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Instructor
John Proulx
Challenge
Intermediate
01:22:47

This course will help you master It Had to Be You at the intermediate level.

First we’ll learn the lead sheet melody and guide tones. Next we’ll embellish the melody with chord pops & fills, and learn a pre-written solo. Finally, we’ll put the hands together and play a beautiful final arrangement!

Course Objectives
  • Memorize the lead sheet melody
  • Apply guide tones in the left hand
  • Embellish the melody with chord pops and fills
  • Learn a pre-written solo
  • Combine all these techniques for a final arrangement
Learning Focus
  • Songs
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Enlightening and inspiring
As usual, John provides a thorough explanation of how and why he arranged the song in this particular way. These techniques can be transferred without all too much difficulty to other songs
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Enlightening and inspiring
As usual, John provides a thorough explanation of how and why he arranged the song in this particular way. These techniques can be transferred without all too much difficulty to other songs
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This course will help you master It Had to Be You at the beginner level. We'll learn the right hand melody, left hand shells, and a few easy tricks to spice it up for a final arrangement.

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