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Surround Me O Lord – Substituting Dominant, Minor, Major 7ths – Secrets Lesson 8 Part 4

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WHICH APOSTOLIC PRAISE COURSE IS RIGHT FOR ME?

WHICH COURSE IS RIGHT FOR ME?

Below is a list of what each course teaches.  Ask yourself the question, do you know this concept?

AP 101: A Crash Course in Piano

The notes – sharp and flat

Major Scales of C, F, G

Major Chords in the keys of C, F, G

Minor Chords in the keys of C, F, G

Inversions of major and minor chords

Playing Bass in Left Hand with Matching Chord in Right Hand

Musical Roman Numeral System

How to Write Your Own Songs Using I, IV, V chord

How to Write Your Own Songs Using I, IV, V, vi chord

How to Write Your Own Songs Using ii, iii, vi chords

How to play “Anointing” using major and minor chords and the Roman Numeral System in C, F, G

How to play “Surround Me” O Lord using major and minor chords in C, F and G

Passing Chord Vamps for the I, IV, V in C, F, and G

How to Play Fast Pentecostal & Gospel Style Songs in C, F, G using Passing Chord Vamps

Fast Song Turnarounds in C, F, G

How to Play “Can’t Nobody” and “Jesus On the Mainline” in C, F, G using Passing Chord Vamps & Turnaround

Dominant 7ths on I, IV, V in the keys of C, F, G

Where and how to Substitute Dominant 7ths in Songs

Minor 7ths on ii, iii, vi in the keys of C, F, G

Where and how to Substitute Minor 7ths in Songs

Major 7ths on I and IV in the keys of C, F, G

Where and how to Substitute Major 7ths in Songs

Suspended 2 Chords on I, IV, V in the keys of C, F, G

Where and how to Substitute Suspended 2 Chords in Songs

How to play “Anointing” using dominant 7ths, minor 7ths, major 7ths and Suspended 2 Chords in the Keys of C, F, G

How to play “Surround Me O Lord” using dominant 7ths, minor 7ths, major 7ths and Suspended 2 Chords in the Keys of C, F, G

Passing Chord Vamps with 7ths

How to play fast Pentecostal and Gospel style songs using Passing Chord Vamps with 7ths

How to Play “Can’t Nobody” and “Jesus On the Mainline” in C, F, G using Passing Chord Vamps with 7ths & Turnaround

Different Fills and Runs are taught through the course also, some of which include the Broken Chord Fill

And Octave Chord Fill as well as different variations in playing them.

Chord Sheets are used in all lessons – not classical bars and staffs.

The Focus is one teaching to play by ear using chords and chord substitution theory.

* The above-mentioned concepts are an overview of the course – there are many other things taught in this 12 Lesson course which includes 3 Hours of Video Instruction Time, as well as PDF Lessons & Goals, Online Quizzes, and Practice Tracks.

AP 102: A Crash Course in Chords

Quick Review from AP 101: How to Play and Substitute Dominant 7ths, Minor 7ths, Major 7ths, Suspended 2 Chords

Introduction to Ninth Chords Including Dominant 9ths, Minor 9ths, Major 9ths

How to Play Augmented (+5) & Suspended 4 Chords in the keys of C, F, G

Inversions for Augmented (+5) & Suspended 4 Chords in the keys of C, F, G

Using Augmented (+5) & Suspended 4 Chords to play “Amazing Grace” and “This Is the Air I Breathe” in the keys of C, F, G

Where and How to Substitute Augmented (+5) & Suspended 4 Chords in the keys of C, F, G Using Chord Substitution Theory

The Major Pentatonic Scale on the I, IV, V chords in the keys of C, F, G and using this scale to play fills and runs.

How to Play Diminished, Sixth and Minor Sixth Chords in the keys of C, F, G

Inversions for Diminished, Sixth and Minor Sixth Chords in the keys of C, F, G

Where and How to Substitute Diminished, Sixth and Minor Sixth Chords in the keys of C, F, G Using Chord Substitution Theory

Using Diminished, Sixth and Minor Sixth Chords to play “If You Can Use Anything Lord,” “There Is No Telling,” and “Everybody Will Be Happy Over There” in the keys of C, F, G.

How to play Bouncing Bass with Sixth Chords in the keys of C, F, G.

Using Bouncing Bass to play “Everybody Will Be Happy Over There” in the keys of C, F, G

Ear Training Part 1 for Going from I to IV and I to V.

Ear Training Part 2 for Going from I to I/iii to IV and I to vi to V.

Ear Training Part 3 for Going from I to ii to I/iii to IV and I to V/vii to vi to V.

