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Jonny May

Transform a lead sheet into an awesome swing arrangement with the Fly Me to the Moon course! Learn essential swing techniques like walking bass lines, harmonizing the melody, adding fills, & soloing.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the melody, chords, and how to create walking bass lines
  • Discover melodic swing techniques
  • Explore how to color your chords and add passing chords
  • Use a variety of scales for soloing, and learn to create intros and endings
Learning Focus
  • Improvisation
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs

Course Lessons

Fly Me To The Moon 2 – Lesson 1

Lead Sheet, Melody and Chords

Fly Me To The Moon 2 – Lesson 2

Constructing a Walking Bass Line

Fly Me To The Moon 2 – Lesson 3

Swinging the Melody, Phrase by phrase

Fly Me To The Moon 2 – Lesson 4

Chord Pops, Extensions, & Passing Chords

Fly Me To The Moon 2 – Lesson 5

Intro and Outro, Soloing Approaches, Diminished Scales

Fly Me To The Moon 2 – Lesson 6

Solo Phrasing, Connecting Scales, Adding Blues Elements

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