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How to play makossa on the piano

This is a simple method to get a hold of knowing how to play the makossa or soukous progression on the piano or how to solo to it.

A basic progression for makossa is



To solo with it i.e if you do not want to play chords you can play the notes individually

C – C E G C

F – F A C F

G – G B D G

F – F A C F

See list of basic piano chords here

Some kind of nigerian gospel songs that this makossa or soukous progression goes with include

Every body luku luku see what the lord has done for me

Eeh Eh eh eh, my God is good oo

This video will teach you the basic method of playing makosa. It is the easy way to learn to play makosa. Watch the video below:


There is a material that contains over 350 Nigerian praise and worship songs and another ebook that contains the chord progression of over 150 praise and worhip songs.

once you can lay your hands on playing all the solfas on your right hand and accompany them with your chords on your left hand, you would definitely be able to play praise and worship up to 75% level in the church.

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