Moon River Jazz Piano Tutorial
In this lesson we create a full solo piano arrangement of the tune “Moon River” incorporating interesting voicings, fills, and reharmonisations.
Moon River is a delightful jazz waltz ballad composed by henry Mancini. The tune has a very carefully constructed melody and delightful harmonic passages and cadences.
Moon River Solo Piano Arrangement
We will arrange the tune for solo piano performance using 2 handed spread voicings, passing chords, upper structure triads and altered harmony, and some interesting tritone substitutions. If any of these theory areas are new to you check out the related lessons below.