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Jonny May

Jazzify Greensleeves in the spirit of Vince Guaraldi’s Charlie Brown Christmas Special arrangement.  Learn 2 left hand accompaniments, jazz harmonies, turns, walking bass, & how to improvise a solo.

Course Objectives
  • Learn Greensleeves as a Jazz Waltz
  • Explore 2 Jazzy Left hand Approaches
  • Play turns on the melody
  • Try walking bass lines
  • Learn how to solo over the chords
Learning Focus
  • Improvisation
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs

Course Lessons

Greensleeves (What Child Is This) 2 – Lesson 1

Lead Sheet Melody & Basic Chords

Greensleeves (What Child Is This) 2 – Lesson 2

Left Hand Approach 1: Root to 3-7 Guide Tones

Left Hand Approach 2: Rootless Voicings

Greensleeves (What Child Is This) 2 – Lesson 3

Right Hand Embellishments: Chord Tones & Turns

Left Hand Techniques: Quick 5-1, Easy Walking Bass, Medium Walking Bass, Scales for Soloing


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