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How to WRITE a MELODY on PIANO - Passing & Landing Tones


Join us on Patreon for a PDF file containing Jason’s handwritten notes for all the 5 lessons on “Creating Melodies on Piano”. 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 Passing and Landing Tones Use a combination of Chord Tones as well as other notes of the major/minor scale to create melodies. The “non” chord tones could be used to add color to the music as tensions as well as to connect/resolve back to the “landing” chord tones as “passing” tones 01:46 - Improvising on Chord Tones 08:01 - Using Passing & Landing Tones In this tutorial series, you will learn how to build melodies on the Piano or any musical instrument/arrangement DAW using any existing chord progression. We have used vi IV I V, a very popular progression using in tons of songs including Toto’s “Africa” (Chorus), Avicii’s “Wake me Up”, Cranberries “Zombie” and lots more. The key used is the Bb Major Scale (Bb C D Eb F G A) and thus the chords are Gm Eb Bb F We play the chords in the Left Hand using inversions with a steady pattern and build melodies in the Right Hand using a variety of techniques

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