I’m so happy to announce that Nicki Parrott, Justin Varnes, Taylor Roberts and I will be headlining at the Jazz Corner for 2 nights in Hilton Head, SC. Nicki and I both have new albums so we’ll play plenty of those tunes as well as some surprises and hip duets!
Please share with your Carolina friends and come if you’re in the area! Oct 18 & 19.
Hang out with me as I teach super-fun, syncopated accompaniment groove that I love to play. I call it The Bacharach Bounce, but it's definitely not limited to Bacharach tunes. Video recorded using: Earthworks SV33 Earthworks PM40 5'3 Hallet Davis Baby Grand Panasonic Lumix G85
Playing minor ii V i licks in all keys is one of the best ways I know to improve your soloing skills.There's no better way to get new phrases into your head then by figuring them out in all the keys and drilling them over and over.
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9/25/2019 I called in this week to talk about my recent album, my YouTube channel, and a few other things with Abe Perlstein of Tuesday Lunch With Abe on Central Coast Radio. Thanks to Abe for having me on the show and I hope you enjoy it!
Welcome to my new series, brought to you from The Pacific Ocean. Today, I'm testing my newly-accquried Sennheiser MKE 2 Elements mic, along with the GoPro Hero4. It's been a dream of mine to make music-related videos from my surf board, so thank you to everyone who donates and purchases my PDFs because YOU MADE IT HAPPEN.
Video recorded using: GoPro Hero4 and Sennheiser MKE 2 Elements mic
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Using exercises from The Drummers' Cook Book and The Charlie Parker Omnibook, we sight read some tricky rhythms while simultaneously building our coordination, sight reading skills, and jazz vocabulary.