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How to Master a Ballad:


It's all about the phrasing and clarity of statement.


By removing the time from a song, you put yourself in the position to gain mastery over the difficult areas. This PDF will free your mind from the concept that everything you play has to be confined to the value of a beat. The PDF is a transcription of a playthrough I did over the Harry Warren melody 'You're My Everything'. You will find that it has a very fresh approach to thinking about harmony and how to build lines over chords in a Rubato setting. 

C Instruments - Extended Ballad Practice (Transcription)

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