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Learn Every Key: E
« on: October 03, 2008, 09:48:43 AM »
Now that we've tackled the keys C, C#/Db, D, and Eb, it's time for the next key, E:

Major Scales
                           

E major scale:  E=1  F#=2   G#=3  A=4  B=5  C#=6   D#=7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = E-G#-B,  G#-B-E,  B-E-G#
2 = F#-A-C#,  A-C#-F#,  C#-F#-A
3  = G#-B-D#,  B-D#-G#,  D#-G#-B
4 = A-C#-E,  C#-E-A,  E-A-C#
5 = B-D#-F#,  D#-F#-B,  F#-B-D#
6 = C#-E-G#,  E-G#-C#,  G#-C#-E
7 = D#-F#-A,  F#-A-D#,  A-D#-F#


BASIC PROGRESSIONS

1-5-1

E / E-G#-B (1)           
B / B-D#-F# (5)             
(repeat)           

E / E-G#-B (1)
B / D#-F#-B (5)
(repeat)           

E / G#-B-E (1)
B / F#-B-D# (5)
(repeat)           

E / B-E-G# (1)
B / B-D#-F# (5)
(repeat)



1-V7-1 progression

E / E-G#-B (1)           
B / B-D#-F#-A (5)       
(repeat)             

E / E-G#-B (1)
B / D#-F#-A-B (5)
(repeat)             

E / G#-B-E (1)
B / F#-A-B-D# (5)
(repeat)

E / B-E-G# (1)     
B / A-B-D#-F# (5)   
(repeat)             

E / B-E-G# (1)
B / B-D#-F#-A (5)
(repeat)



1-4-1 progression

E / E-G#-B (1)           
A / A-C#-E (4)       
(repeat)           

E / E-G#-B (1)
A / A-C#-E (4)
(repeat)                     

E / G#-B-E (1)
A / A-C#-E (4)
(repeat)

E / B-E-G# (1)
A / C#-E-A (4)
(repeat)



1-4-5-1 progression

E / E-G#-B (1)         
A / A-C#-E (4)   
B / B-D#-F# (5)             
(repeat)           

E / E-G#-B (1)
A / E-A-C# (4)
B / D#-F#-B (5)
(repeat)                           

E / G#-B-E (1)
A / A-C#-E (4)
B / F#-B-D# (5)
(repeat)

E / B-E-G# (1)
A / C#-E-A (4)
B / B-D#-F# (5)
(repeat)



1-4-V7-1 progression

E / E-G#-B (1)                   
A / A-C#-E (4)                   
B / B-D#-F#-A (5)                 
(repeat)                 

E / E-G#-B (1)
A / E-A-C# (4)
B / D#-F#-A-B (5)
(repeat)                 

E / G#-B-E (1)
A / A-C#-E (4)
B / F#-A-B-D# (5)
(repeat)

E / B-E-G# (1)         
A / C#-E-A (4)         
B / B-D#-F#-A (5)       
(repeat)                 

E / B-E-G# (1)
A / C#-E-A (4)
B / A-B-D#-F# (5)
(repeat)



Dominant 7th chord to 4

E / E-G#-B-D                       
A / A-C#-E (4 of E)           
(repeat)                   

E / E-G#-B-D
A / E-A-C# (4 of E)
(repeat)                       

E / G#-B-D-E           
A / A-C#-E (4 of E)     
(repeat)                   

E / B-D-E-G#
A / C#-E-A (4 of E)
(repeat)

E / D-E-G#-B
A / C#-E-A (4 of E)
(repeat)



7-3-6 progression

D# / D#-F#-A (7)             
G# / G#-B-D# (3)             
C# / C#-E-G# (6)             
(repeat)                         

D# / D#-F#-A (7)
G# / B-D#-G# (3)
C# / C#-E-G# (6)
(repeat)

D# / D#-F#-A (7)
G# / D#-G#-B (3)
C# / E-G#-C# (6)
(repeat)

D# / F#-A-C# (7)     
G# / G#-B-D# (3)     
C# / G#-C#-E (6)     
(repeat)           

