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Module 1 Apostolic Praise 100: A Crash Course in Basics (NEW LESSONS)
Unit 1 100 Lesson 1: Intro to Piano, the notes, major and minor chords, C major scale
Unit 2 100 Lesson 2 How to Play "Anointing" and "Surround Me O Lord" in C, All Major and Minor Chords in All Keys
Unit 3 100 Lesson 3: ​​Example Songs with different fills and runs, key of C chord progression breakdown
Unit 4 100 Lesson 4: Intro to the Key of F, Write Your Own Song, Anointing in F, Surround Me O Lord in F
Unit 5 100 Lesson 5: Intro to Key of G Write Your Own Song, Anointing in G, Surround Me in G, Making Minor Chords Sound Awesome​​​
Unit 6 100 Lesson 6: Intro to Suspended 2 Chord, Blessed Be Your Name
Unit 7 100 Lesson 7: Inversions, Filler Notes, 10+ Different Fills and Runs, Jesus Is the Answer, Surround Me O Lord
Unit 8 100 Lesson 8: Choosing the right inversion, playing the melody, sustain pedal, common chord movements, using more rhythm with songs
Unit 9 100 Lesson 9: Chord Families: The trick to playing in a key you don’t know very well yet
Unit 10 100 Lesson 10: Intro to Playing Fast Songs, Example Song, Minor to Major Vamps, Different Types of Rhythm, Can't Nobody, Jesus on the Mainline
Unit 11 100 Lesson 11: Falling in Love with Jesus, Rain Lord, Passing Chords in Slow Songs, Minor Vamps, Adding Left Hand to Tricks to Passing Chord Fast Songs and Vamp Variations
Unit 12 100 Lesson 12: How to Play in Minor Keys, Understanding Minor Keys, Example Songs, Bouncing Bass with Chords

 

Module 1 AP 100 A Crash Course in Basics (Original)
Unit 1 AP 100 Original Lesson 1: Intro to Piano, the notes, major and minor chords, C major scale, Filler Notes, Diatonic Notes, Jesus Is the Answer
Unit 2 AP 100 Original Lesson 2: 10+ Different Fills and Runs for Major and Minor Chords
Unit 3 AP 100 Original Lesson 3: Anointing and Surround Me O Lord in C with different fills and runs, key of C chord progression breakdown
Unit 4 AP 100 Original Lesson 4: Intro the Key of F, Chords and Fills, Anointing in F, Surround Me O Lord in F
Unit 5 AP 100 Original Lesson 5: Intro to Suspended 2 Chord, Suspended 2 Chord Fills & Runs, Advanced Suspended 2 Chords Fills, Blessed Be Your Name
Unit 6 AP 100 Original Lesson 6: Intro to Playing Fast Songs, Example Song, Minor to Major Vamps, Different Types of Rhythm, Can't Nobody, Jesus on the Maineline
Unit 7 AP 100 Original Lesson 7: Intro to Passing Chords, Additional Passing Chord Options, Minor Passing Chords,Can't Nobody, Jesus on the Maineline
Unit 8 AP 100 Original Lesson 8: Intro to Key of G and How Chords Work, Fills & Runs, Anointing in G, Surround Me in G, Making Minor Chords Sound Awesome​​​
Unit 9 AP 100 Original Lesson 9: How Great is Our God with fills and intro, Using 6th Voicings and Using them as Fills
Unit 10 AP 100 Original Lesson 10: How to Start Songs Over, Example Song, Passing Chords in Slow Songs, Adding Left Hand to Tricks to Passing Chord Fast Songs and Vamp Variations
Unit 11 AP 100 Original Lesson 11: Whole Steps, Half Steps, Playing In a Key You Don't Know or Don't Know Well, Break Every Chain, Fills and Runs for Example Song
Unit 12 AP 100 Original Lesson 12: How to Play in Minor Keys, Understanding Minor Keys, Can't Stop Praising His Name, Spirit of the Lord, Bouncing Bass with Chords

 

Module 1 AP 101 New: A Crash Course in Piano
Unit 1 AP 101 Lesson 1: Introduction to the Roman Numeral System and How We Use It To Play By Ear. I to IV and I to V voice training.
Unit 2 AP 101 Lesson 2: I to vi voice training. Freedom, Break Every Chain, Amazing Grace, Happy Birthday
Unit 3 AP 101 Lesson 3: I to ii voice training. I Need Thee, O How I Love Jesus, Heart of Worship
Unit 4 AP 101 Lesson 4: I to iii voice training. Surround Me O Lord, I to I/iii voice training. Amazing Grace
Unit 5 AP 101 Lesson 5: I to V/vii voice training. When I Think About the Lord, Jesus is the Answer
Unit 6 AP 101 ​Lesson 6: Master all 12 keys. Jesus is the Answer in every key
Unit 7 AP 101 Lesson 7: Minor 7th chords in all 12 keys. No Weapon in C, F, G
Unit 8 AP 101 Lesson 8: Major 7th chords in all 12 keys. Surround Me O Lord in C, F, G
Unit 9 AP 101 Lesson 9: Dominant 7ths in all 12 keys. Can’t Nobody Anointing, Surround Me O Lord in C, F, G
Unit 10 AP 101 Lesson 10: Fills and Runs we can use on Minor, Major and Dominant 7th Chords ​
Unit 11 AP 101 Lesson 11: When chords act “unnaturally.” When the ii chord is a II chord.
Unit 12 AP 101 Lesson 12: When the iii chord is a III chord.
Module 1 AP 101 Original: A Crash Course in Piano
Unit 1 AP 101 Original Lesson 1: ​​The Notes, Major & Minor Chords, Playing Bass in Left with Chords in Right, C Major Scale, Roman Numerals, Exercise Songs in C
Unit 2 AP 101 Original Lesson 2: How to Write Your Own Songs in the key of C, How to Play "Anointing" and "Surround Me O Lord" in C, Fraction Chords
Unit 3 AP 101 Original Lesson 3: Inversions in C, Fast Song Passing Chord Vamps in C, How to Play "Can't Nobody" and "Jesus On the Mainline" in C
Unit 4 AP 101 Original Lesson 4: Key of F Chords & Songs, F Major Scale, Write Your Own Songs, "Anointing" and "Surround Me O Lord" in F, Broken Chord Fills
Unit 5 AP 101 Original Lesson 5: Inversions & Passing Chords in F, "Can't Nobody" & "Jesus On the Mainline" in F, How to Play & Substitute Dominant 7ths in C
Unit 6 AP 101 Original Lesson 6: Key of G Chords & Songs, G Scale, Write Your Own Songs, "Anointing" and "Surround Me O Lord" in G, Octaves & Octave Chords Fills
Unit 7 AP 101 Original Lesson 7: Inversions & Passing Chords in F, "Can't Nobody" & "Jesus On the Mainline" in G, How to Play & Substitute Minor 7ths in C
Unit 8 AP 101 Original Lesson 8: Play & Substitute Suspended 2 Chords in C, Substitution Chords, How to Play "Blessed Be Your Name"
Unit 9 AP 101 Original Lesson 9: Play & Substitute Major 7th Chords in C, Suspended 2 Chords in F, "Here I Am to Worship," Play & Substitute Minor 7ths in F
Unit 10 AP 101 Original Lesson 10: "Surround Me O Lord" in C - Advanced, Major 7ths in F, Substitution Chords, "Surround Me O Lord" in F - Advanced
Unit 11 AP 101 Original Lesson 11: Suspended 2 Chords in G, Substitution Chords, How to Play "Thanks, Thanks, I Give You Thanks," 7ths & Minor 7ths in G
Unit 12 AP 101 Original Lesson 12: How to Play & Substitute Major 7ths in G, Substitution Chords, How to Play "Surround Me O Lord" in G - Advanced

