Improvisation is the art of creating music on the spot and without preparation. It’s commonly seen in jazz or blues music where musicians routinely improvise solos or melody lines.
If you’ve always wanted to be a songwriter but you’ve never made the leap into creating your own music, it’s time to overcome your inhibitions and get started. There’s no better time than the present to write your own songs!
So what is the best way to approach collaborative creativity? Here are 4 skills to practice that will help you and your fellow musicians get off on the right foot.
If you’re only warming up your vocal chords, then you’re not fully preparing to sing. Your body is much larger, and your mind controls it all. Before you ease into arpeggios (and the like), start with a pre-warm-up that gets both your mind and body moving.
Mistakes will happen at some point in your career, no matter how hard you try, at some point you are bound to make a mistake. The key is to move on without drawing attention to it.
First and foremost, yes, you need to have your own professional website. Social media is great for fan engagement, but it will never replace having your own website.