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Instructor
John Proulx
Challenge
Beginner
01:21:28

This course will help you master Autumn Leaves at the beginner level.

First we’ll learn the right hand melody and left hand chords. Next we’ll embellish the melody with harmony notes and learn a pre-written solo. Finally, we’ll put the hands together and play a beautiful final arrangement!

Course Objectives
  • Memorize the lead sheet melody
  • Practice the left hand chords
  • Embellish and harmonize the melody
  • Learn a pre-written solo
  • Combine all these techniques for a final arrangement
Learning Focus
  • Songs

This copyrighted lesson sheet is available for purchase on MusicNotes. Members can view the digital Smartsheet for free!

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Great course!
The instruction is clear and the path to progress is laid down very effectively. I cannot recommend it enough!
Autumn Leaves Beginner
Great teaching in easy understandable steps.
Great Beginner Course on Autumn Leaves
Loved this course. By the end you’re playing a nice sounding Autumn Leaves. And you get some basic improvisation skills.
Love the song and arrangement for beginner
Challenging for me, clear instructions were wonderful. Enjoyed John’s patience and teaching style. I will continue to work on this song.
Fun favourite
I’ve always liked this song. Course put together in a very approachable way.
Featured Reviews

View PWJ member reviews of this course!

Great course!
The instruction is clear and the path to progress is laid down very effectively. I cannot recommend it enough!
Autumn Leaves Beginner
Great teaching in easy understandable steps.
Great Beginner Course on Autumn Leaves
Loved this course. By the end you’re playing a nice sounding Autumn Leaves. And you get some basic improvisation skills.
Love the song and arrangement for beginner
Challenging for me, clear instructions were wonderful. Enjoyed John’s patience and teaching style. I will continue to work on this song.
Fun favourite
I’ve always liked this song. Course put together in a very approachable way.
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