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Jazz Rules or Jazz Prompts?

Do you make a lot of mistakes when you improvise? Do you have trouble with a lot of the rules and theory? If you are thinking of them as rules, you may be missing the point. There are no rules … Continue reading

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International Jazz Day – Tiger Music Feature

April 30th is International Jazz Day and we would like to take this opportunity to feature our two jazz books at TigerMusicStore.com. Trane for Trumpet Trane for Trumpet is a book I wrote to help me learn how to improvise … Continue reading

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The Life Cycle of a Plant

The following is an article I originally posted on JazzHouston.com. I’m posting it here again because I think it’s one of my best articles. The Life Cycle of a Plant Too often, we as musicians fail to see performances in … Continue reading

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Beginning Jazz Improvisation for Advanced Musicians

Twelve Tunes for Linear, Diatonic Improvisation I wrote a book about ten years ago that was designed for advanced players. It’s a book that introduces jazz improvisation to musicians who are already accomplished players in other idioms. I thought to … Continue reading

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Life Builders: Larry Slezak

The next person I want to acknowledge in my Life Builders series is Larry Slezak. Larry is one of Houston’s top saxophonists. He has a powerful command of the instrument that demands the respect of all who hear him perform. … Continue reading

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Herald Lessons Program Grand Opening Sale Begins

We are celebrating the grand opening of our Herald Lesson Program next week with special reduced prices. These lessons will be offered at savings as great as seventy percent to those who use the interface to accept and pay for … Continue reading

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