Music Lessons Near Riverside, CA

Music Lessons Near Riverside, CA

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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

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The most recognizable chord progression is the "Dominant" to the "Tonic". In the key of Cmajor, G7 resolves to Cma7. This 4th movement is the Dominant-Tonic relationship, it defines how we hear... Read More
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