The piano is one of the most powerful harmonic instruments, and as a pianist, 90 percent of our job is to play chords behind a melody. Whether you are accompanying yourself, a soloist, choir, or other instruments – finding the best chords for the melody is usually the pianist’s job.

In this course, I go through the eight most essential stages to understanding any melody – the necessary things I think about before harmonizing any melody.  Learning and mastering these eight steps will also strengthen your harmonic foundation to move into reharmonization as your skills develop.

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