It’s that time of year. The first (and arguably the best) parade of the Mardi Gras season is happening this weekend, so, as a personal celebration, I decided to create and share an easy piano version of the Mardi Gras classic “Mardi Gras Mambo.” You can hear it below as performed by The Hawketts:
As with all New Orleans’ music, the rhythm is the only thing that might be a little tricky for beginners. The music uses the triads C, F, and G , and G7 in the positions as below as shown in cadence:
It also includes dotted quarter notes, 8th notes, syncopation, and tied notes.
As always, it’s available on my website here. And here’s a preview: