestigious Gospel Music Hall of Fame. This accolade serves as a testament to his enduring dedication and impact within the industry.
Throughout his musical journey, Martin has nurtured a deep passion for keyboards, harnessing their power to uplift souls, spread positivity, and inspire listeners. With a wealth of experience and a rich musical background, he continues to pursue his passion, creating online piano instructional courses to help you play the way you always dreamed you would.
StartWho Is Hargus "Pig" Robbins?
StartDownload the lesson notes
StartA Little Bit About Chord Style Piano (5:39)
StartBroken Chords, Straight 8ths vs. Shuffle 8ths (1:23)
StartBroken Chord Variation (0:41)
StartMelodies on the Left, Harmonies on the Right (1:34)
StartPutting It All Together (1:05)
StartBonus Video aka Random Musings at the Piano (5:39)
Frequently Asked Questions
Imitation is the starting point of all creativity. And who better to imitate than Nashville legend Pig Robbins? If you are serious about learning country piano stylings, enroll in this free mini-course and get a true taste of that Nashville sound.