D# / A-D#-F# (7)
G# / B-D#-G# (3)
C# / C#-E-G# (6)
(repeat)



2-5-1 progression

F# / F#-A-C# (2)                 
B / B-D#-F# (5)               
E / E-G#-B (1)           
(repeat)                               

F# / C#-F#-A (2)
B / D#-F#-B (5)
E / E-G#-B (1)
(repeat)

F# / F#-A-C# (2)
B / F#-B-D# (5)
E / G#-B-E (1)
(repeat)

F# / A-C#-F# (2)
B / B-D#-F# (5)
E / B-E-G# (1)
(repeat)



3-6-2-5-1 progression

G# / G#-B-D# (3)                 
C# / C#-E-G# (6)                   
F# / F#-A-C# (2)                   
B / B-D#-F# (5)                 
E / E-G#-B (1)               
(repeat)                                               

G# / B-D#-G# (3)
C# / C#-E-G# (6)
F# / C#-F#-A (2)
B / D#-F#-B (5)
E / E-G#-B (1)
(repeat)

G# / D#-G#-B (3)
C# / E-G#-C# (6)
F# / F#-A-C# (2)
B / F#-B-D# (5)
E / G#-B-E (1)
(repeat)

G# / G#-B-D# (3)
C# / G#-C#-E (6)
F# / A-C#-F# (2)
B / B-D#-F# (5)
E / B-E-G# (1)
(repeat)



7-3-6-2-5-1 progression

D# / D#-F#-A (7)                 
G# / G#-B-D# (3)                 
C# / C#-E-G# (6)               
F# / F#-A-C# (2)                 
B / B-D#-F# (5)               
E / E-G#-B (1)             
(repeat)                             

D# / D#-F#-A (7)
G# / B-D#-G# (3)
C# / C#-E-G# (6)
F# / C#-F#-A (2)
B / D#-F#-B (5)
E / E-G#-B (1)
(repeat)

D# / D#-F#-A (7)
G# / D#-G#-B (3)
C# / E-G#-C# (6)
F# / F#-A-C# (2)
B / F#-B-D# (5)
E / G#-B-E (1)
(repeat)

D# / F#-A-D# (7)       
G# / G#-B-D# (3)       
C# / G#-C#-E (6)       
F# / A-C#-F# (2)       
B / B-D#-F# (5)       
E / B-E-G# (1)     
(repeat)             

D# / A-D#-F# (7)
G# / B-D#-G# (3)
C# / C#-E-G# (6)
F# / C#-F#-A (2)
B / D#-F#-B (5)
E / E-G#-B (1)
(repeat)
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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2008, 02:18:14 PM »
Hey I want to post this song that I chorded out in E major/ Db Minor
hope this helps


http://www.learngospelmusic.com/forums/index.php/topic,58483.msg586068.html#msg586068

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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2008, 09:29:54 PM »
Out of all the keys this is the one that I really struggle with. I look forward to learning more so it can be easier to use. Remain blessed
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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2008, 02:06:09 PM »
when did you start doing this key regimin drill

great stuff see

you are not all talk I dont care what the others mods say about you

you are alright


you dont just talk about how every musician should play in every key you are doing something about it

I think I will get on this band wagon and stretch out in this least of my favorite keys

and I will catch you back when you get to A
the ones in between I am straight on I wish I caught this when you did D

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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2008, 05:25:48 AM »
when did you start doing this key regimin drill

great stuff see

you are not all talk I dont care what the others mods say about you

you are alright


you dont just talk about how every musician should play in every key you are doing something about it

I think I will get on this band wagon and stretch out in this least of my favorite keys

and I will catch you back when you get to A
the ones in between I am straight on I wish I caught this when you did D


Hey D, u a little late to the party.  This been going on since July, LOL.  Here is the link where u can get caught up on the posts I did for some other keys:  http://www.learngospelmusic.com/forums/index.php/topic,59144.0.html
Real musicians play in every key!!!
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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2008, 12:10:14 PM »
when did you start doing this key regimin drill

great stuff see

you are not all talk I dont care what the others mods say about you

you are alright


you dont just talk about how every musician should play in every key you are doing something about it

