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PRACTICAL WAY TO PLAY ALL 12 KEYS (3)

Welcome to this third post in this series. It has been a while though and I apologize for such delay.  In case you are just joining you can check out previous lessons here. The First  here and the Second hereBy Now, if you have been following the series from the beginning and practiced the exercises then your fingers should ...

PRACTICAL WAY TO PLAY ALL 12 KEYS (2)

Welcome to the Second Post in the series "Practical Way to Play all 12 keys",  in case you missed the first post, you can check it out here.In this post we will be looking at the major scales and the Chromatic Scale (“major Scales!!!” Yeah, Major Scales). Just as how when you started learning that favorite key, you started...

PRACTICAL WAY TO PLAY ALL 12 KEYS (1)

 If you are reading this, I congratulate you because you are on your way to becoming a better and confident pianist that doesn’t rely on the transpose button.Okay, I would really like to talk a bit about myself (musically of course).My Names are Olowu Daniel.  I started playing the piano 2007 (at least with understanding of what I was...

BREAK FREE: FROM THE BONDAGE OF THE TRANSPOSE BUTTON

“How do you get to play on all keys”? I have been asked this questions like a billion time(that’s obviously an exaggeration though).Most Pianist I meet tell me on how they have tried to achieved this (Practiced vigorously) for quite a long while but then gave up along the way. Truth be told, getting to play on all keys...

PIANO CHORDS 4

Hi Guys, Its been a while here.. I apologize for the break. I will continue the series on PIANO CHORDS. If you are new here, you can check out the previous topic in the series here. In this lesson, we will be looking at the Half Diminished Seventh Chords, Dominant Seventh Chords, Augmented Seventh Chords and the Minor-Major Seventh...

DRUMMERS NULL FACTS 4

SHED/COMPETITIONLooool...The struggle with this one is Real!I mean....even you can relate na... .As drummers, we have come to believe over time and wildly so, that a Drum Shed is a Competition.Matter of Fact we can be looking at a post that says Drum Shed! Drum Shed! and our brains would be reading it as Drum Off!! Drum Off!! .No...

THE “GREAT PARADIDDLE” (2)

Good day,Welcome back from the holidays.Trust we all had a wonderful time spending the holidays.We are back and we will be discussing and learning the remaining types of Paradiddle we have which are:1. Paradiddle-diddle2. Paradiddle-diddle-diddleYou can check out the first lessen hereNote that these concepts were tweaked out of the famous one RLRR or LRLLIf you have been following...

DRUMMERS NULL FACTS 3

(errrrrm...Before we start...this post doesn't in any way ask you to neglect good advice from frontiers)With that said...Opinions of "HIGHER POWERS"We've all been a victim of this particular One at some particular point in time. I mean...you could be there doing your best,giving your all, trying to do as much good as you can, then one "higher power" will...

DRUMMERS NULL FACTS 2

You Don't Practice A Drum Solo??Hehehehe .... So I've heard this particular one several times and from very reputable drummers at that. But it's not entirely accurate that you shouldn't plan/practice a drum solo. A drum solo can come very well practiced, and very well rehearsed. Thoroughly rehearsed!Aaron Spears' "Caught Up" performance was not spontaneous. It was practiced for....

DRUMMERS NULL FACTS 1

Practice Makes Perfect?We've been told over time that practice makes perfect. It was taught to us in school sef. Who am I to say that my Head Master was wrong?Now while I wouldn't say outrightly that this is straight up not true, I think you should know that it is not entirely accurate. Practice does not make perfect. Practice...

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