Rock Piano – Fast Sixteenth Notes

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Knowing some basic chord shapes can unlock many possibilities. One is to play chord tones as fast sixteenth notes. The effect is great, while the playing is rather simple.

A rock piano solo pattern with arpeggios

In the following example, just move the same chord shape up and the keyboard [...]  read more

Rock Piano Chords

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As you learned in the previous post, rock music relies heavily on chords. At the same time it is strongly influenced by the blues, especially in its early times during the 50s and 60s.

From blues to rock piano

The following example moves from the I to the IV to the V chord [...]  read more