Tag: Ahmad Jamal

  • What Are Your Favorite Sample Fodder Songs?

    What Are Your Favorite Sample Fodder Songs?

    For this special Episode 25 of “Themes and Variation,” we chat with RJD2 about sampling, song idea fodder, and his new course on Soundfly!

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  • 5 Mind-Bending Early Guitar Innovators

    5 Mind-Bending Early Guitar Innovators

    Compared to most instruments, the modern guitar is a relatively new instrument. While classical instruments like piano, brass, and woodwinds all have hundreds of years of pedagogy behind them, the language of guitar music and how we learn to play is new and constantly changing. Today, we can find chords to any song on the internet […]

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  • What’s the Key to Creating the Tightest Rhythm Section Imaginable? Listen to the Greats.

    What’s the Key to Creating the Tightest Rhythm Section Imaginable? Listen to the Greats.

    Many techniques and resources help you deepen your rhythmic skill set, and there’s no better classroom in which to learn the art of groove than on stages in front of audiences (and beside experienced rhythm section masters). But the second-best classroom might be inside your own headphones! Take a listen to some of these classic […]

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