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Master Class with Greg Howlett and Heather Sorenson

Another Upcoming Master Class with Greg Howlett! Saturday, March 18, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (12:00 – 2:00 Pacific Standard Time), Composer, arranger, producer, and pianist, Greg Howlett is hosting another online class, this time with highly-experienced arranger … Continue reading

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Damien Sneed-“Taking a Hymn To Church” Gospel Style

If you have ever wanted to apply a Gospel Style to your hymn playing, this is for you! How to take a hymn and “Gospelize” it. Damien takes the well-known hymn, Precious Lord, Take My Hand and applies gospel styles to … Continue reading

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Free Master Class This Saturday with Faye Lopez and Greg Howlett

Free Master Class This Saturday, February 4th from 1-3pm Eastern Standard Time (10am-12pm Pacific Standard Time). Faye Lopez will be joining Greg Howlett for an online group Master Class. The class is free to observers, and participants are $25. I … Continue reading

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Online classes with Faye Lopez, and Greg Howlett

Take advantage of online classes with Greg Howlett and Faye Lopez!             Beginning in 2017, you will be able to take online classes with Greg Howlett, or Faye Lopez, one of Conservative Christian Music’s most prolific … Continue reading

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20% off from Sheet Music Plus!

Hi folks! Just a quick note to let you know that Sheet Music Plus is offering a 20% off discount on choral, piano method, and concert band music until August 23rd so hurry on over and take advantage of this fantastic … Continue reading

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Videos clips on Hymnprovising and more

Dear readers, I’ve just added several new videos to the Videos and Youtube clips page, which you may be interested in checking out. One of the most interesting ones is the TED talk by Julian Treasure, on Sound. I highly recommend … Continue reading

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Vintage, P.O.P., and hard to find music coming soon!

Are you looking for music by the great gospel pianists, Rudy Atwood, Wilda Johnson Auld, Ted Cornell, Ted Smith, Clarence Kohlmann or others? Very soon, we will be rolling out a small, but growing and ever changing inventory of Vintage, … Continue reading

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Chord Substitute on “Take Time To Be Holy”

How to Substitute ii Minor instead of V Here are two links to videos of a piano improvisation lesson that Mr. Neil Craig taught to three sisters, sometime ago. Neil was very kind to give me permission to share them with … Continue reading

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Improvisation on Allelu, Allelu (Praise Ye The LORD)

Here’s an improvisation for you! Last Sunday, as I was playing the organ at church, we did the chorus, “Alleu, Allelu”. On the second time around, one of our very capable pianists played this variation, and it worked well! It sounded … Continue reading

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Update on Book!

Update on The Congregational Accompanist’s Handbook, a Primer in Effective Improvisation: Its a busy week, with Christmas coming up and all, but I needed to update before the end of the year, so for those of you who are wondering, and … Continue reading

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