If you missed out on my "Birthday
Sale" last month --- Don't miss out on this incredible 'DiscountPLUSFREE' offer!
"The Independence Day Freedom Sale" "Break
Free From Boring, Mundane Playing Once And For All!"
Independence Day (here in the USA), we're knocking 43% off one
of our most popular courses, "GospelKeys Urban Pro 600
Featuring Jonathan Powell" (5+ hours)... plus
throwing in "GospelKeys Ministry Musician Featuring Jason White"
(4+ hours)for free!
Ends Thursday, July 5,
2012 Friday, July 6, 2012 @ 11:59 p.m. pacific.
*Even though this is a
U.S. holiday, the offer is available to EVERYONE! After all,
couldn't we all use a little freedom, independence and
creativity in our playing?
GospelKeys Urban Pro 600: Contemporary Chords and Progressions Video
A Way to Quickly And Easily Play All The Latest
Contemporary Urban Chords,
Progressions, Licks, and Tricks By Ear!
Techniques To Take Your Piano & Keyboard Playing To New Heights...
GospelKeys Urban Pro 600 will show you, step by step, how to master
tons of contemporary and urban chords and voicings on every tone of the
scale. Similar to GospelKeys 202, you'll learn how to combine these
modern, two-hand voicings into progressions and urban movements that are
heard in countless numbers of gospel songs.
On top of that, the emphasis on how to use grace notes, slides,
pivoting tones, fill-ins, and other nuances will give you many of the
necessary techniques to take your contemporary gospel playing to that
next level! You'll study everything from major, minor, dominant,
diminished, augmented, seventh, ninth, eleventh, and thirteenth chords —
the big difference, however, is that you get loads of unique urban and
contemporary ways to voice these chords.
Jason White's GospelKeys Ministry Musician Video Course
Would YOU Like To Be Trained By One Of The Greatest Gospel
Musicians & Producers Alive?"
This 4.5 hour course aims to teach you how to add your own flavor to
hymns, the old school shuffle and how to apply it to old-time devotional
songs like "I’m On The Battlefield," worship and "mood" music, choir
songs, praise songs, church "bebop," shouting music, and a whole lot
Most importantly, you get exposed to the other side of church
musicianship and what your role as a musician or minister of music
should be. Jason takes literally 20+ years of experience and lays it in
your lap in a fun, informative, entertaining way.
Not only will he keep you at the edge of your seat, but he’ll keep
you interested and smiling throughout the entire course. You’ll enjoy
his occasional singing with the songs he teaches and his "church talk"
If you’ve always looked up to musicians like Jason White and never
imagined being able to learn from someone of this caliber, now’s your
ABSOLUTELY FREE WITH DISCOUNTED
PURCHASE OF GOSPELKEYS URBAN PRO 600!
Good Friend, Mr. Jonathan Powell..."
Powell has played for and with everyone! Out here on the west
coast, he's known for his uncanny ability to form two-hand chord voicings
with his signature "slide techniques" (... don't worry, he shows you all
of this, step-by-step)!
He's performed with a
countless number of gospel artists, groups, choirs, producers, and more.
He was highly sought after and practically recruited to come to Hear and
Play Music in 2005 and has been a blessing to our company ever since.
the lead instructor of the Gospel Music Training Center and also the
head music consultant in our training department. When he's not helping
thousands of musicians from the community, he's traveling around the world
playing for various artists! I trust no other person over him to deliver
fresh, practical, easy-to-understand techniques and principles to playing
urban, west coast gospel music by ear!
As a company, Hear and Play
Music serves over 204,000 musicians from all around the world and supplies
over 1.5 million pages of online piano lessons each and every year! Over
40,000 students rely on our paid courses to teach them cutting-edge
techniques without having to pay hundreds -or- even thousands of dollars in
classes and private lessons.
Learn In 5.5
Hours What It Takes Musicians Decades to Pick Up!
play tons of P-H-A-T (that
is, "FULL") urban chords off every tone of the scale
using the award-winning, step-by-step, "GospelKeys" approach
of voicings, left-hand techniques, right-hand triad tricks, "runs,"
and more... that you can outright claim as your own!
incorporate the "padding element" into your playing to help give the melody
a much smoother sound! Very important.
Discover highly-used (but rarely talked about) "unofficial shortcuts" that allow you to
add "good" dissonance and tension to your playing at the right time.
