Understanding chords (Part I)

    Understanding how chords are put together will help improve your understanding of how the music you play is constructed. The easiest way to approach understanding how chords work is to think of them as triads.  The term triad … Continue reading

A mode of improvisation

The Modes – An alternative to Major and Minor! The modal system comes before the major and minor scales that we regularly use today.  They are often a little bit neglected, which is a real shame as they can add … Continue reading

Improvising – A simple Guide Part I

Fear of improvising Many people are often afraid of improvising and the fear of having no music in front of you can be just too much for some classically trained musicians. Well if you have always wanted to just let … Continue reading