In this blog post, Brian Jump explores the common failures of audience/performer interactions. He covers courtesies musicians owe audiences and ones that audiences owe musicians. To assuage this occasionally dysfunctional relationship, Jump offers a list of eight commandments to be observed while giving, watching, or paying for musical performances.
This post covers the definition and history of audio recording. It introduces the concepts, explains the formats, and inspects the techniques used by sound engineers to capture and produce professional audio.
This blog post covers the art and craft of audio editing. It explains how author, Brian Jump, came to be an adept editor, and it describes the basic editing capabilities of Studio One.
In this post, Brian Jump speculates about the direction and future of music. He explores the impact that artificial intelligence might have on composition and consumption, and he considers the possibility that the music of the future might be fundamentally different from the music of the present.
This blog post is about bebop, which is a form of jazz that evolved during the 1940s and 1950s. It covers how bebop changed the jazz genre, and it examines how Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell contributed to this change.
This blog post is about the methods used by musicians to compose, improvise, and perform jazz music. It focuses on compositional principles and improvisational techniques.