[Dixielandjazz] Learning jazz

Peter Sr. De Bruyn peterdebruyn at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 16:21:40 PST 2005

*Jeff, *
*Try to play as much as You can, and are able, with experienced
musicians.You'll learn the trade/art by doing it  under their wings of
*I did it that way. And it took a lot of blood, sweat and tears (and a lot
of beers also).*

*Peter De Bruyn Sr*

2005/12/6, Jeffmatthews111 at aol.com <Jeffmatthews111 at aol.com>:
> Hi All,
> I am doing some research at the moment into how musicians learn, remember
> and include in their playing, licks and phrases.
> Some people write them down as they find them, others adapt them and keep
> practising ones from records.cd's until they become their own and then
> find some
> more.
> So what do you reckon is the best way of learning and remembering new
> tunes
> and harmonies, chord patterns, licks and phrases?
> Has anyone actually written down their store of 'classic/trad' jazz
> phrases
> that they have built up over the years?
> How do you do it?
> Regards,
> Jeff Matthews
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