Jazz Ballad Composition

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Arranger
Jonny May
Lesson Sheet
Level 2
Level 3

Learn how to compose an original jazz ballad. We’ll discuss a chord sheet, 3 left hand accompaniments, & compositional techniques like motifs, story arch, form, ornaments, counter-melodies, & harmony.

Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Analysis
  • Chords
  • Composition
  • Improvisation
Music Style
  • Jazz Ballads