Additional Fills and Runs for Playing play “If You Can Use Anything Lord,” “There Is No Telling,” and “Everybody Will Be Happy Over There”

How to Play Augmented 7ths & Half Diminished 7ths in the keys of C, F, G

Inversions for Augmented 7ths & Half Diminished 7ths in the keys of C, F, G

Where and How to Substitute Augmented 7ths & Half Diminished 7ths in the keys of C, F, G Using Chord Substitution Theory

Using Augmented 7ths & Half Diminished 7ths to play “Glory to Your Name (Byron Cage),” “If You Can Use Anything Lord,” and “Amazing Grace” in the keys of C, F, G.

Additional Fills and Runs for Using Augmented 7ths & Half Diminished 7ths to play “Glory to Your Name (Byron Cage),” “If You Can Use Anything Lord,” and “Amazing Grace” in the keys of C, F, G.

Fast Song Passing Chords with 7ths in C & G (including “Can’t Nobody” and “Jesus on the Mainline) with extra fills and runs

Fast Song Passing Chords with 7ths in F (including “Can’t Nobody” and “Jesus on the Mainline) with extra fills and runs

How and Where to Play Minor Passing Chord Vamps

How to Play “Can’t Stop Praising His Name” and “Hold to God’s Unchanging Hand” using Minor Passing Chord Vamps

Additional Fills & Runs for “Can’t Stop Praising His Name” and “Hold to God’s Unchanging Hand”

Chord Sheets are used in all lessons – not classical bars and staffs.

The Focus is one teaching to play by ear using chords and chord substitution theory.

* The above-mentioned concepts are an overview of the course – there are many other things taught in this 12 Lesson course which includes 3 Hours of Video Instruction Time, as well as PDF Lessons & Goals, Online Quizzes, and Practice Tracks.

AP 103: Advanced Piano Chords

Quick Review from AP 101 & 102: How to Play and Substitute Dominant 7ths, Minor 7ths, Major 7ths, Suspended 2, Minor 2, Augmented 7th, Half-Diminished 7th Chords & Introduction to How to Play & Substitute Dominant 9ths, Minor 9ths, and Major 9th Chords.

How to Play Dominant 9th, Minor 9th, Major 9ths in the keys of C, F, G

Using Chord Substitution Theory to Substitute Dominant 9th, Minor 9th, Major 9th Chords into your playing

Inversions for Dominant 9th, Minor 9th, Major 9th Chords in the keys of C, F, G

How to Use Dominant 9th, Minor 9th, Major 9ths  to Play “There Is No Telling” & “In the Presence of Jehovah” in C, How to Substitute them into “Surround Me O Lord” in the keys of C, F, G

Additional Fills and Runs are taught in these lessons for the Dominant 9th, Minor 9th, Major 9th chords also

How to Play Fully Diminished 7th Chords in every key – focusing on using them in the keys of C, F, G on the #ii #IV and #V chords.

Using Chord Substitution Theory to Substitute Fully Diminished 7th Chords into your playing

Inversions for Fully Diminished 7th Chords in every key

How to Use Fully Diminished 7th Chords to Play “Worthy You Are Worthy,” “There Is No Telling” and “Amazing Grace” in the keys of C, F, G

Additional Fills and Runs are taught in these lessons for the Fully Diminished 7th Chords Also

How to play a left hand walking bass line for fast songs in the keys of C, F, G

Using a Walking Bass Line to Play “Can’t Nobody” in the keys of C, F & G.

Additional Fills and Runs are taught here also.

How to Augmented 7ths with #9 and dominant 7ths with b9 in the keys of C, F, G

Using Chord Substitution Theory to Substitute Augmented 7ths with #9 and dominant 7th  chords into your playing

Inversions Augmented 7ths with #9 and dominant 7ths in the keys of C, F, G

How to Use Augmented 7ths with #9 and dominant 7ths to Play “You Are the Love of My Life,” “Silver and Gold,” and “There Is No Telling” in the keys of C, F, G

Additional Fills and Runs are taught in these lessons for augmented 7#9 and 7b9 chords.

Chord Sheets are used in all lessons – not classical bars and staffs.

The Focus is one teaching to play by ear using chords and chord substitution theory.

* The above-mentioned concepts are an overview of the course – there are many other things taught in this 12 Lesson course which includes 3 Hours of Video Instruction Time, as well as PDF Lessons & Goals, Online Quizzes, and Practice Tracks.

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Behind the Scenes! The Secret to Playing Thirteenths (in the key of C)

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(Behind the Scenes Peek!  This is from Lesson 6 of AP 201 and is usually reserved for STUDENTS only)

There are several different ways to play thirteenth chords.  One way is to simply play the 11 chord (the chord a whole step down from the root note) and then add the 13th note.

Example: G11 = F A C  – Now add the 13th (E)   G13 = F A C E

The formal way to make a 13th chord is to take the b7, 9th, and 11th, and 13th of the major scale.

