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Jonny May
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Beginner
Intermediate
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00:50:48

Swing like a big band in the Fly Me to the Moon Challenge for all playing levels.  Apply essential swing techniques like shells, walking bass lines, harmonies, slides, & fills for a rich swing sound.

Course Objectives
  • Master the Lead Sheet Melody & Chords
  • Learn 2 Essential Left Hand Accompaniments
  • Master the Swing Feel & Add Harmony
  • Put It All Together!
Learning Focus
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs
Featured Reviews

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Inspiring!
Very fun, challenging. I learned a lot and am inspired to keep learning more tunes like this.
My first time learning the swing technique - I really like it
I enjoyed learning a cocktail piece that was new to me. I have actually memorized the lyrics.
Very enjoyable
By the end of the challenge I really felt I was making progress. The step by step approach is an excellent way to learn and the content caters for different levels of experience.
Fly Me To The Moon Challenge
The PWJ monthly challenge is an excellent approach to learning a new song. There are three different levels so everyone can participate. The weekly assignments encourages a commitment to complete the components to reach the final goal…which is to learn an entire song at your playing level. Easy to follow and understand. Very rewarding experience.
Fly Me To The Moon Monthly Challenge
This course was a fun way to explore how to jazz up rhythms, make harmonies more interesting, and study the “walking base” structure.

Course Lessons

1
Fly Me To The Moon Challenge – Lesson 1
08:50

Lead Sheet, Melody and Chords

2
Fly Me To The Moon Challenge – Lesson 2
13:01

2 Left hand Patterns, Shells, Walking Bass

3
Fly Me To The Moon Challenge – Lesson 3
15:08

Swinging the Melody, Harmonizing Notes

Featured Reviews

View PWJ member reviews of this course!

Inspiring!
Very fun, challenging. I learned a lot and am inspired to keep learning more tunes like this.
My first time learning the swing technique - I really like it
I enjoyed learning a cocktail piece that was new to me. I have actually memorized the lyrics.
Very enjoyable
By the end of the challenge I really felt I was making progress. The step by step approach is an excellent way to learn and the content caters for different levels of experience.
Fly Me To The Moon Challenge
The PWJ monthly challenge is an excellent approach to learning a new song. There are three different levels so everyone can participate. The weekly assignments encourages a commitment to complete the components to reach the final goal…which is to learn an entire song at your playing level. Easy to follow and understand. Very rewarding experience.
Fly Me To The Moon Monthly Challenge
This course was a fun way to explore how to jazz up rhythms, make harmonies more interesting, and study the “walking base” structure.
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