"4 Steps To Next Level Playing" Course
If you’re looking for a concise method on learning to play by ear, this workbook has got you covered. From how to find the key of any song to scales, number systems, chords, and patterns, you’ll get a comprehensive understanding of the “playing by ear” process.
Every concept and principle is broken down, illustrated, and charted in multiple keys with no details left out. Everything is documented in plain ink and accessible with the flip of a page. You’ll be using these chords and patterns to play your favorite songs in no time!
- If you need to reference the fantastic four chords and the formulas that instantly create big, extended chords, you’ll find that right on page 52.
- If you need help with the “minor chord trick,” you’ll find a reference chart in all 12 keys listed on pages 13-17.
- If you’re looking for the diatonic chords of the major key, you’ll find the triads on pages 78-80 and the bigger seventh chords on page 83.
- If you need help transposing anything into all 12 keys, my cool “chord transposition” chart on page 43 will make it drop-dead simple.
- If you’re struggling with the number system, the tips on page 28 will make you a number system champ in just minutes after reading.
- Need a refresher on inverting large chords? Pages 49-51 will break it down with tons of details and illustrations.
- My best explanation in history of the circle of fifths and common patterns starts on page 91. Just this section is worth the entire price of the workbook.
- And much more!
Hear and Play Chords 101: Introduction To Chords
Hear and Play Chords 101 will get you started playing chords the right way!
In 2 full hours of step-by-step audio instruction, we take you from the very beginning and explain how to construct various chords, when and where to use them, and how to apply them in real-life situations.
Shortly after studying this innovative course, you'll be well on your way to playing popular chords and songs by ear. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play Chords 102: The Power of Seventh Chords
This audio course will start where chords 101 left off and show you step-by-step…
- How to form various types of seventh chords and why they are so important in playing by ear.
- Why seventh chords are the foundation of many more extended chords like ninths, elevenths, thirteenths, and altered voicings.
- The power of the "magic 3rd & 7th" and how manipulating them can help you to instantly play dozens of chords in all twelve keys… very easily!
- And much more! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
GospelKeys 101: Hymns & Congregational Songs
This instructional course will teach you everything you need to know to start playing basic hymns and congregational songs by ear. We teach you a proven three step process and once you've mastered the system, you'll be able playing dozens of songs on your own in addition to the ones you'll learn by the end of the program!
If you're a beginner and would like to start playing gospel music by ear, this course is definitely for you! It moves at a very comfortable pace and leaves no questions unanswered. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
GospelKeys 202: Mastering Worship Chords
Gospel Keys 202 DVD will show you, step-by-step, how to play contemporary worship music by ear.
We take you through every tone of the major scale and show you literally tons of chords you can play ranging from major, minor, diminished, dominant, sevenths, ninths, elevenths, thirteenths, altered chords, and more! Then you'll learn how to pair these chords together to create small progressions we call "couples." These progressions create your contemporary worship music.
By the end of this program, you'll be playing full chord progressions and actual worship songs like "Thank You Lord," "Hallelujah," and more! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
GospelKeys 300: Exploring Praise Songs and Charismatic Styles
This course shows you how to play praise songs by ear. These are the uptempo-styled songs you hear in charismatic churches!
Basically, once you know these five parts that are found in most praise songs, you'll have what it takes to play hundreds of them by ear! Songs like "I Get Joy," "God is a Good God," "Bless That Wonderful Name of Jesus," "What a Mighty God We Serve," and more)! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
GospelKeys 500: Uptempo Shouting Music
GospelKeys 500 will give you the tools needed to master shouting music by ear.
In this course, shouting music is broken into three key sections: "The Shouting Intro," "The Main Loop Period" and "The Cool Down." You'll explore each part, step-by-step.
You won't find shouting music taught in these 3 steps anywhere else so if you've always wanted to play fast, uptempo music in charismatic settings, then look no further. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
GospelKeys Urban Pro 600: Contemporary Chords and Progressions
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. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
GospelKeys Urban Pro 625: Phat Urban Chords Explored
The sequel to GospelKeys Urban Pro 600, this audio program will show you even more urban and contemporary chords to implement in your playing right away!
Not only that, but you'll learn how to use them in real-life chord progressions, urban movements, and songs.
Once you learn these chords, you're guaranteed to turn heads. Beginners, do not touch this course. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Christmas Keys Vol. 1: Conquering Christmas Classics
The ChristmasKeys™ Series will teach you everything you need to know to start playing Christmas songs by ear.
You'll learn, step-by-step, how to pick out the melodies of famous Christmas songs, how to choose the right chords to accompany these melodies, and how to spice up your chords and progressions to create full-sounding arrangements of your favorite holiday songs! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
GospelKeys Organ 350: Praise and Devotional Songs
This 2-hour DVD program is specifically designed for any church musician who's ready to take their organ playing to the next level by playing those toe-tapping, foot-stomping praise songs!
