How to Prepare for Auditions

With performance examinations coming up in many music schools across the country, I thought I’d address a question I’ve often heard, which is: How do

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Developing Modern Repertoire

As Sterling mentioned in his last post, jazz music was built on the popular songs of the day, using them as vehicles for improvisation. There

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Rhythm: It’s All About Feel!

In jazz, what separates the good players from the very best? At the end of the day, in my experience playing with musicians from all

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How to Reharmonize Like a Pro

What is Reharmonization? Let’s do a quick review… Reharmonization is the process of replacing the chords underneath a melody with other chords that still work

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