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.
This blog post explores the topic of improvisation. It analyzes a chord-centered method for composing on the fly, and it introduces a strategy for organizing the guitar fret-board known as the CAGED system.
This month’s blog post is about my recent experience playing in a pit band. The gig, lasting a month, consisted of twenty-one rehearsal and eighteen
Introduction I don’t really consider myself a songwriter. I spend most of my time as a musician in the sideman position. A role that keeps
Introduction This blog post is about improvisation, the concept of determinism, and what happens at the intersection of the two. My primary goal is to
In this blog post, I hope to clarify some misconceptions about the subject of improvisation. Since defining one’s terms is the trench in which clarity lives