*NEW* PlayAlong+: Shotgun

Explore our range of Just Play playalongs

About This Resource

Our Just Play Playalongs are designed as an add-on to existing Just Play resources for teachers and schools to make more classroom music together.

PlayAlong+ is a great opportunity for students to develop their musical learning further, building on the skills they have developed through ‘Just Play’. Excellent for bridging the gap between Just Play, where the focus is primarily harmonic, and Informal Learning, where students can begin to incorporate more melodic features by ear.

Playalong+ can be the starting point for deeper exploration with opportunities for aural learning and examination of individual parts.

Click here to see our full range of Playalongs.


Each Playalong Resource is made up of a PowerPoint presentation incorporating instructional mp4 files so you can play along as you watch. The 4 tracks in this playalong include:

  • Click track
  • Drum and bass only
  • Full track
  • Instrumental track

Each Playalong+ Premium Resource is made up of a PowerPoint presentation incorporating interactive mp3 AND mp4 files consisting of:

mp3 Files:

  • Guitar  (easy chords – suitable for younger pupils) G, C, Em, D
  • Guitar  (full chords) G, C, Em, D
  • Ukulele
  • Keyboard
  • Bass Guitar
  • Drums
  • Solo Ukulele (for those students who wish to try their hand at a melody in the instrumental section)

mp4 Files:

  • Full backing track
  • Backing track without vocals
  • Click track

Shotgun Sample

Technical Requirements

The materials are contained in PowerPoint format.  Please check you have the following minimum operating system requirements before downloading the resource:

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 or later
  • Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion or later
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 or later should be installed
  • To ensure fluid playback on a monitor and speakers, your computer should have a suitable video card, sound card, drivers and cables installed.

Please consult your network administrator for further advice or email info@musicalfutures.org before purchase.

Payment Information

The resource costs £16.99 – you can pay via PayPal or credit / debit card or select to pay by invoice at checkout.  If paying via invoice, please ensure you include a Purchase Order number if your school/organisation requires one.

Upon purchase / invoice request you will be sent an email containing links to download the resource. For queries and support please contact info@musicalfutures.org


The Musical Futures Just Play training programme provides expert guidance through a practical introduction, and how to use the resource in your classroom.  With prices starting at £85 you will receive a free copy of the Just Play Resource as part of the training. Full details here.

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Payment options

Pay by PayPal or credit/debit card or select pay by invoice at checkout. For billing queries please contact info@musicalfutures.org

Excellent workshops ‑ extremely accessible for all abilities and levels.

Claire Armour, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra