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The Best Keyboard Chords For Gospel, Pop and R&B

Posted on 19. Sep, 2014 by .

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The best way to significantly improve your sound is to use the right keyboard chords. Hi, I’m Greg Hannon from GiftedPlayer.com and I’m the nation’s leading educator of contemporary keyboard studies. There are many types of keyboard chords and dictionaries and other related tools on the market. The average keyboard chords found in a dictionary [...]

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3 Sure-Fire Ways To Match The Right Scale With The Right Chord

Posted on 18. Sep, 2013 by .

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Match Chord & Scales

Question?

How do you know what scale to play with certain chords?”. For example if I played a Cmaj7 chord what scale should I use?

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Two Notes Can Have The Same Name – How Can It Be?

Posted on 18. Sep, 2013 by .

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Enharmonic Spelling

I have been practicing every since I ordered the CCF and I am delighted with my progress.  I have been working on the Sec. 3c 2-5-1 in Minor chords, and I think that there is a mistake on the A flat minor9 chord.  Should that chord be Ab/Gb Bb B Eb?

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Best Ways To Modulate Keys (Part 2)

Posted on 18. Sep, 2013 by .

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Question?

In regards to the modulation answer that was given to Bro. Walker… He asked what transition chord to use when going from one key to another.Your answer was use the pivot chord (which is the dominant chord (V) for that key) the example you gave was a modulation from

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Best Way To Modulate Keys (Part 1)

Posted on 18. Sep, 2013 by .

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Modulation.fw

Question?

I play by music and also by ear; however I have heard musicians modulate 1/2 step, whole steps and more for soloists and choral performances. There is usually a ‘connecting’ chord used. I’m not sure how to do this smoothly other than just going to the anticipated key.

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Jazz Piano Improvising Over The 2-5-1 In A Minor Key

Posted on 17. Sep, 2013 by .

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Jazz Piano Using scales to create runs.

Question?

I bought your CCF and Worship Intro, Endings & More DVD a few weeks ago. I’m your fan from the UK. The explanation for question 9 on scales was spot on. That question is a good leading question to another. What is the best and quickest way to form or create little runs or licks, which connect movements from one chord to
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