Abbie starts us off with a little performance and a bit about this video series.
Sitting or Standing1:12
In this video we discuss the difference in playing while Standing or Sitting.
Abbie shows us how to position our hands to easily play the Keyboard.
Notes on the Keyboard0:59
Abbie shows us the Keyboard and all of its Keys.
The Music Alphabet1:58
Abbie teaches us about all the of the Notes, and how to locate them on the Keyboard.
In this video we learn about reading Music. Abbie simplifies things a bit to get us learning notes easier.
We learn how to put our right hand in the C Position.
Some New Music, Ties & Dots5:49
We start bringing in some more notes in this video.
The Left Hand Cometh5:22
Abbie shows us how the keyboard can play many parts at the same time. We put our left hand in the C Position and start taking things to the next level.
Abbie shows us how to create some harmonies with some simple Chords.
Minor Chords: Time to Shed a Tear4:43
Abbie shows us the saddest of all chord types, Minor Chords.
Movin on Up7:07
We take things a bit higher on the Keys and start playing some different chords on different areas on the Keyboard.
Abbie puts some more Chords in our collection and shows us the correct fingerings.
We have some Fun with a capital F, using a new F Chord. We practice a song using the High F.
Abbie shows us some Octaves and how to create a bold sound.
Abbie explains how everything comes from Scales and how to approach your first Scales.
We learn a few new songs in this video, and put all that we've learned so far into use.
Play-Along Jam Session5:47
This video isn't really a lesson, but more of a Jam Session.
Outro & Credits0:43
Abbie ends the video with some quick advice and a performance
The Hal Leonard FastTrack Keyboard 1 series is an exciting, new way to quickly learn how to play that keyboard you just bought, or have had for a while. It’s a fun, easy-to-follow approach, and best of all, it gets you playing fast!
Skeptical of typical method books and videos? We think they’re kind of boring too. That’s why FastTrack is different than the rest. Before the end of this video series, you’ll be familiar with chord progressions, scales, blues riffs, and much more.
Each FastTrack video series is filmed in high-definition and features on-screen music with tons of full-band examples. It’s like having a private lesson that you can pause, fast-forward, and rewind any time you want.
What’s better, the last section of all the FastTrack series (Bass, Keyboard, Drums) features the same three full-length songs, so you and your friends can form a band and jam together.
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Submitted 2 years ago
The Best Tutorial
Thank you Abbie, you are such a great teacher. I can’t believe myself that I able to play piano with music note within 2 weeks. Thank you Groove3 too.
I am a: Beginner, Student
Submitted 2 years ago
Good start up
The lessons where short and sweet covering the basics. I wish it went into a little more detail on the actual notes, but going back to review was easy. Thanks for the lesson Abbie!!
I am a: Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer
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