Piano – Rhythm and Groove Charts
Learn how to play a Gospel Piano Rhythm
This video teaches a basic gospel progression (I, IV) in the key of Eb. It’s based on a swung 3 beats to the measure rhythm. The lesson highlights left-hand walk ups, right-hand octaves, alternating between the I and IV chord which is fundamental to the gospel feel.
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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 Eb mixolydian scale a great scale to work with.
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