How to play ‘Lovely Day’ on iPads

Lovely Day recording

We’ve been busy creating a host of free resources to help you make music at home.  On our Resources page and youtube channel, you’ll find lots of fun Join In videos to engage learners of all ages, step-by-step tutorials to guide you through using tablets as musical instruments and training videos for teachers.

Here’s a sample to whet your appetite…

How to play Bill Withers’ ‘Lovely Day’ on iPads

First, our wonderful Associate Musicians Lesley Crawford, Katie Davies and Ali Gillies show you the full track…

How this was made

Ali demonstrates how to build up the brass and string sounds and how to get the Figurenotes colours on the Thumbjam app

Katie shows us how she played the keyboard part using Garageband

Lesley guides us through making the Guitar sounds with Garageband…

Watch all the tutorials for Lovely Day here

These Drake Music Scotland resources have been funded through Local Authorities across Scotland by Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative.