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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
About fifteen years ago, I ceased teaching composition pupils in a traditional academic setting. Of course, I still give private lessons and master classes, but faculty meetings and curriculum... Read More

Articles

Many musicians begin learning their instrument at such a young age that we forget all the techniques our teachers used to coax us into becoming great players. I began piano at age 7, which was a... Read More
There are so many aspects to learning music and the piano. Balancing all these aspects is essential for students to develop properly and fully. Technique, expression, listening, music theory and... Read More