Forming Hammond B3 Major Scale Chords

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Hammond organs are very much used by churches and places of a more serious environment because of it's reverent tone. Form and play major piano chords on a Hammond B3 from an experienced musician in this free music theory video.

Series Summary

The Hammond B3 organ was released to the public in 1934 as a cheaper alternative to expensive pipe organs for churches and places of worship. It makes music readily available to more communities at a cheaper price and was much easier to move if needed. There are still thousands of Hammond B3 organs used today even though the last Hammond was made in the mid 1970's. Their purpose, tone and quality have not lost their luster, and the organ continues to be a very recognizable sound in music today. Forming chords on a Hammond organ is just like playing any other keyboard with white and black keys, so knowing how to play piano means forming chords on a Hammond will come as no challenge. For those that have no idea what a Dominant 7 or chord inversions are, this video series is for you! A seasoned and experienced expert is here to show how to form some complex chords and intervals. Minors, tensions and inversions are only a few of the topics covered. Learn these video tips and there will be nothing you can't play!

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