Learn Piano Accompaniment: Simple Bass Pattern

In fact, there are million ways to play a piano accompaniment. I probably know merely a few of them. Through years of practice, I’ve developed my unique style of piano accompaniment especially for vocalist solo in pop and jazz feel. I would like you to know that there is really no strict and rigid rules on how to learn an accompaniment. You can give a few great pianist the same lead sheet or chord chart, we will all play it in different ways. I might be able to imitate some other pianist but definitely I can’t copy exactly the same thing spontaneously. At the end, we are all specialists in our own style. But I can tell that the best musician is still the one who can play whatever created in his/her mind. I am not at that level, yet. However, before I play the accompaniment, no doubt that it is created in my brain first before the neurons trigger my fingers.

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Leehom ?????????????? Chords

???????????????????????Chord Progression ??????????????????????????????Diminished 7th chord, Augmented chord, ???????? Cdim7Maj7 ?????????????????????7?13??????10??????????????????????????

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6 Year-Old Connie Pitch-Perfectly Amuse Simon Cowell

Do you still remember Katherine McPhee singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow during American Idol Finale season 5? Simon Cowell said she sang it beautifully. But I am totally amazed by this little girl named Connie (or Conny), who was competing in the Brits Got Talent show. Conny sang the same song, without accompaniment. Every notes…

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Mixing Vocal Track: Step by Step Guide

I am going to show you how I mix my vocal track in one of my songs. Before writing this guide, I had read many articles and listened to podcast regarding vocal mixing. This article will be a step by step guide with pictures and effects tweaking that I applied to my audio file. Before…

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Speaker Positioning: Home Theater System Setup

Dolby Digital certified Tony who has over 11 years experience in multimedia production made a video teaching how to position your home stereo equipment. This video shows where you should position you sub-woofer, and satellite speakers of your 5.1 surround system. Learn the better speaker positioning that will enhance your theater experience at home. Currently,…

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The Latest Piano News 29-06-2007

1. Alkanian and Isaacholbrook played an amazing duet classical piano piece with only right hands. I watched the video, it will at least take us Pianologist 1-2 weeks of daily practice to pull off something like that. They played it synchronized and terribly quick tempo. You can watch the video here. 2. There is an…

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Interesting Addictive Animation Videos by Animusic

Animusic is an American company specializing in the 3D visualization of MIDI-based music.

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???????????Original Song: Years

This is my latest song written within minutes. Simple chord progression in D major: D D/F# G A7. I got these lyrics from a Taiwanese. The lyrics sheet sits on my digital piano for years. I only managed to compose the melody recently. You are welcomed to give any comment. Only honest comment can trigger…

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iTunes is more than a Music Store

Walter Mossberg share his thought about iTunes, the most popular software that download the music you buy to your iPod. iTunes is actually much more than just synchronizing the music with your mp3 player. Currently there are more than 300 million copies of iTunes installed in Windows operating system PC worldwide. Walter shared that there…

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