How to ENRICH Basic Piano Chords

Updated: Feb 3

2-part series on spicing up your Progressions


We study 8 Piano and Music Theory techniques to embellish and enrich chord progressions using basic major and minor chords. Notes from the series can be downloaded on our Patreon page here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/61718742





Techniques covered include

  • Suspensions & Cadences

  • Arpeggios

  • Passing Melody Notes

  • Bass Movement

  • Change of Time Feel

  • Floating Thirds

  • Connecting Chords - Secondary Dominants

  • Extensions & Additions for a Triad Progression


Other Recommend Learning with lessons you should check out to learn more chord embellishments:


Suspended Chords & other advanced chords - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eY0Gtz3VK1I

All about Cadences - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CZdVaVk6BY

Melody Writing Tips - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58crYLpoVaE

Learn how to play "Fix You" (Coldplay) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ul52I30hUTY

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