Category Archives: Studying Music
Very cool sitar, guitar and tabla exchanges in this wicked version of the late great Dave Brubeck’s “Take Five.” Recorded in 2011 at Sachal Studios, Lahore, Pakistan.
New study shows what happens in the brain to make music rewarding A new study reveals what happens in our brain when we decide to purchase a piece of music when we hear it for the first time. The study, … Continue reading →
Notice how lossey-goosey the tempi flow, the musicians spiraling their thoughts-in-the-moment together about how this-now-that particular phrase goes. And all running with the groove to take this beautiful songs to new places and, lovingly, lovely maximal affect.
This is a pretty cool example of a common chord progression in rock songs. Someone did this for the sensitive female singer-songwriter progression (vi-IV-I-V), too. What we need is a jazz version exemplifying the ii-V-I pattern
Awesome tune, giving us the bluegrass side of Skye. Great trade of solos drawing on a lot of musical beams of light.
Tabla and acoustic guitar combine in this duo’s lovely “Delphonic.”
We’ve been working on Oliver Nelson’s great tune, “Stolen Moments.” I especially like this version, Lee Ritenour being one of (the many of) my favorite guitarists.
A gathering of videos featuring one of my all time favorite guitarists, Steve Tibbetts. I think it’s fair to say that he takes the guitar — and composition — places few have ever gone. Safe journey! “Test” “Walking” “Vision” And a cover … Continue reading →