 

Module 1 AP 102: A Crash Course in Chords
Unit 1 AP 102 LESSON 1: Review - Play/Substitute Dominant, Minor & Major 7ths, Suspended 2 Chords. Intro to Play/Substitute Dominant, Minor, & Major 9ths
Unit 2 AP 102 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.
Unit 3 AP 102 LESSON 3: How to Play & Substitute Augmented (+5) & Suspended 4 Chords in F, Exercise Songs, Inversions, "Amazing Grace" & Breathe" in F, Major Pentatonic Scale in F, Bb, C and Ear Training PART 2: I to IV and I to V.
Unit 4 AP 102 LESSON 4: How to Play & Substitute Augmented (+5) & Suspended 4 Chords in G, Exercise Songs, Inversions, "Amazing Grace" & Breathe" in G, Major Pentatonic Scale in G, C, D​
Unit 5 AP 102 LESSON 5: How to Play & Substitute Diminished, Sixth & Minor Sixth Chords in C, Exercise Songs, Inversions, Bouncing Bass with Sixth Chords, "If You Can Use Anything Lord," "There Is No Telling," "Everybody Will Be Happy Over There" with fills & runs in C, Ear Training 3: I to IV & I to V.
Unit 6 AP 102 LESSON 6: How to Play & Substitute Diminished, Sixth & Minor Sixth Chords in F, Exercise Songs, Inversions, Bouncing Bass with Sixth Chords, How to Play "If You Can Use Anything Lord," "There Is No Telling" & "Everybody Will Be Happy Over There" with additional fills & runs in F
Unit 7 AP 102 LESSON 7: How to Play & Substitute Diminished, Sixth & Minor Sixth Chords in G, Exercise Songs, Inversions, Bouncing Bass with Sixth Chords
Unit 8 AP 102 LESSON 8: How to Play & Substitute Augmented 7ths & Half Diminished 7ths in C, Exercise Songs, Inversions, How to Play "Glory To Your Name (Byron Cage)," "If You Can Use Anything - Advanced" & "Amazing Grace - Advanced" with additional fills & runs in C
Unit 9 AP 102 LESSON 9: How to Play & Substitute Augmented 7ths & Half Diminished 7ths in F, Exercise Songs, Inversions, How to Play "Glory To Your Name (Byron Cage)," "If You Can Use Anything - Advanced" & "Amazing Grace - Advanced" with additional fills & runs in F
Unit 10 AP 102 LESSON 10: How to Play & Substitute Augmented 7ths & Half Diminished 7ths in G, Exercise Songs, Inversions, How to Play "Glory To Your Name (Byron Cage)," "If You Can Use Anything - Advanced" & "Amazing Grace - Advanced" with additional fills & runs in G
Unit 11 AP 102 LESSON 11: Fast Song Passing Chord Vamps with 7ths in C & G, "Can't Nobody" and "Jesus on the Mainline" in C & G with extra fills & runs
Unit 12 AP 102 LESSON 12: Fast Song Passing Chord Vamps with 7ths in F, "Can't Nobody" and "Jesus on the Mainline" in F with additional fills & runs , Minor Passing Chord Vamps & How to Play "Can't Stop Praising His Name" and "Hold to God's Unchanging Hand with additional fills & runs

 

