New York State of Mind Note-For-Note Piano Transcription
A 100% accurate note-for-note transcription of the piano part played on Billy Joel’s song New York State of Mind from the 1976 album Turnstiles
The Van Tuyl Music Foundation’s transcription of the piano part played on Billy Joel’s song New York State of Mind was completed by our team of elite, professional musicians who invest multiple hours into ensuring the accuracy of each transcription. PDF downloads of our transcriptions are available for educational use only, to students in The Van Tuyl Music Foundation’s music programs, and also to donors of our foundation who support our mission to make modern music education accessible to people of all ages, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds.
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Hi, my name is Ryan Van Tuyl, and since 2004, I’ve helped thousands of kids learn piano, singing, guitar, bass, drums, and songwriting in schools across Southern California. The programs I’ve created teach kids how to achieve their musical dreams and become better, hardworking individuals through learning to play and perform rock, pop, hip-hop, blues, metal, and jazz music. Graduates of my programs have attended prestigious music colleges and universities. However, these programs have only been able to exist in middle-to-upper-class communities, where parents can afford to fund music education for their children directly.
While all of this has been a fantastic experience, it has left out kids who attend schools in underprivileged, more diverse communities without funding for modern music education. Schools and districts in these areas lack funding for the equipment, teachers, curriculum, and support necessary to facilitate rock-band-style programs like the ones I’ve created.
My mission was to tackle this head-on and bring these exceptional programs to students in economically challenged areas, so I sold my music schools and am launching The Van Tuyl Music Foundation to forever change music education. Our foundation will directly provide the funding for the equipment, instruction, curriculum, and support necessary to facilitate these programs.
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