Learning outcomes

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

  1. Play “Blue Room” with a playalong using both lower and upper voicings

  2. Understand the 5 major scales which can be used to improvise with the chord changes

  3. Play the tune and improvise using the 5 scales with the left hand playing voices (i) legato (ii) stabbed

  4. Improvise on the Turnaround in the keys of Ab, Db, A, E, B and F#

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Learn Jazz Piano: I. Begin with the Blues

Goldsmiths, University of London