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John Proulx

In this course, John will walk you step-by-step on how to play the classic jazz standard, All the Things You Are.

We’ll start with memorizing the lead sheet melody & chords. Next, we’ll apply a jazz swing bass line and embellish the melody with reharmonization & shell voicings. Then we’ll practice various improv techniques we can use to solo over this song.

To finish the arrangement, we’ll learn an intro & outro, and then combine all of these techniques for a final arrangement.

Course Objectives
  • Memorize the lead sheet melody & 7th chords
  • Embellish the melody with rhythmic accompaniment
  • Apply a jazz swing bass line
  • Learn an intro & outro
  • Discover various improv techniques & soloing scales
Learning Focus
  • Analysis
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs
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