• The Most Practical Way To Master All 12 Keys

    I’m often asked the best way to learn all 12 keys and while I’ve advocated many methods in the past, the most practical way is to adapt my “3 x 12” rule.

    Simply put: Take 3 songs you know and learn them in all 12 keys.

    It helps if they are songs that utilize a variety of different chords. That’s why picking 3 is important because between them, you should get a good mix of chords off every tone of the scale…

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    How I quickly learn songs in all 12 keys

    robothands-small.jpgSo this isn’t going to be easy but if you’re committed, you can learn to play in ALL 12 keys… not just one. I’ll lay out 2 ways to do it. One way, I learned about 16 years ago and still use at times. The other way is more involved, but will help your understanding of music a lot better…

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    How to transpose stuff…

    To “transpose” a song, melody, chord, or progression is to play the same exact sequence of notes and intervals in another key. In other words, if I were to play a chord progression like “C major — F major — G major” in the key of C major, by transposing it, I can play the […]

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