• Hello, I'm Chuku Onyemachi (aka - "Dr. Pokey") - a musicologist, pianist, author, clinician and Nigerian. Inspired by my role model Jermaine Griggs, I started teaching musicians in my neighborhood in April 2005. Today, I'm privileged to work as the head of education, music consultant, and chief content creator with HearandPlay Music Group sharing my wealth of knowledge with hundreds of thousands of musicians across the world.

    Intermediate Players: Here’s How To Apply The Tritone In Worship Songs

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    A special lesson for intermediate musicians who are interested in learning how to apply the tritone in worship songs.

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    Are You Finding It Difficult To Learn Major Chords? Now Here’s What To Do!

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    If you’re finding it difficult to learn major chords, this lesson will get you started the easiest and fastest way possible.

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    Understanding Your Person As A Musician

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    Understanding your person as a musician is one of the self-actualization processes you need to become a great musician. Find out more in this lesson.

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    How To Imply A Seventh Chord Harmony Using Only Two Notes Your 3 Year Old Can Play

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    Find out how you can imply a seventh chord harmony by just playing two notes that even a 3 year old can play on the piano.

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    Who Else Wants To Stop Playing Regular Turnaround Progressions?

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    If you are bored with regular turnaround progressions, here’s a variant of the turnaround progression that you can spice up your playing with.

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    Here Are Some Of The Chords You Can Apply In CCM Songs

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    There are chords you can apply in CCM songs and they’ll make you sound like your favorite artiste and we’re covering well over a dozen in this lesson.

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    Forget Where You Are! Focus On What Precedes And What Succeeds!

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    Discover the two most important things that matter to your chord progression: what precedes and what succeeds.

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