Ragtime & Stride Piano – Track 1
Follow the Ragtime & Stride Learning Track to get started with these styles.
Learn the ragtime style.
Learn how to rag up a simple song with beginner rag rolls and the jumping left hand. After this course, you'll have a working knowledge of how to "ragify" any melody you encounter.
A deep dive on Ragtime stylization using the tune America the Beautiful. Learn the stock Ragtime intro, forward rag rolls, reverse rag rolls, triplet rag rolls, ornaments, & the bass treatment.
Learn the stride style.
A flashy ragtime rendition of Disney's Bare Necessities! Starting with a lead sheet, you learn how to apply Forward Rag Rolls & the Stride-Ragtime left hand.
Learn the stride-waltz style.
Learn this simple, beautiful arrangement of Once Upon a Dream while exploring the building blocks of the Stride-Waltz style, including the rocking techniques, chord sweeping, and more.
Learn how to transform a lead sheet into a jazz waltz with the Jazz Waltz Challenge. Learn the chords, rootless voicings, stride-waltz bass, & how to embellish the melody with turns & fills.
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With this structured Ragtime & Stride Learning Track, you’ll discover the essential techniques of ragtime, stride, and stride-waltz music with techniques like rag rolls, ornaments, & bass treatment.