Playing to Accompany Yourself Singing - It's Easier than You Think

Lots of singers think that to play the piano they will need to start taking lessons and start from ground zero, reading notes and playing lots of exercises.

This simply isn't true

Sure, if you want to play classical music, Bach and Chopin, then you do need to begin this way, but for singers, it is a different story entirely. The difference is this:B

You don't need to play a melody note or read music at all.

What you need to know is how to read chords

There are basicly three families of chords - Major, Minor and Seventh Chords. If you study these chords, then learn how to break them up into rhythmic and harmonic patterns which is very doable by the way, then that is all you need.

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