• Using the Circle of Fifths To Learn Your Primary Chords

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    Every key has primary chords and secondary chords. In fact, without even knowing they are called “primary chords,” you’ve probably realized certain chords appear in certain keys more than others. Yup, those chords are the ones built off the 1st, 4th, and 5th degrees of the scale. Consider the C major scale: If you numbered […]

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    The “What Key Am I In” Game 4

    popquizsmall.jpgTime for the 4th episode of “What Key Am I In?” Let’s see how well you know your not-so-obvious major keys.

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    How to play songs with just two chords and still sound good

    Today, I want to slow down and go the other direction.

    2chordssmall.jpgI wanna talk to my straight beginners in this post! I want to give you guys some hope that if you know just two chords, you can actually sit around the piano or keyboard and have fun with your kids…

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