I think I will get on this band wagon and stretch out in this least of my favorite keys

and I will catch you back when you get to A
the ones in between I am straight on I wish I caught this when you did D


I agree whole-heartedly diverse!! I hate when people say learn all your notes without showing you how. T-block practices what he preaches. GOD bless you my bro!!!
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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2008, 11:21:09 AM »
This is a very helpful post. I am working on learning every song I play in every key. Thanks for this help aide. Be Blessed!!! Thomas Mitchell

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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2008, 07:19:50 AM »
Some tips for playing in this key:

1. Don't be scared - This key seems to be one of the most hated keys on the piano/keyboard.  The fact that musicians tell up-and-coming musicians about it doesn't help either.  This isn't a hard key at all, it just takes your fingers some getting used to.  This is one of those keys where consistent practice will give u results.

2. 4th finger usage - Anytime u have a chord that ends with a black note, you will mainly want to use your 4th finger to play that black note.  The exceptions are the stretchy chords, in which u should use your pinky.

3.  Chords - Just like with the key of Eb, there is almost an even distribution of white and black notes in this key (3 white, 4 black).  So, 95% of the time, every chord u play in this key will contain a combination of black and white notes.  If u are playing all black or white notes for a chord, chances are u playing something wrong.

4.  Watch out for G# and D# - In my opinion, the biggest challenge of playing in E is remembering there are 4 sharps.  G# and D# stick out as the sharps most people miss.  Pay attention to chords with these notes in them.
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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2008, 07:42:42 AM »
MORE ADVANCED PROGRESSIONS
Key E

7-3-6 progression

D# / C#-F#-A (7)                           
G# / C-E-F#-B (3)           
C# / B-E-G# (6)               
(repeat)                   

D# / C#-F#-A (7)
G# / Cb-D#-F#-A (3)
C# / B-E-G# (6)
(repeat)         

D# / C#-F#-A (7)
G# / A-C-D#-F# (3)
C# / G#-C#-E (6)
(repeat)

D# / A#-C#-E#-G# (7)
G# / C-E-F#-B (3)
C# / B-E-G# (6)
(repeat)



2-5-1 progression

F# / A#-C#-E-G# (2) 
B / A-B-E-F# (5)     
B / A-B-D#-F# (5)   
E / G#-B-E (1)     
(repeat)           

F# / C-E-F#-A (2)
B / B-E-G# (5)
B / A-B-E-F# (5)
B / A-B-D#-F# (5)
E / G#-B-E (1)                 
(repeat)

F# / A#-C#-E-G# (2)
B / A-C#-D#-G or B / A-B-D#-G (5)
E / D-G#-C#-E or E / D-G#-B-E (1)
(repeat)

F# / D#-G#-B#  or  F#-E / D#-G#-B# (2)
B / E-A-C# (5)
E / E-G#-B (1)
(repeat)



2-3-4-5-1 progression

F# / C-E-F#-A (2)
G# / B-E-G# (3)
A / C-E-F#-A (4)
B / B-E-G# (5)
B / A-B-E-F# (5)
B / A-B-D#-F# (5)
E / G#-B-E (1)
(repeat)


7-3-6-2-5-1 progression

D# / C#-F#-A (7)         
G# / C-E-F#-B (3)   
C# / B-E-G# (6)       
F# / C-E-F#-A (2)
B / B-E-G# (5)                 
B / A-B-E-F# (5)                       
B / A-B-D#-F# (5)           
E / G#-B-E (1)             
(repeat)


7-3-6-2-3-4-5-1 progression

D# / C#-F#-A (7)         
G# / C-E-F#-B (3)   
C# / B-E-G# (6)       
F# / C-E-F#-A (2)
G# / B-E-G# (3)
A / C-E-F#-A (4)
B / B-E-G# (5)
B / A-B-E-F# (5)
B / A-B-D#-F# (5)
E / G#-B-E (1)
(repeat)



