Come on in and have some tea. Just
don't spill it on the computer! Musicians will enjoy the Theory
Den articles on BeBop Drills, and those new to jazz will find some helpful knowledge
in the Perspectives on Jazz articles. Some of my
Original Music is presented in
sheet music form, and original song lyrics are displayed in the Original Music
section. Browse around or stay and study. I hope you enjoy your visit.
American Music OVERVIEWS -
Structural Elements for study
Check out Articles on Jazz
out in the Theory Den
Let me show you some Original Music of
There are also definition pages throughout the website that explain
various techniques used in NKP CD recordings, or in discussions of jazz theory
in articles. Here is a list of links.
Tones [ within article ]
[ within article ]
Tensions [ separate page
Passing Tones [
within article ]
Approach from above [ within article ]
Approach from below [ within article ]
Whole Step Scale Approach from above [ within article
(Giant Steps Reharms) [separate page]
chaka [within article]
Reggae dub [within article]
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