This is example 2 on how to sync an audio track to a progression in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro. In case you haven't read the previous post, here's a link: How to sync progressions to audio tracks in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro Multiple repetitions of the form Here's this post in video format: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIv51rVMylA Now... Continue Reading →
Before you read this post please make sure you take a look at the previous post: Audio-Sync in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro 7.5 In order to sync a progression in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro to an audio track you need two things: The Harmonic Progression entered in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro The audio track you... Continue Reading →
Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro 7.5 can now sync audio tracks with harmonic progressions. This new feature is great for developing a better understanding of tonal harmony while listening to real-life examples from the masters performed by great musicians. Here’s the same info in this post in a video tutorial https://youtu.be/3cAhS3muGCU If you watch the video... Continue Reading →
Here's a song by Billy Strayhorn that I've always loved and never fully analyzed until writing The Jazz Standards Progressions Book. I've been fascinated by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn compositions since the first time I heard an Ellington album, about thirty years ago. Since then I greatly enjoyed their rich harmonies, rhythmic vocabulary and... Continue Reading →
Here's a musical concept nobody taught me at school. While analyzing 1000+ jazz tunes for The Jazz Standards Progressions Book, I noticed a great number of songs in major keys tonicize the IV degree at the beginning of the bridge. It's usually preceded by the V/IV, landing on the IV at the beginning of the... Continue Reading →
Since the release of The Jazz Standards Progressions Book where I analyzed 1000+ songs I have been asked many times for a list of essential jazz standards. I do not want to promote uniformity in repertoire nor do I believe in programatic lists. Jazz is a personal intuitive journey. What I do believe in is finding... Continue Reading →
Can we map tonal harmony in a coherent landscape that includes all possible harmonic functions, cadences and expected paths? https://youtu.be/-CYUFipJ0tU It’s all in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro. Learn More here...