Connecticut Shoreline Studio for Music Lessons
in Voice, Piano, & the Fundamentals of Music

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Connecticut Shoreline Studio for Music Lessons
in Voice, Piano, & the Fundamentals of Music

Category: Practice Techniques

Rituals of Preparation
Practice Techniques
Sandy Connolly

Rituals of Preparation

Everyone Gets Into a Slump Having worked weekly with 15 – 30 musicians 45 weeks out of the year for over 20 years, I observe

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Breathe to Prepare
Practice Techniques
Kirsten Livingston

Breathe to Prepare

Help for Introverts and Others Everything is opening up and it’s really exciting (right?)!!! We’ve all been isolated… in-person interactions and performance opportunities have been

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Play-Like-A-Horn-Player
Musician Tips
Steve Shelton

Play Guitar Like a Horn Player

Learn a Harmonized Blues Scale – Easy and Fun! My inspiration for this column is from Rich Severson, guitarist, and host of GuitarCollege.com. Rich is

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B Minor Pentatonic
Practice Techniques
Steve Shelton

Alligators & Lizards Part 2

Let’s go to the videotape! For this column, I made two short videos demonstrating “free playing” over a loop of GMaj7 – Dmaj7, the main

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Blue Jello Rhythm: Macadamia
Practice Techniques
Sandy Connolly

Drill In & Work Out

Most songs have some sort of challenge section to them. In the case of some songs, it can just be one hairball measure. Here is

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