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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Learning Tunes: LH Chords

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 6 – (Repertoire) In the fourth step of the tune-learning process, you will begin to explore the harmony of a tune with LH (left hand) chords. This step is the beginning of discovering a two-handed approach to playing tunes on the piano, and is an essential part of jazz piano technique.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #7 – Using Chords To Play Charts

Stage 0 | Lesson: 02 | Step 7 – (Repertoire) Chord symbols are the framework that allow us to express ourselves as musicians. After becoming familiar with various chord symbols, you will place the given melody note from the chart at the top of each of your chord voicings. You will be on your way to playing your favorite tunes in no time at all!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #8 – Learning Tunes 1: RH Melody

Stage 0 | Lesson: 02 | Step 8 – (Repertoire) The first step in our process of learning tunes is learning the melody. The melody is the essence of a tune. In fact, it is the most important part! After learning the melody, you will be able to go on to learn the harmony, form, etc. Remembering the melody will help you to never forget that tune!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #9 – Learning Tunes 2: Bass Notes

Stage 0 | Lesson: 02 | Step 9 – (Repertoire) In the second step of learning tunes, you will learn the bass motion by playing the roots. Learning the bass motion will allow you to understand the harmony of a tune and how it fits with the melody. Many tunes have similar bass motion, so the more tunes you learn, the easier this will get!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Learning Tunes Process

Stage 0 | Lesson: 01 | Step 6 – (Repertoire) This step will cover the method for learning jazz standards. This method will allow you to learn tunes quickly and effectively, in a way so that you will never forget them!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Pop/Rock “Hey Jude”

Stage 5 | Lesson: 48 | Step 5 – (repertoire) What better way to practice the pop/rock genre than with a classic Beatles tune. This tune is perfect to help you feel the rock groove and practice the sub-divided 16th note feel when playing.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #8 – Trane Reharm 25

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 8 – (repertoire) Trane changes can be reharmed even in a simple 2-5 which is exactly what you will be doing in this step. Sometime you’ll need or want to shorten the reharm to just two measures.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #9 – Advanced Playing Concepts, Part 3

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 9 – (repertoire) A lot goes into a performance besides just the physical act of pressing notes. A huge component is your mental control and mindset. This step will work on specific nuances of the mind as the relate to your playing.

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Course Categories: repertoire

Choose a search result from below.

* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Learning Tunes: LH Chords

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 6 – (Repertoire) In the fourth step of the tune-learning process, you will begin to explore the harmony of a tune with LH (left hand) chords. This step is the beginning of discovering a two-handed approach to playing tunes on the piano, and is an essential part of jazz piano technique.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #7 – Using Chords To Play Charts

Stage 0 | Lesson: 02 | Step 7 – (Repertoire) Chord symbols are the framework that allow us to express ourselves as musicians. After becoming familiar with various chord symbols, you will place the given melody note from the chart at the top of each of your chord voicings. You will be on your way to playing your favorite tunes in no time at all!

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #8 – Learning Tunes 1: RH Melody

Stage 0 | Lesson: 02 | Step 8 – (Repertoire) The first step in our process of learning tunes is learning the melody. The melody is the essence of a tune. In fact, it is the most important part! After learning the melody, you will be able to go on to learn the harmony, form, etc. Remembering the melody will help you to never forget that tune!

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #9 – Learning Tunes 2: Bass Notes

Stage 0 | Lesson: 02 | Step 9 – (Repertoire) In the second step of learning tunes, you will learn the bass motion by playing the roots. Learning the bass motion will allow you to understand the harmony of a tune and how it fits with the melody. Many tunes have similar bass motion, so the more tunes you learn, the easier this will get!

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #6 – Learning Tunes Process

Stage 0 | Lesson: 01 | Step 6 – (Repertoire) This step will cover the method for learning jazz standards. This method will allow you to learn tunes quickly and effectively, in a way so that you will never forget them!

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Pop/Rock “Hey Jude”

Stage 5 | Lesson: 48 | Step 5 – (repertoire) What better way to practice the pop/rock genre than with a classic Beatles tune. This tune is perfect to help you feel the rock groove and practice the sub-divided 16th note feel when playing.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #8 – Trane Reharm 25

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 8 – (repertoire) Trane changes can be reharmed even in a simple 2-5 which is exactly what you will be doing in this step. Sometime you’ll need or want to shorten the reharm to just two measures.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #9 – Advanced Playing Concepts, Part 3

Stage 5 | Lesson: 47 | Step 9 – (repertoire) A lot goes into a performance besides just the physical act of pressing notes. A huge component is your mental control and mindset. This step will work on specific nuances of the mind as the relate to your playing.

Enter Now »
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