Takin’ It Easy


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This song is slow and bluesy. The left hand bass line at the beginning sets the mood for this tune. You can use the same finger to slide from E-flat to E in this song, or you can use two different fingers. It’s up to you.

This song is not swung, but you could play it swung if you think it sounds better that way. To do that, you play the eighth notes unevenly, with the strong beats being longer than the upbeats.

No need for sustain pedal in this song. I kept the left hand simple for measures 17-28. If you want to make this song harder. See if you can come up with a left hand part for this section.