Why do so many people think that improvising is something complicated and difficult, reserved for only the most advanced musicians? In this article David Reed talks about five important myths that prevent many people from discovering the joy and fun of improvising!

A 3 part series on Why Music Education is Changing – Part 3 of 3 How You Can Thrive in the New Paradigm Right now, millions of young people are genuinely excited about learning music as an opportunity for enjoyment and personal growth. They see music as a way to “develop their creative side” and […]

A 3 part series on Why music Education is Changing – Part 2 of 3 Our entire world has changed. For the vast majority of young music students, earning a salary is the farthest thing from their minds. Today’s music student is not a humble employee hoping to sell his services to wealthy audiences for […]

A 3 part series on Why music Education is Changing – Part 1 of 3 This series of articles talks about the needs and desires of today’s music student, which are entirely different from the needs that our music education system was designed to satisfy. This fundamental disconnect is already causing profound changes, and these […]

You can begin to instantly feel the tonality in any piece of music. Here is a simple exercise that you can do anytime you listen to music.

Most people assume that only a musical genius could listen to a piece of music and instantly know how to play it in any key. In this article David Reed explains that this “genius” is available to all of us.

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