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Instructor
John Proulx
Course
Advanced
01:58:25

In this course, John will walk you through the piano lead sheets of 8 different songs and show you how to utilize various piano techniques to create a richer and more interesting sound using drop 2 voicings. You’ll learn how to embellish the melody both rhythmically & melodically, and various bass lines.

By the end of the course, you’ll be confident in adding your own personal style to a lead sheet.

Course Objectives
  • Discover how to play a lead sheet using block chords
  • Learn 8 songs using the 8 most common chord progressions in fake books
  • Embellish the melody rhythmically & melodically
  • Apply various bass patterns
Learning Focus
  • Lead Sheets
  • Reharmonization
  • Technique
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Lead sheets with drop 2 voicings
John Proulx always has clear and conversational approach to teaching the lessons.
Wonderful job!
I am so excited to learn new chords, new melodies. These melodies so beautiful and lovely. Thank you so much professor John Proulx. Your experience and teaching amaze me all the time. I am very impressed by your dedication and professionalism. Thank you, I am very grateful.

Course Lessons

1
Play Piano Lead Sheets With Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 1
17:33

Fly On By – Cycle of 5ths Progression

2
Play Piano Lead Sheets With Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 2
16:37

Over the Meadow – Turnaround Progression

4
Play Piano Lead Sheets With Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 4
15:39

My Heart is Jumpin – Chromatic Walk-Up

5
Play Piano Lead Sheets With Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 5
13:40

In This Quiet Hour – Minor Turnaround

7
Play Piano Lead Sheets With Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 7
12:36

When You Said Goodbye – Sentimental Progression

8
Play Piano Lead Sheets With Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 8
13:02

Treat Me Right – Blues Progression

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Lead sheets with drop 2 voicings
John Proulx always has clear and conversational approach to teaching the lessons.
Wonderful job!
I am so excited to learn new chords, new melodies. These melodies so beautiful and lovely. Thank you so much professor John Proulx. Your experience and teaching amaze me all the time. I am very impressed by your dedication and professionalism. Thank you, I am very grateful.
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