Whiplash (as reviewed by a jazz musician)

From Adam Neely. Whiplash was a great movie that got jazz wrong – admittedly in subtle ways. Come join me in this half hour (!) exploration of how the movie portrays contemporary jazz culture in NYC. AWESOME blog post by Ethan Iverson about Whiplash and Buddy Rich https://ethaniverson.com/rhythm-and-blues/the-drum-thing-or-a-brief-history-of-whiplash-or-im-generalizing-here/ Interview with Justin Hurwitz https://www.mpaa.org/2014/09/whiplash-composer-justin-hurwitz-settles-the-score/ Peter Erskine…

“Correct” Music Theory Analysis…. | Q+A #54

From Adam Neely. Also, what is “tinnitus relative pitch,” and should you be thinking of the names of notes are you’re playing? Many thanks to AliceCDE, PatientMental, TheBradleyClarke, Disney Jazzcore, Alex Hristache, Leonardo NCS, Raymond Visconti and DonkeyBong for their insightful questions! 0:13 Can you talk about the chords in Satie’s 1st Gymnopédie 4:51 Your…

Tip for Performing Complicated Music (that I learned the hard way)

From Adam Neely. Check out Shubh Saran’s awesome music here! https://open.spotify.com/artist/2F9WG9ugzneeesOZfmQ18V?si=FDBTUmOVT8K8RitsGhUJfw (not that I’m going to be his first call sub anytime soon) (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿ FOLLOW ME ON THE INTERNETS ⦿ http://www.facebook.com/adamneely http://www.instagram.com/its_adamneely ⦿ Check out some of my music ⦿ http://sungazermusic.bandcamp.com

1 Tip for Performing Complicated Music (that I learned the hard way)

From Adam Neely. Check out Shubh Saran’s awesome music here! https://open.spotify.com/artist/2F9WG9ugzneeesOZfmQ18V?si=FDBTUmOVT8K8RitsGhUJfw (not that I’m going to be his first call sub anytime soon) (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿ FOLLOW ME ON THE INTERNETS ⦿ http://www.facebook.com/adamneely http://www.instagram.com/its_adamneely ⦿ Check out some of my music ⦿ http://sungazermusic.bandcamp.com

We don’t play our instruments for 4 minutes and 33 seconds

From Adam Neely. Thanks to SAMURAIGUITARIST for joining me! Without his sick licks, this recording would not have been possible. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj1Jtb8xLUzFAm8J-Q1e1MQ Recorded at Guitcon 2018, thanks to Warwick/Framus #guitcon2018 More resources for 4’33” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7xIS_Gobcc https://youtu.be/lluvJOIBO7w https://youtu.be/-LDX7_wSXLI (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿ FOLLOW ME ON THE…

How to Not Suck at Music (w/ Rick Beato)

From Adam Neely. Viewer-submitted critiques of compositions and arrangements coming atcha from myself, Adam Neely, and lord of internet music teaching, Rick Beato himself. Shot at #guitcon2018 Check out Rick’s Channel here, if, for some strange reason, you haven’t already subscribed. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJquYOG5EL82sKTfH9aMA9Q SEND ALL SUBMISSIONS TO: howtonotsuckatmusic@gmail.com Thanks to Isaiah Koscho, Alex McPhail and Nejc…

Orchestrating Video Game Music (for live orchestra)

From Adam Neely. CHECK OUT CHARLIE ROSEN AND THE 8-BIT BIG BAND HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cRPzzZV8u0 (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿ FOLLOW ME ON THE INTERNETS ⦿ http://www.facebook.com/adamneely http://www.instagram.com/its_adamneely ⦿ Check out some of my music ⦿ http://sungazermusic.bandcamp.com http://insideoutsidemusic.bandcamp.com http://adamneelymusic.bandcamp.com Peace, Adam

How to busk

From Adam Neely. How do you go about playing music on the street? I asked Matt from Too Many Zooz, and went busking with Mary Spender and Ian Barnett. MARY’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/maryspender TOO MANY ZOOZ: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV7nHX2RLjQ IAN BARNETT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnudozZJTTI (cameo from augie bello – https://www.instagram.com/augie_bello/) Joshua Bell Stuff: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vArST0dVOl4 https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/pearls-before-breakfast-can-one-of-the-nations-great-musicians-cut-through-the-fog-of-a-dc-rush-hour-lets-find-out/2014/09/23/8a6d46da-4331-11e4-b47c-f5889e061e5f_story.html?utm_term=.25d834d4fcb0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnOPu0_YWhw&t=27s (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely…

LICK PHASE (for electric bass)

From Adam Neely. Or, Piano Phase by Steve Reich, but it’s the Lick. BEHIND THE SCENES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0ey18KyzIk Thanks for 500k subs, everybody! Check out this version of piano phase, normally it’s performed by two musicians, but this guy figured out how to play it solo! Really amazing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnQdP03iYIo (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise…

Why pop music sounds bad (to you)

From Adam Neely. It’s because your brain took cocaine when you were 14. Seriously. Hey all! Sideways made a video about Coco that explored similar points, you should check it out! https://youtu.be/v7foqVQNPcQ SPOTIFY New York Times study (the Songs that Bind) https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/10/opinion/sunday/favorite-songs.html Dopamine response article.. https://www.nature.com/articles/nn.2726.epdf?referrer_access_token=wKbrcoWLdlSMTo6RHjG0XdRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0PZhF0xUDVMe20KAJehTFUpjnHzPWE-dYNnd_N2n1f3q-1m_8B2MiZM5a8YZAO91N4J-XC0YS_m7BV8BF7-7Y0T7EDjAOebODHS0ObDMbMBSsim3YaUPP4mgncpC4IqjqneoGQfOtHCs3db5cabvbrJBM7MBRfUFtliBvWwUHK42uhf-MEr8F0GDqLRBY2lhclgnipqx6znuBoR3HQJZ0fEjPJpMGvIMeGLYWZDKHd-wjbiYG8XStHEuCG0pLRWODY4n-rfafjBzHdNZg_0T_c_v4Lsvv55TwV0rKEGqkVmLw%3D%3D&tracking_referrer=www.slate.com REMEMBERANCE BUMP http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/01/reminiscence_bump_explanations_why_we_remember_young_adulthood_better_than.html Patients with Dementia reacting to music…

50 musicians on a roof play Brand New Day from the Wiz | Apartment Sessions Vlog

From Adam Neely. FULL music video is here, check this out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xh6QX39vsIg The apartment sessions is going to Iceland, check out their INDIEGOGO. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/apartment-sessions-iceland (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿ FOLLOW ME ON THE INTERNETS ⦿ http://www.facebook.com/adamneely http://www.instagram.com/its_adamneely ⦿ Check out some of my music ⦿…