Back 2 The Basics
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Back 2 The Basics

Learn the fundamental basics of Gospel Piano.
4.5 (23 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.
262 students enrolled
Created by Darrell Cook
Last updated 7/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you will have mastery of scales and their relationship to music.
  • You will have a complete working knowledge of the number system and how it's used to learn, write, and produce songs.
  • You will know how to form chords in any key.
  • You will understand how this information applies to popular gospel songs.
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Requirements
  • Computer with high-speed internet.
  • Keyboard or Piano to practice.
Description

The Back 2 Basics gospel piano course is an essential course for any musician stepping into the world of Gospel piano.  This course is designed to cover all of the foundational elements essential for any gospel keyboardist.  

This course covers:

  1. Scales
  2. The Number Sytem
  3. Intervals
  4. Chords
  5. Inversions
  6. Chord Progressions
  7. Song Application
This course will systematically guide you through the core concepts while demonstrating their relationship with the music you hope to play.  This course is hands on and requires you to involve yourself.  

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for those just starting out in gospel music.
  • You should be familiar with a piano by at least knowing the notes.
  • Any one just starting out on keys will find this course helpful.
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Curriculum For This Course
65 Lectures
02:56:18
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Intro Video
1 Lecture 05:52
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Scales
3 Lectures 03:44
In this lesson we cover THE most important element in piano playing.  That is the major scale which is foundational to everything we do.  I have enclosed a PDF that contains the notes for the major scale is all 12 keys so that you can get familiar with it.  The PDF also contains the diatonic chords in all 12 keys.  This is a lesson we will cover later in the course.
Preview 00:48


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Chords
2 Lectures 11:02

How to practice primary chords
05:31
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Inversions
1 Lecture 06:42
Playing Chord Inversions
06:42
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Number System
1 Lecture 05:39
What is the number system?
05:39
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Diatonic Chords
4 Lectures 35:43
Diatonic Concepts In More Detail
07:01

Diatonic Chord Inversions
10:58

Diatonic Variations
12:58

Advanced Diatonic Concepts
04:46
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Basic Chord Progressions (Key of C)
5 Lectures 10:32
Basic 2-5-1 Key of C
00:39

PHAT 2-5-1 chord progression.
01:42

The 7-3-6 chord progression.
00:57

The 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 chord progression.
04:18

More Advanced 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Chord Progression
02:56
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Chord Progressions In ALL The Other Keys
44 Lectures 55:16
Basic 2-5-1 Key of Db
00:41

Basic 2-5-1 Key of D
00:48

Basic 2-5-1 Key of Eb
00:52

Basic 2-5-1 Key of E
00:52

Basic 2-5-1 Key of F
00:52

Basic 2-5-1 Key of Gb
00:45

Basic 2-5-1 Key of G
00:53

Basic 2-5-1 Key of Ab
00:52

Basic 2-5-1 Key of A
00:59

Basic 2-5-1 Key of Bb
00:53

Basic 2-5-1 Key of B
00:54

Basic 7-3-6 Key of Db
00:53

Basic 7-3-6 Key of D
00:55

Basic 7-3-6 Key of Eb
01:01

Basic 7-3-6 Key of E
00:53

Basic 7-3-6 Key of F
00:46

Basic 7-3-6 Key of Gb
00:45

Basic 7-3-6 Key of G
00:51

Basic 7-3-6 Key of Ab
00:48

Basic 7-3-6 Key of A
00:48

Basic 7-3-6 Key of Bb
00:49

Basic 7-3-6 Key of B
01:06

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of Db
01:54

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of D
01:35

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of Eb
01:29

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of E
01:37

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of F
03:00

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of Gb
01:40

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of G
01:46

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of Ab
01:32

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of A
01:22

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of Bb
01:24

Basic 7-3-6-2-5-1-4 Key of B
01:52

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of Db
01:25

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of D
01:18

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of Eb
01:16

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of E
01:32

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of F
01:15

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of Gb
02:05

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of G
01:56

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of Ab
01:17

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of A
01:37

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of Bb
01:57

PHAT 2-5-1 Key of B
01:31
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Application
3 Lectures 24:25
How Great Is Our God
07:30

How Great Is Our God Part 2
06:54

Thank You Lord
10:01
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Bonus Lectures
1 Lecture 17:23
How To Finger The Major Scale
17:23
About the Instructor
Darrell Cook
4.3 Average rating
59 Reviews
823 Students
5 Courses
Music and Ministry Instructor

Darrell Cook is an a pianist and organist that has been playing gospel, jazz, and neo-soul keys for over 15 years.

Groomed to play at the Shiloh Baptist Church in Erie Pa, Darrell learned quickly to thrive in the demanding environment on urban church musicianship.  His first assignment was to manage four choirs, a five piece band, and praise team.  This experience forced him to learn all of the styles and approaches necessary in a urban church context.

Throughout the years he has shared the stage with CeCe Winans, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, The Chautauqua Youth Mass Choir and several others.

After years of playing and traveling Darrell decided to begin to teach what he knows to upcoming musicians.  His vision to train others was realized with the website Sonsofthunderpro.com which he started in 2009.  Since that time he has trained thousands of musicians online.

Darrell is also a gifted preacher and Pastors the Christ Community Church. He is happily married to his wife of seven years Shavonne Cook. The two continue to grow in ministry and in love. 

 

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