Bruce Arnold's Blog

Tools for Modern Improvisation
10
Apr
2018

Tools for Modern Improvisation

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oModern Improvisation Tools for Modern Improvisation Modern Improvisation is a concept that I've investigated quite a bit over the last 25 years. I first started learning about this when I atten...

Sight Reading Music vs Fright Reading Music
04
Aug
2017

Sight Reading Music vs Fright Reading Music

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Sight Reading Music 10 Recommendations Sight Reading Music vs Fright Reading Music I get many musicians who contact me about how to approach sight reading music. For many musicians it's more lik...

Pitch Class Set Improvisation: The Sonic Resource Guide
18
Jan
2014

Pitch Class Set Improvisation: The Sonic Resource Guide

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Pitch Class Set Improvisation Sonic Resource Guide The Sonic Resource Guide is a guide to pitch class set theory, providing a structure with which to organize music. When utilized, it will broaden y...

Bruce Arnolds Jazz Guitar Summit NYC
13
Dec
2013

Bruce Arnolds Jazz Guitar Summit NYC

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TrueFire, Bruce Arnold and many of NYC’s best guitar educators team up to present: Bruce Arnold’s Jazz Guitar Summit NYC. An incredible 525 minutes of handpicked insights from Jazz Guitar Mast...

Bruce Arnold’s Music Education Genealogy Chart
24
Oct
2013

Bruce Arnold’s Music Education Genealogy Chart

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The intersections between jazz and classical music have long fascinated me, and within my own music I often use contemporary classical ideas. For the most part this was a personal journey that started...

2014 Guitar Intensive Workshop
20
Oct
2013

2014 Guitar Intensive Workshop

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2014 Guitar Intensive Workshop will be starting in 2014 featuring some top educators! Workshops throughout the year that will include weekend or full week intensives in various parts of the USA. [c...

New Muse-eek.com website
18
Nov
2012

New Muse-eek.com website

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It's time to give you an update on Muse-eek.com We've been hit with what has to be called a perfect storm of setbacks here. First Hurrican Sandy swept away our recording studio, so 150K worth ...

Why a New Rhythm Ear Training Course?
23
Sep
2012

Why a New Rhythm Ear Training Course?

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Today I’d like to tell you about a very important moment in my musical life. It happened way back when I was a student at Berklee, and I thought I was a pretty hot player. I was in a recording sessi...

Ear Training Guided Tour
16
Aug
2010

Ear Training Guided Tour

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I'd like discuss ear training for improvising musicians and what we do over at muse-eek.com. There are many methods of ear training; some work some do not. We have found that the most popular ear t...

Ear Training For Young People
13
Aug
2010

Ear Training For Young People

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I frequently get parents contacting me about teaching ear training to their children. The only way I have found this to work is for the parent to do the ear training with the child. Keep in mind...