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...

INTRODUCTION TO RUDIMENTS: The “GREAT” PARADIDDLE

The paraddidle is said to have been the most widely populated RUDIMENT of all time.Why? Simply because it has played a major part and been used and can be used to express a whole lot.Thats why in this lesson, we call it the Great paradidlle. You can read the previous posts here.The PARADIDDLE is a 4 note long sticking...

PIANO CHORDS (3): Seventh Piano Chords

Now that you’ve gotten a comprehensive look at how to form intervals, scales, and foundational  chords, let’s take it a step further by expanding our chords. If you are new in this series. Check out the previous lessons.. PIANO CHORDS 1: THE FOUNDATION OF CHORDS    OR PIANO CHORDS 2: DIMINISHED AND AUGMENTED CHORDSWe will be studying the below 7th chords but in this lesson, we will discuss the first four Major seventh chord Minor seventh chord Diminished seventh chord Augmented major seventh chord Half­-Diminished seventh chord Dominant seventh chord Augmented seventh chord Minor-­major seventh chordChord Type:​Major seventh chordScale Formula:​1+3+5+7Interval Formula:​major third...

Introduction to Rudiments

In this lesson which is just an introduction, we will be looking the first 5 rudiments that are highly recommended for any drummer. Firstly, we must understand that in any given field of profession the starter or introductory class is always the best place to start which one will never stop using in that career, profession, hobby or what...