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Jonny May

Discover Stride-Waltz techniques like chord rocking & sweeping rolls with this beautiful arrangement of the Disney tune Once Upon a Dream. A fun hand cross over solo is included.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the melody, chords, and how to play in the Stride Waltz Style
  • Master advanced Stride arrangement techniques
  • Explore how to create an intro and melodic embellishments
Learning Focus
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs

Course Lessons

Once Upon a Dream – Jazz Waltz 2 – Lesson 1

Lead Sheet Melody & Chords, Stride Waltz, & Right Hand Techniques: Chords, Rocking, Triplet Roll, & Sweeping Roll

Once Upon a Dream – Jazz Waltz 2 – Lesson 2

Applying Techniques to the First 4 Phrases

Once Upon a Dream – Jazz Waltz 2 – Lesson 3

Bass Crossover Section, Intro

Once Upon a Dream – Jazz Waltz 2 – Lesson 4

Form Review, Play Through, Tag, Chord-Roll Endings 1, 2, & 3

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