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All of Me, Part 1: Arpeggios

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All of Me, Part 1: Arpeggios
All of Me, Part 1: Arpeggios
 

The jazz standard “All of Me” was written in the 1930s and is still one of the most popular tunes at jazz and swing jam sessions. When played as an instrumental, It’s most often played in the key of C, but it can be played in any key, of course. In this lesson, you’ll learn it in the key of G. The chord progression of “All of Me” moves through a lot of chords, so Zoe starts by showing you the arpeggios for all the chords you’ll need to play “All of Me,” and then she shows you the form of the song, playing arpeggios for each chord change.


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