Piano – Rhythm and Groove Charts
Learn how to play a Basic Country Piano Rhythm
This video teaches a basic country progression alternating between the I and IV chords using G and C in the key of G. It begins by teaching a very common left-hand country rhythm pattern alternating between the I and V of each chord on the down beats and playing the major triads of each chord in the right-hand on the up beats. This is the basic the foundation of country music.
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Play the chords in the first inversions in your right hand. Play the root of each chord in your left hand.
Play the chords in all inversions in your right hand. Experiment with left hand bass lines using the notes of each chord.
Experiment by improvising using different scales in the right hand. The G pentatonic scale is a great scale to work with.
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