Creating a Musical Motif

Many students struggle with the very concept of improvising and believe you need to be able to create a motif on the fly. That is, create some melody or pattern instantly. It’s this idea, that its instant, which becomes a road block to improvising.

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Experiment with Rock Accompaniment

More ideas on adding rock accompaniment and voicing seventh chords to a song and your melody.

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Using Voicings for Waltz Accompaniment

Waltz Accompaniment Example. Once you’ve decided on the voicing you want to use chord change to change you also going to have to decide on the rhythmic pattern that you will be using with the song. This is the style or type of feel you are going to give the song.

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Playing with the Three Popular Chords

The three most popular chords usually refers to the three major chords of the diatonic major harmonic system. Don’t let that scare you, it’s a lot of big words to describe the major chords used in any major key signature.

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Basic Jazz Chord Voicing

Introduce basic jazz chord voicing ideas. These fundamental ideas are principles you can use to spend a life time of mastering voicing chords.

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Beginning Chord Voicing Concepts

Once you’ve learned basic chord structure you will begin to enter the realm of chord voicing, which is how to you use chord notes in various combinations and reordered to create a different sound using the same chord or scale notes.

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Beating Procrastination in Music Study

Have you ever asked:How do I stop procrastinating and just practice the music elements I need to study?I’ve just relearned a technique It’s called an accountability buddy.

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