transcribing whole solos

Transcribing Whole Solos Is More Than You Thought

By

Forrest

Transcribing

In my lesson on Monday I talked about why you’re not getting the results you want from transcribing whole solos. For the most part, that article was written with respect to language: how to make useful language from a whole solo. While gathering, understanding, and implementing language is one of the most important aspects of …

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transcribing jazz for technique

Transcribing for Technique: Improving Musicianship Through Transcription

By

Eric

How to Practice Jazz, Jazz Advice and Tips, Transcribing

After hours spent practicing technique: endless articulation, tone, range, and fingering exercises, are you still not matching up to what you’re hearing on your favorite records? Are those same étude books and exercises you’ve been working on for years still not cutting it? It can be very discouraging when you don’t see any improvement in …

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Focus on this when practicing jazz

Overwhelmed with Transcribing Jazz Solos? – Here’s the Secret That Will Speed Up Your Improvement

By

Eric

Transcribing

What solo should I transcribe? You’ve probably asked yourself this question. And you’ve probably searched far and wide for answers. If you look in the Aebersold Jazz Handbook you’ll find a list with over 100 historically significant recordings to choose from… Search the internet and you’ll see page after page of important players. For instance …

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transcribing for musical style

Transcribing for Musical Style

By

Eric

Playing Techniques, Transcribing

A magical thing happens when you listen to a recording of your favorite player and begin to play along with the record. It’s almost as if an unconscious transformation takes place, an instant instruction through aural osmosis. Simply by sitting by the speakers with your instrument and taking in those sound waves, you can instantly …

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