Kevin Bond Voicings | In the midst of it all MIDI File
This a tutorial on In the Midst of It All, by Yolanda Adams
How would you like to learn from the person who influenced Mike Bereal, Jason, White, David Jackson, and the other great gospel musicians? Today's post studies the song "In the midst of it all" by Kevin Bond.
Here are three reasons you should absolutely be studying Kevin Bond voicings:
Many of the gospel movements that you hear originated from him. Of course, we have musicians like Thomas Whitfield who preceded him. However, Kevin Bond is responsible for the classic gospel sound and movements of today.
There is a secret progression that is rarely talked about in gospel that studying this song has helped me realize. I noticed it when I first transcribed Eddie Brown, but it was THIS song that helped me see the progressions clearly. See below for the progression
The use of patterns, drop 2's, diminished voicings, gospel licks, substitutions, all of the common gospel elements are in this song.