• A Smart Application Of Sixth Chords In The Formation Of Ninth Chords

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    If you’re interested in learning about the application of sixth chords, then this lesson is for you.

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    Three Chord Qualities Every Pianist Needs To Take Seriously

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    We’re highlighting three chord qualities every pianist needs in this lesson.

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    Week 1: The Major Triad + Chord Cheat Sheet

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    A triad is a chord of three notes. In this lesson, we’ll get deeper into what major triads are made of. Plus, a cheat sheet pdf.

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    Major and Minor Chords – “If You Know Your Major, You Know Your Minor” (Part 2)

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    To pick up where we left off yesterday, I’d like to talk about the connection between major and minor chords. You now realize that you can form any minor scale by knowing the relative major scale it’s connected to. In other words, you can play the “A minor” scale if you already know the notes of the “C major” scale because they’re related. Here’s how to apply this same understanding to chords…

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    There’s always a “major” in a “minor”… and a “minor” in a “major!”

    advancedmusiciansmall.jpgToday, I want to share a concept that a lot of beginners still don’t get.

    There’s not much difference in playing major and minor chords when you think the way I think.

    In fact, as the title loudly declares: There’s a major chord in every minor chord and a minor chord in every major chord.

    Sure, this isn’t apparent in smaller triads, but it’s clear in seventh chords and up, when carefully analyzed.

    First, let me start this discussion by showing you how…

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    VIDEO LESSONS: The SECRET to playing ANY and EVERY chord you want in SECONDS (FREE link to another 14pg report included)…


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    How to play pretty ballads with just two chords

    Today’s post will be fun because I’m going to show some of my newbies how to play something you hear all the time.

    From Mariah Carey to Fred Hammond and Andre Crouch, every artist has had their share of the slow “ballad” — and more specifically, the type that simple moves down the scale, note for note.

    Here are some samples just so you know what I’m talking about…

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