Daily Practice Tips – Weekly Recap

Welcome to the Weekly Recap of my Daily Practice Tips. These tips are posted daily […]

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Daily Practice Tips – Weekly Recap

Welcome to the Weekly Recap of my Daily Practice Tips. These tips are posted daily […]

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Jazz Pattern – Larry Teal Daily Studies #1 Expanded

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to practice. There’s lots of technique books and patterns […]

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No Excuses – Time to Learn to Practice

I was recently teaching a private lesson to a student who wants to get a […]

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Tune Study – Cheesecake and But Beautiful

  I’m on the quest to learn more tunes. (Aren’t all jazz musicians?) Right now […]

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Got Nerves? Practice Being Nervous

Nerves. They are the bane of a musician’s existence. But there is a way to deal. Practice!

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How I Learn Tunes

I grew up a classical player. Although I played paying jazz gigs beginning in 8th […]

Rhythm Changes Arpeggio Example

Slumgum visits Phoenix

  Imagine listening to a group of four musicians who creatively speak to each other, […]

Trevor Anderies, Jon Armstrong, and Dave Tranchina - Slumgum at The Nash 9/3/12

Five Link Friday – FLF #27

Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from the […]

Five Link Friday – FLF #26

Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from the […]

Five Link Friday – FLF #25

Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from the […]

Five Link Friday – FLF #24

  Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from […]

Five Link Friday – FLF #23

  Welcome to Five Link Friday, where I post 5 of my favorite links from […]

Jazz Jam Session Newbie Do’s – 5 simple rules

There’s been a lot of talk about jam sessions recently on the web (is that […]

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How I met Alan Baylock

I first met Alan Baylock through his music. I was playing in the top big […]