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Key: C Major Style: Jazz Focus: Song Difficulty: Intermediate
 


  Beginner Jazz in C Variation Lesson 8  
Christopher Schlegel Tutorial 015 - Beginner Jazz in C Variation (Page 8 of 9)
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Christopher Schlegel



Beginner Jazz in C Variation Lesson 8


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Now, we put it all together with our G-flat 13.

Again, I use a great deal of freedom in playing this. Meaning I do not follow the score precisely. I use the chords I know that make up the song and the score as a "general" guide as to what to play. But I give myself a wide degree of lattitude in how I play each chord. Sometimes I play all the notes at once on the first beat of the measure, other times not. Sometimes I fully arpeggiate the chords, other times not.

The best way to learn this varies for each individual. You might play the piece all the way through with only the chord shapes, then try arpeggiating. Or try arpeggiating first. Just take it slow and practice a lot!

Happy playing!

  Beginner Jazz in C Variation Lesson 8  
Christopher Schlegel Tutorial 015 - Beginner Jazz in C Variation (Page 8 of 9)
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