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
There’s always more to say about experiential learning and improvisation, the subjects I addressed previously in Jazz piano lesson #4. So this post is a
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
Off I go to the piano. That means taking a look and a think at Oscar Beringer’s exercises, Grieg’s lyric pieces, and an amazing fake
Paul Bley passed away a little over a year ago on 3 January, 2016. However, a postscript, at least for me, which is: Paul Bley