Monthly Archives: October 2016

Blues Thursday @ Whitehorse

D Jam Blues (known as C Jam Blues or Duke’s Place: 12 bar blues) Check out these music videos for inspiration and ideas: Duke Ellington jam- an original “music video” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOlpcJhNyDI Ellington Big Band https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md7v5Ycgkkc Ellington Band with Ella Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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October 20, Thursday at Whitehorse

Hi Whitehorse String friends, I get to meet you all this week on Thursday as i will be in your orchestra classes. I thought you might like this photo!? It’s a gig i played on Labor Day with 2 of … Continue reading

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Getting Started- C Jam Blues

  Learning scales and arpeggios is a good way to build your vocabulary as an improviser. For C Jam Blues (for the ease of string players we will learn this song in the key of D Major) practice these exercises: … Continue reading

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