Simple Songs: An alternative approach to warming up, training your ear, and learning your keys

This guest post is from saxophone and multi-reed player, composer, recording artist, and educator┬áSam Sadigursky of┬á One of the most important concepts that I try to have all my students understand is that any melody they hear, regardless of complexity, is not a set of notes, but instead a set of musical (or intervallic) relationships. [read more…]