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AP 100 Piano: A Crash Course in Basics
AP 100 Organ: A Crash Course in Organ
AP 100 Kids: A Crash Course in Notes and Sight-Reading
AP 101: A Crash Course in Piano
AP 101-Guitar: A Crash Course in Guitar
AP 101-Bass: A Crash Course in Bass
AP 101-Drums: A Crash Course in Drums
AP 102: A Crash Course in Chords
LESSON 2: How to Play & Substitute Augmented (+5) & Suspended 4 Chords in C, Exercise Songs, Inversions, “Amazing Grace” & Breathe” in C, Major Pentatonic Scale in C, F, G and Ear Training PART 1: I to IV and I to V.
AP 103: Advanced Piano Chords
LESSON 1: Review of How to Play and Substitute Dominant 7ths, Minor 7ths, Major 7ths, Suspended 2, Minor 2, Augmented 7th, Half-Diminished 7th Chords & Introduction to How to Play & Substitute Dominant 9ths, Minor 9ths, and Major 9th Chords.
LESSON 2: How to Play & Substitute Dominant, Minor, Minor 9ths in C, Exercise Songs, Inversions, How to Use Them to Play “There Is No Telling” & “In the Presence of Jehovah” in C, How to Substitute them into “Surround Me O Lord” in C.
AP 104: How To Play Fast Songs
AP 201: Next Level Chords
AP 202: Playing In Other Keys
AP 203: Mastering Transcribing Songs By Ear
AP 204: The Secrets To Understanding Gospel & Pentecostal Music
AP 301: Next Level Piano
AP 302: 12 Songs with Richard W. Smith
AP 303: How to Play Pentecostal & Gospel Hymns
LESSON 1: Time Signatures, Basic Musical Terms, Quarter Notes, Half Notes, Whole Notes, Eighth Notes, Dotted Notes, Dotted Half Notes, Dotted Quarter Notes, Sixteenth Notes, Dotted Eighth Notes, Triplet Notes, 36 Exercise Songs with Audio Tracks
LESSON 2: Treble Clef, Bass Clef, The Notes of the Treble Clef, The Notes of the Bass Clef, 23 Exercise Songs with Audio Tracks, How to Recognize What Key a Song Is In, The Secrets to Sharps and Flats in All 12 Keys
AP 304: The Secrets to Fast Songs, Gospel Blues Style, Shouting Music, Preacher Chords
AP 501: A Crash Course in How to Teach Choir Parts
AP 701 Gospel Jazz Chords
AP 702 Gospel Jazz Voicings
AP 703: Gospel Jazz Improvisation
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Richard W. Smith
The Fastest & Easiest Way to Learn
Pentecostal, Contemporary, & Gospel Music
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