John Proulx

Please join me as we learn how to play Misty as a solo pianist accompanying an instrumentalist. The featured soloist for this workshop is a trumpet player which will be a lot of fun to accompany! The lessons will include:

-Learning the root position 7th chords, and chord analysis from a lead sheet
-Accompanying Shells with Open Voicings
-Accompanying 3-Note Voicings using extensions with “2-Feel” Bass
-Accompanying Stride With Fills and Altered Chord Extensions
-Accompanying Intro and Ending
-Putting it all together in an arrangement

Course Objectives
  • Memorize the lead sheet chords
  • Apply left hand patterns & shells
  • Embellish the melody with fills & chord extensions
  • Learn an intro & outro
Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Songs
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Lots of good information to work with for this and other tunes
Small chunks of relevant information relating to accompanying a jazz standard. Very enjoyable and worthwhile.

Course Lessons

Misty – Accompaniment 1 – Lesson 2

Shells with Open Voicings – RH 3rd & 7th, LH Roots

Misty – Accompaniment 1 – Lesson 3

3-Note Voicings with 2-Feel Bass

Misty – Accompaniment 1 – Lesson 4

Stride with Fills & Altered Chord Extensions

Misty – Accompaniment 1 – Lesson 6

Putting it All Together

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