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Jonny May
Course
Intermediate
02:08:17

Take our most comprehensive course on Cocktail Jazz. Discover how to develop a lead sheet, stylize the left hand, harmonize the right hand, add fills, & improvise.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the Lead Sheet Melody & Chords
  • Explore the Stride-Ballad Left Hand
  • Discover the Bass & Chord "Money Ranges" & Inverted Chords
  • Learn How to Harmonize the Right Hand
  • Discover How to Solo in the Upper & Lower Positions
Learning Focus
  • Improvisation
  • Lead Sheets
  • Reharmonization
  • Songs
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The Way You Look Tonight
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Course Lessons

2
The Jazz Ballad Challenge 1 – Lesson 2
16:48

Root Position 7th Chords

3
The Jazz Ballad Challenge 1 – Lesson 3
11:37

Left Hand Inversions, Various Groove Options

4
The Jazz Ballad Challenge 1 – Lesson 4
09:53

Left Hand Shells, Various Groove Options

6
The Jazz Ballad Challenge 1 – Lesson 6
12:16

Bass Note & Chord Money Range, Inverted Chords

7
The Jazz Ballad Challenge 1 – Lesson 7
12:55

Right Hand Harmonies & B Section Chords

8
The Jazz Ballad Challenge 1 – Lesson 8
22:21

Putting It All Together, Practice Tips

9
The Jazz Ballad Challenge 1 – Lesson 9
21:35

Soloing Techniques: Scales, How to Create Lines, Principles of Soloing, Lower & Upper Position

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