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Another Week, Another Handfull of New Songs

I swear, it’s like the muse knows me. February hits, and the ideas just flow, then it slows to a trickle, and allows me to polish those that are worth saving. 337 more words

Song Arranging

Singular Ikebana

These ikebana arrangements display the beauty of each individual stems of flowers. Using only one or two varieties of plants, it is the barest minimum of flower arranging styles. 21 more words


Updated file now online

Updated scales and chords bootcamp for jazz trombone document now online. If you’ve already printed this you’ll only need the last four pages but I suggest printing out the ‘notes’ because there’s an extended explanation of why I believe it’s unnecessary to extend the list of related scales. 6 more words

Music Theory

Related Scales; chord/scale relationships

The following is an extract from my FREE PDF document of scale and arpeggio exercises for jazz trombone. I am publishing part of the introductory notes here because it might be of interest to others who have posted similar articles. 870 more words

Music Theory

Teaching Creators

At the close of the SMU-IPT Conference last July, a piano teacher came up to me and said with a solemn tone, “Thank you for your presentations. 206 more words


Free PDF download

I’ve compiled a free 56 page PDF scales and chords bootcamp for jazz trombone. The link is at the bottom of this page: http://www.arranging-composing.com/about.html

Errata: Page 55 text. 16 more words

Music Theory