Song Tutorials and Lessons in "For Beginning Keyboardists"

Album:

Song Key: G♭

Make Room

Artist: The Church Will Sing

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

We Praise You

Artist: Matt Redman

Big Lead lines and super strummy acoustic.

Straight forward and fun to play.

Straight forward with a fun riff at the end.

Cool tones.

Album:

Song Key: A

Christ Be Magnified

Artist: Cody Carnes

Pretty straight forward with some good ole tom grooves.

Such a great bass track. Very easy because we're copying a synth bass.

Album:

Song Key: C

Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me

Artist: CityAlight

Tons of fingerpicking and a nice complementary lead part.

Simple song for drummers.

Easy with the same chord structures for all verses and chorus's.

Piano driven hymn sounding good.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

See a Victory

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of fun lead work with a simple acoustic strumming part.

Super fun song!!

Driving big ballad, great riffs.

Cool lead line on that chorus.

Album:

Song Key: E

Way Maker

Artist: Leeland

Album:

Song Key: D

King Of Kings

Artist: Hillsong Worship

A short, easy song from Hillsong? Surely you jest!

Big tom grooves on this one.

Awesome grooves on this one.

Simple piano tune with some cool pads.

Album:

Song Key: C

Run To The Father

Artist: Cody Carnes

Love our lead parts and the acoustic even has an interesting strum pattern.

Straight forward.

Synth Bass beginning and then real bass from bridge.

We're driving this one. So sit deep in that pocket.

Album:

This Is A Move

Artist: Brandon Lake

Lots of acoustic fingerpicking in this one. Warm up those fingers.

Fun grooves and straight forward.

Very easy. It is a synth bass and we have the joy of playing that part.

Album:

Song Key: A

God Is So Good (You Are Worthy)

Artist: Pat Barrett

Long tune but we break it down.

Pretty straightforward.

Lots to learn on this one. The bass intro is awesome!

Album:

Song Key: E

Whole Heart (Hold Me Now)

Artist: Hillsong United

So much, guys. So much.

Such a long song and way too many drums!

Great groove, Long song, lots of parts but great!

Album:

Song Key: B

What You Said

Artist: Jon Egan

Tons of lead work in this one but acoustic gets to just strum away.

Let's keep it simple on the fills.

A lot to learn in this one but a great song and you can always simplify.

Album:

Song Key: G

His Mercy Is More

Artist: Matt Papa

Percussive role on this 6/8 tune. Just support the song.

Easy to learn. Great song to get your mitts around.

Album:

Song Key: B

The Blessing

Artist: Kari Jobe

Beautiful song. Take a back seat to the vocals.

Toms Toms Toms!

Great song with some cool runs to learn.

Album:

Song Key: C

Nothing Else

Artist: Cody Carnes

Ambient and sparse

Just supporting this one.

Bass Swells and very simple part.

We take the lead on this one.

Album:

Song Key: Ab

Goodness Of God

Artist: Bethel Music

We get to explore lead and catching the country feel.

Laying back on the back side of the groove.

Straight forward with a fun riff at the end.

Piano and organ keep the vibe

Album:

Song Key: B

Remembrance

Artist: Hillsong Worship

3/4 in verse and 4/4 in the Chorus.

Fun little tune to play.

Some odd time but it works great.

Low-key but lovely.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

Surrounded (Fight My Battles)

Artist: Michael W. Smith

Build and build and build

Fun Grooves to play!!

Two parts Mix and Match!

Simple but powerful.

Album:

Song Key: C

Stand In Your Love

Artist: Bethel Music and Josh Baldwin

Straight acoustic and some fun lead riffing.

Lay back and enjoy that groove!

This song has a great groove and lots of changes on beat 4 of the bar. Lets get it!

Octaves and organ.

Album:

Song Key: G

Oh Praise (The Only One)

Artist: Michael Farren

Lots of arrangement and plenty of work on this one.

Organic feel just holding it down with some toms.

Great song in 3/4. Not difficult.

Filling this one out.

Album:

Song Key: G

Freedom

Artist: Jesus Culture

Get pumped!

Fast paced and fun to play!

Sweet riffs to learn!

Chord your way through with a cool little melody.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

New Wine

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Pretty easy one for all guitarists involved.

Lots of Tom grooves!

Pretty straight forward with a nice push in the chorus.

We carry the load on this but it's a light one.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

What A Friend

Artist: Matt Maher

Fun, upbeat strummer.

This is a quick one!

Fun Motown type groove

Big octaves and big organ sounds.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Our God Saves

Artist: Paul Baloche

Turn on your delay pedal and get to work.

Simple pocket grooves.

Great one with some fun bits and pieces and a section for 5 string players.

Easy organ.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Hosanna

Artist: Hillsong United

Great opening lead riff. Lock in those hammer-ons!

Fun little intricate groove at the beginning of this song. You've got this!!

All about bass! Amazing 16ths!

Love the pad on this one.