Module 1 AP 103: Advanced Piano Chords
Unit 1 AP 103 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.
Unit 2 AP 103 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.
Unit 3 AP 103 LESSON 3: How to Play & Substitute Dominant, Minor, Minor 9ths in F, Exercise Songs, Inversions, How to Use Them to Play "There Is No Telling" & "In the Presence of Jehovah" in F, How to Substitute them into "Surround Me O Lord" in F.
Unit 4 AP 103 LESSON 4: How to Play & Substitute Dominant, Minor, Minor 9ths in G, Exercise Songs, Inversions, How to Use Them to Play "There Is No Telling" & "In the Presence of Jehovah" in G, How to Substitute them into "Surround Me O Lord" in G.
Unit 5 AP 103 LESSON 5: How to Play & Substitute Fully Diminished 7ths in C, Exercise Songs, Inversions, Fully Diminished 7ths in Every Key, "Worthy You Are Worthy," "There Is No Telling" and "Amazing Grace" in C.
Unit 6 AP 103 LESSON 6: How to Play & Substitute Fully Diminished 7ths in F, Exercise Songs, Inversions, Fully Diminished 7ths in Every Key, "Worthy You Are Worthy," "There Is No Telling" and "Amazing Grace" in F.
Unit 7 AP 103 LESSON 7: How to Play & Substitute Fully Diminished 7ths in G, Exercise Songs, Inversions, Fully Diminished 7ths in Every Key, "Worthy You Are Worthy," "There Is No Telling" and "Amazing Grace" in G.
Unit 8 AP 103 LESSON 8: How to Play a Left Hand Walking Bass Line in C and Use It to Play "Can't Nobody" in C.
Unit 9 AP 103 LESSON 9: How to Play a Left Hand Walking Bass Line in F & G and Use It to Play "Can't Nobody" in F & G.
Unit 10 AP 103 LESSON 10: How to Play & Substitute Augmented 7ths with a #9 and 7ths with a b9 in C, Exercise Songs, Inversions, "You Are the Love of My Life," "Silver and Gold," and "There Is No Telling" in C.
Unit 11 AP 103 LESSON 11: How to Play & Substitute Augmented 7ths with a #9 and 7ths with a b9 in F, Exercise Songs, Inversions, "You Are the Love of My Life," "Silver and Gold," and "There Is No Telling" in F.
Unit 12 AP 103 LESSON 12: How to Play & Substitute Augmented 7ths with a #9 and 7ths with a b9 in G, Exercise Songs, Inversions, "You Are the Love of My Life," "Silver and Gold," and "There Is No Telling" in G.

 

Module 1 AP 104: How to Play Fast Songs
Unit 1 AP 104 Lesson 1: Intro to Playing Fast Songs, Can’t Nobody, Minor to Major Vamps, Different Types of Rhythm
Unit 2 AP 104 Lesson 2: Intro to Passing Chords, Additional Passing Chord Options, Minor Passing Chords​​​
Unit 3 AP 104 Lesson 3: Fast Song Passing Chord Vamps in C, How to Play "Can't Nobody" and "Jesus On the Mainline" in C​
Unit 4 AP 104 Lesson 4: Fast Song Passing Chord Vamps in F & G, How to Play "Can't Nobody" and "Jesus On the Mainline" in F​​ & G
Unit 5 AP 104 Lesson 5: Fast Song Passing Chord Vamps with 7ths in C & G, "Can't Nobody" and "Jesus on the Mainline" in C & G with extra fills & runs
Unit 6 AP 104 Lesson 6: Fast Song Passing Chord Vamps with 7ths in F, "Can't Nobody" and "Jesus on the Mainline" in F with additional fills & runs , Minor Passing Chord Vamps & How to Play "Can't Stop Praising His Name" and "Hold to God's Unchanging Hand with additional fills & runs​​​
Unit 7 AP 104 Lesson 7: How to Play a Left Hand Walking Bass Line in C and Use It to Play "Can't Nobody" in C.
Unit 8 AP 104 Lesson 8: How to Play a Left Hand Walking Bass Line in F & G and Use It to Play "Can't Nobody" in F & G.
Unit 9 AP 104 Lesson 9: How to Play & Substitute Eleventh and Minor Eleventh Chords in C, Inversions, Exercise Songs, How to Use Them to Play "He's An Ontime God" in C, Advanced Fills & Runs for "He's An Ontime God."
Unit 10 AP 104 Lesson 10: How to Play & Substitute Eleventh and Minor Eleventh Chords in F, Inversions, Exercise Songs, How to Use Them to Play "Bless That Wonderful Name of Jesus" in F, How to Play & Substitute Walking Thirteenths in C, Exercise Song, "There Is Power in the Blood" in C.
Unit 11 AP 104 Lesson 11: How to Play & Substitute Walking Thirteenths in F Exercise Song, "What A Mighty God We Serve" in F, How to Play & Substitute Walking Thirteenths in G, Exercise Song, "Get Your Mind on Jesus" in G.​​​
Unit 12 AP 104 Lesson 12: Different Variations of Advanced Fast Song Pentecostal Turnarounds, Advanced Fills and Runs for Jesus Said It (Eddie James) & "There Is Power In the Blood (Old School Hymn - Remixed)

 

Module 1 AP 201: Next Level Chords
Unit 1 AP 201 LESSON 1: Review of Dominant 9ths, Minor 9ths, Major 9ths, Fully Diminished Chords, Augmented 7ths with a #9, & Dominant 7ths with a b9.
Unit 2 AP 201 LESSON 2: How to Play & Substitute Eleventh and Minor Eleventh Chords in C, Inversions, Exercise Songs, How to Use Them to Play "Amazing Grace," "Anointing," and "He's An Ontime God" in C.
Unit 3 AP 201 LESSON 3: Advanced Fills & Runs for "Amazing Grace," "Anointing," and "He's An Ontime God."
Unit 4 AP 201 LESSON 4: How to Play & Substitute Eleventh and Minor Eleventh Chords in F, Inversions, Exercise Songs, How to Use Them to Play "Amazing Grace," "Let Your Glory Fill This Place," and "Bless That Wonderful Name of Jesus" in F.
Unit 5 AP 201 LESSON 5: How to Play & Substitute Eleventh and Minor Eleventh Chords in G, Inversions, Exercise Songs, How to Use Them to Play "Holy Spirit Rain Down" and "The Blood" in G.
Unit 6 AP 201 LESSON 6: ​ How to Play & Substitute Thirteenth Chords in C, Exercise Song, and "Amazing Grace" in C using Thirteenths.How to Play & Substitute Thirteenth Chords in C, Exercise Song, and "Amazing Grace" in C using Thirteenths.
Unit 7 AP 201 LESSON 7: How to Play & Substitute Thirteenth Chords in F & G, Exercise Song, and "Falling In Love with Jesus" in F using Thirteenths and "Surround Me O Lord" in G using Thirteenths.
Unit 8 AP 201 LESSON 8: How to Play & Substitute Dominant 9th add 13th Chords in C, Exercise Songs, Inversions, "Wonderful Peace" in C.
Unit 9 AP 201 LESSON 9: How to Play & Substitute Dominant 9th add 13th Chords in F & G, Exercise Songs, Inversions, "To Be Like Jesus" in F and "Wonderful Peace" in G.
Unit 10 AP 201 LESSON 10: How to Play & Substitute Walking Thirteenths in C, Exercise Song, "There Is Power in the Blood" in C.
Unit 11 AP 201 LESSON 11: How to Play & Substitute Walking Thirteenths in F Exercise Song, "What A Mighty God We Serve" in F.​
Unit 12 AP 201 LESSON 12:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ How to Play & Substitute Walking Thirteenths in G, Exercise Song, "Get Your Mind on Jesus" in G.

