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Jonny May

Take the Jingle Bells Rag Challenge, where you’ll learn how to develop the lead sheet into a super fun ragtime arrangement. Explore Rag Rolls, the Stride Left Hand, and more.

Course Objectives
  • How to play the melody to Jingle Bells
  • How to add a Stride Left Hand
  • How to create the Rag-Rolls in the Right Hand
  • How to put it all together and add fun effects
Learning Focus
  • Basslines
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs
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Fun, and I want to learn his full arrangement!
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Excellent performance and melody
I loved the variation of melody and technique
Beautiful melody
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Course Lessons

Jingle Bells Challenge – Lesson 1

Melody & Basic Chords

Jingle Bells Challenge – Lesson 2

Stride Left Hand, Bass Note & Chord Range

Jingle Bells Challenge – Lesson 4

Putting the Hands Together

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