Believe it or not, having a certain level of dissonance present is good
when you know how and where to incorporate it.
how to shift your thinking from the right to the left. Learn full
chords on the left and what to do on the right hand to accompany them.
This is certainly a closely-guarded secret that's going to be completely
host of simple tricks that are guaranteed to instantly add that
well-known west coast flavor to your
playing (like Jason White and Mike Burrell).
up your playing drastically by
adding these small little grace notes, slides, and fill-ins to your
chord transitions. Jon utilizes this trick at least 80% of the time and
he spills the beans on exactly what to do to "own" it.
master the art of passing chords
so that your chord progressions and songs never sound dull or
"predictable." As you'll learn in the course, the goal is to be
"unpredictable." That's when you know you've arrived.
the ways of the west coast and
how to contemporize your playing by using countless numbers of "stu●pid" chords, movements,
and accidentals! (Note: Please
don't be offended. This is real terminology in the gospel musician
play tons of opened and closed chords and how to use them at the
The Do's and Don'ts of contemporary urban gospel playing. It's all
about placement. Play the right chord the wrong way and you've just
changed the mood of the progression (for the worse).
of full-sounding chordsby using a minimal amount of
notes. Many people think that every finger must be occupied to play a
"full-sounding" chord. This isn't always true. You can literally sound
like a pro with only 3 notes pressed down on your right hand! The
key is the left hand.
over 77 two-hand chord voicings that can be found and heard in some of the
hottest gospel hits in the industry today!
these chords can be
played by inverting them. One hand will remain the same... the other
will invert. Once you get this trick, you can add it to virtually any
chord pattern you know.
the secrets behind one-note pivots
and how just a few little changes to the way you play chords can totally
transform your sound on the piano... west-coast style!
White is no stranger to the gospel music industry. He started as a child
and quickly built his chops as he would get invited to accompany his mother
at various events. By high school, he had already made a name for himself
and immediately got recruited to work with Richard Smallwood. The rest, as
they say, is history!
For the next 15 years he'd continue to master his craft,
honing his skills on both the piano and organ. These days, he's known as one of
the greatest gospel musicians alive and mentioned beside others like Kevin
Bond and Michael Bereal.
He's played piano, organ,
synthesizer, and produced for a countless number of gospel artists like
Donnie McClurkin, Mary Mary, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Judith
McAllister, Kim Burrell, Kurt Carr, Daryl Coley, Kevin Bond, Denetria
Hutchins, Alaska Mass Choir, Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Soul Seekers,
Alvin Slaughter, and many more.
is also the Minister of Music at West Angeles Church Of God In
Christ, where Bishop Charles E. Blake is the pastor and Presiding Bishop
over the entire Church Of God In Christ (COGIC) denomination all over
He's cited as one of the most
admired musicians on gospel forums across the net and referred to on video sites like youtube by
musicians all around the globe.
I trust very few people over
him to deliver fresh, practical, easy-to-understand techniques and
principles to playing contemporary gospel music by ear!
(A Few Songs
& Albums Jason Has Played On)
There's many more but we ran out of room...
"Jason White Reveals What It Takes To
Become the Ultimate Ministry Musician..."
What it takes to
truly be a Ministry Musician and how to avoid making some of the
errors most church musicians make.
How to be admired by
both "young" and "old" listeners by learning contemporary
patterns with traditional hymns... without sacrificing the melody.
Borrow some of
Jason's signature moves in worship, praise, shouting music, old
school shuffle, "church bebop," hymns, and more! Never before has he
sat down and given away his techniques and now you'll have
"over-the-shoulder" access to one of the greatest gospel musicians
How to take
traditional songs everyone knows and alter certain chords to
produce your very own flavor and style. In fact, you'll be taken by
the hand and shown how to substitute chords in songs like "Oh How
I Love Jesus," "To God Be The Glory," and others.
How to play some of
the same exact licks you've heard Jason execute flawlessly on
your favorite albums. I'm talking about records from artists like
Richard Smallwood, Kurt Carr, Judith McAllister, West Angeles Church
of God In Christ Choir, Daryl Coley, Mary Mary, and others!
The mindset of a
"Ministry Musician" and how to avoid being a hindrance
to your worship service by adhering to 5 simple rules.
The keys to
accompanying a soloist. Your job as an accompanist is not to lead,
it's to support. Learn Jason's improvement strategies when it comes
to backing up singers, choirs, and groups!
