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Instructor
John Proulx
Challenge
Intermediate
01:18:07

This course will help you master St. Louis Blues at the intermediate level.

First we’ll learn the lead sheet melody and rootless voicings with a Charleston rhythm. Next we’ll embellish the melody with chord pops & fills, 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
  • Apply rootless voicings and a Charleston pattern in the left hand
  • Embellish the melody with chord pops and fills
  • Learn a pre-written solo
  • Combine all these techniques for a final arrangement
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Amazing course!
Excellent content, great explanation. I enjoyed the course. Thank you Professor John Proulx for the beautiful melody and solo. I look forward to learn a new techniques, improvisation, and chords. Thank you.
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Amazing course!
Excellent content, great explanation. I enjoyed the course. Thank you Professor John Proulx for the beautiful melody and solo. I look forward to learn a new techniques, improvisation, and chords. Thank you.
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