How to Create Hip, Mature and Lush Harmonies

Written by Ronald Worthy

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2. When you are taking a solo and not "comping" (accompanying) for another soloist you should play your chord voicings in your left hand, so thatrepparttar right hand can be free to improvise, do fills, doublerepparttar 148736 left hand, add extensions, etc.

3. The range of your voicings is also very important. A good rule of thumb to remember when voicing your chords, is to always try to voice your chords around middle C. Keeping your voicings around middle C will sound full and clear. Limits of approximately an octave above or below will assure best results by preventingrepparttar 148737 voicing from assuming a quality of thinness or muddiness.

Ron Worthy is a Music Educator, Songwriter and Performer. His Web Site Offers Proven Tool, Tips and Strategies (that anyone can learn) to Play Rock, Pop, Blues, R&B and Smooth Jazz Piano.

Opps I slapped go in the Face

Written by Beth Hitesman

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By not following my dreams, I had denied everything I believed.

We have His promise that He is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think according torepparttar power that works in us. When we donít go for our dreams, we never give Godrepparttar 148712 chance to show usrepparttar 148713 depth of his exceedingly, abundant power.

By not following our dreams, we are telling God that our fears and doubts are stronger than His power.

Godís intentions toward us are clear, ďI have plans to prosper you, not to harm you. I have plans to give you a future filled with hope (Jeremiah 29:11)Ē. He can and wants to do more than we can ever imagine: we just have to give himrepparttar 148714 chance.

Feel free to use this article in your publications or web sites. If you do, I'd appreciate a quick note letting me know where they appeared. Copyright © Beth Hitesman, 2005.

Beth is a certified life coach and founder of She partners with brilliant women turning dreams and callings into realities. For free coaching and tips visit beth @

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