Discover how to use
the melody of ANY song to create chord voicings you never
thought possible! Sometimes, the craziest chords come from using
trial and error to find a chord that has the melody note on top.
You'll learn Jason's system for doing this.
together with unorthodox "slide-ups," "bends," "walk ups,"
"crossovers," and other techniques that nobody does! (That's why
Jason commonly makes up his own names for the little nuances he
utilizes in his playing that you can't find taught in your
traditional music class).
Abolish those same
old chords forever! Learn Jason's special voicings for major,
minor, dominant, augmented, and various altered chords. You'll be
amazed at how simple these voicings are once you know what you're
What to do when you
have a bass player as opposed to playing solo. You'll learn left
hand strategies and how to extend your chords to the right hand.
How to incorporate
small rhythmical variations into your playing to add extra spice
and flavor that will certainly turn heads.
your options on the piano so you never have to play songs the
same way, twice! In fact, it was so hard to get Jason to do the same
exact "lick" twice because he just doesn't think that way! You'll
learn how to have so many options open that you won't remember what
you JUST played!
Why less is more and
how you can still get a full sound even if your reach isn't as
wide as others! Most of the time, it isn't about how many notes you
can press down. It's more about the notes you choose to use and
where you place them.
How to end your
songs with style by implementing Jason's hand-crossing arpeggio
How to play what
Jason White calls "church bebop," which is a common progression
found in many contemporary gospel songs! In fact, you'll find the
same exact patterns and voicings he shows you in "Lord Prepare Me to
be a Sanctuary," by West Angeles Church Mass Choir (where Jason is
the Minister of Music).
How to bounce chords
from your left hand to your right! Jason is the boss when it
comes to striking a chord with his left hand and following up with
an extended voicing of the chord with his right hand. You'll learn
the secrets behind this coveted style of playing.
Take your playing to
the next level by learning various "licks," "tricks," and solos
that you can play over church progressions... Jason style!
into your playing like never before! Yes, you've learned them in
other courses but Jason takes their usage to a whole new level!
playing by understanding old school styles like the "church
shuffle," the "church walk" and others! You'll find this style of
playing in devotional services and old-time songs like "I'm on
the Battlefield." What's more, Jason actually takes you through
this song using old school church shuffle techniques.
Learn chords and
voicings that will instantly kick the service into a spirit of
worship. These are the same chords Jason and the band use at West
Angeles Church of God In Christ to lead the congregation into an
atmosphere of worship.
Why Disney chords
are some of the best worship voicings and how to incorporate
them in your playing without becoming a distraction.
GospelKeys Urban Pro 600 Disc
1: This is where you'll learn various chords and voicings for
the first half of the scale. Jon really takes his time and gives you an
in-depth look at dozens of chords to play when you're in various
GospelKeys Urban Pro 600 Disc
2: Jon starts from where he left off in disc one, introducing
dozens more chords to you in this disc, alone! He also emphasizes the use
of grace notes, slides, pivoting notes, fill-ins, and other nuances that
differentiate one musician from the next.
GospelKeys Urban Pro 600 Disc
3: You'll study everything from major, minor, dominant,
diminished, augmented, sevenths, ninths, elevenths, and thirteenths ---
the big difference, however, is that you get urban and contemporary ways
to voice these chords. Two musicians can play the same chord and sound two
totally different ways.
GospelKeys Urban Pro 600 Disc
4: In our last product development meeting, we discussed separating
disc 4 into its own category but ultimately decided to include it with
this package for the next
150 serious musicians to order. Jonathan brings in a bass player
(Bryan White) and shows you real-life examples and situations of these
chords in use! You get a front-row seat as you watch him put all of his
chords and progressions to use. You're guaranteed to walk away with tons
of "A-HA" moments from this disc, by itself!!!
GospelKeys Ministry Musician Disc
1: Get an in-depth
look at how to play hymns in a contemporary way without sacrificing the
melody. From "To God Be The Glory," to "Oh How I Love Jesus," you'll learn
Jason White's way of flipping these hymns, chord by chord!
GospelKeys Ministry Musician
Disc 2: In the second part
of this course, you'll learn what Jason White calls "church bebop" and the
"old school shuffle." Both of these styles are found in tons of choir
songs, praise songs, and devotional music like "I'm On the Battlefield."
