I stumbled across this album of Mark’s on Apple Music when driving back from my parents after a family visit. I’ve been a fan of Mark’s playing for years and this rendition of ‘Skylark’ just blew me away.
We’ve covered the why licks are an important part of forming your jazz vocabulary in our ‘10 licks in 10 weeks’ course. In this new course we are going to look at 12 different licks all in the key of C major. Whilst we are going to look at how to move these licks into […]
If I want to be a confident improviser that is ‘speaking’ the language of music – I need to obey the rules of musical ‘grammar’ so that I am able to interact and express my true feelings to the listener.
Mo Better Blues is a Spike Lee film from 1990. Mo Better Blues follows the life and musical career of fictional musician, ‘Bleek Gillian’ played by Denzel Washington.
This ‘Transcribe Coltrane’ course will enable all students to access one of the most influential saxophonists of all time.
In this course we are going to learn 10 licks in 10 weeks. Each lick has been carefully chosen by me because of its sound, frequency of use and harmonic application.