Why Do I Fall In Love – Jazz Ballad 1

Instructor
Yannick Lambrecht
Course
Level 2
8

In this course, you’ll learn an original jazz ballad tune called, Why Do I Fall in Love.

We’ll go phrase by phrase to learn all the notes and chords. Then we’ll incorporate right hand harmonies, two left hand approaches, and various soloing techniques.

By the end, you’ll be able to perform this piece with expression, and you’ll discover how to incorporate these techniques into other jazz ballads.

Course Objectives
  • Memorize the notes and chords of the piece
  • Harmonize the right hand and learn the root-to-guide tone approach in the left hand
  • Add expression with dynamics and rubato
  • Discover soloing techniques with chord tones, patterns, enclosures, and scales
  • Add an introduction and ending
Learning Focus
  • Analysis
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs
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