Jazz requires flexibility of both mind and body.
The story of how I got to play with one of my favorite artists!
If you are looking to improve your dexterity, soloing, and finger independence, this exercise is for you!
“Becoming one” with the instrument is an overarching theme and desire for my playing, but I would like to discuss a more specific goal I have been working on: solo piano.
The piano becomes an extension of yourself when there is a clear vessel through which your thoughts, emotions, and beliefs flow seamlessly from the body to the instrument to create an output that resonates with the listener.
If you feel stuck as a musician, read this! Using the goal, "be able to play my favorite pop songs" as an example, I discuss breaking down your musical goals into actionable steps.
It is a beautiful thing to be able to pull ideas from so many of the great artists to create your own unique sound.