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Jonny May

Learn how to rag up a simple song with beginner rag rolls and the jumping left hand. After this course, you’ll have a working knowledge of how to “ragify” any melody you encounter.

Course Objectives
  • Understand Ragtime Arranging Concepts
  • Learn a simple stride Left Hand
  • Apply 3 Rag Rolls to the melody
  • Use these techniques to learn "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
Learning Focus
  • Exercises
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs
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Course Lessons

Ragtime Crash Course 1 – Lesson 1

Lead Sheet Melody & Chords, Forward Rag Roll

Ragtime Crash Course 1 – Lesson 2

Reverse Rag Roll, 8th-Note Roll, Combined Rolls

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