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Personal Piano Professor, Issue#117 -Christmas Keys
November 17, 2019
Hello Friends!

Christmas Keys

Dear Friend,

The Christmas season, my favorite season of the entire year, isALMOST here --- and courtesy of Jermaine and HearandPlay.com, Ihave the PERFECT gift idea that YOU or one of your relativeswould LOVE to see under the tree (...or better yet, on top oftheir piano)!

Jermaine just let me know about his recently updated 3-hourHoliday course, Christmas Keys Vol.1 - "ConqueringChristmas Classics."

Christmas Keys Volume 1 is LOADED with tons of powerful tips,easy-to-do tricks, and techniques that will have you playinglike an expert by this Christmas season - GUARANTEED!

After he takes you through his UNIQUE song learning process,you'll not ONLY know how to conquer the songs shown in thiscourse but tons of other Christmas songs since most songsfollow familiar patterns.

In this course, you'll...

* Learn how to play every song, step-by-step, with no guessing(whatsoever) or any information left out! By the end of thiscourse, you'll have what it takes to fully play all of theseChristmas songs by ear!

* Learn several variations of each song so you can play theseChristmas classics a different way every time!

* Beginners: How to play an entire song with only three-fingeredmajor chords (...also known as "major triads").

* Discover the power of "inversions" and how changing one notein your chord can totally alter the way a progression sounds!

* How to add fuel to your bass by understanding how "power"chords work in holiday music.

* How to play "Go Tell It On The Mountain" in a churchy praisestyle! I'm talking about bass lines, runs, fill-ins, and more(...similar to our other GospelKeys courses)!

* And tons more!

Please note: Due to the high demand and moderate supply, thisincredible offer for Christmas Keys will only be around for ashort time.

So...

...Don't waste time! Order TODAY!

Click below to learn more:

Christmas Keys

Learn chord inversions and how to use them.

Dear Friend,

If you are interested in taking your piano playing to the nextlevel, I think I may have struck the right chord for you. Justlast week, I was contacted by my friends over at HearandPlay.comwho specialize in teaching people how to play piano by ear.

Jermaine Griggs, the President of HearandPlay, just let me knowthat his site had recently been updated with a few new pianoresources...

When I finally checked it out (because I was very busy lastweek), I noticed one particular article that discusses thedifferences between musicians who play piano from sheet musicand others who play by ear --- some of the advantages anddisadvantages of both.

The article focuses more on the advantages of playing by ear--- obviously because that's their specialty. Here are just afew of the many examples of what they said (you'll have to checkout the article for yourself to get the full story):

Advantages of Playing Piano By Ear

1) "Being able to instantly recognize chords that are played insongs even without being at a piano."

*************************How does this help you?*************************

"You are able to learn songs faster and easier because youunderstand why chords are played at certain points in songs."

2) "Not required to memorize chord progressions (pattern ofchords played one after the other) because understanding themwill automatically incline you to know what chord to play next."

*************************How does this help you?*************************

"Allows you to improvise and add your own "flavor" to the song.This is especially advantageous when playing in a church as youcan never predict how long a song will be sung or what key thesinger might resolve to. In a band, this might be helpful if theleader simply instructs everyone to surprisingly repeat a partof the song or change the key in which the song is currentlybeing played in."

3) "Will allow you to use the same methods to play virtually anysong you want (most songs; don't quote me if you're referring toMozart as this might take more practice than most other songs)."

*************************How does this help you?*************************

"Saves you the money and time of having to go out and buy thesheet music to a song that you've already learned how to play byusing the ability of your ear to recognize melodies, chords, andprogressions. However, buying the sheet music isn't a bad ideaif you want to learn specific parts to songs that have highlevels of complexity."

You know... I could really go on and on about this article, but dueto the lack of space, I'm going to have to send you over there soyou can check it out for yourself:

(...and if you're really serious about taking your piano playingto the next level, you might want to consider taking them up ontheir 300-pg course, "The Secrets to Playing Piano by Ear").

Meanwhile, let me know if you have any questions and I'llanswer or pass them to the right folks at HearandPlay.com.

Again, go to:

Hear and play 300pg






Learn the 12 bar blues progression on piano."

Learning the 12 bar blues progression is basic to understanding the roots of American popular music.

When you see a group of musicians getting together to play everyone seems to know what to do almost magically.

This is because at one time or another they learned the 12 bar blues progression.

While there are lots of variations of this timeless progression the most common is a three chord 12 measure version explained in this lesson.

The 12 bar Blues for piano


I want to remind you that many of the ideas for lessons come from those of you who contact me with questions. I encourage you to let me know what you need.

Also you can find a contact form on the site and suggest a song for a future lesson. Don't be shy. Let me know how i can help!!

I am grateful for all of you, and wish you the best success in your playing!!

Thanks, Greg

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