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Instructor
John Proulx
Workshop
Intermediate
01:36:53

Have you ever wanted to learn piano accompaniment in a duo setting? Well then this workshop is just for you! Using the great jazz standard, “Summertime, by the Gerhswins, I will show you several accompanying techniques including playing chord shells, 3-note voicings with a “2-Feel” bass, and a stride left-hand pattern with 4-note voicings and solo fills. That, coupled with a beautiful intro and ending and you’ll be able to play a complete arrangement of the song by the end of the workshop. Can’t wait to see you there!

Course Objectives
  • Learn the lead sheet melody
  • Embellish with chord shells & rhythmic hits
  • Accompanying 3-note voicings
  • Apply a stride pattern in the left hand
  • Add an intro & outro
Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Songs
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