Piano Lesson on Rhythm by Roger Bennett – a Discussion

Roger Bennett, now deceased, was the pianist for The Cathedrals Quartet. Roger gives a piano lesson on rhythm. The Cathedrals used four singers, a piano player, and a bass player.
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What Are Some Primary Chord Progressions To Practice Using The I IV and V Chords?

There are several common chord progressions that you can practice that include the I IV and V chord. Since many hymns begin with the I chord and then go to the IV chord and then back to the I chord you could practice playing the I IV I chord progression.

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Piano Introductions For Hymns – What Should You Play?

Church pianist often wonder what they should play for the introduction to a hymn. The introduction is the “front door” to a song and it should be both beautiful and useful.

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What Are The Three Primary Chords For A Song?

There are three primary chords in any major key. They are build off of the first, fourth, and fifth notes of the major scale. We will number the notes of the scale using 1, through 8. For the C major scale the notes are C(1), D(2), E(3), F(4), G(5), A(6), B(7), and [...]

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Piano Practice: A Discussion By Jermaine Griggs

I received an email from Jermaine Griggs where he discussed time devoted to practicing the piano. Jermaine developed the Hear and Play gospel piano courses where people learn to play gospel piano by ear.

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What Does The Gospel Piano Blog Offer?

Welcome to the gospel piano blog! If you can play hymns as they are written and you would like to add some additional chords, runs, and fills to your piano playing, then you have come to the right place!

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