Composing with Oz Noy | Lessonface

Composing with Oz Noy

In the first video of the series, Oz explains how to compose a song or be inspired to compose using vamps. Vamps are a short, simple introductory passage, usually repeated several times.

In the second video of the series, Oz explains how to compose a song or be inspired to compose using grooves played by the different instruments of the band - guitar, drums or bass.

In the third video of the series, Oz explains how to compose a song or be inspired to compose using existing musical forms such as blues, rhythm changes, or pre-existing pieces of music.
 

Israeli-born guitarist Oz Noy is a progressive and iconoclastic artist who incorporates a wide array of styles into his own work, including funk, rock, blues, and jazz. Having performed from a young age, Noy was an in-demand studio musician by his early twenties. A move to New York City in 1996 eventually led to tours and session work with such artists as Chris Botti, Toni Braxton, Jeff "Tain" Watts, and others. Noy released his own album Ha! in 2005, followed by the live album Oz Live a year later.