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5 FANCY Piano Chord Hacks to TRANSFORM a SIMPLE TRIAD


Learn how to make Major or Minor chords sound more interesting on the Piano and spice them up to sound a lot more beautiful and exciting! We learn 5 fancy chord playing styles that can be applied to Country, Pop, Gospel, Rock, or Folk Music Genres. Each of these techniques assumes that the chord will be denoted as a simple triad or played for a longer duration and embellish the chords using a variety of approaches. Along the journey of the lesson, you will learn Grace Notes, “Hammer-ons”, interesting chord voicing using clusters & spread inversions as well as Plagal passing chords.

00:00 Performance

00:38 Introduction

04:02 Flamenco Chords

08:19 “Hammer On” Country Chords

15:13 Double Grace Notes

18:40 Pop Chords - Spread Triads

21:20 Pop Chords - Fifth Voicing

22:42 Pop Chords - Clusters

24:28 Plagal Chords

28:46 Revision

30:39 Conclusion

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