Pop & Contemporary Piano Accompaniment: The One Chord Wonder

Instructor
Jonny May
Course
Level 2
3

Learn the incredible chord, the sus2 chord, that will transform your pop and contemporary piano accompaniment. If you are playing regular major and minor chords and not sure how to get that gorgeous, lush sound, this course will give you those tools.

Course Objectives
  • Discover the notes of the “one chord wonder”
  • Learn how to use this in major & minor chord progressions
  • Apply the chords to “Amazing Grace” and other songs
  • Explore new grooves and arpeggiated patterns
Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Chords
  • Groove
  • Reharmonization

Course Lessons

1
Pop & Contemporary Piano Accompaniment: The One Chord Wonder – Lesson 1
16:29

Normal & Spread Position, Major & Minor Progressions, Adding Colorful Notes

2
Pop & Contemporary Piano Accompaniment: The One Chord Wonder – Lesson 2
26:12

Primary & Secondary Chords, Normal & Spread Position, Example Song, Second Cluster Open & Spread Positions

3
Pop & Contemporary Piano Accompaniment: The One Chord Wonder – Lesson 3
26:07

Pop Grooves 1 & 2, Arpeggiated Patterns 1 & 2, Extra Patterns, Playing In All Keys

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