6-2-5-1 progression

C# / B-E-G# (6)                           
F# / A#-E-G# (2)           
B / A-D-F# (5)                       
E / G#-D-F# (1)               
(repeat)                                       

C# / B-E-G# (6)
F# / A#-C#-E-G# (2)
B / A-D-F# (5)
E / G#-B#-D#-F# (1)
(repeat)

C# / B-E-G# (6)
F# / A#-D#-G (2)
B / A-D-F# (5)
E / G#-C#-E# (1)
(repeat)                 

C# / B-D#-E-G# (6)                     
F# / A#-D#-E-G# (2)             
B / A-C#-D-F# (5)                       
E / G#-C#-D-F# (1)                 
(repeat)

C# / B-D#-E-G# (6)
F# / A#-C#-E-G# (2)
B / A-C#-D-F# (5)
E / G#-B-D-F# (1)
(repeat)



6-#5-5-1 progression

C# / B-E-G# (6)                               
B# / A#-D#-G (#5)             
B / A-D-F# (5)                                   
E / G#-D-E (1)                             
(repeat)                                                   

C# / B-E-G# (6)
B# / A#-D#-G (#5)
B / A-D-F# (5)
E / G#-C#-E# (1)
(repeat)

C# / B-D#-E-G# (6)
B# / A#-D-D#-G (#5)
B / A-D-F# (5)
E / G#-D-F# (1)
(repeat)



6-2-5-1-4 progression

C# / B-E-G# (6)           
F# / A#-E-G# (2)     
B / D-F#-A-C# (5)     
E / D-F#-G#-B  or  E / D-F#-A#-C# (1)
A / C#-E-G#-B (4)
(repeat)


2-1-b7-#5-5 progression

F# / E-A-C# (2)             
E / F#-B-D# (1)               
D / G-C-E (b7)       
B# / A-D-F# (#5)       
B / B-E-G# (5)             
(repeat)                     

F# / A-C#-E (2)               
E / B-D#-F# (1)               
D / C-E-G (b7)       
B# / D-F#-A (#5)         
B / E-G#-B (5)               
(repeat)                         

F# / C#-E-A (2)
E / D#-F#-B (1)
D / E-G-C (b7)
B# / F#-A-D (#5)
B / G#-B-E (5)
(repeat)


4-3-2-3-4-6-2-3 progression

A / G#-C#-E (4)       
G# / F#-B-D# (3)     
F# / E-A-C# (2)     
G# / F#-B-D# (3)     
A / G#-C#-E (4)     
C# / F#-B-D# (6)     
F# / E-A-C# (2)     
G# / F#-B-D# (3)     
(repeat)               

A / C#-E-G# (4)       
G# / B-D#-F# (3)     
F# / A-C#-E (2)     
G# / B-D#-F# (3)     
A / C#-E-G# (4)     
C# / B-D#-F# (6)     
F# / A-C#-E (2)     
G# / B-D#-F# (3)     
(repeat)               

A / E-G#-C# (4)       
G# / D#-F#-B (3)     
F# / C#-E-A (2)     
G# / D#-F#-B (3)     
A / E-G#-C# (4)     
C# / D#-F#-B (6)     
F# / C#-E-A (2)     
G# / D#-F#-B (3)     
(repeat)               


3-4-5-6 progression

G# / Eadd9 (3)     
A / Aadd9 (4)     
B / Eadd9 (5)   
C# / Aadd9 (6)     
(repeat)             

G# / F#-G#-B-E (3)
A / E-A-B-C# (4)
B / E-F#-G#-B (5)
C# / B-C#-E-A (6)
(repeat)


4-4-3-6-5 progression

A / C#-E-G# (4)
A / B-D#-F# (4)
G# / B-D#-F# (3)
C# / B-D#-F# (6)
B / G#-C#-E# (5)
(repeat)


