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    Aimee Nolte is originally from Weaverville, CA. Aimee started playing piano and singing at age 5 and began playing professionally at age 14. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a music degree and emphasis in jazz in 1998. For the next couple of years, Aimee resided in New York City before moving to the LA area in 2001 where she now resides and is the happy mother of 4 children.
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    She continues to play and sing regularly all over Los Angeles County. January, 2006 marked the release of her first album, “Up Til Now”. She sings, plays piano and harmonica, and wrote and produced all of the tracks on the album.
    In 2010, Aimee released her second album with her longtime guitarist, Hideaki Tokunaga, entitled, "Just Us". Aimee composed 7 of the CD's 11 tracks, and co-wrote 2.
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    Aimee has had the opportunity to perform in the past with greats such as John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, Ken Peplowski, Frank Vignola, Lenny White, and most recently, the Aimee Nolte Trio (with Mike Scott and Roger Shew), and her duo, "Skirt & Suit (with Joshua Payne on guitar) with regular gigs around the LA area.

How to practice major scales

How to practice major scales

The key to understanding music theory, lies behind your knowledge of the 12 major scales. Learn fingerings, practice methods, and little tricks to help you remember the notes as I walk you through the scales, as I learned them. A guide on how to practice major scales. By Aimee Nolte.

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The Giant Steps Challenge

The Giant Steps Challenge

"Giant Steps" - In this video, we discuss how this marvelous John Coltrane composition is put together, what might have led to it's conception, how to really get it under your belt, how you can be a part of the Giant Steps Challenge, and start to improvise like a pro! To participate in the challenge (that has no prize, but is just for fun!) simply record a video of yourself singing the challenge, and post it on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook with the hashtag #AimeesGiantStepsChallenge so that we can all give you virtual high fives and encourage each other as well!

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Live From Grandpa's Missouri Farm

Live From Grandpa's Missouri Farm

Our family vacation is almost over, but I wanted to show you John's Grandpa's farm in Missouri and play a few requests before we leave this beautiful place and wrap up in Kansas City. Don't forget to subscribe to my channel and thanks for watching!

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Aimee Nolte Parking Lot Duet With Jason Neubauer

Aimee Nolte Parking Lot Duet With Jason Neubauer

Recorded June 27 in Niagara Falls from the hatchback of a Ford in the parking lot of Duffs Famous Wings with my friend, Jason who deserves mad props for doing this in his home town! Ha! I told him I had about 15 minutes to spare while my family ate their chicken wings inside and ordered for me, and he REALLY came prepared. We met in person for the first time in the restaurant, walked out to his car, and threw it down!

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Rick Beato and Aimee Nolte

Rick Beato and Aimee Nolte

Rick Beato and Aimee Nolte Sounding Off: "My good friend Aimee Nolte and I sat down last week to discuss our journey that eventually led us into the world of YouTube Music Channels."

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Aimee Nolte performs in duos, trios, and big bands as a jazz pianist and singer. Live performances

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Recordings

Up Till Now - 2005
Just Us - 2010 by Aimee Nolte & Hideaki Tokunaga