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by Russ1409
Mon May 09, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: TV & Film Song Requests
Topic: Movie "Somewhere in time"
Replies: 2
Views: 1709

Re: Movie "Somewhere in time"

If Draco can't help you, you might try musicnotes.com

https://www.musicnotes.com/search/go?w= ... re+in+time
by Russ1409
Thu May 05, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Bootcamp Lessons
Topic: exercises to increase finger speed and dexterity
Replies: 3
Views: 1430

Re: exercises to increase finger speed and dexterity

While you're waiting, you could try this:

http://smile.amazon.com/Hanon-Virtuoso- ... +exercises

Not NEARLY as much fun as Playground, I assure you...but it will get the job done.
by Russ1409
Tue May 03, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: Bootcamp Lessons
Topic: Inversions are Magic!
Replies: 4
Views: 1980

Re: Inversions are Magic!

I learned basic chords as "pointer" chords, because they are easy to find on the keyboard. Root positions were foreign to me for a long time. Then all of the sudden I was introduced to a few more inversions so I didn't have to chase the chords all over the keyboard.....cool! Made some of the playing...
by Russ1409
Tue May 03, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Bootcamp Lessons
Topic: A lot more hours than you think!
Replies: 10
Views: 2763

Re: A lot more hours than you think!

Nice avatar.
by Russ1409
Tue May 03, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Bootcamp Lessons
Topic: A lot more hours than you think!
Replies: 10
Views: 2763

Re: A lot more hours than you think!

Richard wrote:
PS. I noted you have an Avatar... can you explain how you add to account please?
Click on User Control Panel, upper left...then profile....then edit avatar.
by Russ1409
Mon May 02, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: knowing the song makes a big differences!
Replies: 9
Views: 2136

Re: knowing the song makes a big differences!

We will start a band, and you can be the lead singer.
by Russ1409
Mon May 02, 2016 9:07 am
Forum: Bootcamp Lessons
Topic: A lot more hours than you think!
Replies: 10
Views: 2763

Re: A lot more hours than you think!

I know you don't get a score, and I don't think you get time for practicing a part of the song that you select. I spend a lot of time doing that, I think it's one of the best parts of playground. I put the loop on and practice difficult measures over and over. I also spend about 50% of my time pract...
by Russ1409
Sun May 01, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: knowing the song makes a big differences!
Replies: 9
Views: 2136

Re: knowing the song makes a big differences!

If you think of doing any tutorials on, playing the piano with both hands... to support a melody, then I'm ready to sign up!? I'll second that, since it would help understand how this all fits in with playing in an ensemble, or a band. But I'm surely not singing...I'm not even good enough for the s...
by Russ1409
Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 25 Green Day... Time of Your Life... Nice!
Replies: 5
Views: 1266

Re: 25 Green Day... Time of Your Life... Nice!

Dang, how did I miss those before? Well, happily sending $12 to playground :D

Thanks David.
davidsides wrote:Today's your lucky day. :)
by Russ1409
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 25 Green Day... Time of Your Life... Nice!
Replies: 5
Views: 1266

Re: 25 Green Day... Time of Your Life... Nice!

I'd love to have this song in the song store, at various levels.

Hmmm, I wonder if there's a forum for song requests? :lol: