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How High The Moon Part 1

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This is in preparation of the lessons about the song How High The Moon

Start figuring out the do solfege. If necessary watch this lesson about the movable do solfege.

Start memorizing the song. Check out this video where I show how I learn and memorize a standard.

Check out these versions, listen to the interpretation of the melody and the harmonic differences. Feel free to share your thoughts or questions in the comment section below.

Teddy Wilson

Transcribe the 8 bars at 2:28


Lionel Hampton

Transcribe the counter melody played by the guitar on the first 12 bars


Sonny Rollins


Joe Pass

What is the last chord he plays?


Charlie Parker


Count Basie


Ella Fitzgerald


Nat King Cole


Chet Baker


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How High The Moon – Part 2

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