Learn the Grace Music Conservatory approach to keyboard in this" How to play piano quick "in a 12-week course. Master the basics of technique and chord voicings, and gain an understanding of more advanced concepts including interpretation of lead sheets and improvisation.
Tim Bell: Jazz Improvisation
Tim Bell: Jazz Improvisation
Learn the art of Jazz improvisation from Tim Bell, one of the most renowned improvisers in the music world. Learn different types and styles of compositions from the perspective of the improviser, and take an in-depth look at how mental, harmonic, and melodic processes contribute to the instinctive skills that an improviser puts to use when taking a solo.
Bass R&B and Funk Bass Learn to play R&B and Funk bass in the style of the master players. Expand your bass playing in the context of a professional, live music performance or recording session. Bass Performance 101 Study the music of famous electric and acoustic bass players, and learn to create and perform your own unique bass lines in a variety of different styles. Jazz Bass Gain the tools and knowledge you need to improvise jazz bass lines like a seasoned professional. Learn to play great jazz bass lines, recognize common chord progressions in jazz standards, and study the work of jazz bass greats like Paul Chambers, Ray Brown, Ron Carter, and Christian McBride. Stanly Clark and Marcus Miller . Rock Bass Gain the foundation, technique, and vocabulary necessary to construct and improvise bass lines in a variety of rock and blues-based music styles.
Guitar Chords 201 Master Grace Music Conservatory’s approach to playing guitar chords. Improve your style, intonation, technique, time feel, and tone in this in-depth course. Explore open triads, seventh chord structures, open triadic shapes, and inversions in a variety of musical styles. Guitar Scales 101 Organize the guitar fretboard, develop your technique, and learn to confidently navigate the instrument by gaining a firm understanding of the pentatonic, blues, major, melodic minor, and harmonic minor scales and their modes.
Drums Rock Drums Learn to play a variety of rock drumming styles through the study of some of rock musics most significant drummers. Drum Set Fundamentals Improve your overall coordination, touch, and dynamics, and gain a solid foundation in drum set performance and musicianship Funk/R&B Drums Learn to play songs and improvise rhythms in the style of funk and R&B. Afro-Cuban Drums Strengthen your overall versatility as a drummer by learning the rich grooves and rhythmic concepts of Afro-Cuban music.
Voice Technique 101 Make your voice sound more powerful, use vocal technique to expand your range and expression, and learn to become more confident in vocal performances. Pop and Rock Vocals Learn to sing everything from classic hits pop and rock to singer-songwriter styles to contemporary indie rock in an authentic manner. Jazz Voice Apply the unique vocal characteristics of great jazz singers such as Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughn into your own sound. Understand proper jazz vocal delivery in a number of tempos and gain confidence singing an array of jazz standards in a live or recorded context. R&B Vocals Learn the vocal techniques of the R&B greats, including Steve Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, and Beyonce. In this course, you’ll gain the necessary skills to sing R&B in an authentic way, including proper phrasing, riffing, shouting, scale patterns, rhythmic articulation and much more.
Music Business 101 Gain a broad overview of the music business and learn how the various segments of the industry operate on a day-to-day basis. Discover the career opportunities that are available to you, and the knowledge you'll need to achieve your goals. Music Business Trends and Strategies Gain a forward-thinking approach to the key issues that all musicians, music industry entrepreneurs, managers, and music business professionals face in the main segments of the music industry, and how to leverage the opportunities that the new music business provides. Music Publishing 101 Create and operate your own publishing company, and learn how to effectively promote and place your songs into income-generating opportunities.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the technical requirements needed to prepare recording tracks for mixing
- Implement professional music standards for organizing your mix session and delivering the final mix
- Apply editing tools needed to improve musical performance, such as vocal tuning, vocal comping, and tempo editing
- Understand and use different types of equalizers, compressors, gates, reverbs, delays, chorus, flangers, and many other processors necessary to mix effectively
- Employ automation techniques, from basic to using all kinds of parameters
- Apply mixing techniques specific to drums and vocals
- Thoroughly analyze and evaluate your own mix and others
- Identify the main mixing trends per genre of contemporary music