Example:

G A B C D E F# G A B C D E
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

The b7 = F; the 9th = A; the 11th = C, and the 13th = E.  Therefore a G13 = F – A – C – E over G in LH.

Exercise Song 1: Thirteenths on the I, IV and V Chords (b7, 9, 11, 13)

C  /  /  /  C13  /  /  /  F  /  /  /  F13  /  /  /

C  /  /  /  C13  /  /  /  G  /  /  /  G13  /  /  /   C

SONG 9: AMAZING GRACE

 C2   /  /          C13  /  /          Fmaj9  /    /          C    Bm11  E7#9   

Amazing        grace,      how sweet         the    sound,

         Am9  /  /      D9  /  /          Dm9  /  /   G9  /  G13

That saved   a    wretch      like    me,

    C2  /  /     C13   /  /     Fmaj9 /    /         C  Bm11   E7#9   

I once was    lost,     but  now       I’m   found,

          Am9  /  /   D9        /   G7b9        —  To Repeat: C2  /  /  F/G  /  /   C2

Was   blind but       now               I            see.

For a really fancy ending try this – To End: Ab2  /  /   Bb2 /  /  C2  

            But now I see.     

*Notice the b6 chord to the b7 chord ending at the end of the song, gives it a nice unique touch.  You can use this at the ending of any song to give it a cool ending; however, do not try and use it at the ending of every song.  Don’t overuse it!!

 

SUBSTITUTING THIRTEENTH CHORDS

There is only one rule for substituting thirteenth chords.

Anytime there is an eleventh chord, you can substitute a thirteenth chord.

NOTE: This rule does NOT apply to minor elevenths.

Thirteenth chords are very simple to substitute in songs.  They are usually used on the I to IV progression and on the V to I progression.

For example:

F  /  /  /       F  /  /  /    Bb  /  /  /   F  /  /  /

Dm  /  /  /  Gm  /  /  /  C /  /  /    C  /   /  /  F

Now let’s add some 13ths.

F2  /  /  /      F13  /  /  /    Bbmaj9  /  /  /   F  /  /  /

Dm9  /  /  /  Gm9  /  /  /   C2 /  /  /           C13  /   /   /  F2

 

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How Apostolic Praise Lessons Work

THE PROCESS

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1) ONLINE
2) DVD / USB Curriculum Set

ONLINE OPTION
When you register and pay, you are sent a link with all 12 lessons for your course, as well as a login and password (good for 6 months) to access your Student Homeroom online.

Each course includes: 12 Study Info, 12 Live Video Lessons, 12 Goals and Online Quizzes, and an audio track for each song we learn with a full church band playing (includes drums, bass, piano and more) to give you the real in-church feel.

Your instructor grades each of your quizzes and if you miss anything, explains why. You will also receive a lesson each Monday morning in your email as a reminder!

DVD / USB Curriculm Set OPTION
This is a hard copy of the course for those with limited Internet access or who just want to have their video lessons forever! (With the ONLINE OPTION, your login expires after 6 months) You can choose between a DVD Set or USB Thumbdrive Set.

DVD Curriculum Set
Our Course by DVD includes 2 DVDs with all 12 Live Video Lessons, a Study Info Workbook, a Goals and Homework Quizzes Workbork and an audio CD with each song we learn with a full church band playing (includes drums, bass, piano and more) to give you the real in-church feel.

It also includes a link to the 12 Online Quizzes so you can do those online if you choose. Your instructor then grades each of your quizzes and if you miss anything, explains why.

USB Thumbdrive
This is the same as the DVD option, except that you receive all 12 Live Video Lessons on a USB Thumbdrive so you can download them on to your laptop, tablet, etc.

HOW TO DO THE LESSONS

So if you are taking a course, we recommend the following order:
1) Read the Study Info
2) Watch the Live Video (there are
extra goodies in these too)
3) Practice your Goals
4) Practice your new songs with the Audio Tracks
5) Do your Homework Quiz

THE STYLE OF THE LESSONS
Apostolic Praise makes learning music easy to understand and fun because instead of just teaching you a song or two, we teach you how music works so you can understand what you are playing! We don’t use a lot of BORING chord theory either! Instead it is all HANDS-ON learning.

Each lesson you are taught something new, whether it is a chord and how to use it or new scales and where to use them or new fills and runs. Then we teach you 1-3 songs where you can put into practice what you just learned!

The songs we use in the curriculum are common, well-known choruses and songs such as “Here I Am to Worship,” “Amazing Grace,” and “Blessed Be Your Name.” However even if you come across a song or two you don’t recognize, you are still sure to benefit, especially since we have Audio Tracks to give you the feel and sound of each song!

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God Bless!
Bro. Richard W Smith
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