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AP 303 How to Play Gospel & Pentecostal Hymns Read Sheet Music, Play Hymnals, Make Hymns Sound Good 12 Lessons - Course 3 of Step 3 Series 3 Hours of Learning! Click Here for more info
AP 302 12 Songs with Richard W. Smith Fat Chords, Advanced Fills & Runs & MORE! 12 Lessons - Course 2 of Step 3 Series 3 hours 10 minutes of learning Click Here for more info
AP 301 Next Level Chords Tritones, Modes, Soloing & MORE! 12 Lessons - Course 1 of Step 3 Series 2 hours 20 minutes of learning Click Here for more info
AP 101-Bass A Crash Course in Bass Guitar Everything you need to know to play! 12 Lessons - 2 hours 30 minutes of learning Included with STEP 1 SERIES Click Here for more info
AP 501 A Crash Course in Choir Parts Learn the three parts and how to teach them to a choir/chorale 12 Lessons - Included in STEP 1, 2 and 3 Series 2 hours 48 minutes of learning Click Here for more info
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Richard W. Smith has been playing for so long that he has forgotten how young he was when he started but it was around six years old! He possesses a love for and ability to play a wide variety of musical styles including black gospel, jazz, blues, contemporary gospel, southern gospel, classical, and Latin style.
He has been teaching piano lessons for many years to people of all ages. This is why you will find our courses easy and simple to understand, learn, and follow.
This course teaches how jazz chords and chording works and how we apply jazz chords and concepts to Gospel and Pentecostal music.
This course teaches how jazz voicings (totally different from chords!) work and how we use them to re harmonize, accent, hear and play the melody (and of course how they apply to Gospel and Pentecostal music).
This course teaches jazz improvisation (soloing, fills and runs using scales, modes, chromatic and diatonic concepts as well as other jazz techniques) and how we use it "tastefully" in Gospel and Pentecostal music.
AP 201 The Secrets to 11th and the Three Types of 13th Chords 11th & 13th Chords & MORE! 12 Lessons - Course 1 of Step 2 Series 2 hours 8 minutes of learning Click Here for more info
AP 202 Playing In Other Keys All 12 Keys and Minor Keys & MORE! 12 Lessons - Course 2 of Step 2 Series 1 hour 18 minutes of learning Click Here for more info
AP 203 Master Playing Songs By Ear Want to be able to listen to a Song and Play It? Take this course! 12 Lessons - Course 3 of Step 2 Series 2 hours 5 minutes of learning Click Here for more info
AP 204 The Secrets to Playing Gospel & Pentecostal Music Every chord and movement you need to know & HOW TO PLAY THEM IN EVERY KEY! 12 Lessons - Course 4 of Step 2 Series 5 hours 20 minutes of learning Click Here for more info
AP 304 The Secrets to Fast Songs, Gospel Blues Style, Shouting Music, Preacher Chords (5 hours of learning) Click here for more info