Rosana Eckert - Principal Lecturer of Vocal Jazz at the University of Northern Texas, is one of the best improvisers and educators I know of. Without an instrument to press buttons on (a singer), Rosana has to accurately call up pitches from her improv vocabulary and execute them at top speed. Her ability to do this is matched only by a handful of people, in my opinion. Discount code to get both CuriosityStream and Nebula at 26% off - $14.79 for a year https://curiositystream.com/aimeenolte Rosana’s new single: Samba Jiji - Single by Brasuka https://music.apple.com/us/album/samb... Rosana’s website: https://www.rosanaeckert.com/index.html
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, and The Hilton Head Jazz Camp. 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.
You’ve learned about the modes for years - but somehow Dorian, Lydian, Locrian - these groupings of notes with their strange names haven’t quite MADE SENSE for you - until now. Let’s go beyond music theory and talk about how these modes make you feel - what emotions they evoke and how you can use them in your own composition and improvising.
Each day for 30 days, I released a new “piano yoga” video in the hopes that we can explore key areas of music theory and get to know the piano better together.
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When you see a 251 chord progression, realize that you don't have to play it as written. There are options. Let me show you a few of my favorites!
Let's take my "point and sing" practice method and really stretch the limits of what is possible! I reserve the right to stretch even further in the future.
Next- level piano exercises, for more than just your fingers. Getting your brain and your voice involved in your practice can make you a much deeper musician.
I'm improvising over 90 choruses of C minor blues, for your viewing an listening pleasure today! I hope you find some inspiration in it! Playing my Hallet Davis baby grand over an ireal Pro backing track.
Using the notes, F, Ab, Bb, C and Eb, and a little methodical practice and patience, let's learn how to play a quick run that we can use over at least 6 different chords! Pick up my new vocal improvisation course at www.musichabit.com
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