So What is an essential Miles Davis tune to know with a fabulous Bill Evans minor 7 chord voicing. It’s an example of a modal tune which is a lot of tun and relatively easy to solo over due to the slow pace of the chords. The wonderful Aimee Noite gives you some great pointers about ideas for playing a great improvisation.
We finish of my Super 8 synthwave track and I’ll share plenty of tips on music production in Ableton Live, arranging, automation, mixing and mastering.
My mission is to share the knowledge I’ve learned over 40 years of playing piano, synth and keys. I’ve created my Piano Inspiration Series with the goal of injecting new creative ideas to your playing, improving your technique and music theory knowledge and broadening your repertoire.
The Piano Inspiration Series consists of 19 lessons totaling 6 hours of content. The course is available on the following platforms.
Whilst playing with adding my gear to kit.com I had the idea of putting together a list of my favorite music tuition books that I own and enjoy.
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This lesson is definitely for the more advanced players but there are some real gems among these piano hacks, expertly taught and so wonderfully played by Corey Taylor, one of the finest players in the YouTube gospel genre.
I’ve watched this video several times and now I really need to get busy and working on some of these hacks myself. Let me know how you get on!
Playing 10ths (bass note and the 3rd an octave above) is something I struggle with myself but it sounds great when you can do the challenging stretch so worth persevering.
Kent is a great teacher and jazz player and a wonderful gentleman so I highly recommend his videos.
Jeff is a great teacher and player and the subject of reharmonization fascinates me and is something I am working on improving myself. Jeff shows you a few tricks to change the chords of a traditional tune sound much more contemporary.
In this advanced piano lesson we cover a lot of ground, including the following topics.
Major 251 chord progression
Jazz & neo-soul chord voicings
Left hand rootless voicings
Comping and Improvising ideas
Plus you’ll get to enjoy the sounds of the Yamaha CP88 Rhodes!
Here’s a breakdown of a remix I created in the synthwave genre using Ableton Live.
We cover the following topics, and more!
- Importing and tempo-matching audio stems into Ableton
- Creating tracks using software synths like DEXED and TAL-UNO-LX
- Drum racks and LinnDrum drum machine samples
- Using effects plugins
- Composing and arranging
- Exporting and freezing audio