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How to Improvise Using a Few Chords

How to Improvise Using a Few Chords

When a painter is getting ready to paint, a color palette is usually chosen first. For example, if a forest is to be painted, the artist may choose browns, greens, and blues for the sky. Once the palette is chosen, it makes it easier to create the painting.…

The Case Against ‘Traditional’ Piano Lessons

How would you like to spend 4 years in a University learning how to play other peoples music? If you think this is ridiculous, you’re right! Because that’s what thousands of piano music students do each day. They sit in front of their piano or keyboard with sheet music of a dead composer in front of them.…

Paint Your Own Musical Landscapes!

I don’t know why, but I find the idea of interpreting nature musically to be very appealing. Maybe it’s because I’m attracted to nature’s beauty, but the notion of communicating that beauty musically has always intrigued me. Not being a very patient person, I wanted to find a way to capture a musical idea very quickly and sketch out an entire piece all at once.…
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