Merry Little Christmas Sing-a-long
Welcome to this sing-a-long tutorial on the Christmas ballad "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas". This song was written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane and was first introduced by Judy Garland in the movie "Meet Me In St Louis".
Many artists have recorded the tune including the great Frank Sinatra. His version is definitely worth checking out.
A Simple & Clean Arrangement
In this lesson we are going to focus on playing the tune simply and cleanly and working on a version that will suit the holiday party perfectly. We will simplify the harmony back to its root whilst ensuring it still sounds elegant and beautiful.
We will start by playing through the form in the key of Ab Major. This is the same key used for the solo piano version of this tune… check out the related lessons below for more information.