Similar to the five parts taught in GospelKeys 300 (but on the organ, which is a totally different beast), we show you a system that'll enable you to play tons of praise songs by ear. We're talking about praise and devotional songs like "Bless that Wonderful Name of Jesus," "This Little Light of Mine," "Have You Tried Jesus," "Glory, Glory, Hallelujah," and dozens more! If you want to know what it takes to get down on the organ, then this course is for you! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
GospelKeys Organ 450: Worship & Advanced Chord Voicings
GospelKeys Organ 450 "Advanced Worship Chords & Voicings" 2-hour course is for anyone ready to explore tons of two-hand, fancy worship chords on the organ!
Step-by-step, you'll explore: Extended chord voicings, polychords, inversions, two-hand combinations, worship movements, contemporary chords for every tone of the scale, passing tones, transitional chords, "couples," real-life examples, modernized hymns, and more!
By the end of this course, you'll have a fresh perspective on playing worship organ by ear forever… and you'll be playing real songs! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play Jazz 101: Jazz Basics and Fundamentals
Hear and Play Jazz 101 will show you how to start playing jazz the right way. From the basic "12-bar blues" pattern to various soloing techniques and strategies, you'll be up and playing in no time!
- The 7 secrets to playing signature solos like a pro… from a pro!
- How to accelerate your jazz learning curve by combining 3 secret elements that the pros don't want you to know!
- How to ensure that no matter what voicings and blues licks you play, they'll turn heads each and every time! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play Jazz 201: Chords, Licks, and Soloing
Not knowing how to improvise and being stuck in a box playing the same old chords feels bad. It's boring. It feels redundant. And you're not the only one who notices it — others know that you're playing the same, dull stuff over and over too.
With Hear and Play Jazz 201, no longer do you have to guess. We're finally revealing a step-by-step method to soloing, improvising, and playing jazz licks over any chords. It's a whopping 5 hours and loaded with tons of signature moves, licks, tricks, progressions, and real-life application. This is truly what thousands of would-be jazz musicians have been waiting for! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Mike Bereal's GospelKeys Master Class Volume 1
In this 3-hour master class series, the legendary Michael Bereal, who has played for just about everyone in the gospel industry (Donnie McClurkin, Mary Mary, Kim Burrell, Judith McAllister, Marvin Sapp, etc), will show you how to spice up various parts of your church service by applying his closely-guarded chords, progressions, "runs," and tricks. By the end of the course, you'll have new and exciting chords and movements to play during worship, praise, shouting, and even "talking" moments of the service.
If you've always wondered how the professionals voice their chords and movements, then you can't afford to miss this master class series! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Jason White's GospelKeys Ministry Musician Volume 1
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 more!
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" in between.
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 chance! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
P.I.T.C.H™: Ear-Training System
What if you could train your ear right from your computer?
PITCH is a revolutionary system that has been carefully designed with advanced intelligence that knows exactly what questions to ask you based on which exercises you get right and wrong. A learning tool that drills you on notes, scales, chords, intervals, and even allows you to sing and mimic what you hear (using the microphone on your computer or a usb headset mic). In fact, you'll be able to connect a small midi keyboard and answer the questions interactively.
If you struggle with ear-training and need one-on-one training, PITCH is your solution. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play Drums 101: Drum Basics & Fundamentals
Hear and Play Drums 101 makes the path to playing drums by ear easier than ever before.
Step-by-step, you'll explore your role as a drummer, how to hold drumsticks, how to quickly develop independence between your hands and feet, coordination, posture, how to play "straight-ahead" beats, pocket-playing, common rhythms, and how to do basic fills.
This course is a wonderful introduction for anyone looking to play drums from scratch. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play Drums 102: Intermediate Licks & Tricks
With Hear and Play Drums 102, you'll enjoy learning tons of 4/4, cut-time, and off-beat patterns as Kennieth "Bam" Alexander takes you through various genres like jazz, gospel, rock, funk, latin, and others!
You'll also learn various fills, grooves, patterns, and tricks to add to your playing almost immediately! If you've finished the 101 course or have prior experience, pick up this video and you'll have tons of things to add to your playing! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play Drums 103: Advanced Licks, Tricks, & Grooves
This course was creatively engineered for any drummer looking to add professional "licks" and fancy "tricks" to their repertoire!
From various advanced grooves and beats to several stop patterns and cymbal/hi-hat runs, you'll be equipped with tons of practical elements to add to your playing immediately! These aren't licks and tricks you'll learn from an ordinary private teacher… these are "school-of-hard-knock" licks from an experienced pro who's willing to show you, step-by-step, what he's picked up over the years! Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play Hanon Volume 1
We've transformed these classic exercises to be useful to musicians who don't sight read.
Of course, we've also added our own special touch and give you insider secrets and insights that you'd only get from the experience of a seasoned pro! In other words, now you don't have to be classically-trained and in a traditional setting to benefit from these drills known as "Hanon Exercises" (usually just "Hanon" for short). We break them down, step-by-step, in video format and show you everything you need to know to benefit from what Hanon has to offer!
