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How to Understand and COUNT 6/8 time on the Piano using Arpeggios - Part 2

Understand and count 6/8 time signature in detail on the Piano using various arpeggio patterns over a chord progression. Support us on Patreon for a PDF file containing Jason’s handwritten notes lessons on “Exploring the 6/8 time feel”. Along with this file, you will also gain access to ALL the content which we put out regularly on our YouTube channel: https://www.patreon.com/jasonzac In this lesson of 2 parts, we explore the 6/8 time signature on the Piano and look at various patterns to play a chord progression over the time feel. In Part 1, we look at simple approaches using a “Triplet” feel and counting “Eighth Notes” over a 3/4 meter. In Part 2, we explore accents of 6 sub beats to create a “busy” and “lazy” feel as well as irregular odd number grouping of notes. Watch Part 1 here: https://youtu.be/USaaAkR-Few We feel this time signature using various arpeggios patterns on the Piano. You will first learn the most important and popular ways of playing 6/8 and then make the six feel sound unique using accents as well as “non-chord tones” Important Links for additional learning: Piano & Theory Tutorials: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrNNL05e9FT9UnPiTktveaPrye0exDY9N Chord Inversions Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrNNL05e9FT9ygtrGwGFmfyvMyGWH52EC

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