Music Theory For Beat Makers

Making amazing music means making amazing melodies, find out how to do it the easy way!
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

Do You Struggle To Come Up With Killer Melodies & Chord Progressions?

Imagine how your music would sound if you could instantly play any major or minor scale / chord on the piano! Not only would you make better music, but you would completely separate yourself from all the other producers out there.

By the end of this course you will be able to... 

    • Make your own unique awesome melodies

    • Play Any Major or Minor Scale on the Piano

    • Play Any Major or Minor Triad (3-note chord) on the Piano

    • Invert Triads (3-note chords) to 1st and 2nd inversion

    • Incorporate Popular Chord Progressions, Scales, and Chords into Your Beats or Music Production Arsenal

    • And much, much more

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Every second you wait someone else is going even harder to reach their dreams. Leap ahead of the competition and enrol in this course now!

You won't be disappointed!!

What are the requirements?

  • You Don't Need To Know Anything About The Piano Or Music Theory

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play Any Major or Minor Scale on the Piano
  • Play Any Major or Minor Triad (3-note chord) on the Piano
  • Invert Triads (3-note chords) to 1st and 2nd inversion
  • Incorporate Popular Chord Progressions, Scales, and Chords into Your Beats or Music Production Arsenal

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone With a God Given Talent To Create Music
  • Anyone Who Feels Hindered Musically
  • Producers That Want To Learn The Basics of Music Theory and The Piano For The Purpose Producing More Advanced Beats

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Introduction

Welcome to Music Theory For Beat Makers: Unlock Your Musical Potential Course. This lecture will help you understand more what to expect to gain after completing this course. Right here on Udemy you will learn how to play scales and basic chords in any key on the piano or keyboard. You will also learn what inversions and progressions are and how to apply these music theory principles and piano techniques to your music production to make better beats!


Listen to this beat that we will make using all the principles taught in this course. After completing this music production course on how to easily understand music theory, you will be able to unlock your full musical potential and upgrade your beats to new levels that should open more doors for music production business eventually.

Section 2: Understanding The Basics of The Piano

This lecture will give you a through understanding of all the keys on the piano and how to find middle C. Though to some these may seem like basic concepts, they are building blocks. So pay attention every concept is needed to go to the next level.


Understand more about the piano.


This is one of the most important lectures of this course. Please pay attention and revisit it as much as needed. After completion you will have the keys to the city so to speak. Understanding how to count half steps and whole steps will help you play chords, scales, and almost anything else you want to do. This has to become like second natural.

Section 3: Simple Formulas You Can Use to Play Chords & Scales

Play any major scale.


Play any minor scale.


Play any minor basic chord.


Play any basic major chord.

Section 4: Next Level Music Theory Techniques

We will cover what an inversion is and how to play them on the piano.


Learn what progressions are and the importance of knowing them.


Most popular music today is made up of chord progressions. After completing this lecture you will know one of the most popular chord progressions discovered.

Section 5: How to Use What You Learned To Make Better Beats!

Kill the game.

Using Chords And Progressions In Your Music Production

Keep God first and take your beats to the next level.

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Instructor Biography

Joseph Evans, Learn How to Make Better Music!

Joseph Evans Jr better known as EVAJ MUSIC is an ASCAP Accredited Music Producer, Composer, & Songwriter. His music is licensed to several major networks such as MTV, VH1, TruTV, Bravo, on shows such as "Real Housewives", "Love & HipHop Atlanta", "Fuse News", "Hardcore Pawn", and "Guy Court". He has also worked with several independent artists over the past 10 years.  

He is a Full Sail Graduate and an active NARIP Member. Currently residing in Atlanta, GA. Joseph is actively pursuing licensing opportunities in film, television, games, and advertising.    

"Enroll in one of my 17 courses on topics such as: Logic Pro X, GarageBand, Audacity, Music Production, Mixing, and Music Theory and learn what it takes to develop your craft and polish your music." - Joseph

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