Jingle Bells | Piano Jump Start

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Playing Jingle Bells is relatively straightforward. Your hand is going to remain in C position for the duration of the song.

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Start with the famous Jingle Bells rhythmic pattern by playing the note E with finger 3 three times, followed by a short pause, and then repeat.

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The second line starts with E again, followed by G with finger five. Then the notes C, D, and E with fingers one, two, and three.

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Next play the note F four times with finger number four. Then F one more time followed by three consecutive Es all played with finger number three.

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Line four contains the notes E, D, D, and E played with fingers three, two, two, and three. Finish the phrase by playing the note D with finger two followed by G with finger number five.

Lines five through seven are identical to what we just played in the first three lines. Repeat the first three lines exactly as they were.

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End the melody by playing the note G twice with finger number five, followed by the notes F, D and C with fingers four, two, and one. It would be helpful to think of this as a backwards five finger C scale without the note E.

Jingle Bells | Practice Video

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