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(Somewhere) Over the Rainbow
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(Somewhere) Over the Rainbow
Mike Pachelli is here to teach his arrangement of “(Somewhere) Over The Rainbow,” written by Harold Arlen for the 1939 movie, The Wizard of Oz. The Recording Industry Association of America deems this song as the number one “Song Of The Century.” The American Film Institute says it’s the “Greatest Movie Song of All Time.”

Mike has taken the liberty to put his own spin on this classic tune. This lesson will teach you how to play "(Somewhere) Over the Rainbow" in a blues style.  

Mike plays a Gibson Acoustic Hummingbird in this lesson.



Mike Pachelli
    Mike Pachelli started playing guitar as a youngster in his hometown of Youngstown, Ohio. His earliest influence was Wes Montgomery who Mike says, "first opened my ears to the possibilities on guitar." Pachelli studied classical guitar at YSU and then moved to New York City to study bebop with guitar luminaries Joe Pass and Pat Martino. Mike's guitar style is an amalgamation of blues, jazz, rock, and neo-classical. He has a wealth of musical experience gained thru years of night clubs, concert halls, and recording studios. He's performed all over the U.S. and Europe with some of the most eclectic jazz, blues, pop and rock musicians including Brother Jack McDuff, Albert King, Les & Larry Elgart, Michael Sembello, Crystal Gayle, Barbara Mandrell, Jeanne Mas, Phil Keaggy, Frank Stallone (to name a few) and has done classical symphony concerts touring with Ferrante and Teicher.

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"(SOMEWHERE) OVER THE RAINBOW"
Written by Harold Arlen
Arranged by Mike Pachelli
All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission

Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Advanced
Genres:
Blues
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