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Practicing, Scales, Improvising and Free Stuff

June 18, 2013

by David Birrow Birrow.David@MacPhail.org

My mallet students begin to improvise once they can play a scale up and down and arpeggiate the tonic chord. Improvisation is an ultimately more useful technique compared to the classic "band/all-state/method book" approach of tonic for a quarter note then …

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