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Review Yamaha DGX-660 Bundle Portable Digital Grand

Review Yamaha DGX-660 Bundle Portable Grand Digital Stand, Headphones, Microphone and Sustain Pedal

Discover the Yamaha DGX-660 Portable Grand digital piano. Learn about the features of one of the most popular digital pianos of all time!

REVIEW AMAZON 5 Star: When I first sat down at this instrument (calling it a piano is not fair) I scrolled through the piano presets until I found the “Ambient Piano” and was immediately convinced that I was playing a real piano. (YMMV; in a room with different acoustics, other patches are more convincing.)

I have played a lot of pianos, ranging from garage-sale spec...

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the 10 best piano practice tips to remember-free ebook

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Basic Music Composition Techniques pdf | Jazz Voicing Upper Structures

Free Composing Software

The best part is, you donโ€™t have to spend a ton of money. In fact, you donโ€™t have to spend any money at all. There is a great notation software program called musescore, and it is available for mac or pc for free. The sound is usually not the greatest, but you can also look for SF2 sound files on the internet and load them into the program.

Sibelius First

And here are some free soundfonts. These can be used with Musescore to get a better sound out of the program:

Upper structures, also called upper structure triads, are triads that have been superimposed above a tritone...

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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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The Ray Charles 12-Bar Blues Piano Lick – Piano Lesson

The Ray Charles 12-Bar Blues Piano Lick – Piano Lesson

Today’s lesson is on a Ray Charles blues progression from the song What I’d Say. This song features a lot of really cool stuff, we’ve got a sweet bass line in the left hand. We got some cool kind of pulsing chord movements in the right, and then we’ve got an awesome little (blues piano music) lick that caps off the whole thing. So we’re gonna look at each part of those. So let’s start at the beginning with that bass line. The bass line’s really simple. It consists of, again it’s this 12-bar pattern. It’s in the key of E. (piano chord) So that means we have three chords to work with. We got an E chord.

(piano note) We got an A. (piano note) And we got a B...

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How To Play Piano in a Jazz BIG Band (7 Steps)

Hi! Today I’m going to show you how you can play together with a big strap. And I’m talking about the jazz large-hearted bandings like the big ensemble that you’re hearing in the background. To play with a big stripe, to frolic piano in the big-hearted strap, is something that I think is really, really fun. It’s really exciting. It’s everything, but it can also be very challenging.

So here are “7 steps” or “7 tricks” that I think are quite essential to take into consideration when you play with the large-hearted party. Here we go. First occasion is that when you play together with a big party I suggest that you prepare yourself before you get to the first recital...

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How To Play Lounge Jazz Piano ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ˜ƒ (Cocktail Jazz, dinner music)

Hi! Today I’m going to show you how you can play the parlour vogue. The parlour wording are members of my behaviors into jazz music. I really recommend representing these sorts of style because it’s very fun if you make it, and it can entertain a lot of people, if they’re into this kind of music. So, without further a time we’re going to have a look at the right hand today so we’re going to have a look at the wording to seeing how to represented the melody.

First of all, when you play the harmony in this lounge vogue then you make sure that you play the music sometimes in various areas at the piano. Sometimes you’ll play here, and sometimes now, and sometimes now. I like to vary within when I’m playing the music...

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