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John Proulx

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

First we’ll look at the basic lead sheet and learn how to make it our own with articulation & phrasing. Next we’ll add a walking bass, chord pops, and chord alterations. Finally, we’ll put the hands together and play a beautiful final arrangement!

Course Objectives
  • Customize the lead sheet melody
  • Practice a walking bass line in the left hand
  • Embellish the melody with chord pops & counter melodies
  • Learn some improv scales & techniques
  • Combine all these techniques for a final arrangement
Learning Focus
  • Songs
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