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Steel Pan Player on Six-Bass

Lesson Tips

Being a Jazz improviser I use an improvised approach to warming up. Set a metronome to a moderate pace. Begin improvising quarter notes. Focus on even notes and control the volume. Stay as relaxed... Read More
There are way too many myths about making music for an audience! Most performers seem to think that a profound performance came about by luck. I don't think so! We should always plan adequate... Read More

Articles

My approach to teaching jazz starts with a fundamental understanding of chords, scales and arpeggios. Additionally an understanding functional harmony is necessary. Once all of these things are... Read More
I’ve been a voice teacher and vocal producer for twelve years now, and one of the things I’ve noticed from working with singer/songwriters is that they often don’t give the same kind of advanced... Read More
There are many facets to singing as most music educators know. Breath support, posture, and communication of the song are the most important. Does the average person know about these things as well... Read More