Lesson Plan


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Lesson notes

In this lesson you'll learn to play "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free," a jazz gospel tune by Dr. Billy Taylor (co-written by Dick Dallas). Part 1 is an overview and will introduce you to the form, harmony, melody and rhythmic motifs. Part 2 covers the melody. Part 3 introduces a simple bass line. Part 4 reviews the individual chords and their inversions. Part 5 puts it all together for a full arrangement.