88 Logic - The Essential Guide To Learning Piano
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88 Logic - The Essential Guide To Learning Piano

Learn my theory behind the pianos 88 keys and discover a method of learning that will have you playing in no time.
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Created by Stevie Mac
Last updated 1/2015
Price: $25
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  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Find chords easily, link chords with root notes, create and play basic chord progressions and melodies, understand inverted chords and understand Stephen Mackay's theory behind the 88 keys.
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  • The course is in english, Students will need access to a piano or keyboard. no prior musical knowledge necessary but a sense of timing is always helpful. you will also need a means to view the content near your instrument i.e portable device. This is not essential but will make learning easier

88 Logic is a theory and method of playing piano developed by Stephen Mackay. The course hands you the key to unlocking one of the simplest techniques for learning piano. Designed for those who have never touched a piano and to assist those who need help developing their skills this course works for you.

"88 logic - The Mackay Method. Giving You The Power To Play Piano In Next To No Time."

  • why are there 88 keys on a piano keyboard?
  • you will unlock a simple mathematical system of chord discovery
  • you will discover unique 16 key octave
  • you will learn how to invert chords and play basic chord progressions
  • You will learn how to create simple melodies.

"Time Poor?... The This Is The Course For You"

The real beauty of this course is in it's overall simplicity. The theory that unlocked this method of learning is a little more involved and explained in full however, even without a comprehensive understanding of the theory anyone can use this method to start playing.

88 Logic will give you the skills you need to find your way around the keyboard with confidence and allow you the freedom to find your own sense of timing, in your own time.

"It's All About You"

88 logic was designed to make piano playing easy and fun. This course is quick and simple and you will take away everything you need to get you started on your path to being a great player.

Who is the target audience?
  • This is a great course for anyone who wants to be playing quickly. It is a beginners course that teaches a method of discovery and familiarisation with the keyboard that can stand alone or compliment traditional learning practices. The course can aid music students who are having difficulty with chord discovery. While this course does touch on notation it doesn't deal directly with sheet music in this volume so it is not suited to those looking to expand there knowledge of sheet music.
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Curriculum For This Course
88 Logic - The Mackay Method
2 Lectures 04:37

Stephen Mackay, course tutor, plays 'Spyder' under the opening Credits

Preview 01:35

A brief outline of the inspiration behind the course creation and the approach it takes to learning piano.

Preview 03:02
2 Lectures 19:55

Stephen Mackay goes into detail about his method of learning. He talks about his personal theory behind the reasoning for an 88 key piano and how that unlocks the key to making learning easy. Within this lecture he will demonstrate the importance of the numbers as they relate to discovery.

Preview 09:57

With the key to chord discovery revealed Stephen now teaches the techniques for creating chords progressions and finding different chords such as major's and minor's as well as inverted chords.

The Lesson
Exercise and Close
1 Lecture 07:02

This final lecture gives an exercise for continued practice and encourages students to find a sense of timing. Stephen teaches 3 simple chord Progressions as well as some examples of how the chords can be used as the base platform to create basic melodies.

About the Instructor
Stevie  Mac
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Drummer pianist and guitarist

Stevie Mac is a full time professional musician; season drummer, bass player, pianist, guitarist and producer. His work with 88 logic and Million Dollar Song writing has earned him sponsorship with Yamaha, funding of over a quarter million dollars, licensing of materials to government bodies in which 3.5 million Australians have had access to some of his formulas for pop song secrets and colloaboratively won silver screen awards in education. Stevie currently works with band Parislane which has had online success with Internet sales and hits over 20.000. He performs to well over 3,000 tourists a week on the Gold Coast Australia and is always developing new material for sale in studio and on stage. He was recently cast as lead performer in Jesus Christ Superstar.