Women & Music

Today, March 8th, marks International Women’s Day.  How are you celebrating?!  March is off to an interesting start.  Did you remember to move your clocks forward to Daylight Saving Time?  I hope you did.  If you tuned in to CBTS (CMajor Before The Show) and CRS (the CMajor Radio Show) you know that we are […]

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Chords, Nails & Fingertips

Hi.  This week’s fun music exercise is a little tongue-in-cheek.  I invite you to watch several videos of your choice on YouTube.  The ones I recommend are videos featuring the piano playing (and in some cases singing) of Vladimir Horowitz, Thelonious Monk, Sarah Vaughan and Nina Simone.  Note:  This exercise is in no way to […]

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Opportunities to Play

Playing is fun!  If you’re looking for opportunities to play for events in your community, check out the links below: IGM Competition Jazz House Kids These are opportunities for young people to take advantage of in the Greater New York Area.  If this is outside your area, you may feel inspired to find or in […]

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Highs and Lows

Hi there!  Thanks for listening to the podcasts.  We’re challenging you this week with a fun music exercise that celebrates highs and lows in music-making.  We talked about the following terms: Ottava Alberti Bass 8va Ledger Lines Imitation If you can, re-listen to CMajor Before The Show CMajor Before The Show and The CMajor Radio Show […]

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