Music theory gets confusing when learned out of order but when we take the time to learn things step by step it tends to be simple and clear. Today we are going to take another step on our scale journey, we are going to be learning all the blues scales.
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Playing scales is something that every guitar player has experienced before and it’s definitely something we should master. Every time I am working with a student I like to review scales and show some tricks to make someone think faster or in a different way about whatever scale they are working on.
We're happy to present the first video in our Thursday Guitar Guide series! Check back on Thursdays at 4pm for our weekly video releases. This week we have Professor Sher sharing an introduction to Blues Guitar and how to achieve a more jazzy sound.
The art of vocal improvisation is not just used in Jazz today! In fact, having the tools and techniques of improv can also help you in Pop/Rock/R&B, Country, Gospel, and Musical Theater. While scatting may be the norm in jazz, there are many other styles and types of improv you can incorporate into your songs. Here are some tips to help get you started with vocal improvising today!