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  1. Practicing
    Some of you may be familiar with the "Transcribe This Lick" thread and YouTube playlist that I've been putting together for the past year or so. This will be a similar video series for developing jazz sight reading skills. Using excerpts from my jazz etude books at www.randyhunterjazz.com, the...
  2. Tips and Techniques
    Although I've been playing a number of years, my reading skills are certainly less than I'd like as I tend to use other methods to learn tunes and focus a lot on improvisation. But I've been working on my reading more recently and came up with this little tip. I have no idea if this is used by...
  3. Practicing
    Hello all, I need some guidance on how to really learn jazz. I am lucky to have a good ear. I can basically play anything that I listen to. If I hear changes, I can pretty much play over them OK can generally change keys when needed. Unfortunately thats really my problem. Because I can BS my...
  4. Practicing
    Hi Folks, I’m thinking about developing a website to help people practice ear training/sight reading/music theory . My goal is to make something that’s a bit friendlier and more beautiful to use, something that would help beginners (like my mother) along ‘the path’. It looks like folks on this...
  5. Practicing
    Hi. I am a student looking for some good tips on practicing. I prefer stuff on how to learn a piece of music faster, getting faster fingers, sight reading tips, and anything else that you find helpful. I would also like to know of some good books to use besides rubank and foundations for...
  6. Clarinet
    hey guys! for my all-county audition, i have to play the E-flat clarinet part for Andante & Allegro (from the sonata in G). I'm having troubles sight reading the part, and i would really appreciate it if someone could find me a recording of it. There are lots of parts out there, the most popular...
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