If you have ever wondered what to do in the situation where there is more than one comping instrument, this video will give you some ideas! Really, your mother taught you what to do when you were three. Take turns! :-)
Aimee is quickly becoming a highly sought after educator in the jazz community, since launching her YouTube channel, Aimee Nolte Music. She spent a 10 day stint as an instructor for the renowned vocal coach David Braid's VocalizeU camp in Malibu during the summer of 2016 and has appeared as a featured artist/clinician/adjudicator at numerous jazz festivals around the country, including Univeristy Of Northern Michigan, Fullerton College, South Plains College, and The Hilton Head Jazz Camp. Aimee continues to teach clinics and master classes to students who want to learn to scat seeing like serious jazz musicians, and players who want to take their improvisation game to the next level.
If you're like me, you have tried to sing a 3rd part along with these two geniuses for years, and have STRUGGLED. The craftsmanship of Simon and Garfunkel goes DEEP. Explore it with me and see why it is so difficult to sing a 2nd harmony part along with the masters.
Have you ever wondered if you have a talent for music? Chances are, you do! In this video, I give you a small test to see if you have what it takes to learn to play by ear. We also learn a C major and G7 chord. Let me know how you do in the comments! More videos soon!
This is my very simple method for how to start playing solo jazz piano. After watching this video, players should be able to take care of the melody, the comping and the bass line, all by themselves.
Using "Girl From Ipanema," I demonstrate a fun way to practice phrasing behind, ahead of and directly on the beat.
You don't have to come up with every musical decision when you're performing. Let the masters teach you how. Learn from Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington and Aretha Franklin with me as we try and "Accentuate The Positive." Thanks to Tony Powell for help with my research. If you'd like to donate to my channel, click here: https://paypal.me/aimn
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
An interactive lesson in singing intervals, modulating lines, hearing things in different keys, making your warm-ups interesting and fun...and all without ever using a piano. Let me test you!
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