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EXERCISE 2: Adding the right hand notes

Play the accompanying succession of notes (based on the C chord) ONE note at a time from the low C up to the E then back down to the G (8 notes altogether).

Keep the support pedal down the entire time.

Move the entire example TWO notes left dependent on the chord of Am

Next, at that point two notes left again to F

Then, at that point one note right to G

Play each grouping TWICE like this:

2 x C, 2 x Am, 2 x F, 2 x G and back to C

(Keep the support pedal down through each grouping

Lift it and supplant it BETWEEN chord changes) .

See it in musical notation below:

Improvising Ballad Style

The most effortless approach to improvise is by VARYING the mood, or rhythm, of SAFE notes (generally chord tones with the 2nd as a passing note).

Look back to the last arrangement you played above.

Do you recall you played it in an exceptionally organized manner beginning from the base note right to the top and back down once more?


Play the grouping more than once again, however occasionally explore different avenues in which you play the 4 higher notes (G - C - D - E).

Envision you are tapping out an assortment of delicate rhythms on a set of Bongos. On the off chance that you need to - practice by tapping your fingers on the table.

Ensure your varieties all fit into the four beats (or 8 HALF beats) per bar.

See the musical notation below:

Next, transpose to the chords of Am, F, and G.

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