Summertime Chord Melody
In this lesson you will learn a chord melody with walking bass arrangement of a timeless standard by George Gershwin: “Summertime”.
This one works great at any tempo and is shorter in duration than most standards. So if you’ve been shying away from learning some fingerstyle chord melody due to technically demanding high tempos, not to mention the 32 measures of memorization required, this one might just be the one to try. The entire lesson video is under 5 minutes which is way shorter than anything I’ve posted in a long time.
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