After You’ve Gone 2

Instructor
Jonny May
Workshop
Level 3
6

Master advanced stride techniques with the classic tune, “After You’ve Gone.” You’ll discover how to stylize and embellish the melody while jumping with the left hand from root to chord.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the melody and chords
  • Master 2 stride left hand patterns
  • Create right hand embellishments with rolls, fills, punches, runs, and slides
  • Solo using the chord tone approach
  • Explore characteristic stride rhythms
Learning Focus
  • Improvisation
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs

Course Lessons

2
After You’ve Gone 2 – Lesson 2
30:10

2 Left Hand Stride Approaches

3
After You’ve Gone 2 – Lesson 3
13:46

Right Hand Stylization

5
After You’ve Gone 2 – Lesson 5
05:36

Improv on Chord Positions

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