If someone wants to excel at any activity, it is necessary for them to observe the greatest practitioners of the craft. This is especially true of jazz. By immersing themselves in the language of the music, young players can greatly expand their vocabulary and understanding of the style.
Enclosures: The genius and simplicity of Clifford Brown
Learn how to use a fundamental part of the jazz language, enclosures, by referencing how Clifford Brown uses them in his solos.
Why starting improvisation in beginning band is a necessity
Improvisation is an essential skill in today’s musical landscape. Professional musicians of all kinds are often expected to improvise whether on a “classical”, “jazz”, or “commerci...