Piano Grooves
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Piano Grooves

This course will go over a few grooves that can be played for personal entertainment or public display.
3.8 (40 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
8,740 students enrolled
Created by Starling Jones Jr
Last updated 4/2014
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 38 mins on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • In this course you will learn a few songs to enhance your musical library
  • By the end of this course, you will be able to impress your friends and family members with your musical progress
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Requirements
  • Keyboard/Piano in order to be able to practice what you have learned.
  • Computer/Laptop/Mobile Device with Internet Access
  • Pencil/Pen To Take Notes
Description

Piano Grooves designed to aid the musician no matter the skill level. This course will teach you how to play a few songs with nice progressions and patterns. Implement the information learned from each song into your own personal musical style.

In this course you will:

  • Learn how to play a few nice piano grooves.
  • Learn how to play a few songs
  • Learn how to play in different keys
  • Learn how to broaden your chord vocabulary

Enjoy and download Full Tutorials and take your playing ability to the next level.

Remember - Prov 27:17 "Iron Sharpens Iron"

Who is the target audience?
  • Any musician that is eager to learn and understand the piano.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 8 Lectures Collapse All 8 Lectures 40:12
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Just A Few Grooves
6 Lectures 38:12
Best Friend Groove - Ron Isley - Key of Db
06:36

Exhale "Shoop Shoop" - Whitney Houston - C#
06:20

Grooving Pattern - Starling Jones,Jr. - Key of Eb
04:27

I Look To You - Whitney Houston - Key of E
10:51

Rain Down - Fighting Temptations - Key of F
02:50

Tonight - John Legend - Key of Db
07:08
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Take Good Notes
2 Lectures 00:00
Study Notes Paper
1 page

Stationary
1 page
About the Instructor
Starling Jones Jr
4.0 Average rating
120 Reviews
19,882 Students
4 Courses
Musician (Pianist/Organist) - Online Video Instructor

Starling Jones, Jr., a native of Columbus, MS and Armed Forces Veteran (ARMY) currently residing in the Atlanta area.

Starling started playing the piano at the age of 12. Starling was active in his home church of Zion Gate Missionary Baptist Church, (Columbus, MS) Pastored by James A. Boyd. as a Jr. Deacon, Musician and Choir Member. Starling participated in talent shows, Gospel Choir Concerts, Plays, Musicals and also took piano lessons in High School. Starling also played the piano at the Local Baptist Conventions and Conferences.

Starling has over 20 years of musical experience and has trained under many teachers and musicians as well as attended musical workshops to produce his own unique sound. Starling is the founder of SmoothChords(dot)com, an online piano lessons website.

Some of Starling's accomplishments are as follows:

•HCC Band Scholarships (Bells and Bass Drum)
•Musical Service Awards From Various Churches
•Music Workshops:

  1. Min. Malcolm Speed, Min. Bryan Wilson, Elder Sammy James

•Song Writer
•Producer

  1. "More Than a Conqueror", Faith Outreach Christian Life Center Mass Choir, Co-Produced, 2000.
  2. "Starling Sounds Vol 1", Instrumental Music, 2003.
  3. "Mastered First", Instrumental Music, 2007.


Several of Starling's influences are Ben Tankard, Timothy Wright, Hezekiah Walker, Richard Smallwood and James Cleveland.