Jonny May

Learn how to transform a lead sheet into a jazz waltz with the Jazz Waltz Challenge. Learn the chords, rootless voicings, stride-waltz bass, & how to embellish the melody with turns & fills.

Course Objectives
  • Learn to play in a Jazz Waltz Style
  • Master the melody of “Someday I’ll Play This Song”
  • Explore two left hand patterns and ways to embellish the melody
  • For All Levels
Learning Focus
  • Chords
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs
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Beautiful tune! Lovely to play
The advanced left hand was tricky, but thanks to this beautiful song, "rootless voicings" made a lot of sense suddenly. That's actually what elegance looks like in music.

Course Lessons

Jazz Waltz Challenge – Lesson 2

Root Position Chords & Rootless Chords

Jazz Waltz Challenge – Lesson 3

The Stride Waltz Left Hand Pattern

Jazz Waltz Challenge – Lesson 4

Putting the Hands Together, Adding Turns & Fills

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