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Musical Motifs

My musical focus, lately, has been on trying to compose melodic motifs or fragments, in an improvisational setting, that have some beauty to them.  It’s very easy to simply roll out all the licks you’ve learned, or to doggedly stick … Continue reading

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Melodic Discovery through Autotuned Oratory

Here’s a strange little exercise to try, if you are stuck for a melody.  If you’re not stuck, this post is not for you.  This is not the inspiration that you seek. Song writers are very concerned about the contour … Continue reading

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