Part 5 – Worship

Part 5

Most people don’t make it past the learning curve…good thing you are not “most people”!

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Part 5

Key of D (6/8 Time)

Chords Used (D, Em7, G, G/D, G/B, A, A/C#, Bm)
*Similar to the chords in songs like “Indescribable”

Checkpoint 1 – Grounded in Prayer – INTRO and Basic Chords

Hello! Part 5 brings a new challenge because of the more chords and a different time signature. Don’t rush through, just take the time to let it soak in!

Prayer and Chords

  1. Prayer
  2. Basic Chords 1
  3. Basic Chords 2

Checkpoint 2 – Verse and Chorus Progressions and Sustain Pedal

Really work on feeling the pulse of 6/8 time. You’ll also want to be at a point where you do not have to think about the chords you are playing. Know them well before you work on this checkpoint.

Verse and Chorus

  1. Verse
  2. Chorus
  3. Jam

Sustain Pedal

Checkpoint 3 – Rhythms

Now that you have the chords down and are feeling the pulse of 6/8 time we will work on adding to the rhythms.

Rhythms

  1. Rhythms
  2. Jam

Checkpoint 4 – 5125 Fills

CAUTION: This is a little more difficult. If it makes your head hurt…you may want to come back to it later in time.

Fills

  1. Fills 1
  2. Fills 2
  3. Jam

Checkpoint 5 – Add Notes

Add in these notes to make the chords sound even better!

Add Notes

  1. Add Notes
  2. Jam

Checkpoint 6 – Inversions Trick

CAUTION: This is a little more difficult. If it makes your head hurt…you may want to come back to it later in time.

Inversions Trick

  1. Inversions Trick
  2. Jam

Award yourself! Go to a movie and buy the BIG popcorn : )