Ray Charles was one of the 20th centry piano icons: from blues to gospel to jazz to country music, his genius is respected and emulated the world over. This piece, written in homage to Ray Charles, uses some of his signature grace note licks that are an instantly recognizable part of his style.
Key: C Major
Mood: easy-going, laid-back, lazy
Pedagogy: grace notes, triplets, swing rhythm, walking bass, blues scales