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5 Secrets for Mastering the Altered Scale

Eric 11 minute read

That’s why today we’re going to show you one of the most powerful techniques for playing V7 chords like a pro – the altered scale. Transforming this often misunderstood scale from a mundane theory exercise into an invaluable melodic tool that you can start using in every solo. Here are ...Read More

Why You Hate Practicing: 3 Simple Ways to Love Your Instrument Again

Eric 4 minute read

Yet, somehow the world’s greatest musicians learned to embrace the art of practicing and even love it. And if you’re serious about becoming a successful musician, you’ve got to do it too. So what was their secret? Well, the key to loving your practice often comes down to what you’re ...Read More

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About the Bebop Scale̷ …

Eric 14 minute read

However, as you’ve probably realized in the practice room, scales are not always the secret to a great solo. But what if I told you that there were a few scales that are essential for every serious improviser to know? Scales with inherent melodic and harmonic devices that can be ...Read More

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Forrest Wernick

From the Bay Area, he's lived throughout the country in California, Colorado, and New York, learning and playing music. He's studied extensively with Rich Perry, Mulgrew Miller, and a whole lot of other amazing musicians. When he's not playing saxophone, you can find him traveling, writing, trail running, and training in Muay Thai.

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Eric O'donnell

Originally from Northeast Ohio, he moved to New York/New Jersey to go to graduate school. He's studied with greats such as Bill Mobley, Mulgrew Miller, Ingrid Jensen, and many more. In his free time he's usually working out, reading, or training for a marathon.

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