Veteran music director Steve Gilbane joins us to talk about the art of accompanying improvised songs. We talk about common song structures including last line tagline and verse-chorus and how to communicate that structure to singers. Steve also goes over a library of common chord progressions which are great starting points for improvising songs.
Episode 9 - Faking it with three chords and a rhythm
Episode 8 - Beatboxing & Vocal Percussion
Episode 6 - Instructors, Finding your musical voice, and the Blues!
Episode 5 - Peru, Arrangers, and Sound Painting
Episode 4 - Guitar & Improvised Mariachi!
Episode 3 - Underscoring
Episode 2 - Vocal Warm Ups
Episode 1 - Introduction