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Step #4 – Learning Tunes: RH Melody, LH Bass Notes & Chords

Stage 0 | Lesson: 04 | Step 4 – (Repertoire) This is it! In the sixth step of the tune-learning process, we are putting it all together. With the melody in the RH, and LH chords including bass notes, you can now perform a full representation of a tune. By following this step-by-step process, you now have the tools to learn new tunes from the ground up and play them at will. Enjoy!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Basic Rhythms

Stage 0 | Lesson: 04 | Step 5 – (Repertoire) The feeling of rhythm is what makes music come to life. The beauty of playing jazz and improvised music is that you can create your own rhythms! By experimenting with various rhythms, you will be on your way to discovering your personal approach to making music.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Triad Inversions

Stage 0 | Lesson: 04 | Step 1 – (Theory) A triad inversion is a combination of the same 3 notes of a triad in a different order. For the piano, this takes the form of various shapes made up of notes on the keyboard. By becoming familiar with the various inversions of each chord on the keyboard, you are on your way to piano mastery!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Minor Triads

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 1 – (Theory) Minor triads are 3-note chords made up of a root, minor third, and perfect fifth. These chords serve as the foundation of many popular songs. As you progress further into the jazz idiom, you will build on these chords by adding extensions in order to achieve a true jazz sound!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Minor Triads Intervals

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 2 – (Theory) Each minor triad is comprised of two intervals: one minor and major third. The arrangement of these intervals determines the quality of the triad to be minor, major, or other.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Minor Triad Symbols

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 3 – (Theory) There are multiple ways to label a minor triad using chord symbols. By familiarizing ourselves with each of these variations, we can be ready to play the right chord at the right time!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Arpeggios

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 4 – (Technique)Chords can be broken into a series of notes in ascending or descending order, known by the musical term “arpeggio.” Arpeggios are an essential element of piano technique and will help you to build your technical foundation while practicing chords on the piano.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Learning Tunes: RH Melody & Bass Notes

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 5 – (Repertoire) In this step of the tune-learning process, we will combine the first two components of the melody and bass notes. By playing the melody and the bass line of a tune together, we can gain a sense of how the melody and harmony function in tandem. After mastering the melody and bass line, you will be ready to add the finishing touches!

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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 #3 – Major Triad Symbols

Stage 0 | Lesson: 02 | Step 3 – (Theory) There are multiple ways to label a major triad using chord symbols. By familiarizing ourselves with each of these variations, we can be ready to play the right chord at the right time!

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Step #4 – Learning Tunes: RH Melody, LH Bass Notes & Chords

Stage 0 | Lesson: 04 | Step 4 – (Repertoire) This is it! In the sixth step of the tune-learning process, we are putting it all together. With the melody in the RH, and LH chords including bass notes, you can now perform a full representation of a tune. By following this step-by-step process, you now have the tools to learn new tunes from the ground up and play them at will. Enjoy!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Basic Rhythms

Stage 0 | Lesson: 04 | Step 5 – (Repertoire) The feeling of rhythm is what makes music come to life. The beauty of playing jazz and improvised music is that you can create your own rhythms! By experimenting with various rhythms, you will be on your way to discovering your personal approach to making music.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Triad Inversions

Stage 0 | Lesson: 04 | Step 1 – (Theory) A triad inversion is a combination of the same 3 notes of a triad in a different order. For the piano, this takes the form of various shapes made up of notes on the keyboard. By becoming familiar with the various inversions of each chord on the keyboard, you are on your way to piano mastery!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #1 – Minor Triads

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 1 – (Theory) Minor triads are 3-note chords made up of a root, minor third, and perfect fifth. These chords serve as the foundation of many popular songs. As you progress further into the jazz idiom, you will build on these chords by adding extensions in order to achieve a true jazz sound!

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #2 – Minor Triads Intervals

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 2 – (Theory) Each minor triad is comprised of two intervals: one minor and major third. The arrangement of these intervals determines the quality of the triad to be minor, major, or other.

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Minor Triad Symbols

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 3 – (Theory) There are multiple ways to label a minor triad using chord symbols. By familiarizing ourselves with each of these variations, we can be ready to play the right chord at the right time!

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* Brenden Lowe

Step #4 – Arpeggios

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 4 – (Technique)Chords can be broken into a series of notes in ascending or descending order, known by the musical term “arpeggio.” Arpeggios are an essential element of piano technique and will help you to build your technical foundation while practicing chords on the piano.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #5 – Learning Tunes: RH Melody & Bass Notes

Stage 0 | Lesson: 03 | Step 5 – (Repertoire) In this step of the tune-learning process, we will combine the first two components of the melody and bass notes. By playing the melody and the bass line of a tune together, we can gain a sense of how the melody and harmony function in tandem. After mastering the melody and bass line, you will be ready to add the finishing touches!

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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.

Enter Now »
* Brenden Lowe

Step #3 – Major Triad Symbols

Stage 0 | Lesson: 02 | Step 3 – (Theory) There are multiple ways to label a major triad using chord symbols. By familiarizing ourselves with each of these variations, we can be ready to play the right chord at the right time!

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