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Jonny May

Explore Stride and Ragtime with this flashy arrangement of Bare Necessities! Learn essential Stride & Ragtime techniques like fills, ornaments, stride-runs, rag-rolls, and more.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the full arrangement piece by piece
  • Discover new showmanship techniques
  • Understand the feel of Ragtime vs Stride
  • Explore how to cross your hands to take a bass solo
Learning Focus
  • Reading
  • Songs

Course Lessons

The Bare Necessities 2 – Lesson 1

Stride Section 1, Hands Separate and Together

The Bare Necessities 2 – Lesson 2

Stride Section 2, Hands Separate and Together

The Bare Necessities 2 – Lesson 3

Ragtime Section, Rag Rolls

The Bare Necessities 2 – Lesson 4

Glissando, Bass Crossover

The Bare Necessities 2 – Lesson 5

Back to the Melody, the “Kid” Section

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