This week we learn the melody for "In a Mellowtone" the great Duke Ellington song based on the changes to Rose Room. Notice the melody is very simple. The changes going on underneath the melody make the tune call attention to the melody. It's a fun song to play so get the melody right and we'll move on to soloing.
Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Loop 0:00 Run-Through of Melody to In A Mellow Tone
Loop 1:22 Breakdown of In A Mellow Tone Melody
Loop 21:50 Variations and Closing Thoughts