Tips & Insights For New Students
In this short interview Jon shares his tips and insight for students who are new to jazz, blues, and funk music.
Jon discusses the importance of listening and transcription and how this is an essential aspect of our development as musicians.
First Identify The Sounds That We Like
It’s important for us to identify the sounds that we like and then imitate them and play along with the recordings. Start simple with something that is within your grasp and then slowly expand your field of curiosity.
Transcription & Ear Training Exercises
If you are new to ear training and transcription, check out the following exercises in our community area:
There are exercises for all levels and abilities.
New Orleans Blues Workbook File Type: pdf