 

Module 1 AP 202: Playing In Other Keys
Unit 1 AP 202 LESSON​ 1: KEY of A
Unit 2 AP 202 LESSON 2: KEY of D
Unit 3 AP 202 LESSON 3: KEYS of G and Gm
Unit 4 AP 202 LESSON 4: KEYS of C and Cm
Unit 5 AP 202 LESSON 5: KEYS of F and FM
Unit 6 AP 202 LESSON 6: ​ KEY of Bb
Unit 7 AP 202 LESSON 7: KEY of Eb
Unit 8 AP 202 LESSON 8: KEY of Ab
Unit 9 AP 202 LESSON 9: KEY of Db
Unit 10 AP 202 LESSON 10: KEY of Gb
Unit 11 AP 202 LESSON 11: KEY of B
Unit 12 AP 202 LESSON 12: KEY of E

 

Module 1 AP 203: Mastering Transcribing Songs By Ear
Unit 1 AP 203 ​LESSON​ 1: Introduction and how to find out what key a song is in by ear.
Unit 2 AP 203 LESSON 2: How to figure out the chords after you find the key and "I Give Myself Away" by William McDowell
Unit 3 AP 203 LESSON 3: Learning to pick out the bass notes and use them to find the chords. Guessing by ear versus playing by ear. "Amazing Grace" breakdown and audio track training to find the bass notes and chords for "Amazing Grace".​
Unit 4 AP 203 LESSON 4: Figuring out the chords by ear for "Silver and Gold" by Kirk Franklin using Bass First Technique, Chord Theory and By Ear Techniques.
Unit 5 AP 203 LESSON 5: Picking out the Bass Notes and Chords for "If You Can Use Anything Lord". Includes Breakdown and Audio Track Training.
Unit 6 AP 203 LESSON 6: ​Figuring out the chords by ear for "I Won't Go Back" by William McDowell using Bass First Technique, Chord Theory and By Ear Techniques.
Unit 7 AP 203 LESSON 7: Playing Fast Songs by Ear, Figuring Out the Chord Progression, Chord Vamps in Right Hand, Walking Bass Line in Left Hand, "Won't We Have a Time."
Unit 8 AP 203 LESSON 8: Figuring out the chords by ear for "Falling In Love with Jesus" using Bass First Technique, Chord Theory and By Ear Techniques.
Unit 9 AP 203 ​LESSON 9: Figuring out the chords by ear for "Wonderful Peace" using Bass First Technique, Chord Theory and By Ear Techniques.
Unit 10 AP 203 LESSON 10: Figuring out the chords by ear for "Sold Out" by Hezekiah Walker using Bass First Technique, Chord Theory and By Ear Techniques.
Unit 11 AP 203 LESSON 11: Figure out the chords by ear for "Never Would Have Made It" by Marvin Sapp using Bass First Technique, Chord Theory and By Ear Techniques.
Unit 12 AP 203 LESSON 12:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Figuring out the chords by ear for "Through the Fire" by Jason Crabb using Bass First Technique, Chord Theory and By Ear Techniques.

 

Module 1 AP 204: The Secrets to Understanding Pentecostal & Gospel Music
Unit 1 AP 204 Lesson 1: Introduction, Filler Notes in Different Keys, Diatonic Notes, Musical Roman Numeral System in Every Key, How to Hear Different “Family Members” By Hear and How Understand Music
Unit 2 AP 204 Lesson 2: Studying the Most Common Movements in Music, 6 Most Common Ways to Go from I to IV and I to V in Every Key, And Hearing Them By Ear
Unit 3 AP 204 Lesson 3: 17 Different Ways to Go to vi chord, VI chord, and ii chord, and How to Hear These By Ear
Unit 4 AP 204 Lesson 4: Studying the ii and II chord. 11 Different Progressions to Use with ii and II chords and How to Hear These By Ear
Unit 5 AP 204 Lesson 5: Studying the iii and III chords. 15 Different Progressions to Use with them and How to Hear Them By Ear Lesson 6: Out of the Scale Chords, bVII, bVI, #IV, bIII, #I and how to use them and hear them by ear
Unit 6 AP 204 Lesson 6: Out of the Scale Chords, bVII, bVI, #IV, bIII, #I and how to use them and hear them by ear
Unit 7 AP 204 Lesson 7: Learning All 12 Dominant, Minor and Major 7ths in Every Key, Recognizing These Different 7ths By Ear, and Substituting Them Into Songs
Unit 8 AP 204 Lesson 8: Learning All 12 Augmented, Diminished, Suspended, 6th, Minor 6th Chords, Augmented 7ths, Half Diminished 7ths and how to substitute them. Example Song shown as well as additional fills and runs for these chords.
Unit 9 AP 204 Lesson 9: Learning all 12 Dominant 9th, minor 9th, major 9th chords, Example Songs with 9ths, Ninth Walkdowns, Substituting 9ths Into Your Playing, Fully Diminished Chords
Unit 10 AP 204 Lesson 10: 7#5#9 in every key, how to substitute this chord, 7b9 chords, how to substitute them, walking bass lines, indepth left hand walking bass lines, elevenths, minor elevenths, how to use them, example songs
Unit 11 AP 204 Lesson 11: More example songs with 11ths and minor 11ths, additional tricks and fills on 11ths, intro to 13th chords, 9add13 chord and how to use it, tips and tricks on 9add13 chords, walking 13 chords, example song
Unit 12 AP 204 Lesson 12: Crazy cool advanced V chords, 7#5#9 tritone substitution chords, playing in the flow, 2 over 1 chord, jazz chord, ending.

