Steve Gadd is a wizard. I’m glad they included his beat from the Paul Simon tune 50 Ways in this clip. My first introduction to him. That beat still makes me feel something. So good.
I’ve been teaching like this (or trying to) for years. So great to hear a living master present the approach so clearly.
I sure wish someone had explained this to me before college, and even then I had to work out how to use it for myself. Hope it helps you. This video is a lesson from the Dark Eyes video course (50% discount). If none of this music theory made sense to you, consider the video…
I wish we could hear the muttered self-talk going on here. A fascinating snippet.
Not a definitive list by any stretch of the imagination. Share your favorite in the comments. I’d love to go have a listen, and thanks! Just discovered this one: The Jazz Station 365: Uninterrupted Jazz The Jazz Station is uninterrupted listening and new music discovery. A custom blend of artists, eras, genres and styles from…
Geared toward guitar, but good for any instrument.
Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project playlist: