Bruce Arnold's Blog

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...

Asher Electro Hawaiian Slide and new Duet Group
01
Jun
2010

Asher Electro Hawaiian Slide and new Duet Group

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Recently Dave Schroeder and myself started a duo project where we both play instruments that are not our main axe. Dave, usually a saxophone player, is playing Blues Harmonica and I'm playing my new ...

Example of Chord Spellings in 12 Tone Tune
13
May
2010

Example of Chord Spellings in 12 Tone Tune

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Below is a chart of a composition recorded on my 1st CD Blue Eleven called Variation 1. You can also find a detail analysis along with a recording of this tune in the book: MY MUSIC: Explorations i...

Ear Training Encouragement
11
May
2010

Ear Training Encouragement

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As many of you may know I've written quite a few books about ear training. I initially wrote these books for my students because I had such great success with this method. ( I arrived at it after year...

What I’m Practicing This Week
01
May
2010

What I’m Practicing This Week

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"Time" is a concept that has always fascinated me in music and so I am always looking for ways to tackle it. (And once I get an idea into my head, I don't let go.) My new CD entitled "Art of the Bl...

Welcome to Bruce Arnold Music Blog
28
Jan
2010

Welcome to Bruce Arnold Music Blog

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Welcome to Bruce Arnold Music Blog. Here's where I'm going to discuss my music, books and music education and my current activities. Here is also where I hope you'll dialogue with me. The topics can b...