 

Module 1 AP 301: Next Level Piano
Unit 1 AP 301 LESSON 1: Different Variations of Advanced Fast Song Pentecostal Turnarounds.
Unit 2 AP 301 LESSON 2: The Secrets of Tritones, Tritones Substitutions. and Tritone Chord Substitutions​​​​
Unit 3 AP 301 LESSON 3: Advanced Tritones and Tritone Substitutions for 7#5#9 chords.
Unit 4 AP 301 LESSON 4: Advanced Major Chord Substitution Options, Playing 5-6 Notes in One Hand/Chord, the Powerful Ditone Chords with Fills
Unit 5 AP 301 LESSON 5: Crazy Major Chord Substitution Options & Crazy Advanced Tritone Substitutions
Unit 6 AP 301 LESSON 6: ​ Tritone Substitutions on Walkups, Major to Minor Advanced Walkup Substitutions, New 7#5#9 Ditone Substitution, Using New 7#5#9 Ditone Substitution In Minor to Major Walkups
Unit 7 AP 301 LESSON 7: Matching Chords to Scales, Using the Major Iolian Scales Over Two Octaves, Using Major Scales As Fills, The V Chord Mixolydian Scale and Using It To Solo
Unit 8 AP 301 LESSON 8: The IV Chord Lydian Scales, Advanced Scale Substitutions, Whole Tone Scales, Substituting the Whole Tone Scales
Unit 9 AP 301 LESSON 9: The vi Chord Aeolian Minor Scale and Using It In Songs, Substituting the vi Chord Minor Scale As a Fill
Unit 10 AP 301 LESSON 10: The ii Chord Dorian Minor Scale and Using It In Songs, Substituting the ii Chord Minor Scale As a Fill​
Unit 11 AP 301 LESSON 11: The vii and iii Chord Scales: Locrian and Phrygian - Using Each As a Run or Fill or to Solo
Unit 12 AP 301 LESSON 12:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ The Powerful 7#5#9 Scale - Using It As a Fill or to Solo

 

Module 1 AP 302: 12 Different Songs with Richard W. Smith
Unit 1 AP 302 LESSON 1: Amazing Grace (Remix)
Unit 2 AP 302 LESSON 2: Silver and Gold (Kirk Franklin & the Family)​​​​
Unit 3 AP 302 LESSON 3: Never Would Have Made It (Marvin Sapp)
Unit 4 AP 302 LESSON 4: Through the Fire (Jason Crabb)
Unit 5 AP 302 LESSON 5: This Is How We Overcome (Hillsong)
Unit 6 AP 302 LESSON 6: ​Give Us Your Heart (William McDowell)
Unit 7 AP 302 ​​​LESSON 7: My God Is Awesome (Charles Jenkins)​​
Unit 8 AP 302 LESSON 8: The Blood (Andrae Crouch)
Unit 9 AP 302 LESSON 9: There Is Power In the Blood (Old School Hymn - Remixed)
Unit 10 AP 302 LESSON 10: Jesus Said It (Eddie James)
Unit 11 AP 302 LESSON 11: Broken / Don't Pass Me By (Indiana Bible College - IBC)
Unit 12 AP 302 LESSON 12:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Church Medley from the Praise and Worship Experience (Marvin Winans, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Sapp)

 

Module 1 AP 303: How to Play Pentecostal & Gospel Hymns
Unit 1 AP 303 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
Unit 2 AP 303 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​​​​
Unit 3 AP 303 LESSON 3: Classical Notation, Using the Bass Clef & Treble to Find Hymnal Chord Progressions, Breakdown of Amazing Grace (94)
Unit 4 AP 303 LESSON 4: Breakdown of the Hymn "I See a Crimson Stream of Blood" note-by-note and then adding advanced fills, runs, and chord progressions.
Unit 5 AP 303 LESSON 5: Breakdown of the Hymn "There Is Power in the Blood" note-by-note and then adding advanced fills, runs, and chord progressions.
Unit 6 AP 303 LESSON 6: ​ On the Spot Playing with breakdown of the Hymn "Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus" and then adding advanced fills, runs, and chord progressions.
Unit 7 AP 303 LESSON 7: "I'll Fly Away" - Dressing Up a Hymn - Advanced Fills, Runs, Chords and Chord Progressions.​
Unit 8 AP 303 LESSON 8: "O I Want To See Him" - Dressing Up a Hymn - Advanced Fills, Runs, Chords and Chord Progressions​​.
Unit 9 AP 303 LESSON 9: "He Set Me Free" - Dressing Up a Hymn - Advanced Fills, Runs, Chords and Chord Progressions.
Unit 10 AP 303 LESSON 10: "The Old Rugged Cross" - Dressing Up a Hymn - Advanced Fills, Runs, Chords and Chord Progressions​
Unit 11 AP 303 LESSON 11: "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" - Dressing Up a Hymn - Advanced Fills, Runs, Chords and Chord Progressions
Unit 12 AP 303 LESSON 12:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ "Softly and Tenderly" - Dressing Up a Hymn - Advanced Fills, Runs, Chords and Chord Progressions

 

