Of course, the altissimo register really comes into its own in improvisational jazz, so if you’ve ever wanted to blow your horn like Lester Young or John Coltrane, read on!
Blues Keyboard Ornamentation: Grace Notes —Extra notes & musical flourishes add interest and musical tension to help to create an authentic blues sound.
Top 5 Bass Lines & How to Play Them The bass is often an overlooked instrument, but it shouldn’t be. The bass provides powerful bass lines, which hold a song together or can even take the lead. Bass lines and grooves give the song its rhythm and help give the other instruments freedom to roam. […]
This guide will help you understand the fundamental building blocks of a jazz piece a bit better, as you enter the world of jazz and understanding the jazz language.
Dramatic pauses in your music are a great way to grab the listener’s attention. Like most instructions in music, holds and pauses are also notated.
Ready to Progress? Learning to use both hands can open up a whole new world in your playing, enabling you to tackle more advanced pieces.