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I Got Rhythm

We discuss the important jazz standard "I Got Rhythm".

We discuss the important jazz standard “I Got Rhythm” and the related chord changes known as “rhythm changes”.

Advice on downloadable charts in this course

Throughout the course, you will often see a musical “chart” appear in the whiteboard in the upper-right corner of the video. By musical “charts”, I mean the music of jazz tunes which usually consists of top lines and chords. You need them to play and improvise on, and it is important to have them available so that you can review them outside of the videos. This chart will be available for you to download at the bottom of the step, and you are strongly advised to do so. To download the chart on a computer right click on the file and then download it with a file name.

Remember that you have subtitles and transcripts available of all the videos. You can also vary the speed of the video and, in particular, slow it down by a half if you want to see more clearly what I am playing.

You can download the “I Got Rhythm” chart in PDF format at the bottom of this step.

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