This is the way I am hearing my improvisations lately. Single lines with the piano, single lines with my voice, lines with both in unison, and lines with both in harmony. It's my favorite thing to work on and I improvised this this morning. If you'd like to support me, you can do so here: https://paypal.me/aimn
A collaboration I did with my rocking friend, Jason Neubauer https://www.youtube.com/user/seemycast is his channel of one of my favorite songs by one of my favorite artists. We change up the feel a bit and the coolest part is that Jason learned my improvised scat solo and played along! We live across the country from each other, so we just virtually made this collab. Prince - Kiss - Super fun and I hope you like it!
Come with me on a little journey to discover a key element in songwriting. If you'd like to support me, you can do so here: https://paypal.me/aimn
I have some theories about the reasons why pop singers pronounce words so strangely. Lemme tell you 'bout them.
Playing a Live Stream Concert of all my favorite Bonnie Raitt tunes, in anticipation of her concert this weekend in Indio, CA. To donate to my channel, please click here: https://paypal.me/aimn
Singing the Richards and Leigh song that Frank Sinatra made famous, with a back up track from the iReal Pro app in my living room!
The NMU Jazz Festival will be held on the beautiful campus of Northern Michigan University on Thursday and Friday, April 12-13, 2018. High school and middle school jazz bands and combos in the region are invited to participate. There is a $250 entry fee for each participating ensemble (additional ensembles from the same school can register for $100). Space is limited. The registration deadline is March 2, 2018. Click HERE for more information and printable (PDF) registration materials.
This year's event will feature Aimee Nolte, an outstanding pianist and vocalist based out of Los Angeles, California. Originally from the small town of 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. She continues to play and sing regularly all over Los Angeles County.
Lyrical Blues from the 3 Sonnies - Sonny Stitt - Sonny Rollins - Sonny Criss - The blues scale is a great tool for beginners, but what do you do to make your solo reach a little further and become memorable? I'm just gonna step back and let Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins, and Sonny Criss show you how it's done!
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