Lessons in Musical Creativity from Itzhak Perlman and Gaelynn Lea

A major difference between classical music and “creative” music is the ability of the artist to decide what to play and what not to play. I’m all for classical music, but I love the equalizing effect that being a creative artist allows. Technical virtuosity isn’t a requisite for musical creativity. The willingness to put yourself Read more about Lessons in Musical Creativity from Itzhak Perlman and Gaelynn Lea[…]

Shooby Taylor: What Artists/Teachers can learn from his legacy

Shooby Taylor inspires me.  Not only do I love his music, but I respect what he went through to make his music. Any artist or teacher today can learn from the example of Shooby Taylor.    This video, containing a collection of his performances originally overdubbed on cassette tape, is cued up to ‘Take a Read more about Shooby Taylor: What Artists/Teachers can learn from his legacy[…]

Play-Along Lessons: Backing Tracks

Here are all of the backing tracks for the Play-Along-Lessons. Included are Christian’s solos on the relevant backing tracks. All of the lessons accompanying these backing tracks can be found here: Age 8-12 Age 12-16 Age 16-Pro Check out the YouTube playlist, containing all the Done-For-You Play Along Lessons.

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