The Beatles hit Here There and Everywhere is a masterpiece of popular music. Paul McCartney captured so much about life and love and dreams and hope as he used melody and harmony to bring this classic into the world Much thanks to Rogério who asked me to make this video.
Teaching in master classes, clinics and YouTube
Aimee is quickly becoming a highly sought after educator in the jazz community, since launching her YouTube channel, Aimee Nolte Music. She spent a 10 day stint as an instructor for the renowned vocal coach David Braid's VocalizeU camp in Malibu during the summer of 2016 and has appeared as a featured artist/clinician/adjudicator at numerous jazz festivals around the country, including Univeristy Of Northern Michigan, Fullerton College, South Plains College, The Hilton Head Jazz Camp and BYU School of Music University of Mary in Bismark, ND, as well as many online masterclass engagements during the pandemic. Aimee continues to teach clinics and master classes to students who want to learn to scat sing like serious jazz musicians, and players who want to take their improvisation game to the next level.
Listen hard and tap into your deep musicianship, just like Rosana Eckert (from University of North Texas) and I did in this video as you watch us push each other in these intense ear training challenges. Intervals, chord colors, harmonies, jazz improvisations, and music theory for DAYS. Watch the extended cut on Nebula (and without ads ) here: https://nebula.tv/aimeenolte
John Lennon's (Just Like) Starting Over is a masterpiece in melody and harmony. He wrote it as a tribute to his heroes like Elvis, Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison, but it's much more intricate and deep than you might realize after hearing it played on the radio. Let's explore the music theory and beauty of this song.
Watch on Nebula (no ads or annoying song cuts) here: https://nebula.tv/aimeenolte
See the follow up, more in-depth video exclusively on Nebula now! https://nebula.tv/videos/aimeenolte-u... At least one secret, anyway! Upper structure triads are the best way I know to convey a huge amount of information in a very concise way. Jazz harmony might just become much more manageable for you if you try understanding it in this way. See if it works for you! Sign up for my Nebula Class here: https://nebulaclasses.com/aimeenolte
I LOVE songs that start on the IV chord! They are so compelling and interesting and I want to talk about so many of the ones that I adore with you now! From Paul McCartney to Louis Armstrong - let's do this!
Watch your jazz piano playing come to LIFE when you add stacks of 4ths!
A gentle first step toward getting that "block chord" sound into your jazz piano playing, just like George Shearing.
https://nebula.tv/aimeenolte See this video on Nebula for free (and get the pdf) and then sign up if the spirit moves you! Using examples from Miles Davis's and Dizzy Gillespie's bands, I talk about what it's like to solo over "a tag" and actually solo over one for over 11 minutes on the piano. 1-6-2-5, 3-6-2-5, and other variations are such an integral part of the jazz vocabulary!
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