Happy Sunday!–This week’s homework–Practice playing descending and ascending chromatic chords. That’s all. Have fun! See you next week. Thank you for listening.Read More CHROMATIC CHORDS!
It’s guesswork/homework time again…but this time you may use your chord charts. In yesterday’s episode, we talked about chording the notes of a scale. If you play triads on the 1st, 4th & 5th degrees of a scale, we call that playing tonic, subdominant and dominant chords. If you play single notes beginning on the […]Read More Guesswork…Using Chord Charts
We have a special homework treat for you this week. As a follow up to our recorded lesson with professional trumpeter, Jessica Gibson, we are listing the chords that we went over during the podcast episode. See the chords from the first four measures of Chopin Prelude in E minor, Op. 28, No. 4 below: […]Read More Special Feature: Leadsheet for Chopin
Easy, peasy homework this week. If you can, please listen and try to play 7th chords. That’s it! Here’s the list/links of projects that we’re paying attention to from our most recent podcast episodes on 7th chords. Happy listening and happy playing! https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/anthology-1995-2010/1421530791Read More Listen & Play: That’s it!
Hi there! We have a chord challenge for you this weekend. If you listened to today’s podcasts, you might have heard me talk about sequencing and starting to think in terms of ordering your chords in particular order. With the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day coming up on Monday, we’d like to have you think […]Read More Chord Challenge: Homework Extra!