I Love Coffee, I Love Tea and 'Knuckles' Intro to Circle of Fifths [Part IV]

I Love Coffee, I Love Tea offers an easy way to teach or learn the most powerful chord progression in all styles of music: II - V - I. This blog post is complete with images, a tutorial video and a FREE printable sheet, and is a great way to start any intermediate student on understanding keyboard harmony! Share this post directly with your students to give them a project they can do at home! … … continue reading →

How Heart and Soul teaches Relative Minors [Part VII]

Heart and Soul holds a secret clue to finding relative minor keys. After students have learned the bass and chords, explored primary chords and learned to transpose, the next challenge is to use the familiar chord progression to find relative major and minor keys. This blog with a FREE printable sheet breaks it down in easy-to-understand language. Share it directly with your students! ...continue reading →

Learn to transpose with Heart and Soul [Part VI]

Heart and Soul is a brilliant little workhorse piece of music. It offers a simple introduction to transposing by ear, which leads to a greater understanding of scales, key signatures and primary chords. To be versatile, transposing is the single most important skill a pianist can have! This post includes a tutorial video and a FREE printable sheet! ...continue reading →

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