Album:

Song Key: C

Great Is Thy Faithfulness (Beginning To End)

Artist: One Sonic Society

Simple arpeggios and we added an acoustic part.

Super easy one!

Super easy once you get the tone down.

Nice piano update of an old hymn.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E♭

Blessed Assurance

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of repetition but it builds

Fun little 6/8 tune

Hold down that low end

Pretty basic from a playing standpoint

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

I Will Follow

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Nice groover with easy lead and rhythm.

Pretty simple tune. Only one groove to learn.

Great intro and Chorus riff.

Easy 4 chords!

Album:

Song Key: G

Blessed Redeemer

Artist: Casting Crowns

Super simple for everyone.

Not much to this one. Pretty simple.

Great Verse Groove!

Piano and organ fill this one out nicely.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Scandal of Grace

Artist: Hillsong United

Tons of tremolo picking and the strum pattern can't get any easier in this 3/4 tune.

Driving song with some unique grooves.

Great 6/4 song with such fun rhythmic grooves.

Synthy goodness

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Desert Song

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Loving the movement on this lead riff. Acoustic players get ready for some bar chords

Snare and Tom grooves all over this one.

Great riff!!!

Easy Piano Arp!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G♭

Who You Say I Am

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Easy acoustic and lots of lead parts in this one.

This one is in 6/8 and has some groovy tom grooves!

Great 6/8 feel, with really cool patterns and grooves on choruses.

Heavy synth pads

Album:

Song Key: B♭

God You're So Good

Artist: Kristian Stanfill and Melodie Malone

Easy lead and great way to step into some acoustic note picking.

Start off light and drive it at the end.

Sparse parts but great inversions.

Filling the space in this one.

Album:

Song Key: G

Word Of Life

Artist: Jeremy Camp

A repetitive riff and a rhythmic acoustic keep this one fun.

Pretty simple tune.

Synth Bass but you can rock it on the 4 string!!

That hook is killer

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Came To My Rescue

Artist: Hillsong United

Strum pattern's a little different in this one but it's simple enough. Nice opening lead riff as well.

Lots of snare rolls and toms in this one.

Get warmed up for that bridge.

Easy pads on this one.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

God's Not Dead (Like a Lion)

Artist: Newsboys

Big time guitar hook that's easy to play. Learn it right now.

This one moves fast!

Great parts, cool riffs and a great song to dig into.

Pads and pianos

Album:

Song Key: B

Jesus We Love You

Artist: Bethel Music

Intense acoustic and slide lead guitar

Lets figure out how to condense some of the grooves.

Super great and really easy!

Nice piano lines...

Album:

Song Key: C

Stronger

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Love the rhythm on the chord changes on this one.

This one is in 3/4 but it's not too hard.

So Much good stuff to learn. 16'ths and grooves and substitute chords

Basic piano tune on this one

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Your Glory (Nothing But The Blood)

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Easy acoustic picking and some slide on lead.

Such laid back grooves

You don't come in until 2:19 but we bring it up to 16ths.

Piano takes the lead in this one.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

This Is Amazing Grace

Artist: Bethel Music

Great lead guitar theme and some interesting strum work.

We're really cranking from the beginning so get ready.

mellow start but 16ths at the end.

Lay down those pads

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Lead Me To the Cross

Artist: Hillsong United

Lovely acoustic work and ambient lead work.

Pretty simple tune.

Good parts and slightly challenging groove.

Nice easy one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G♭

Reckless Love

Artist: Cory Asbury

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Here I Am To Worship

Artist: Chris Tomlin

A modern classic. Easy strummer with nice open voicings. Lead players get your E-Bows out!

Super simple!!

Live version, Great groove.

Get paddy

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Holy Is The Lord

Artist: Chris Tomlin

The definition of a solid tune. Straight ahead strumming with some fun lead work.

Pretty simple song.

New groove on a great song!

Right hand only!!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Your Love Defends Me

Artist: Matt Maher

Palm muted acoustic and a couple fuzzed out riffs.

Super Easy!!

Great build with an easy groove.

Nice an easy

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

The Stand

Artist: Hillsong United

Nice slow groover with unique strum pattern and stand out leads.

Pretty simple tune overall.

Some really cool moves once you get into it.

Slow and simple.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D♭

Here For You

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Solid set opener with some cool rhythmic lead work.

The tempo on this tune really gives it a different feel.

Different groove but you can get it!

Easy chord diamonds!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Yes And Amen

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Four chords and some fun lead riffing

Lets hop into that pocket!!

Super fun Groove!

Lay down those chords

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: Bb

How Great Thou Art

Artist: Paul Baloche

Driving from start to finish

A lot of moving parts in this tune.

Straight 8ths all the way!

Lay down that organ

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Give Me Faith

Artist: Elevation Worship

Watch the intro! Also, you get to throw a capo in mid-song. Rock and roll.

Pretty simple song with a cool drum break!

Great Groove and interesting Pre Chorus.

