Heart and Spirit 1

Instructor
Jonny May
Workshop
Level 2
3

Learn Heart & Spirit, a tune inspired by Heart & Soul. You’ll learn how to develop the lead sheet into 3 essential jazz styles – Swing, Latin, and Broadway Kickline – plus, how to improvise over it.

Course Objectives
  • Learn Heart and Spirit
  • Discover Jazz, Stride and Latin Left Hand Approaches
  • Explore Melodic Embellishments
  • Add new skills to your Jazz Toolbox
Learning Focus
  • Groove
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs

Course Lessons

1
Heart and Spirit 1 – Lesson 1
15:10

Lead Sheet, Melody & Chords, Adding 3/7

2
Heart and Spirit 1 – Lesson 2
17:27

Four-on-the-Floor & Walking Bass Approaches

3
Heart and Spirit 1 – Lesson 3
19:14

Latin & Kickline Style, Improvisation

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