Exploring Harmonic Relationships: The Second Most Important Chord Progression In Modern Jazz

If you’ve studied jazz improvisation for any length of time, you no doubt soon learned about the most essential chord progression: ii-V7-I. This harmonic movement is the foundational building block of many standard songs from the American Songbook, and of many standard jazz compositions, as well. Once you learn it in all keys, you gain […]

Teaching And Learning Music: A Built-In Problem In Exhanging Information

The longer I teach the Alexander Technique to musicians, the more frequently one particular issue arises: the lack of clarity between cause and effect where practice and technique are concerned. Below is a brilliant description of this potential obstacle to progress: The players/teachers do what they do; they tell the student what they think they […]