You’ve probably always wanted to learn how to improvise on the piano and not ever worry about it sounding good because it will always turn out good. There is a simple chord structure that can help you with your improvisation.
This chord structure you will learn is called the open position chord. The easiest way to learn this is to learn the chords of the C major key. Take the 6 note chord and move up a step each time. For example, play C major 7, then D minor 7, then E minor 7, F major 7, G major 7, A minor 7 and B half-diminished. If you don’t know what these chords look like, search it up on Google or look at a chord chart if you have one. I’ll post up a chart in the future.
The way you actually play the chords is to play solid chords (all notes at the same time) first then play the notes separately. This allows your hands to remember the chord structure.
Once you’re comfortable with the chord structures, you can use them to make music. Improvising a melody or new song shouldn’t be a thought process. Just play anything you like, but using those chord structures. That way, the notes you play will sound “right”. Also, playing the right notes shouldn’t be too hard because you are playing in the C major scale.
Picture the chords as a painter’s palette of colors. Each chord portrays a different color and creates an overall picture.
With that being said, start improvising your own melodies!happy wheels
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