Do You Need To Learn How To Play Keyboards By Yesterday?
Here are just some of the things you will learn:
- The types of sounds settings or "patches" available on electronic keyboards and how to select them, and which ones to ignore!
- How to read chord notation.
- How to properly voice chords.
- What to do with your left hand when you don't have a full piano score.
- How to determine what key you're in with or without a key signature.
- How to handle the different kinds of "lead" sheets, which is the type of music you will often use rather than a full piano score.
- Understand the different roles of the keyboardist in a group and how that affects your playing style.
- How to leave musical space for others when playing with a group.
- How to quickly find chords on the keyboard.
You can be playing comfortably and with confidence in very little time, if you follow the steps that I carefully outline for you. I haven't left anything to chance or made it complicated, because I want you to succeed.
Learn insider tips on how to get started quickly with advice such as:
- How to recover from problems during live performance.
- How to fit in with the rest of the band without stepping on other's toes!
- How to play with a safety net. You will really need this when you're just starting out.
- Tips on choosing the best, most useful sounds from the hundreds (or thousands!) available on an electronic keyboard instrument. You'll build your own personalized "sound tool kit."
- How to best work together with a piano player when there there is both a keyboardist and pianist in the same group. (The answer may surprise you!)
- Getting the right start: what you need to focus on now, and what can wait until later.
- How to quickly read and translate "chord name" notation without using a chord chart.