James Brown. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past 50-plus years, you have been touched by this man’s genius.
Can you find Tunisia on a map without using online help? I thought so.
As often happens while writing this column, one discovery leads to the next, and last month’s exploration of the recording scene in mid-cent...
Jazz theory has a bad rap. If you hang around online music forums long enough, someone inevitably claims that theorists ruin music, and ever...
Exploring the “thin black line” between R&B and rock & roll, I find there are artists clearly on one side or the other, and ones that stradd...
Why do some songs become standards while others don’t?
Last month, we looked at some famous bass intros from the early years of R&B, but there are many more gems to be found.
Why practice patterns when the ultimate goal is to make music, not spit out a bunch of memorized licks? How much technique is enough? The an...
This month, let’s look at some great moments in R&B—made great simply because they are intros where all you hear is bass!
Let’s face it: You’re a pattern-seeking machine.
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