Reflection Questions for Improvisers

Reflecting on our performances makes us stronger musicians and collaborators....


Does Too Much Shedding Dampen Creativity?

Q&A article this week. If you have any questions, write me at...


Jerry Bergonzi's Secret

To follow up on my article, Forget 10,000 Hours of Delayed...


Jazz Robot Meets Fan

This election is officially off the rails, so let me distract you with a couple...


Why Only Is Better Than Best

Stop trying to beat everyone else. True success is creating work that no one...


Playing Changes Part 9: Dominant Seventh Cycles

The Playing Changes series presents and expands on concepts from my book, The...


2 Essential Apps for Improvisers

I'd like to share a couple fantastic mobile apps. (These personal...


Do Jazz Players Hear Everything They Play?

A reader sent me a thoughtful series of questions: I've been reading through The...


Playing Changes Part 8: Secondary Dominants

The Playing Changes series presents and expands on concepts from my book, The...


Playing Changes Part 7: Learning Tunes Functionally

The Playing Changes series presents and expands on concepts from my book, The...