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FastTrack Keyboard 1

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    Intro

    Abbie starts us off with a little performance and a bit about this video series.

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    Sitting or Standing

    In this video we discuss the difference in playing while Standing or Sitting.

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    Hand Positon

    Abbie shows us how to position our hands to easily play the Keyboard.

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    Notes on the Keyboard

    Abbie shows us the Keyboard and all of its Keys.

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    The Music Alphabet

    Abbie teaches us about all the of the Notes, and how to locate them on the Keyboard.

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    Note Reading

    In this video we learn about reading Music. Abbie simplifies things a bit to get us learning notes easier.

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    C Position

    We learn how to put our right hand in the C Position.

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    Some New Music, Ties & Dots

    We start bringing in some more notes in this video.

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    The Left Hand Cometh

    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.

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    Chords

    Abbie shows us how to create some harmonies with some simple Chords.

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    Minor Chords: Time to Shed a Tear

    Abbie shows us the saddest of all chord types, Minor Chords.

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    Movin on Up

    We take things a bit higher on the Keys and start playing some different chords on different areas on the Keyboard.

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    More Chords

    Abbie puts some more Chords in our collection and shows us the correct fingerings.

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    Reaching Higher

    We have some Fun with a capital F, using a new F Chord. We practice a song using the High F.

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    Textures

    Abbie shows us some Octaves and how to create a bold sound.

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    Scales

    Abbie explains how everything comes from Scales and how to approach your first Scales.

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    More Songs

    We learn a few new songs in this video, and put all that we've learned so far into use.

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    Play-Along Jam Session

    This video isn't really a lesson, but more of a Jam Session.

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    Outro & Credits

    Abbie ends the video with some quick advice and a performance

Product Overview


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 keyboard 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 learn keyboard skills and be familiar with chord progressions, scales, blues riffs, and much more. This series of keyboard tutorials is purpose built to get you up-to-speed with core concepts and highly applicable knowledge on playing keyboard, quickly and efficiently with quality videos that focus on learning keyboard skills that those new to the instrument will find useful.

Each FastTrack video series is filmed in high-definition and features on-screen music with tons of full-band examples, all designed to help make learning easier and more effective for beginners or intermediate users. It’s like having a private keyboard 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.

So sign up for the All-Access Web Pass or get the download, power up your gear, and let’s get you playing Keyboards… Watch “FastTrack Keyboard 1” today!


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EllicotteVilleNY
Submitted 5 months ago

Probably good for extremely basic introduction to keyboard playing.

Pretty good for total beginners. Worth a look over.

Response from :

Hi there, thanks for your review! Yes, as per the product description, this is for those who just got their first keyboard or who are just starting out. Thanks!

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JDand
Submitted 3 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


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Mike254
Submitted 3 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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EllicotteVilleNY
Submitted 5 months ago

Probably good for extremely basic introduction to keyboard playing.

Pretty good for total beginners. Worth a look over.

Response from :

Hi there, thanks for your review! Yes, as per the product description, this is for those who just got their first keyboard or who are just starting out. Thanks!
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Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
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JDand
Submitted 3 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

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Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Mike254
Submitted 3 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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    FastTrack Keyboard 1

    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!

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FastTrack Keyboard 1 is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 3 .
Rated 3.5 out of 5 by from Probably good for extremely basic introduction to keyboard playing. Pretty good for total beginners. Worth a look over.
Date published: 2019-04-13
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from 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.
Date published: 2016-07-29
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from 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!!
Date published: 2016-06-14
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