Video: Stella By Starlight Chord Melody
Here’s a little something I’ve been working on lately – check it out on Youtube here:
It’s a solo jazz guitar arrangement of Stella By Starlight.
Part of the challenge with this tune on solo guitar is the frequent, long melody notes. You need to work quite a bit to ensure that you can maintain interest in a guitar-only version during those long notes.
It’s easy though – if you know the tricks.
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