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...

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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...

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(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...

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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....

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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...

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...

THE ART OF SOLOING

When it comes to music, there are many and different analysis and school of thoughts.Scales are believed by many professionals as well as many masters of the craft as the best approach to soloing. I believe and accept the approach as it had worked for even myself to a certain extent but over the years, I discovered as a...

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