Module 1 AP 304: The Secrets to Fast Songs, Gospel Blues Style, Shouting Music, Preacher Chords
Unit 1 AP 304 LESSON 1: Advanced Gospel Pentecostal Fast Song Vamps, Example Song “Can’t Nobody Do Me Jesus”
Unit 2 AP 304 LESSON 2: Right Hand Fast Songs Soloing Techniques, Magic Major and Minor Jazz Pentatonic Scales, Using these tricks in black gospel style fast songs
Unit 3 AP 304 LESSON 3: Fast Song Walking Bass Lines, Example Songs “Shake This House” “Can’t Nobody” “What A Mighty God We Serve”
Unit 4 AP 304 LESSON 4: Using Click and Drum Tracks To Practice
Unit 5 AP 304 LESSON 5: Shouting Music, Chords & Techniques, I to IV SHOUT, I to V SHOUT and MORE!
Unit 6 AP 304 LESSON 6: Advanced Chord Combos and Substitutes for Turnarounds, SUPER ADVANCED Tritone Substitution Chords, How to Change Your Bass Note in Turnarounds to Get a Completely Different Sound
Unit 7 AP 304 LESSON 7: Medium-Pace Blues Style Vamps Applied to Gospel, 8 Bar Blues Example Songs
Unit 8 AP 304 LESSON 8: Funk Style Blues Style Techniques Applied to Gospel, Funky C minor Jam Example
Unit 9 AP 304 LESSON 9: Chording in the Left Hand for Fast Songs When You Have a Bass Player, Playing Highly Advanced Left Hand Chords and Applying Coordinating Soloing and Improvisation Techniques in the Right Hand
Unit 10 AP 304 LESSON 10: Using Chromaticism in Gospel and Church Music, Using it in Soloing, in Walking Bass Lines and In Awesome Chord Walkdowns with 9ths and more
Unit 11 AP 304 LESSON 11: Advanced Chord and Substitution Chords Movements In Fast Songs When Going to vi Chord – IMPORTANT – This is one of the BIGGEST movements in gospel and church music!
Unit 12 AP 304 LESSON 12: Preacher Chords and Lead-up Movements to Shouting Music

 

AP 401: A Crash Course in Chord Training (Ear)

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AP 402: A Crash Course in Chord Training (Chord Movements)

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Module 1 AP 501: A Crash Course in Choir Parts
Unit 1 AP 501 LESSON 1: INTRODUCTION AND FOUNDATION
Unit 2 AP 501 LESSON 2: HERE I AM TO WORSHIP PART 1
Unit 3 AP 501 LESSON 3: HERE I AM TO WORSHIP PART 2
Unit 4 AP 501 LESSON 4: I'M NOT ASHAMED
Unit 5 AP 501 LESSON 5: VICTOR'S CROWN (Kari Jobe)
Unit 6 AP 501 LESSON 6: SHAKE THE FOUNDATION
Unit 7 AP 501 LESSON 7: LET IT RISE
Unit 8 AP 501 LESSON 8: SAY THE NAME (Martha Munizzi)
Unit 9 AP 501 LESSON 9: MY GOD IS AWESOME (Charles Jenkins)
Unit 10 AP 501 LESSON 10: BECAUSE OF WHO YOU ARE
Unit 11 AP 501 LESSON 11: JESUS SAID IT
Unit 12 AP 501 LESSON 12: HE IS NOT JUST A MAN (Fred Hammond)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 

Module 1 AP 701: Gospel Jazz Chords
Unit 1 AP 701 ​​LESSON 1: Using Sixth and Major 7th chords
Unit 2 AP 701 LESSON 2: Using Dominant 7th and Augmented 7th Chords
Unit 3 AP 701 LESSON 3: Using Minor 7th, Minor 6th and Minor Major 7th Chords
Unit 4 AP 701 LESSON 4: Using Half Diminished 7th Chords and Fully Diminished 7th Chords
Unit 5 AP 701 LESSON 5: Using Left Hand 6th and 7th Chords with a Single Melody Note in Right Hand
Unit 6 AP 701 LESSON 6: The 6add9, Major 9th, Major 9add6 Chords
Unit 7 AP 701 LESSON 7: Dominant 9th and Augmented 9th Chords
Unit 8 AP 701 LESSON 8: Minor 9ths, Minor 6add9, Minor Major 9th Chords
Unit 9 AP 701 LESSON 9: Dominant 9add13, Augmented 7+5+9 and 7b9 Chords
Unit 10 AP 701 LESSON 10: Minor 7b5add11 and Intro to FABE
Unit 11 AP 701 LESSON 11: Elevenths and Minor Elevenths
Unit 12 AP 701 Lesson 12 Thirteenths, 9#11, Vamping with FABE

 

Module 1 AP 702: Gospel Jazz Voicings
Unit 1 AP 702 LESSON 1: Voicings for Sixth and Major 7th chords
Unit 2 AP 702 LESSON 2: Voicings for Dominant 7th and Augmented 7th chords
Unit 3 AP 702 LESSON 3: Voicings for Minor 7th, Minor 6th and Minor Major 7th chords
Unit 4 AP 702 LESSON 4: Voicings for Half Diminished 7th Chords and Fully Diminished 7th Chords
Unit 5 AP 702 LESSON 5: Using Voicings to Play the Melody using a Real Jazz Standard "Giant Steps"
Unit 6 AP 702 LESSON 6: Voicings for 6add9, major 9, and major9add6 chords
Unit 7 AP 702 LESSON 7: Voicings for Dominant 9th and Augmented 9th Chords
Unit 8 AP 702 LESSON 8: Minor 9, Minor6add9, Minor Major 9th Chords
Unit 9 AP 702 LESSON 9: Dominant 9add13, Augmented 7+5+9 and 7b9 Chords
Unit 10 AP 702 LESSON 10: Voicings for Minor 11 and 9#11 Chords
Unit 11 AP 702 LESSON 11: Elevenths and Minor Elevenths
Unit 12 AP 702 Lesson 12 - 9#11 and 13b9 Chords

 

Module 1 AP 703: Gospel Jazz Improvisation
Unit 1 AP 703 LESSON 1: Using the Major Scale and the Notes of It to Solo and Fill-in
Unit 2 AP 703 LESSON 2: Using the Pentatonic Scale and the Notes of It to Solo and Fill-in
Unit 3 AP 703 LESSON 3: Pentatonic Scale with Both Hands, Pentatonic Scale with b3rd, Grace Notes with Pentatonic Scale and using the Notes of It to Solo and Fill-in
Unit 4 AP 703 LESSON 4: Using the Minor Pentatonic Scale in Every Key to Solo and Fill-in
Unit 5 AP 703 LESSON 5: Using the Minor Blues Scale in Every Key to Solo and Fill-in
Unit 6 AP 703 LESSON 6: Using Chromatic Fills and Scales to Solo and Fill-in
Unit 7 AP 703 LESSON 7: Using the Mixolydian Scale/Mode to Solo and Fill-in
Unit 8 AP 703 LESSON 8: Whole Tone Scale, Dorian Minor Scale, Aeolian Minor Scale
Unit 9 AP 703 LESSON 9: C Mixolydian with #4, Lydian Scale, Melodic Minor Scale
Unit 10 AP 703 LESSON 10: 7+5+9 Scale with 7+5+9 chord fills and Harmonic Minor Scale
Unit 11 AP 703 LESSON 11: Quick Review, Phyrgian and Locrian Scales
Unit 12 AP 703 Lesson 12 Half Step, Whole Step Scales

