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Building Blocks of Improv, with Brenden Lowe

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Today we’re speaking with Brenden Lowe, the man behind JazzPianoSchool.com and the Jazz Piano School Podcast. Jazz and piano can both be intimidating things for aspiring musicians and they put front and center their belief that “Anyone can learn”, as well as encouraging self-expression from the outset – so clearly a good match for our philosophy here at Musical U! http://musicalitypodcast.com/58

Jazz Piano School has a unique approach to teaching and we were keen to hear more about how it works and how improvisation factors in.

In this conversation we talk about:

- The astonishing number of jazz tunes Brenden could play after $12,000 of traditional jazz piano lessons and why he was completely unsure how to improvise or be creative.

- The “lego bricks” approach to improvising that makes it easy to learn, step by step.

- The unique 4-step system they use at Jazz Piano School to connect theory, technique, improv and repertoire at every stage of learning.

This was a really fun conversatio…

Pulitzer-winner Kendrick Lamar just made history

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar was the first non-classical or jazz artist to win a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for his album DAMN. Jeffrey Brown joins Judy Woodruff to discuss some of the recipients in areas of literature and music.

Matt & The Clichés - Pintor (lyric video)

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Primer EP de la banda venezolano-argentina Matt & The Clichés.

Concert features program of music by women composers

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Concert features program of music by women composers  Someday, perhaps, there won’t be a need to advocate and provide a platform for the work of women composers. Until that time, Women in Music Columbus, as it has done for almost 140 years, is on the case. The local organization also advocates for women performers, offering multiple opportunities each season for its performing members to participate in recitals and concerts. These concerts often include the music of women composers. Additionally, every other year WMC puts out a call for submissions from women composers, with all selected works to be performed in one program. The Women Composers program will be held on Sunday, April 15, in Capital University’s Huntington Recital Hall. “It’s part of our mission statement to promote women making music and women composers,” WMC President Cynthia Mahaney said, “and certainly providing performing opportunities is a big reason why many of our members join.” ... In all, works by 11 composers will …

Kickstarter vs Indiegogo vs Pledge Music PODCAST

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Kickstarter vs Indiegogo vs Pledge Music

This video is about Kickstarter vs Indiegogo vs Pledge Music

What is the Best Music Production APP

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What is the Best Music Production APP?


Music Maker Jam - EDM mixing

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Music Maker Jam - EDM mixing