Guidelines to play Piano as a Beatmaker - Lesson Summary
The Suspended 4th chord and the Suspended 2dn chord build on the root note C (C-E-G). Csus4 has a pitch of C-F-G and Csus2 has a pitch of C-D-G.
Chord progressions are series of two or more chords used in a piece of music.
In music, the term timing refers to the ability to keep accurate to the regular beat and synchronize with an ensemble. Rhythm and Timing are fundamental skills to be continually developing as you improve as a musician.
Play advanced chords like the suspended 2nd and/or suspended 4th, single notes, variations of chord progressions to improve your skills with the right hand at the piano.
With your left hand add single or more late notes, use the syncopation, include silence at the right times to add emotion, and also remember to implement arpeggios to blend the Piano chords producing unique high-quality sounds.
Keep Your Sounds Fresh and Consistent for Your Listeners
Use 4 to 8 chords in the chord progression to create a complete pattern
Apply inversions to the chords to change the sound loop
Avoid predictable music by mixing rhythms correctly with drum loops, synthesizer sounds, and also by bouncing between chords.
Keep finding chords to practice on a scale, enhance by repetition your muscle memory to improve your Piano playing skills, and create catchy chords.
Stay motivated while practicing by having fun with sound effects on the Piano to get different emotions. Keep in mind that you are not becoming a classical pianist but a Beatmaker, so try to practice 5-10 minutes in a beat-making environment.
When making beats, look for a melody on top of a drum loop, unfold your creativity with repetition to enhance your improvisations skills.
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