 

Module 1 AP 100 Kids: A Piano Party in Sight-Reading
Unit 1 AP 100 Kids Lesson 1: Animals! - The Easiest Way to Learn the Notes on the Piano
Unit 2 AP 100 Kids Lesson 2: Fingers! - Using Correct Fingering on the Piano
Unit 3 AP 100 Kids Lesson 3:​ Family Time! - The Note Family That Is
Unit 4 AP 100 Kids Lesson 4: Workout Time! - Strengthening Your Right Hand Fingers​
Unit 5 AP 100 Kids Lesson ​5: Workout Time! - Strengthening Your Left Hand Fingers
Unit 6 AP 100 Kids Lesson 6: ​Introduction to the Treble Clef, Music Staff, Middle C, D, E, F, G and My Favorite Song!
Unit 7 AP 100 Kids Lesson 7: Learn to Play Ode to Joy by Beethoven​​​
Unit 8 AP 100 Kids Lesson​​ 8: All the Notes in the Treble Clef and the BIBLE Song
Unit 9 AP 100 Kids Lesson 9: The Notes in the Bass Clef (F through C)​​​
Unit 10 AP 100 Kids Lesson 10: Bass Clef Notes (C, D, E) and "Mary Had a Little Lamb" using these notes in the Left Hand
Unit 11 AP 100 Kids Lesson 11: ​Bass Clef Notes (G, A, B) and "Ode to Joy" by Beethoven using Both Hands
Unit 12 AP 100 Kids Lesson 12: "Jesus Loves Me" in Both Hands​​​

 

Module 1 AP 101 Organ: A Crash Course in Organ
Unit 1 AP 100 Organ Lesson 1: Intro to Organ, The Parts of the Organ, Footpedals, Drawbars, Vibrato, Percussion, Turning It On
Unit 2 AP 100 Organ Lesson 2: How to Play Songs on the Organ, Using a Right Hand Chord with a Left Hand Bass Note or Left Foot Bass Note, Basic Drawbar Settings, Jesus Is the Answer Example Song
Unit 3 AP 100 Organ Lesson 3: More Tips on Playing Slow Songs on the Organ, Introduction to Left Hand Chords with Right Hand Chords and Foot Bass Note, Anointing Fall on Me Example Song
Unit 4 AP 100 Organ Lesson 4: Using Left Hand Chords with Right Hand Chords, Sliding Into the Note, Organ Slides, Surround Me O Lord Example Song
Unit 5 AP 100 Organ Lesson 5: Playing Faster Songs on the Organ, Blessed Be Your Name Example Song
Unit 6 AP 100 Organ Lesson 6: More Advanced Techniques When Playing Slow Songs, How Great Is Our God Example Song
Unit 7 AP 100 Organ Lesson 7: Introduction to How to Play Fast Songs on the Organ, Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus Example Song
Unit 8 AP 100 Organ Lesson 8: Using Left Hand Tritones When Playing Fast Songs on the Organ, Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus Example Song Part 2
Unit 9 AP 100 Organ Lesson 9: More Left Hand Tritone Tricks, Putting it all Together in Fast Songs, Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus Advanced
Unit 10 AP 100 Organ Lesson 10: More Advanced Level Tricks for Fast Songs, What a Mighty God We Serve
Unit 11 AP 100 Organ Lesson 11: Walking Bass Lines in Fast Songs, What a Mighty God We Serve with more Tricks and Fills
Unit 12 AP 100 Organ Lesson 12: Preacher Chords, How to Go Into Shouting Music, Minor Jazz Blue Scales to Do a Run All the Way Down the Organ​

 

Module 1 AP 101 BASS: A Crash Course in Bass Guitar
Unit 1 AP 101 Bass ​Lesson 1: Notes on the Piano, Sharps, Flats, Half Steps/Whole Steps, Basic Notes on the Bass Guitar, C Major Scale, 3 Exercise Songs for Key of C
Unit 2 AP 101 Bass Lesson 2: Learn “Anointing Fall On Me” in C with Practice Full Band Training Track, Musical Roman Numeral System, Exercise Songs, “Surround Me O Lord” in C with Practice Full Band Training Track
Unit 3 AP 101 Bass Lesson 3: Ear Training for Bass, I to IV and I to V Straight There Movements, How To Play Fast Songs, “Can’t Nobody” and “Jesus On the Mainline” in C with Practice Full Band Training Tracks, I to iii to IV Ear Training, I to ii to iii to IV Ear Training
Unit 4 AP 101 Bass Lesson 4: F major scale, Four Exercise Songs for Key of F, “Anointing” and “Surround Me O Lord” in key of F with Practice Full Band Training Tracks, “Can’t Nobody” and “Jesus On the Mainline” in F with Practice Full Band Training Tracks
Unit 5 Lesson 5: Ear Training for I to vi to V and I to vii to vi to V, G major scale, Four Exercise Songs in Key of G, How to Write Your Own Songs, “Anointing” and “Surround Me O Lord” in G with Practice Full Band Training Tracks, “Can’t Nobody” and “Jesus On the Mainline” in G with Practice Full Band Training Tracks
Unit 6 AP 101 Bass Lesson 6: Ear Training for ii to V movements plus walkups, how to find what key a song is in BY EAR, “Amazing Grace”, “Breathe”, “Here I Am to Worship” in C with Practice Full Band Training Tracks
Unit 7 AP 101 Bass Lesson 7: Ear Training - I chord Walking Bass Vamps (The “I-vi-bVII-vii-I”) in F, “Can’t Nobody” in F with Practice Training Tracks, “Amazing Grace”, “Breathe”, “Here I Am to Worship” in F and G with Practice Full Band Training Tracks
Unit 8 AP 101 Bass Lesson 8: Ear Training - I chord Walking Bass Vamps (The “I-vi-bVII-vii-I”) in C, “Can’t Nobody” in C with Practice Training Tracks, Ear Training for vi to ii to V movements plus walkups, “If You Can Use Anything Lord” and “There Is No Telling” in C with Practice Full Band Training Tracks
Unit 9 AP 101 Bass Lesson 9: Ear Training for I to iii to IV and I to III to vi movements, “If You Can Use Anything Lord” in C and “Silver and Gold” in F and “Surround Me O Lord” in G with Practice Full Band Training Tracks
Unit 10 AP 101 Bass Lesson 10: Ear Training for (v7 to I to IV) and (v9 - I9 - IV9 - bVII9), “Anointing” (advanced) in C, “Amazing Grace” (advanced) in F, “The Blood” (advanced) in G
Unit 11 AP 101 Bass Lesson 11: Review of All Progressions, “Never Would Have Made It” in C
Unit 12 AP 101 Bass Lesson 12: “My God Is Awesome” Ending Example Song with Fills and Bass Tricks

