The Way You Look At Me Cocktail Piano 2

Instructor
Jonny May
Course
Level 3
10

The complete course on how to create a gorgeous cocktail jazz ballad. You’ll learn Stride-Ballad Left Hand techniques, rootless voicings, and right hand embellishment with extensions, fills, runs, and more.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the Lead Sheet Melody & Chords
  • Master 2 Stride-Ballad Approaches: Guide Tones & Rootless Voicings
  • Explore 3 Techniques for Harmonizing Bass Notes
  • Add Extensions & Alterations, Fills, Passing Chords, Flashy Runs
  • Discover How to Create an Intro
  • Learn 2 Soloing Techniques: Easy & Advanced Approach
Learning Focus
  • Improvisation
  • Lead Sheets
  • Reharmonization
  • Songs

Course Lessons

2
The Way You Look At Me Cocktail Piano 2 – Lesson 2
24:23

Root Position Chords, Stride-Ballad Left Hand with 3-7 Guide Tones

3
The Way You Look At Me Cocktail Piano 2 – Lesson 3
13:37

Bass Note & Chord “Money Range”, Inverted Chords

5
The Way You Look At Me Cocktail Piano 2 – Lesson 5
09:26

Stride-Ballad Left Hand with Rootless Voicings

6
The Way You Look At Me Cocktail Piano 2 – Lesson 6
22:36

Harmonizing the Bass With 10ths, 5ths, & 7ths

7
The Way You Look At Me Cocktail Piano 2 – Lesson 7
18:30

Harmonizing the Right Hand with Chord Tones

8
The Way You Look At Me Cocktail Piano 2 – Lesson 8
12:43

Adding Extensions & Alterations, Fills, Passing Chords, Flashy Runs, Creating an Intro

9
The Way You Look At Me Cocktail Piano 2 – Lesson 9
29:26

Putting It All Together, Practice Tips

10
The Way You Look At Me Cocktail Piano 2 – Lesson 10
27:17

Soloing Techniques: Easy Approach & Advanced Approach

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