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Learn How to Play Blues, Rock and Boogie Woogie Piano Today is a primer course for everybody who has an interest in learning the piano or keyboards, or adding a new genre to their existing piano repertoire.
Blues, Rock and Boogie puts the fun back into piano playing, whilst also teaching you chords, inversions, progressions, improvisation, rhythm patterns, and soloing. It's as if a professional pianist is sitting right next to you as you practice!
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Course material last updated on 30th August 2016.
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|Section 1: Welcome to 'Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, & Boogie Woogie Piano Today'.|
|Lecture 1||3 pages|
One Hundred Benefits of Learning Piano - or 'Why you should take this course'.
A collection of common questions and answers regarding this course, and how to navigate the course dashboard and material.
For any other questions or queries regarding the course, please use the course discussion boards, or message the instructor directly as outlined in this lecture.
|Section 2: Chord Mastery in 'C' Major|
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson One
Right Hand Chords in the key of 'C' Major: 12345678 = C,D,E,F,G,A,B,C.
135 - C,E,G. 146 - C,F,A, and 15b7 - C,G,Bflat
Please also consult the keyboard chart layout in Lecture 13 for additional help.
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson Two
Part One: Adding the 'Blue' notes: Flat 3, 5, and 7 - 'E' flat, 'G' Flat, and 'B' flat
Top Tip: Think 'b' for 'Blues' = flat notes.
Part Two: Splitting the right hand chords by alternating between the thumb and other fingers.
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson Three
Left hand chords in the key of 'C' Major.
15 - C,G. 16 - C, A and 1b7 - C,B flat.
Matching and mapping the left hand to the right hand.
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson Four
Right hand in 'C' Major: Simple soloing patterns:
2 notes | 3 note triplets | 2 note chords | 4 note runs
|Section 3: Branching Out - 'F' Major and 'G' Major Chord Patterns|
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson Five
Left Hand: Boogie Woogie 'Stride' walking piano pattern over 2 measures (Bars) in 'C' Major
1,3,5,6 | b7,6,5,3 etc. Notes played = C,E,G,A,Bb,A,G,E...(repeat loop)
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson Six
Right hand Chords in 'F' Major. (Scale notes = F,G,A,Bb,C,D,E,F)
135 - F,A,C. 146 - F, Bb,D and 15b7 - F,C,Eb
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson Seven
Blues chords in 'G' Major: (Scale notes = G,A,B,C,D,E,F#,G).
135 - G,B,D. 146 - G,C,E and 15b7 - G,D,F
|Section 4: From Novice to Ninja - Putting it all together|
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson Eight
Twelve Bar Blues - piano pattern one.
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson Nine
Twelve Bar Blues - Piano pattern 2.
Learn How to Play Blues, Rock, and Boogie Woogie Piano - Video Lesson Ten
Further simple solo pattern ideas for the right hand in the key of 'C' Major.
|Section 5: Supplementary & Bonus Course Material|
Piano Keyboard Layout
Please refer to this chart at any and all times throughout the course. This chart may be downloaded and printed out for your convenience.
|Section 6: Conclusion|
End of Course Fun Quiz
Certificate of Completion
Information on how to obtain your certificate for completing the course.
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