 

Module 1 AP 101 GUITAR: A Crash Course in Guitar
Unit 1 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 1: The Notes, Major & Minor Chords, Bass and Chords, C Major Scale, Roman Numerals, Exercise Songs in C
Unit 2 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 2: How to Write Your Own Songs in the key of C, How to Play “Anointing” and “Surround Me O Lord” in C, Fraction Chords
Unit 3 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 3: How to Play Fast Song Style, “Can’t Nobody” and “Jesus On the Mainline” in C
Unit 4 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 4: Key of F Chords & Songs, F Major Scale, Write Your Own Songs, “Anointing” and “Surround Me O Lord” in F, Broken Chords
Unit 5 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 5: Fast Songs in the Key of F, “Can’t Nobody” & “Jesus On the Mainline” in F, How to Play & Substitute Dominant 7ths in C
Unit 6 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 6: Key of G Chords & Songs, G Scale, Write Your Own Songs, “Anointing” and “Surround Me O Lord” in G
Unit 7 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 7: Inversions & Passing Chords in G, “Can’t Nobody” & “Jesus On the Mainline” in F, How to Play & Substitute Minor 7ths in C
Unit 8 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 8: Play & Substitute Suspended 2 Chords in C, Substitution Chords, How to Play “Blessed Be Your Name”
Unit 9 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 9: Play & Substitute Major 7th Chords in C, Suspended 2 Chords in F, “Here I Am to Worship,” Play & Substitute Minor 7ths in F
Unit 10 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 10: “Surround Me O Lord” in C – Advanced, Major 7ths in F, Substitution Chords, “Surround Me O Lord” in F – Advanced
Unit 11 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 11: Suspended 2 Chords in G, Substitution Chords, How to Play “Thanks, Thanks, I Give You Thanks,” 7ths & Minor 7ths in G
Unit 12 AP 101 Guitar Lesson 12: How to Play & Substitute Major 7ths in G, Substitution Chords, How to Play “Surround Me O Lord” in G – Advanced

 

Module 1 AP 101 DRUMS: A Crash Course in Drums
Unit 1 AP 101 Drums Lesson 1: Introduction to the Drums and the Different Parts of a Drum Set
Unit 2 AP 101 Drums Lesson 2: Introduction to Rhythm, Metronomes and a Simple Beat, Break Every Chain Song
Unit 3 AP 101 Drums Lesson 3: Introduction to ¾ Songs, Definition of 3/4 and 4/4 timing, Practice Song “Amazing Grace.”
Unit 4 AP 101 Drums Lesson 4: Introduction to Fast Songs, Basic Fast Song Beat, “Hallelujah Anyhow” and “What a Mighty God We Serve”
Unit 5 AP 101 Drums Lesson 5: Exercises to Enhance Your Rhythm, Introduction to Quarter Notes and Eighth Notes, Practice Songs for Snare, High Hat, Bass Drum
Unit 6 AP 101 Drums Lesson 6: Keeping a Straight Beat (not speeding up or slowing down, Different Ways to Hit the Snare for Fast and Slow Songs, Using the “And” on The High Hat, “Break Every Chain” (more advanced)
Unit 7 AP 101 Drums Lesson 7: Using the Toms and Cymbals for Fills, Introduction to “1 e + a” (Sixteenth Notes), Substituting the Ride Cymbal for the High Hat
Unit 8 AP 101 Drums Lesson 8: Introduction to Funky Beat (Half Time) , Difference between Fast Song Beat and Funky Beat, Using Half Time on Older Songs So They Don't Sound Old, “There Is Power In the Blood” “Nothing But the Blood” and “I Just Feel Like Something Good.”
Unit 9 AP 101 Drums Lesson 9: Introduction to Triplets, Swing Beats, “There Is No Telling What God Will Do.”
Unit 10 AP 101 Drums Lesson 10: Introduction to 6/8 Timing, Dressing up Slow Songs, and “Anointing”
Unit 11 AP 101 Drums Lesson 11: Dressing up Fast Songs with fills and tricks and Shout Beats, What Is a Shout Beat, “What a Mighty God We Serve” and “Hallelujah Anyhow”
Unit 12 AP 101 Drums Lesson 12: Additional Fills and Ideas for Songs

 

Fills and Runs Central Below is a database of video tutorials teaching you different songs, fills and runs you can add to your playing IMMEDIATELY.  These are mainly extra videos not found in the other courses.  If you want to learn more, we recommend going through the Apostolic Praise courses!  This is just extra fun information.

WORSHIP FILLS
WORSHIP SONG VIDEO TUTORIALS WITH FILLS
PRAISE FILLS
PRAISE AND SHOUTING SONG VIDEO TUTORIALS WITH FILLS
APOSTOLIC PRAISE CONNECTION SESSIONS
AP FREE CHORD SHEETS