Play Piano 15: Improvise You Light Up My Life by Ear Chords

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Play Piano 15: Improvise You Light Up My Life by Ear Chords
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Play Piano 15: Improvise You Light Up My Life by Ear Chords
Чему вы научились?
IMPROVISE over chord progression with ease
DO VOICING to create beautiful bass line movement
IDENTIFY basic chord progression to the song
DRESS UP the music of a song to make it sound mature
CREATE beautiful mood to the song by adding the right chords
PLAY 2-5 Power chords at ease with smooth voicing
KNOW where the song requires chord change
MODULATE from one key to the next with smooth transition
PLAY impromptu on chord progression
IMPROVE piano playing by understanding chord reharmonization
CREATE b9 Jazzy Cocktail sounds easily
О курсе

Play Piano 15:  Play Popular Songs By Ear Using Chord Progression!  Improvise & Put 2-5 Power Chords to "You Light Up My Life"  + WORKBOOKS

I have developed this Amazing 2-5 Power Chord Reharmonization Method to help you gain success to playing your favorite standards.

 2-5 Power Chords are found in many standards and popular movie themes.  They make rich full sounds that will captivate your audience wanting more.

"You Light Up My Life" is ballad written by Joe Brooks.  The song became the most successful single of the 1970s and set a new hot 100 record for the longest reign at No. 1

In this song "You Light Up My Life", I show you how to take a tune from its basic harmony  ( I  IV  V7 )  to advanced sophisticated chords.  

"You Light Up My Life" is theme song of the Titanic Movie in 1997. The music is written by James Horner, lyrics by Walter Afanaseiff and recorded by Celine Dion. This became Dion's biggest hit and one of the best selling singles of all time.

Here's the Secret Tip to this Song:    There is a change of Key at the bridge to bring the song to a higher intensity.  The song begins like many standards with the 2-5 chords: Dm7 G7. Even though the first section of the song is in the Key of C, C Chord is not even used at all in the arrangement. Em7 is used in place of C for the melodic flow of the song.

We are going to follow a Play by Ear Procedure:

First, we need to establish a harmonic foundation to the song with basic chords so that you understand how complex chords come into play.   You are going to improvise the song with basic chord progression by EAR.

I put in a section on Easy Improvisation.  I show you different ways to improvise around the chord progressions so that you learn "tone motion voice leading".  Even when you don't play the actual melody of the song, you can hear the song in the background when you play the harmonic chord progressions. This is a good ear training program to help you play many standard and pop songs by EAR.

Second, Learn 2-5 Powr Chord Rules & Chord Substitutions to "You Light Up My Life Improvisation". 

In this song, I teach you how to use 2-5 Power chords to reharmonize the song from the harmonic basic chord foundation.  

  • Learn how an easy chord progression of using 2-5 standards chord progressions. 
  •  Learn how to create half-step chromatic movement to create beautiful sounding basslines.  

In the full arrangement, you will be playing the song in Key of G with the following chords: 

  • Dm7
  • G7
  • Em7
  • A7b9
  • G13
  • Bm7b5
  • E7
  • Am
  • Em7b5
  • B7
  • B7b9
  • D7
  • D7b9
  • G7b9
  •  Dm11
  • Dm9
  • E7b9.

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Introduction to the Course
Get an overview of the Course
Basic Chords & Sheet Music to "You Light Up My Life"
Familiarize yourself to the song "You Light Up My Life"
Improvisation Skill 1:Improvise on the Basic Harmonic Structure of the song
Improvise chords freely with both hands.
  • Students need to have some understanding of chords
Rosa Suen
Rosa Suen
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