Contemporary & New Age Piano – Track 1
Follow this Learning Track to get started with the contemporary style.
Inspirational Progressions & Improv
Learn essential contemporary chord progressions and improvisation tools to get started.
Learn 6 of the all-time most beautiful Contemporary progressions. Learn closed & open position left hand accompaniment, how to harmonize the melodies, & how to improvise over each progression.
Learn the beautiful progression used in hundreds of love songs, the Love Progression. Discover left hand & right hand improv techniques for creating gorgeous melodies & textures.
Learn the incredible chord that works over almost every bass note of a Major Scale. With this chord, you'll transform ordinary chord progressions into gorgeous contemporary ones.
Express yourself with these inspirational contemporary songs, and find ideas to create your own.
Learn this inspiring arrangement of Go the Distance. You'll learn each note & practice tips, plus how to develop a beautiful contemporary piano arrangements like this.
Learn a romantic and inspirational beginner contemporary ballad ideal for weddings or anniversaries. This song features a syncopated melody harmonized in 6ths, suspensions, and simple left hand textures.
Learn a beautiful contemporary piece that uses lots of black keys. Perfect for a wedding or inspirational occasion, this driving pop ballad is filled with sweeping arpeggiated harmonies.
Play a haunting pop ballad reminiscent of your favorite movie or video game soundtracks with arpeggiated rhythms, colorful 7th chords, suspensions, and pedal bass lines.
Sentimental Progressions & Improv
Learn chord progressions & techniques that have a more reflective and sentimental quality.
Learn the sad progression used in hundreds of different songs. Discover the chords, harmonization approaches, 5 accompaniments with song examples, & improv techniques.
Learn 6 Passing Chords using Inversions and Secondary Dominants. A super valuable tool.
Add new songs to your repertoire that sound pensive and wistful.
Learn a gorgeous contemporary piece reminiscent of the famous Forrest Gump theme song. Learn the syncopated left hand, the melody, and how to harmonize in 3rds.
Play a contemporary piece inspired by composers such as Yann Tiersen and Ludovico Einaudi. Improve your coordination with syncopated rhythms and melodies that ascend & descend.
Learn a beautiful contemporary piece in the key of B Major. This song includes a syncopated left hand accompaniment and a sequenced melody harmonized in 3rds. A perfect song to share with a loved one.
Learn a sentimental pop ballad in the style of Randy Newman or Elton John. This beautiful piece uses colorful harmony, open chord voicings, and a melancholy melody to pull at the heart strings.
Dramatic Progressions & Improv
Play minor progressions that are dark & mysterious to expand your possibilities.
Scare your friends with the spookiest progression ever, the Halloween Progression. You'll learn 2 minor chords that can be played endlessly down the piano, plus the creepy rocking style.
Learn one of the most epic piano grooves of all time! It is is used in many films, rock, & contemporary music.
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Learn to play & improvise in the style of artists such as Yiruma & Ludovico Einaudi. These contemporary piano lessons are organized by the feeling they create, so that you can express a variety of emotional colors on the piano.