GospelKeys Ministry Musician
Disc 3: The third part of
the course is all about praise and worship. You'll learn dozens of
contemporary chords to play during this part of the service and how to
alter the atmosphere of the church by choosing your chords and
GospelKeys Ministry Musician
Disc 4: The last part of
the course covers shouting music. From traditional patterns to modern
routes, you'll learn insider secrets behind Jason White's shouting style!
Chords, licks, fill-ins, basslines, runs, and more!
he pours out so many chords, what was suppose to be an 80-pg online
guide (like our other courses) ended up being over 200 pages of
Our marketing department threatened to
sell this online guide alone for $39 but I refused to let them
because, as always, I want to be a blessing to the customers who support
our company right away --- aka "The Early Adopters."
value our serious students so along with your package, you'll
receive a special link and dedicated code to the private area where
you can download this guide.
This bonus alone is worth the
entire value of the course and will soon be upsold as an add-on for
an additional $39.00.
You'll never miss one single beat with this chord guide. Flip
through pages as you watch the dvd, taking notes next to the
enlarged piano displays (...which shows you exactly what's being
Action Taker" Bonus #2
Interactive Training Recordings With Jonathan Powell ($59.95 Value).
Join the author of this course
as he personally walks you through tips and strategies that'll
guarantee your success with this program. The training is 4
additional hours and available online immediately after you complete
"How to guarantee your success with GospelKeys Urban Pro 600!" Recording of entire event is available in the online classroom for an unlimited amount of
"Left Hand Secrets Exposed!" Recording of entire event is available in the online classroom for an unlimited amount of
[Four hours of training]
Action Taker" Bonus #3
Urban Pro 625 ($47 value)
*Note: This program
sells on its own at
$47.00 but we've decided to include it with this program for the
next 150 fast action takers.
the first time ever, Jonathan Powell sits down in the studio and records
everything he knows about playing advanced contemporary, urban-styled gospel music
What's more, you can expect not only to hear
super phat chords and nice-sounding progressions in this 2-hour audio
course, but he really takes his time and breaks everything down...
STEP-BY-STEP in an instructional format!
Learning "on the go" has become
increasingly popular as people now see dead time as opportunities
for learning. Whether driving in the car, riding the train to work, or
exercising with ipod in hand, listening to this additional audio program
will reinforce what you're learning in the dvd content.
Self-help gurus say you're the average of
the 5 people you hang around the most. I believe that's true for music
too! If you want to attain a new, fresh & contemporary sound, you have to
immerse yourself in it. When you can't be at your tv or computer, having
an audio program on auto-repeat is the next best thing, if not BETTER for
Here's just a preview of what you'll learn
in this accompaniment program.
Learns the secret about major
scales that most top musicians use in their urban gospel playing
but never want to talk about.
Understand the underlying
similarities and differences between the 3 most popular types of
seventh chords used in urban playingand how to place them
in a way you'd never imagine!
"Individualize" your style and set
yourself apart from the pack by utilizing tons of extended
chords and two-hand voicings that are only known by a few (he's risking
his reputation by giving away these secrets).
Develop left hand tricks that are
sure to give you a much more full and richer sound... no matter what chord
Discover highly-used (but rarely
talked about) "unofficial shortcuts" that allow you to add "good"
dissonance and tension to your playing at the right time. Believe it or
not, having a certain level of dissonance present is good when you know
how and where to incorporate it.
Create TONS of full-sounding
chords by using a minimal amount of notes. Many people think that every finger on your right hand must be occupied
to produce "full-sounding" chords but this isn't always the
case! The key is the left hand.
And much more...
This 2-hour comprehensive course normally
sells on its own for $47.00 but as a special bonus, we're including it
with your purchase today for free.
"Ministry Musician" Volume One Reference Guide (for today's
orders only) is 80 pages and is filled with tons of
chords and patterns from the course itself.
page contains detailed illustrations of both hand
and finger placement to make sure you're not only
doing the right things but doing them right.
And because it's a guide you can print out or copy to a
portable devise, you'll be able to work on your
playing, no matter where you are!
You'll never miss one single beat with this chord guide.
Flip through pages as you watch the dvd, taking notes
next to the enlarged piano displays (...which shows you
exactly what's being played, note-for-note)!
That's an additional $175.90 in fast action
taker bonuses, not including the $89 free "GospelKeys Ministry Musician"
program. What a bargain!