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Jonny May

Learn the building blocks of stride piano with this fun stride arrangement of Ode to Joy.  Discover how use triplet rolls, stride runs, turns, & stride harmony as we dissect each note of the arrangement.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the full stride arrangement of Jonny's Ode to Joy - note for note!
  • Discover essential stride techniques like triplet rolls, stride runs, turns, & stride harmony.
  • Explore techniques for how to construct a stride solo.
Learning Focus
  • Reading
  • Songs

Course Lessons

Ode to Joy Rag – Lesson 1

Intro, A Section, B Section

Ode to Joy Rag – Lesson 2

Solo Sections 1, 2, & 3

Ode to Joy Rag – Lesson 3

Final Sections, A1, B, A2, A3, & Outro

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