- 1. Introduction
Provides an introduction to the course structure and content.
- 2. Introducing Techniques
Teaches a crash course in piano playing techniques, including arpeggiation, touch and feel, source and destination and how to create melodies with progressions using notes from the scale.
- 3. Grace Notes
Covers different grace notes that can be used over chords, to provide additional melodic interest.
- 4. Left-Hand Stuff
Shows some new techniques for the left hand, such as expanding the bass note into arpeggiated sequences, taking the chord into the left hand, and playing stretched intervals.
- 5. Magic 7ths and 9ths
Teaches the concept of adding the 7th and 9th degree to major and minor chords.
- 6. Classic Walk
Shows the classic walk technique, where the left and right hands step or “walk” together to create newly transposed intervals through different chord progressions.
- 7. I Chord
Follows on from the 1 chord lesson on the first course by showing some different options for chords that can be played over the root note of the scale.
- 8. Before the I Chord
Gives a demonstration of passing tones and some other techniques and jazzier chords that can happen before the 1 chord.
- 9. II Chord
Shows some jazzier ways to rock the chords played over the second degree of the scale.
- 10. Before the II Chord
Teaches some different options for chords that can sound directly before the II chord.
- 11. III Chord
Expands on the chord options from the first urban worship course by looking at some jazzier chords that can be played over the third degree of the scale.
- 12. IV Chord
Even more options for using the fourth note of the scale in the bass.
- 13. V Chord
Shows a bluesy gospel technique for playing over the fifth bass note.
- 14. VI Chord
Teaches some nice ways of embellishing the chords that sound over the sixth note in the scale.
- 15. VII Chord
Shows some new techniques for playing over the seventh note in the bass, such as use of ditones.
- 16. Flatted 7th Chord
Demonstrates some different uses of the flattened seventh in classic gospel progressions.
- 17. Flatted 6th Chord
Teaches how the flatted 6th chord fits in various progressions and some different ways of playing it.
- 18. Relative Minor
Expands on the relative minor scale, introduced in Urban Worship 1, showing how it can be integrated into different progressions.
- 19. Circle of 5th
Demonstrates a whole host of different applications of the classic circle of fifths chord progression.
- 20. Conclusion
Shows how all of the techniques from the course can be put into practice, playing different examples of chord progressions.
- 21. Bonus 1 - Ditone Passing
Explains how to use the ditone whilst passing through a progression towards a major or minor 9 chord.
- 22. Bonus 2 - Passing Tone II
Teaches the tritone and shows how it can be used in a progression.
- 23. Bonus 3 - Ditones
A live lesson focussing again on the importance of ditones in gospel music.
- 24. Bonus 4 - Tritones
A live lesson focussing again on the importance of tritones in gospel music.