I heard both songs in their original forms every time I went to the gym and it immediately registered as a candidate for the next mashup treatment. The chord patterns certainly fitted well using mainly an A – F♯ movement upon which all other chords were based on.
The first video of a series on basic jazz/blues piano is a basic introduction to Jazz/Blues chord progression using the key of C major:
By Gavin Peterson Here’s a breakdown of the introduction to Maroon 5’s song ‘Move Like Jagger’ Key: C minor Time: 2 time (2/4 or 4/4/): Intro: At 0:46 on youtube video, the intro starts with an whistling-sounding riff of: C E♭F C* B♭GFE♭ (* = Octave higher) E♭GC or: […]
By Ugo Onwutalu If you’re a retailer selling musical items or a music instrument teacher looking for more pupils, you need to go beyond the usual word-of mouth and newspaper advertising. You have to generate leads, specifically online. To have any success in online lead generation, you must first have […]
Second part in a piano video tutorial series on the song ‘New Day’. This lesson looks at the opening melody using the right hand and the accompanying left hand chords.
The importance of choosing the right music course cannot be overestimated. It is an obvious point that would scarecely need stating if it wasn’t for the number of students I’ve met who have told me they regretted what they studied because either it did not lead to the career […]
So you’re a beginner in violin or perhaps a parent of a beginner violin student. You have a modest budget and are interested in purchasing a 1/4 violin between $150 to $250 for yourself/your child. But you don’t know where to look. Buy from a reputable string instrument retailer and […]
By Samantha Coates Technique is an incredibly subjective issue. Get 10 piano teachers in a room and you will have10 different techniques. Dare to criticise someone else’s and you’re in for a long night. I’d like to start this article by describing three personal experiences, all to do with comments […]
By Colin Forrester You see it. Standing there on its own begging to be played. Maybe someone is playing it to a half-decent level and you feel you could do something similar but you talk yourself out if it. You’re ‘not confident‘/don’t have the time/don’t want to cause a scene/be […]
The Circle of fifths is a circle of closely related pitches or key tonalities. It shows how the different keys are related to one another. It is usually shown as a circle with the names of keys around it. If you take any key in the circle, its fifth is […]