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Chunking down on Scale Practice

Chunking down into N chunks reduces practice required by a factor of Nx where x is the number of possible chunk flavours

Paul Hirsh (@jazzpanflute)

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Music Theory

On August 25, 1975.

On August 25, 1975, “Columbia Records” released Bruce Springsteen’s third studio album “Born to run”. The album material was recorded in Record Plant and 914 Sound Studios, Blauvelt, in New York from  May 1974 – July 1975 and was produced by Bruce Springsteen, Mike Appel,and Jon Landau. 132 more words

Steps Ahead - Steps Ahead

Mike Mainieri, vibraphonist founded Steps Ahead – a longstanding group dedicated to explore new musical ideas and launch young musicians. From 1983, this album gathers as usual remarkable talents, the jazz vibraphonist, producer, arranger, and composer continues to shape music – his career includes collaborations with everybody in the business. 17 more words


Esther Phillips - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes (Kudu Records)

A Soul and Blues singer, Esther Phillips‘s versatility and instantly identifiable voice allowed her to embrace a whole bunch of different things with obvious style, eventually scoring her biggest success back in the early days of Disco with her cover version of the… 75 more words


Baseball And Modern Jazz (How I Learned To Love the First And I'm Trying The Second)

Braxton, baseball has got to be the most boring game in the world.

Why’s that?

Just look at it. The most “exciting” game is a no-hitter.

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Personal Development

Jon Hammond Show MNN Ch. 1 Broadcast 03/28/2015 Funk Soul Blues & Soft News

*WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Jon Hammond Show MNN Ch. 1 Broadcast 03/28/2015 Funk Soul Blues & Soft News

Jon’s archive https://archive.org/details/6842260328

Jon Hammond Show cable access TV show broadcast for 03/28/2015, Jon’s band performing in jazzkeller Frankfurt original composition “Get Back in The Groove” – exclusive footage from Jon Hammond Show of the late great Dave Van Ronk followed by radio interview footage with Alan Pasqua and Jon Hammond just before Alan’s concert with Allan Holdsworth recorded for DVD, then never-before-seen footage Jon filmed of Michael Brecker, the late great jazz tenor saxophonist in performance with Barry Finnerty’s band in Michael’s club Seventh Avenue South he co-owned with his brother Randy Brecker in Greenwich Village – wrapping up the show, a wonderful segment of Joe Franklin on mic with Jon Hammond, Joe Franklin was the King of Radio & TV… 1,676 more words