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Jazz | FilterMusic 33 Ways to Make More Time in Your Life For Music-Making 1. Disconnect. Power down your computer–or if you absolutely need the thing for some reason related to your practice and studies, sever it from the internet by disabling wireless. 2. Banish Television. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. One more tip: music is a long-term game, so be kind to yourself. Think tortoise, not hare. Thank you for reading. Click to share this post: Welcome to Impro-Visor Last update: 15 May 2012 Version 5.16 is now available here: Please join the Yahoo! user group to download The Imaginary Book and user-contributed works. Downloads | Uses | Classroom Use | FAQ | Certifications | Tutorials | Reference Card 60+ Ideas for Using | Samples | Roadmap Garden | Licks | Comments | Papers | Photos | Videos | Links Impro-Visor (short for “Improvisation Advisor”) is a music notation program designed to help jazz musicians compose and hear solos similar to ones that might be improvised. Impro-Visor Screen Shot: Partial List of Features: Lead sheets and solos can be constructed through either point-and-click or using a plain text editor (one is provided, but any editor can be used). Optional automatic note coloration shows whether notes are consonant or dissonant with chords and scales. Chords may also be entered quickly through a "roadmap" editor, which also analyzes chord changes for implied keys and idiomatic progressions ("bricks"). MacOSX (with Java 1.6 installed) Linux

Free Guitar Lessons Online - Rock - Jazz - Funk Home Page 47 Sites Every Recording Musician Should Visit - StumbleUpon In a recent “Open Mic” we asked you, “Which music-related sites do you visit regularly?” This article is a summary of the great suggestions given in the comments to that article. You can make the list even longer by commenting on this article. As you’re reading this article, Audiotuts+ needs no introduction. Several commenters mentioned Audiotuts+ - thanks for the support! This is a great Flash site with many resources to help you learn music theory. The site content is split up as follows: Lessons, including topics that cover notation, chords and scalesTrainers, that teach you notes, keys, intervals, triads, keyboard, guitar and brass. Michael comments: “I have found very helpful. This is a site that helps you with scales and chords. The charts are guitar-based, and there are options for various alternate tunings and other stringed instruments. A website that helps you learn musical scales and chords. Joe comments: “Great Ableton/sound design videos.”

20 Albums To Begin A Journey into Jazz This is for you if you want to a journey into listening to jazz more seriously, or if a friend asks you what jazz records they should listen to in order to appreciate it more fully. It's no good people starting to listen to jazz on the margins; it's like giving a ten year old, Tolstoy's 'War & Peace' to read, chances are they will not make it past the first page. There are some jazz fans that can be awfully snooty about the music they love, they almost try to turn it into a club that refuses to let in new members. So we decided to put together a list of the 20 albums to start your collection with. Every one is a brilliant record and no discerning jazz fan would turn their nose up at any one of them. So our list is both credible and accessible. It includes albums like Miles Davis's, Kind of Blue, Bill Evan's, Waltz For Debby and John Coltrane's, Blue Train; all three consistently make the list of the most important jazz albums ever.

Free Guitar Lesson - TB-000 • The Basics and General Concepts This area is to explain all the basic stuff about playing guitar. Some of it is pretty easy stuff aimed at beginners but there is some more advanced ideas and concepts too. How To... Essential skills for all guitarists. All guitar players should know this stuff, it's all basics. TB-001 • How To Tune Your Guitar Use mp3 files as reference notes to tune your guitar. TB-002 • How To Tune Your Guitar (Advanced) Uses harmonics and fancy tricks to tune your guitar. TB-003 • How To Change Strings On An Electric Guitar Changing strings is not as hard as you might think. TB-004 • How To Change Strings On An Acoustic Guitar Changing strings is not as hard as you might think. TB-005 • How To Remember String Names Everyone needs to know the note names of open strings. TB-006 • How to Use The Note Circle This shows you how to work out your tones and semitones, and what they are. TB-007 • How To Find The Notes On The Neck A diagram and exercise to learn the note positions on the guitar neck.

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