Michael McDonald leant his smooth soulful voice and his gospel-inspired keyboard playing to Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers and countless other musical artists during the 70s, 80s and 90s! Let's explore the fascinating career that crossed from Classic Rock to Pop to Motown to Yacht Rock and see if we can discover what made EVERYONE want that "Michael McDonald Sound."
With these three rhythmic patterns, you can accompany yourself or another instrumentalist or singer on any jazz waltz! Whether you play piano, guitar or vibes - this will work.
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I've played this arrangement of Wild World by Cat Stevens at my gigs for years and thought it would be a really fun thing to share with my YouTube community. Plenty of triplets, a funk(fish) groove, and a lot of fun. I hope you dig it.
Keith Jarrett is the epitome of melody, the king of lyricism and the master of the motif. Explore the Standards In Norway album with me as we discover the genius of this master together.
Explore the musical side of Jack Black with me - from his beginnings with Tenacious D to his obsession with Bobby Mcferrin to School of Rock and his ability to tap into various musical styles at the drop of a hat.
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I hope you enjoy these melodies/songs as much as I enjoyed compiling this list of my favorites and yours. So fun to explore such beauty that ranges from Puccini, to Ravel, to Joplin, to Glenn Miller, to Neil Young, to Bowie, to Linkin Park! A beautiful melody is a beautiful melody, regardless of genre or decade.
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