Nobody Greater Piano tutorial

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Dear Friend,

Jermaine Griggs, the pioneer of the award-winning GospelKeys learning system, has come up with 3 simple steps so that you won't waste any time at all. In fact, it'll virtually cut your learning time in half! I copied and pasted the most important parts below so you can get a general idea.


Step One: Determining the Melody

Step Two: Harmonizing the Melody

Step Three: Adding the Bass

These three steps are not super complicated theories that require several years of experience. In fact, they were designed for the total beginner with absolutely no musical experience.

What most people don't understand is that most songs follow patterns. If you've been mistakenly learning songs, one by one, you're only exercising your ability to MEMORIZE chords --- and
that's exactly why it takes SO LONG to learn just one song.


If you concentrate on LEARNING PATTERNS, you'll never go wrong because songs are built on repeating patterns. You should NEVER EVER have to memorize dozens of songs when they all share the same exact CHORDS, PROGRESSIONS, AND PATTERNS.

So head over to their site and let me know what you think

If you have any questions, feel free to reply.

Talk soon,

P.S. - You might find more interesting information, techniques, or resources just by clicking around on their website..

This Nobody Greater piano tutorial breaks down the piano chords and bass lines of this very popular inspirational song by VaShawn Mitchell.

When the pastor at my church calls weekly to have me learn a new song for praise and worship on sunday I usually already know it or in most cases it is a simple repetitive chord sequence as in "How Great is our God" or many of the other easy to sing and play songs.

When he called to have me learn Nobody Greater I said sure no problem and hung up the phone to take a listen to the recording of the song live which you can hear in the video below.

While I could hear the changes in the verses fairly easily, the bridge was another story. As I play both the chords and the bass parts on a split keyboard I knew my work was cut out for me and I also knew that I would want to share the chords in an understandable way with my students and readers.

Below you will find a breakdown, discussion, and video for Nobody Greater  which I hope will help you through this really cool song.

First the intro:

Not all that easy to hear even for me. The intro uses 4 (quartal) chords all played over a Gb syncopated bass line.

In music, quartal harmony builds chords with a preference for the intervals of the perfect fourth. For more information on intervals check out the lesson on music intervals.

Having given you that definition there are a few ways you could name the chords in the intro but for the sake of this tutorial I am going to give you the notes.

While the left hand pedals the Gb bass note the first 4 chords are simplified three note chords built in fourths [(Eb-Ab-Db) (C-F-Bb)] [(Db-F-B)- (F-Bb-Eb)] resolving to Gbmajor.

Hint: It is much easier to remember the first note of each quartal chord and think "4ths" rather than remember each note of each chord.

The verses are perhaps the easiest part of  Nobody Greater with the chords Emaj, Bmaj and (Db/Gb ,Gb) with a slight variation in the first verse explained on the video below.

The Chorus (searched all over....) uses the chords Db, B, Db, B, Emaj, Bmaj Gb.

The part that gave me the biggest challenge was the bridge (nobody can heal...).

The changes in this part are / Db / Gb / Db / Ebm7 / (Em7/A ,Fm7/Bb) / (Em6/Eb, Bmaj7/Ab) / E/Ab / Caug/ D, Bb/C / Bb, Ab, Gb / Ebm7, C/D. /

After the bridge the chorus is repeated as needed in the new key one step higher in Ab. (Eb, Db, Eb, Db, Gb, Db, Ab)

To make it a bit easier to visualize I am using slash chords rather that trying to name the chord based on the bass notes. See the video for clarification and simple fingering.

That about covers the chords for Nobody Greater  If you have any question about this song or suggestions for a song you would like to see broken down make sure to contact me.

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