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Learning Outcomes

At the end of Week 6 you should be able to :-

  1. Play legato and stabbed chords in different parts of the bar

  2. Understand the use of playing “Amen” in the left hand and using it with a C blues playalong

  3. Echo the hot licks played in this session on Cminor7

  4. Understand the scale theory for half diminished, flat nine and minor/major seventh chords

  5. Apply the scale theory to a II-V-I progression in a minor key

  6. Understand the structural analysis of “Autumn Leaves”

  7. Play “Autumn Leaves” in root position with and without a playalong

  8. Play “Autumn Leaves” in voiced position with a playalong

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Learn Jazz Piano: II. Improvising on Jazz Standards

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