Learning to play Bossa, Choro, and Samba is a wonderful gateway for classical musicians to expand on their classical training. This free video tutorial playlist breaks down “How to Play Bossa and Samba” into concrete steps, and I’m especially excited for the impact it can have for string players and teachers. To supplement this new playlist, I’ve created a new deep dive course complete with transcriptions and analysis.
I met up in Madrid with Valentin Spurchisi, a self-taught violinist who travels and lives from performing in the streets of Europe. Valentin had a successful career as an engineer and web designer in his early twenties before leaving that career to perform from subways to street corners all across Europe.
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In Creative Strings Podcast Episode 25 we take a look at many of Pablo’s compositions and play samples along with his commentary on:
>- Clavé as a mantra
>- Fear in classical music
>- The academizing of jazz
After we heard Neil Fong Gilfillan’s remix, “Drop it Like Gavotte”, we couldn’t get it out of our heads. Who knew a remix of Suzuki repertoire could be so infectious? Neil and Rachel Samson are creative, inspiring, young string teachers. Together they run the teaching studio in Frisco, TX called Chili Dog Strings. This husband and Read more about 21st Century Suzuki Teaching with Chili Dog Strings – Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 24[…]