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Jonny May

Learn how to play The Christmas Song as a Latin Samba accompaniment. We explore the Samba rhythm, chord progression, how to jazz-up the chords, and chord reharmonizations.

Course Objectives
  • Learn a samba accompaniment groove
  • Apply the groove to all chords in the Christmas Song
  • Discover how to vamp chords and create endings
  • Play rich chord extensions for a jazzy sound
Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Basslines
  • Chords

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Course Lessons

Holiday Samba Accompaniment – Lesson 1

The Samba Groove, Chords of the A Section & B Section

Holiday Samba Accompaniment – Lesson 2

Chord Variations, Tag Ending, Arpeggios, Ending Vamp

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