Sight reading music can seem complicated and difficult. But when you take it in stages, it’s not all that hard, and can open up new worlds of music for you.
Posts by Alexander Poe
Learn about the musical elements you’ll want to master to play a solo guitar piece that will have the audience hanging onto your every note.
Learn about how knowledge of digital audio workstations, making connections, and a thirst for self-improvement can help you kick off your music career.
It’s not just about the music anymore; you need to be the full package. Learn the skills every musician needs to succeed in today’s competitive industry.
Looking for your own sound? Listen to these five rock improvisation giants and practice what you hear. You will absorb their greatness and make it your own.
Rooted in the blues, the language of rock improvisation includes several important scales, licks, expressive techniques, and an unmistakable showmanship.
Inexpensive digital sampling technology and the never-ending quest for new sounds has opened up the world of music to any and all sounds in our environment.
Learn from the Jazz Giants: each one leaves behind titanic musical gifts for you to listen, transcribe, practice, and make a part of your own improvisation.
Listen to how jazz improvisation has evolved in each of the major eras of the history of jazz, from the start through bebop, fusion, free jazz and today.
If you want to write songs that are powerful and memorable, you must be able to write a good melody. Learn four commonly-used techniques that will help you.
Much of the elaborate art of jazz can be classified by basic approaches. Let’s see how we can be inspired by the masters to create transcendent solos.
Improvisation is an exciting skill across world musical traditions. Deepen your understanding of improv by exploring various Western and Indian traditions.