• 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.

    The Major Scale Revival Program [Week #1] — “A Warm Up Mechanism For Technique Development”

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    One of the benefits of the major scale revival program is technique development and if you’re interested improving your dexterity, this lesson is for you.

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    Top Three Things Every Studio-Recording Or Stage-Performing Musician Must Do Intentionally

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    There are three key things every musician must do if they’re into music performance, music production or both, and we’re covering them in this lesson.

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    Introducing “The Major Scale Revival Program” [4 Benefits Of The Major Scale In 4 Weeks]

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    If you’re interested in strengthening the foundation of your musicianship, then the major scale revival program is definitely for you.

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    Five Theoretical Facts About The Augmented Triad That You Must Know

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    The theoretical facts we’re covering in this lesson will provide you with more insight on the augmented triad.

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    Advanced Harmony: Expanding The So What Chord Voicing

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    There are four voicings you can derived from the So What chord and we’re exploring these chords and the melody notes associated with them in this lesson.

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    What’s The Role Of The Leading Note In The Resolution Of The Dominant Seventh Chord?

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    The resolution of the dominant seventh chord is determined by the leading note. Find out how this works in today’s lesson.

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    What If I Told You There’s A Difference Between The Leading Note And The Subtonic?

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    The goal of this lesson is to show you the theoretical distinction between the subtonic and the leading note.

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