I want to show you one of my favorite exercise to practice improvisation. It's a 7-step progressive exercise that you can practice every day, no matter what your level is. You can use it as a warm-up, to clean up concepts, do ear training, and memorize songs at the same time . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIBZaOoEp4U Watch the entire... Continue Reading →
mDecks Music's "Exclusive Access" YouTube Membership now offers a really cool deal: An ever-growing resource library of music theory content with plenty of music theory material to take your music knowledge to the next level, from Sheet Music • Worksheets • Summaries • Studies • Harmonic Analyses • Scales & Modes • Improvisation and much... Continue Reading →
Here are 3 advanced piano tricks to impress your friends. Listen to the the demos and see if you can tell how they were created. Mind you, each trick uses just one or two simple music theory concepts.
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Vince Guaraldi plays one of the most beautiful jazz piano in the album: "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Here are three piano video lessons showing a few techniques he uses during his solos. https://youtu.be/GFqtAKGUOjo https://youtu.be/5ysbX-vj40U https://youtu.be/azkDLCWu0wg If you want to learn more about jazz piano check our website https://mdecks.com and subscribe to the mDecks Music Youtube... Continue Reading →
There are 3 diminished chords that work on a completely different premise (than the other regular diminished chords) In this video we discuss the use of these chords in harmonic progressions from the Gospel and Jazz genre. #chords #musictheory #jazz #piano Jazz players and composers have used these diminished chords in their songs many times. Do you know these functions? They are diminished chords that break all the rules.
For questions regarding Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro please click here See Music Issue with metronome and other (See Music) Unfortunately we do not know if or when See Music will be operational again. See Music uses MIT's audio kit to hear and analyze a human being playing an instrument and to provide a report of... Continue Reading →