Here's a step by step tutorial on how to create a chart in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro 8 on an iPad Pro using "Alone Together". We go chord by chord showing the features in the app and at the same time explain jazz harmony and how to view jazz chords as harmonic functions. https://youtu.be/WVPyQhVl6bM You... Continue Reading →
Wouldn't it be nice to just sit at the piano and play for hours on end improvising beautiful music in different styles and moods? Here's a list of 20 piano tricks that will change the way you play piano for ever. These piano tricks are much more than just a recipe of what to play.... Continue Reading →
Here are 3 advanced piano tricks to impress your friends. Listen to the the demos and see if you can tell how they were created. Mind you, each trick uses just one or two simple music theory concepts.
After you purchase an item on mDecks.com, PayPal will automatically redirect you to the download page. You will also receive an email with a backup code to download the file (just in case the redirect fails) Here's a 30 second video showing how to use the code in your email. Copy the code to the... Continue Reading →
Politonus is a multi-pitch ear training app. You can practice from 1 to 11 simultaneous notes. To start, tap on the play button. A I-IV-V7-I cadence will be played followed by the note/s you have to identify. Tap on the notes you think you've heard to submit your answer. Any wrong notes will be shown... Continue Reading →
Vince Guaraldi plays one of the most beautiful jazz piano in the album: "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Here are three piano video lessons showing a few techniques he uses during his solos. https://youtu.be/GFqtAKGUOjo https://youtu.be/5ysbX-vj40U https://youtu.be/azkDLCWu0wg If you want to learn more about jazz piano check our website https://mdecks.com and subscribe to the mDecks Music Youtube... Continue Reading →
There are 3 diminished chords that work on a completely different premise (than the other regular diminished chords) In this video we discuss the use of these chords in harmonic progressions from the Gospel and Jazz genre. #chords #musictheory #jazz #piano Jazz players and composers have used these diminished chords in their songs many times. Do you know these functions? They are diminished chords that break all the rules.