Play that piano

Album:

Song Key: B♭

When You Walk Into The Room

Artist: Bryan And Katie Torwalt

Simple but cool alternating arpeggios on lead and rhythm.

Pretty simple tune.

Same Chords in verse and Chorus. 4 or 5 string.

Lots of space and pads.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Overcome

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Strong lead hook with some interesting acoustic voicings

Work the 6/8.

Pretty straight and easy. Taught on 5 string.

Paddy O'Padderson

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: F

Man of Sorrows

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Feels like a modern hymn. Well written with some cool acoustic picking.

Pretty simple tune.

Different groove but great to play.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Your Grace is Enough

Artist: Chris Tomlin

No lack of work in this one. Strong riffs and strumming should keep you busy.

Straight forward grooves. Overall it's an easy tune to learn!

Straight forward with a nice little riff in the intro.

Break out the B3

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Let There Be Light

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Simple strummer with 2 key riffs and ebow

Fun grooves and a spacious pocket at the end!

Super easy chords! Same in verse as chorus.

Soft pianos.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Jesus Messiah

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Such a solid song. Lots of lead work and simple acoustic chords.

Simple, Solid and Pocket.

8th note glory days.

Piano and strings

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Everlasting God

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

While the lead gets crazy, the rhythm is not near as intimidating.

Carry that energy all the way through.

Nice riff parts.

Lay down some pads and let the other guys do the work.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B♭

King Of My Heart

Artist: John Mark and Sarah McMillan

Beautiful layering on the guitars in this one.

Super simple!!

Delay on the bass on this one!

Time for the 80s

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Jesus Paid It All

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Simple chord changes and a really nicely layered lead rhythm part.

Super simple tune! Just have to remember 3/4

Easy Peasy

Easy Chorder

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Our God

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Whole lot going on in this one. Not that difficult if you just take it piece by piece.

Doesn't get any easier than this.

Great live version and groove with the kick!

Easy Chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Lamb Of God

Artist: Vertical Worship

Cool verse riffs for both keys and lead.

Killer groove!!

Easy with one cool new riff.

Easy Chord'r with great synths!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

One Thing Remains

Artist: Bethel Music

Digging the guitar tone in this song. Lots of arpeggios.

Really working the eight note builds into a frenzy.

Driving 16ths and glorious 8ths

Four chords on a synth!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone)

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Lots of chord variations and some rhythmic lead.

We added a drum groove so check it out.

Chord substitution central!

Three sections with easy chords!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D♭

How Great Is Our God

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Easy strummer with some cool chord variation.

Simple tune to learn!!

Great bass line that is reminiscent of Delirious.

Four chords and a B3

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

We Are Waiting

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Beautiful acoustic picking with some clean lead texture.

Nice relaxed tune!!

So very attainable. Keep it simple. Bass comes in at 0:40

Easy Chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B

God And God Alone

Artist: Chris Tomlin

3 Leads rolled into one and simple acoustic

Nice pocket in this one!

Fun walk downs!

Easy arpeggiated chords!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G♭

Hands To The Heavens

Artist: Kari Jobe

Lots of lead and some light acoustic.

Simple song with some fun grooves!!

A long one but a good one! Straight forward.

Piano chording with strings and pads.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Open Up The Heavens

Artist: Vertical Worship

Love the groove and it's a great opening set song.

This whole tune is built on 16th's.

Great opening intro riff.

Time to rock the B3!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Holy Spirit

Artist: Francesca Battistelli

Beautiful acoustic picking and some strong lead work

Toms..Toms.....and more toms!! Fun song!

5 string lows.

Four Chord Song!!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Good Good Father

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Tons of work for both acoustic and lead. Check that bonus chapter!

Just simple grooves to support this song.

Great groove in the bridge.

Relax with some easy chords and melodies!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

O Praise The Name (Anastasis)

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Who needs tons of guitars? You got this.

Get ready for some more tom grooves!!

Big bottom on this bad boy!

Easy chords and riffs!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Cornerstone

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Great update of a classic hymn. Includes additional bonus content

Lots of toms!

Solid easy parts

Easy piano chords with a little strings

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A♭

Forever

Artist: Kari Jobe

Epic song with simple chords. Be sure to check out the solo acoustic section.

Really solid and focused groove

Great one that is super easy to learn.

Nice and out front piano for us.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

It Is Well

Artist: Bethel Music

Slow piano burner but worry not. You can play it on guitar.

Straightforward but fun!

Easy once you count it out.

Slow piano feature that builds to a rocking ending!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Spirit Of The Living God

Artist: Vertical Worship

We added a tasteful acoustic part and really worked the dynamics

Fun tune with a great vibe!

5 string joy. If you have a 4 you can rock it too.

Simplicity is beautiful.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Break Every Chain

Artist: Jesus Culture

Four chords and two riffs lead to a lot of room to get creative.

Lots of groove variations in this one. Fear not, I'll get you through it!

Simple chord pattern of four chords but look for dynamics.

Easy tune with four chords and a riff.

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