Something endlessly fascinating about JS Bach’s 5th Prelude in the Well Tempered Clavier, you know, this prelude in D major, is the pattern on top of which it’s
From experience, that is, from improvising to learn, we get the lesson, which is, knowing how to improvise. Therefore …. let’s get the experience! We’ll pick up the lessons later! And we will pick them up!.
NEGATIVE HARMONY. If we have negative harmony do we also have negative counterpoint? Negative scales and negative chords? Negative intervals? Negative everything and anything! Positive
Know in advance where to go? It’s usually easier to get there? How does that work with pianism? With improvisation? Where do we want to go?
To transcribe or not to transcribe? For many musicians–aspiring, accomplished, or both–that’s the question. On the one hand transcription is for everyone regardless of skill
Experience learning jazz piano How do we induce experiential learning—the learning that comes from experience? I raise the question because aquiring lessons from learning is