Blue Moon Piano Tutorial
Welcome to this tutorial on the famous jazz ballad “Blue Moon” by Richard Rodgers.
We start this lesson by discussing the form and highlighting the repeated 1625 progression throughout the chord changes.
We play through with some simple voicings and then talk about how we can enhance the repetitive chord sequence with chord substitutions and reharmonisations.
Part 2 – Intro & Outro
In part 2 of the lesson we explore the theory behind the intro and ending of the arrangement. Both the intro and the ending are derived from the 1625 progression