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blues chords piano progressions

Do you want to sharpen your blues piano skills .
Blues is one the few piano styles apart from jazz allows total creative freedom within a 12 bar construct.You can reshape the rhythms and melody of a song and give your piano blues solo section allows you to create new melodies on the spot.

Having access some 100 ultimate piano blues riff  by Andrew Gordon is an exhaustive guide to some of the best musical phrases that make up blues piano/keyboard playing

Liberating it is creative freedom is our goal and here are some basic theory.
Now these exercises assume you have a basic music theory knowledge such as scales read music and know the basic piano 12 bar experience as well.

1.Practice your 251.
This happens often in jazz but can really transform your approach to 12 bar blues when played mak...

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what does the locrian mode sound like

Would you like to learn more about the locrian mode? This video will help.

In today’s tutorial I break down the theory, construction, and improvise tips to help you add the locrian scale into your bag of tricks.

The first thing to keep in mind when learning this mode is that it’s the 7th mode of the major scale.

This is usually where people start when learning more about modes.

But, often times people will do a weird shortcut in their brain where if they’re playing B locrian mode they often times just think C major scale.

The problem that comes in with this method of thought is you end up playing lines that don’t really sound great over half diminished chords.

It’s best to think of locrian as it’s own entity in itself.

In terms of music theory, I like to use this scale over half diminishe...

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( forte-piano music) -[ Julian] How’s it extending guys? Julian Bradley here from In today’s video I’m gonna share with you my chord advance of the week. I’m gonna start by playing the original v9ersion, and then I’m going to share a couple of other variances, which you can do on the same chord advance. So here is the original form.( piano music) So the chords start on C-minor-Seven, and I’m expending an interesting voicing. It’s called an open sound, whatever it is you hop-skip every other observe. So “youre playing” C, you skip the Third, play G, bounced the root, play-act E-Flat, bounce G, and play B-Flat. This is a nice open voice. It sounds very clean when you play it...

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How to Start Piano Lessons for Pre-School Aged Children

Hi. Therefore welcomed The Piano Podcast. I’m Mario Ajero. In this video, I want to show some forte-piano pieces that you could teach to young preschool children as young as age three to prepare them for traditional piano lessons. I’m hoping this video is useful to both professional piano teachers as well as mothers who only want to give their young children a head start on piano lessons. One of the first activities that you can actually do at the keyboard is to teach your kids that the piano shall be made available in two black key and three black keys. Can you play two black keys like this? Once infants can find the two black keys, you can do short rhythmic patterns alternating between the two black keys like this one...

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Larry Goldings – Jazz Organ Lesson 1

When you’re playing organ, you can be more orchestral, and they are able to have substance moving around that only adds to the texture of what’s going on, you know, in the band. You take your 9th ambiance and you move it down to the root, to the major 7, to the dominant 7, and you SUS it, and you resolve that with the 9 or the b9, you did the same happen here. The object is, I’m not just plotting down the chords, chord to chord, chord to chord, chord to chord. I want to be very economic in how I do it, so let’s look at this G child. Db9, I’m not moving anywhere. I want to harmonize this E, but I don’t want it to sound pedestrian, you are familiar, so what do I do? I go…

I wanted to get some crunchy memoranda in there...

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