Fantastic musician and entertainer. You get to see him right away doing some mental practice before going on stage. One of our living legends and a national treasure.
I found this fascinating, not only to hear the Maestro talk of his own process, his early years and influences, but also insights into other composers, like Beethoven.
Yeah, I know it’s the sub-contrabass flute, but Hyper-bass sounds cooler.
(by Gus Silber) One day in the summer of 1963, a young woman wandered into the recording studio of a radio station in Saskatoon, the largest city in the southern prairie-land province of Saskatchewan, Canada.She wore her hair in a flipped bob, the vogue of the times: the Jackie Kennedy cut.In her hand she carried…
The Major Scale is like the DNA of Western music. It’s the scale we use to describe other scales and intervals. Best learn it sooner than later.
That’s almost exactly what Erin McKeown said in her talk about practice in The Practice of Practice.
Always good jazz-related stuff from the You’ll Hear It podcast.