From Lead Sheet to Arrangement - "But Beautiful"
A range of voicing, reharmonization and arranging techniques are used to create the arrangement of this "beautiful" Jimmy Van Heusen ballad. In this lesson, watch as each device is implemented to elevate the already gorgeous melody and harmony of this 1947 jazz standard into an engaging solo jazz piano arrangement. After the lesson, download and play the fully annotated piece.
Practice Session 1: Play the Arrangement
Bill Evans recorded "But Beautiful" with Tony Bennett on their duo album "The Complete Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Recordings."