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How to avoid getting lost

Imagine you’re playing a solo over a rhythm change like Oleo for example and you’re feeling confident. But after two or three choruses you reach the end of an A section and ask yourself: “What comes next, another A section or the bridge?” 277 more words


What it takes to Win?

In all life events since the birth we all strive and thrive to win. However, have we ever thought of what it takes to win? 134 more words


"Try to Make ANYthing that happens...

by Steve Eulberg

…into something of Value.”

–Herbie Hancock

Jazz Pianist Herbie Hancock tells a story of something that happened when he played

a “wrong” chord during Miles Davis’ solo. 36 more words

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Chord Chart Alternatives

One the hardest things for new violinists to learn about playing with a worship team is not only improvising but also how to read a chord chart.   615 more words

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PTH 6 June 2018 - Teaching Improvisation Skills

For this #pianoteachershour we shared our tips, advice, and questions on teaching improvisation skills to our students.

For many participants, improvisation was not a skill that we were ‘taught’ or had much guidance in. 294 more words

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Here be (Dungeons and) Dragons - Redux

You are in a classroom. There is a dais with a desk, behind which there is a blackboard. In front of you there are eight novices awaiting instruction. 195 more words


About the Life-changing Power Of Improv Theatre

When I was 17, life was different. And I’m not talking about going to school EVERY SINGLE DAY FOR FUCKING TWELVE YEARS (by the way, I liked school… 588 more words