Enter the exciting, nuanced world of the seven musical modes with our guide to understanding, building, and using these expressive scales.
A series of notes one after the other creates a melody. Melodies are what we think of as the “tune” but the same skills also apply to basslines, solos and accompaniment parts.
Free articles about Melodies
Explore common chord progressions, what makes them so powerful, and how they’re used in popular music to make a song stick.
Musical U interviews saxophonist and music educator Donna Schwartz on the unique philosophy she brings to her teaching style.
Learn how to structure your music, engage audiences, and bring out your musicality by using phrasing in your improvisation.
Dive right into improvisation with the major scale, and learn how to create memorable musical statements with just seven notes.
Break free of scale-based improvisation with our harmony and chord tone-based approach to creating unforgettable licks on the fly!
Are you a classically-trained musician looking to improvise? Learn how to inject spontaneity into your music with melody, harmony, rhythm, and more.
The notes you don’t play are just as important as the ones you do! Learn how to use silence in your improvisation to add interest to your solos.
When it comes to romantic music, jazz is king. Check out some top songsters’ heartstoppingly beautiful renditions of timeless jazz classics!
The Musicality Podcast interviews the creators of HookTheory, an incredible tool for songwriters that want to understand the theory behind their music.
Piano pro Ruth Power shows you how to deepen your musical understanding using the art of active listening.
Music duo O&O share an approach to songwriting that plays to your strengths, gets your creative juices flowing, and inspires collaboration!