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Instructor
John Proulx
Challenge
Intermediate
01:10:27

This course will help you master Erroll Garner’s Misty at the intermediate level.

First we’ll learn the right hand melody and stride pattern. Next we’ll embellish the melody with chord pops 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
  • Practice the stride pattern
  • Embellish the melody with chord pops & extensions
  • Learn a pre-written solo
  • Combine all these techniques for a final arrangement
Learning Focus
  • Songs

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excellent and informative
challenging
Misty Challenge - February 2024
i'm enjoying the course but I can not download the pdf.... it indicates that it is an external resource...???
Amazing course!
It was a great melody and solo. I enjoyed the course. Thank you very much Professor John Proulx for the explanation. Thank you very much.
Excellent teaching. Course level was just right for me
I started by just playing LH shells and RH single note melody from a fake book. Then I started incorporating ideas from this course. After a month I could play the song as John arranged it to tempo except for the embellishments. I'll take more of these jazz standard courses.

Course Lessons

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Misty – Challenge 2 – Lesson 3
14:23

Right Hand Embellishments

4
Misty – Challenge 2 – Lesson 4
27:21

Hands Together & Improv Solo

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In this comprehensive jazz ballad course, we'll learn how to accompany on Misty in a band setting. Starting with the lead sheet, we’ll memorize the chords, apply rootless voicings, add right hand fills, and learn an intro/outro for a beautiful final arrangement.

In this course, we'll be learning a jazz ballad standard - Misty. Going phrase by phrase, we'll explore chord shells, melodic fills, stride rhythms, improv techniques, and more!

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