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Especially when playing pop, jazz and show tunes, keyboardists often play the melody with their right hand as a single note line. This allows listeners to easily recognize and appreciate the song. As the tune progresses, however, things can get pretty repetitive if there isn’t someone singing the words, so it’s good to vary your playing to keep things interesting. A great way to do that is to a…

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