If you want to improve your speed, independence, accuracy, dexterity, and coordination, this Hanon exercise video is for you. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play 702: Piano By Ear For Starters
The Hear and Play 702 Audio Series is a 2-hour, 2-disc set that specializes in taking you from the VERY beginning all the way to playing basic songs (popular ones at that). You'll study everything from the notes on the piano, scales, and basic chords to melody, harmonization, and even progressions!
If you're a newbie and want to be up and playing in less than a few days, you can't afford to miss this opportunity at this incredible price. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play Vocal Mastery Series
A whopping 10-disc set, this course specializes in teaching you everything you need to know to start singing the right way.
From the basics and fundamentals to more involved techniques and exercises, you'll get a comprehensive education on the what, why, and "HOW" of singing. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Hear and Play Salsa Piano 101: Salsa Basics
If you've always wanted to learn how to play Salsa & Latin styles, look no further!
Salsa Piano 101 uncovers the basic rhythms and fundamentals you need to get started the right way. You'll learn the secrets to playing the classic montuno pattern along with tons of Latin-based chords and progressions! From bass lines, chromatic walk-downs, and passing chords to clave rhythms, fill-ins, and harmonic movements, you'll get it all in this comprehensive 2-hour course. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
Gospel Guitar 101: How To Play Praise Songs On The Guitar — New!!!
In this revolutionary 2-hour course, expert guitar instructor Bobby Griffin covers everything from the basics and fundamentals like guitar parts, posture, frets, strings, and strumming to full-sounding praise songs that can be performed in church within weeks, if not DAYS.
You’ll enjoy exploring the various parts of praise songs and how to bring them to life with various chords like major, minor, dominant, sevenths, ninths, elevenths, thirteenths, and even altered chords. Additionally, you’ll learn patterns, chord movements, fill-ins, muting, rhythm, and a host of other techniques.
While this is a beginners course and will introduce you to the basics and fundamentals, it also covers a lot of ground by revealing how to play full praise songs by the end. You’ll be playing hand-clapping, foot-stomping songs like "Bless That Wonderful Name Of Jesus," "This Little Light Of Mine," "Glory Glory, Hallelujah," and more.
- The five parts to a praise song and how to recognize them with your ear.
- Various methods to figure out what type of praise song is being sung.
- Dozens of chords and voicings to keep your praise songs sounding different each time!
- The same chords, patterns, and praise song structures played in over 100 songs (once you know the structure, you can play tons of these songs)!
Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
"Advanced Guitar 301: Licks, Tricks, and Solos"
In this comprehensive program, you’ll enjoy learning tons of "licks" and "tricks" in 4 different genres of music: Funk, Gospel, R&B, and Jazz.
In each of those genres, we start by teaching you the underlying chords that make up the patterns you’re hearing. So if you’re in the "funk" section, you’ll start by learning the funk chords he’s using as a bare minimal (even beginners can benefit from this part).
Then we proceed to break down 5 unique riffs, runs, licks, or tricks you can play over these same chords. In fact, the underlying chords and patterns hardly change. But you learn dozens of ways to approach improvising over them. We do this for funk, r&b (soul), gospel (shouting music), and jazz.
By the end, you’ll have 20 professional, advanced soloing licks you can pull out the cupboard at any time. Click here to learn more or buy now (New!!! Downloadable digital versions now available)
"Song Robot – Song Learning Software"
With the power of technology, you can finally turn your computer into a song-teaching machine… that never sleeps, never charges by the hour… doesn’t get frustrated… and repeats as much as you want!
It’s called "Song Robot!" You simply load song files into it and it shows you, on demand, how to play them on a big virtual keyboard.
- It can slow down songs, "turtle speed."
- It transposes songs to all 12 keys so you’re not stuck in ONE key.
- You have the choice of learning with huge, red/blue colored notes that light up or a real-looking 3d version of a piano.
- You can stop, pause, rewind, fast forward.
- You can even load your favorite audio files and have it remove vocals so you can practice (they can even be slowed down and put in all 12 keys… real albums!)
- And much more!
"Musician Breakthrough Complete Set"
Musician Breakthrough is the biggest, most revolutionary program of its kind.
It’s 14 discs, 16 hours, and features 7 of the most respected, most talented, and most revered west coast musicians in the world.
Each of these musicians covers fresh and unique ways to approach the church service. They each delve into the 5 dimensions of the church service, providing you with several different perspectives: Praise, Shouting, Traditional/Hymns, Worship, & Transitional Music.
All in all, it includes 35 segments of pure gold. They break down everything they’re doing in plain English, step by step, and with the assistance of the virtual keyboard that lights up every note so you never miss a beat.
If you’re already playing and looking for that edge, Musician Breakthrough is your answer. Click here to learn more or buy now