hi scott
i am seeking help from you in regards to understanding a song.
can you please tell me what the actual 'key' the song 'rock with you' by michael jackson is in?
i believe it starts of with an e-flat minor 9 etc. however i believe the key of the song would be different. my piano teacher tells me its in the key of e-flat minor9 and that i need to learn it as 1-4/5 eyc.. i believe its d-flat major (or its relative b-flat minor) and it takes on the 2/5 approach.
could you please tell me what key a typical professional musician/pianist would look at it as? and the reason/s why you say that is? my teacher puts it down to me having a classical background in harmony and that i should think jazz/blues and wants me to erase that train of thought and think of it starting with an e-flat minor. i want to agree with him as my teacher, but i cant seem to, as i feel its different.
you help would be much appreciated as im so confused!!!!
regards
clarence
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