Gospel Makossa/ High life rhythms for pianist Gospel Makossa/ High life rhythms for pianist

Everyone wants new makossa/ highlife rhythms for praise songs to sound better and more interesting when playing, We have some new few rh...

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Passing Chords to add to your piano chord progression to make it sound more beautiful Passing Chords to add to your piano chord progression to make it sound more beautiful

Passing chords to spice up your chord progression We are going to learn how to use passing chords to supplement our chord progressio...

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Advanced Piano chord voicing and application by Elmond Isaiah Part 4 Advanced Piano chord voicing and application by Elmond Isaiah Part 4

Ab6 Ab6 First Voicing: G# + Eb / C + F + C Application: This chord voicing type can serve as Vi to Ab. This chord voicing type can...

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Advanced Piano chord voicing and application by Elmond Isaiah Part 3 Advanced Piano chord voicing and application by Elmond Isaiah Part 3

F# (9)/Bb  F# (9)/Bb First Voicing: Bb+G# / C#+F#+C# Application: This chord voicing type has a mix feelings of being either ii or ...

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Advanced Piano chord voicing and application by Elmond Isaiah Part 2 Advanced Piano chord voicing and application by Elmond Isaiah Part 2

Ab(9)/C Ab(9)/C first voicing: C+Ab /Eb+Ab+Bb+Eb Application: This chord voicing type can serve as a root chord. i.e the i chor...

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Elmond isaiah's Advanced chord voicing and application Elmond isaiah's Advanced chord voicing and application

This tutorial of Advanced chord voicing is brought to you by Elmond Isaiah of ' The mystery of sound '. He is one of the fin...

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How to play gospel highlife praise on the piano How to play gospel highlife praise on the piano

How to play gospel highlife praise on the piano Before we begin I want to get rid of this assumption:

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Minor chords to add to your playing of praises and worship Minor chords to add to your playing of praises and worship

In one of my piano lessons( this is the link to the lesson where I talked about minor chords ), I revealed a formula that you can use to de...

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Chord Inversion - Lesson 13 Chord Inversion - Lesson 13

It’s the art of re-arranging the notes of a chord in different ways.  For example In the key of C, the 1 chord which is C E G is in th...

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Fingering for playing chords(triads) - Lesson 12 Fingering for playing chords(triads) - Lesson 12

To play triads, you would need only your 1, 3 and 5 fingers. Forget about the 2 and 4 fingers for now:

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Fingering for the chromatic scale - Lesson 10 Fingering for the chromatic scale - Lesson 10

This is the correct fingering for the chromatic scale , as it will be easy for your fingers to locomote across the keys of the piano....

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Proper fingering for the 12 major scales - Lesson 9 Proper fingering for the 12 major scales - Lesson 9

The way you strike the keys of your piano is very important. To enable easy and uniform movement on the piano, you have to use the correc...

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Key Signature - Lesson 8 Key Signature - Lesson 8

Key signature is the number of sharps and flats a key has for us to easily identify it. When you look at a musical piece , you would f...

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Circle of fourths and fifths - Lesson 7 Circle of fourths and fifths - Lesson 7

Forget the fancy stars in the image oo. The image above is called “ Circle of 5ths ” when moving in clockwise direction and “ Cir...

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The Chromatic scale - Lesson 6 The Chromatic scale - Lesson 6

First of all a scale is a sequence of notes played one after the other So a chromatic scale

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Intervals - Lesson 5 Intervals - Lesson 5

Interval is the distance between two notes , they can be defined by tones and semitones Common intervals you should know:

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Singing and playing on different keys - Lesson 4 Singing and playing on different keys - Lesson 4

Have you ever been in a choir rehearsal and the music director will tell the pianist to bring down the key to a lower one ( in other wo...

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Keys of the piano - lesson 3 Keys of the piano - lesson 3

The black and white things you might call buttons on your piano are called “ keys ”. On some piano they might be 61, 76 or 88; but they a...

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Brief Introduction to music - Lesson 2 Brief Introduction to music - Lesson 2

In English language we have alphabets A-Z In music we have alphabets A-G too; please don’t ask me why, because that’s how I m...

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