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Personal Piano Professor, Issue#022 -New free lessons.
October 17, 2013
News and more free lessons!!
Hi every one.
Once again , thank you for your interest in these free online lessons. I sincerely hope that you are experiencing all the great benefits learning to play keyboards has to offer.
I really appreciate each and everyone of you who take the time to contact me and offer suggestions for lessons. I really wish I could be there in person to help with everyone's goals when it comes to learning to play keyboards.
It's hard to know where everyone is in their learning curve and your communications help me greatly.
A personal note
My apologies for the break in these lesson update but I have been plagued by computer issues for at least a month and also very busy with private students and doing some performing.
Just want you to know that I am back full steam and ready to do my best to help you all get the most out of these free lessons.
Over this holiday season I will be breaking down some classic Christmas favorites, new gospel songs, and new techniques and exercises to help you reach piano nirvana.
For Beginners Only
If you are just sitting down at the keyboard for the first time you will want to check out this first adult beginner lesson.
It covers sitting at the piano, hand position, basic fingering and you will even learn 7 important chords that will have you making music quickly.
Click the link below to begin.
Easy Holiday Classic, Silent Night
Learn to play Silent Night while exploring the piano notes on the treble clef. This lesson offers playing tips for this Christmas classic as well as alternative chord substitutions for spicing up your arrangement.
This Christmas classic uses only three basic chords and the video will show you some "hipper" substitute chords you can use as well.
Click the link below for this great lesson. And don't forget to contact me with your Christmas requests!!
Intermediate players...Diatonic Chords...an introduction to chord progressions
This lesson on chords will open up your understanding of all the basic chord progressions that are used in nearly all popular music.
You will learn what chords fall naturally into any given key and how these chords are most commonly used in writing and playing music on the piano.
To get started click the link below.
Advanced...New Gospel tune "Take me to the King" Tamela Mann
This lesson breaks down Take Me to the King by Tamela Mann.
I was asked to learn this song to accompany a very talented singer in the church where I have my music ministry.
While looking on the web for the chord changes the only thing I could find were tutorials where every note of a chord was spelled out i.e. ( Db/ Ab Db Eb F) instead of naming the chord Db add 9 like someone who understood chord theory would notate the chord.
If you know your chords the breakdown of this beautiful song is covered
To begin click the link below
The Best Home Study Course for Learning Jazz Piano
Have you always wanted to learn to play jazz & blues on the piano but never had the time or money?
Or couldn't find the right person or course to teach you the "real" stuff?
If so, I've definitely found someone who can help you.
I'm talking about James Wrubel, an amazing musician and expert instructor. He's been there and back as a professional jazz musician and has played with some of the top names in the industry.
In two dvds and over 2 hours of step-by-step instruction, he takes you by the hand and shows you how to master tons of jazz & blues tricks and techniques as well as signature soloing secrets that'll have you sounding like you've been playing for years.
Here's some highlights.
Discover: * How to quickly and easily form tons of chord patterns and runs that'll have you sounding pro almost overnight.
* How to accelerate your jazz learning curve by combining 3 secret elements pros don't want you to know!
* How to pack every chord and voicing with just the right amount of flavor to get the job done.
* 7 secrets to playing signature solos without hesitation or even thinking about anything.
* And much more.
Check out the ink below for more information on this great program
Best Gospel Course for Ear players
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!!
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