• Whether Gospel Or Jazz, These 2-5-1 Chord Progressions Rock

    Thumbnail image for Whether Gospel Or Jazz, These 2-5-1 Chord Progressions Rock

    If you’re interested in learning 2-5-1 chord progressions that can be applied in gospel and jazz styles, this lesson is for you.

    Read the full article →

    Essential Quartal Triads You Must Know As A Gospel Or Jazz Musician

    Thumbnail image for Essential Quartal Triads You Must Know As A Gospel Or Jazz Musician

    We’re covering everything you need to know about quartal triads and how they can be formed in this lesson.

    Read the full article →

    Forget the right hand! Focus on the left…

    jon powell gk600 youtubeI get tons of e-mails everyday and from experience, I find that one of the hardest things for musicians to do is play chords on both hands.

    It takes a lot of getting used to, especially when you’re used to playing chords on the right and single bass notes (or power chords like the “1” and “5” notes on the left).

    Don’t get me wrong… this is fine if you’re a solo musician and have to hold down the chords and bass.

    Read the full article →

    Mike Bereal Playing Piano Like He Has Lost His Mind!

    You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

    Read the full article →

    I can’t hold it in anymore

    Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about this so-called gospel musicians’ “secret.” In fact, this “secret” is suppose to be the ONE thing that connects every “big name” gospel musician together. They all know what it is. Heck, they’ve even learned how to manipulate it so much that it can literally evoke any kind of emotion when used properly.

    Read the full article →

    The “Shouting” Chord

    “The Shouting Chord” (More information at: www.gospelkeys.com) I ALWAYS (I mean always) play this chord at church when playing during a jubilant period of the worship service. It’s simply a dominant chord with an added “flat 5th” tone. Now … the trick is that you don’t play all the tones of the dominant chord. JUST […]

    Read the full article →

    The incredible power of “6-2-5-1” chord progressions in gospel songs!

    Click here for more Gospel Chord Progressions By now, I doubt I need to go over the individual scale tones and corresponding chords, as we’ve covered these basic fundamentals in the last two month’s of lessons. If you haven’t read January and February’s newsletter, scroll above to get the link to the newsletter archives, where […]

    Read the full article →