A Simple Idea That Fundamentally Improved How I Approach Ear Training

From the beginning of my experience as a musician, I have kept in mind the importance of cultivating a good ear. But for the longest period of time, my conception of what this meant was actually interfering with my progress. In short, I used to define “having a good ear” in a rather rigid, intimidating […]

Something That Nodbody Can Teach You, But That You Can Learn

These days there are so many resources available to students of improvisation. Excellent books, instructional videos, smart phone apps, classes, private lessons, solo transcriptions and more, are there for the serious student (and for the not so serious student, too). Yet there is a fundamental truth about any kind of instruction when it comes to […]