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Creating Contemporary Arrangements


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Lesson Run Time: 69 minutes / Release Date: 12/04/2010

A question I get asked a lot is “How do you create an arrangement for a song?” Or, “How do I ‘modernize’ this song and give it new life?” In this lesson I am going to share with you some of the techniques that I use to create arrangements and “contemporize” a song. Some of these techniques are common, yet some are ones that I have come across over the years and developed my own personal style.

Other Chapters in this Piano Lesson:

Introduction
Change Dom7 to sus4
Upper Structure Triads pt 1
Upper Structure Triads pt 2
Precede Dom 7 chords pt 1
Precede Dom 7 chords pt 2
Tritone Substitution
Chord Tensions Inversions & Voicings
Voicings pt 2
Arrangement
Harmonizing ANY melody note!

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