6-3-4-5-#5 progression

C# / G#-C#-E (6)
G# / F#-B-D# (3)
A / G#-C#-E (4)
B / F#-B-D#  or  B / A-C#-E (5)
B# / F#-A-B#-D# (#5)
(repeat)
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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2008, 09:07:46 PM »
I HAVE NOT BEEN PLAYING LONG,I DON'T UNDER SYAND THESE NOTES WHAT DO YOU DO,WHAT DO EACH HAND DO WITH THE NOTES WHAT DO THE LEFT HAND DO

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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2008, 09:19:27 PM »
I HAVE NOT BEEN PLAYING LONG,I DON'T UNDER SYAND THESE NOTES WHAT DO YOU DO,WHAT DO EACH HAND DO WITH THE NOTES WHAT DO THE LEFT HAND DO

The chords in this post are written LH/RH, meaning that everything to the left of the slash is played in the left hand and everything to the right of the slash is played in the right hand.  Example:

E / E-G#-B

This means that the note E will be played in the LH and at the same time the chord E-G#-B will be played in the RH.

If you don't understand the notes, then u need to get familiar with the notes of a piano/keyboard then learn some basic music theory.  After that, this post and others like it will make more sense to you.  PM me if u need more help buddy!
Real musicians play in every key!!!
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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2008, 09:39:31 PM »
The chords in this post are written LH/RH, meaning that everything to the left of the slash is played in the left hand and everything to the right of the slash is played in the right hand.  Example:

E / E-G#-B

This means that the note E will be played in the LH and at the same time the chord E-G#-B will be played in the RH.

If you don't understand the notes, then u need to get familiar with the notes of a piano/keyboard then learn some basic music theory.  After that, this post and others like it will make more sense to you.  PM me if u need more help buddy!
OKAY I UNDER STAND,I BEEN PLAYING WITH THIS GROUP,EVERY SUNDAY WW HAVE PRACTICE,WE START THE SONG OF IN B ,THEN TO E THE CHANGING GIVE A FIT SO THE SCALE I SAVE WILL HELP ME IN CHORD CHANGES ANS SO FORTH

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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #12 on: October 25, 2008, 06:08:13 PM »
Here's some stuff that can help with Congregational Songs and shouting music:

Alternate minor 1 and minor 2 chords
Key E 

D-G-B or E-G-B (start high on keyboard, go all the way down, go all the way back up)
C#-F#-A
B-E-G
A-C#-F#
G-B-E
F#-A-C#
(repeat)


Alternate major 1 and minor 2 chords
Key E 

E-G#-B (start high on keyboard, go all the way down, go all the way back up)
C#-F#-A
B-E-G#
A-C#-F#
G#-B-E
F#-A-C#
(repeat)


Various Bass Lines
Key E

E, G#, A, A#, B, C#, D, D#, E
E, F#, G, G#, A, C#, D, D#, E
E, G#, B, C#, E, C#, B, G#, E
E, G#, B, A#, A, C#, D, D#, E
E, D, B, A#, A, C#, D, D#, E
E, C#, B, A#, A, C#, D, D#, E
E, F#, G, B, A, C#, D, D#, E
E, F#, G, G#, A, G, F#, F, E
E, F#, G, G#, A, G#, A, A#, B, D, E, G, A, C#, D, D#, E
B, C, C#, G, F#, C#, B, B, E
B, A#, B, C, C#, C, B, A, A#, C#, E, G, F#, E, C#, E
E, D, C#, G, F#, C#, B, C#, D, D#, E
Real musicians play in every key!!!
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Re: Learn Every Key: E
« Reply #13 on: October 25, 2008, 06:16:09 PM »
I've found that a great way to improve in a key is to find a nice song in that key and learn it inside out.

A lot of Israel's stuff is in E (I believe "Friend of God" is in E)

A song I'm learning now:

I Owe All - James Fortune & F.I.Y.A. 

Terrence does some nice little things in this song.

Tip: Learn ALL the little things he's doing.  Why?  We tend to only learn the outline of a song and avoid the little grace notes, melody lines, passing chords, etc...not realizing that those little things are why we like the song so much!!!!  Learning those little nuances also helps to build your vocabulary.
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