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Keyboard for Beatmakers 2 - INTRO - with Ken Lewis - Audio School Online

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I am a mediocre pianist at best, but I've played keys on songs for John Legend, Kanye, Future, Drake, Lil Wayne, Jay Z, Eminem, Ariana Grande, and many more. I show you many of my techniques with Part 2 of Keyboard for Beatmakers, this time partnering with my music site, www.MusicSchoolOnline.com and my session keyboardist, Alfie Magliano, to bring you a full course of 11 tutorials. This full course picks up where my “Keyboard For Beatmakers 1” leaves off, and rockets your keyboard skills forward. This series is for beat makers without formal music training, who want to incorporate keys into their beatmaking. If you are not fully utilizing a keyboard to help make your beats, this is what you’ve been looking for. These episodes cover a mixture of in studio playing techniques, as well as basic easy to understand music theory, and finally you can learn to play songs by Drake, Dr. Dre, Wale, Jeremih, Katy Perry, and Alicia Keys.

Episode 1 covers
- Triad Progressions with Inversions
- Basic 7th chords / 7th Chord Inversions explained
- 7th Chord Progressions with Inversions
- 808 Bassline using passing tones
- Breaking up chords between hands
- Using Leading Tones to create Melodies
- Relative minor chords and scales
- Velocity Layers and Rolling chords
- And much more…….

Episode 2 “Making The Beat” – Ken takes a basic chord progression over a trap beat and morphs the MIDI from piano to create a full song. Learn to create….
- Dre style piano chops
- Bell arps and string pads
- 808 Bassline and Synth melodies
- Create an Arrangement
- Change up chord rhythms

Episode 3 – Music Theory “Triads” with Alfie Magliano
Episode 4 – Learn to play “Started From The Bottom” by Drake
Episode 5 – Learn to play “Still Dre” by Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg
Episode 6 – Learn to play “Bad” by Wale ft. Tiara Thomas
Episode 7 – Music Theory “Major Scale Progressions”
Episode 8 – Learn to play “Don’t Tell Em” by Jeremih ft. YG
Episode 9 – Learn to play “Fallin” by Alicia Keys
Episode 10 – Learn to play “Dark Horse” by Katy Perry
Episode 11 – Music Theory “The Minor Scale & Relative Minors”

Your beatmaking will reach new musical levels of creativity with this series!

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