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A very simple piano tune for those who want to ‘wow’ people at parties and so on. Only 4 basic chords but a wonderful song all the same. When you play the chords, the ‘voicing’ is most important, i.e. the top note of the chords, which should be the melody line. Once you master the

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This is a duet performed by my 9-year-old student Emily and myself. She has only been playing for 6 months so this is a remarkable achievement. This recording was done in one take. Duets are a great way of progressing a student rapidly as they help with listening, counting, playing and with performing.

 
 
 
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7th and 9th chords are my favourite. They give a song a night-time, soulful quality and in themselves, you have everything you need for a song. You will probably find this easier than Someone Like You. However you will still need to get the technique of playing both melody and arpeggio on right hand. The

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