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Jonny May
Course
Intermediate
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A deep dive on Ragtime stylization using the tune America the Beautiful. Learn the stock Ragtime intro, forward rag rolls, reverse rag rolls, triplet rag rolls, ornaments, & the bass treatment.

Course Objectives
  • Play America the Beautiful in a Ragtime Style
  • Learn the Left Hand Jumping Pattern
  • Master Rag Rolls and Ornamentation
Learning Focus
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs
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Course Lessons

1
America The Beautiful Rag – Lesson 1
23:16

Arrangement Preview, Melody, Chords, Left Hand

2
America The Beautiful Rag – Lesson 2
30:05

Rag Rolls, Introduction, Ending

3
America The Beautiful Rag – Lesson 3
18:45

Ornamentation, Song application, When the Saints Go Marching, The Entertainer

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Love Ragtime
I love the ragtime instruction. I’ve been playing Joplin, but never really understood how rabbit time was assembled. Thanks.
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