The Fog Is Lifting

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August 9, 2010 · kengon · No Comments
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New Music Study Directions

OK. I did it. I made a change. I ended my enrollment at the Jimmy Bruno Guitar Institute.

March 12, 2010 · kengon · No Comments
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Chord Substitutions – Part 1

In case you’re wondering, I am not going “soft” and getting away from talking about Ear Training and Improvisation. Not even close! As it turns out, this is an area where we want to spend a little time, as there’s an interesting intersect point from these topics with Chord Substitutions.

November 28, 2009 · kengon · No Comments
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“Sing, Sing A Song…”

Remember that song? Oh, you don’t… sorry. Well, anyway, this post isn’t about singing (per se). More about improvisational skills and ear training. Seem to be my two favorite topics these days, eh?

November 24, 2009 · kengon · No Comments
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Fun With Chromatics!

Well, I find myself again apologizing. I have a real good excuse this time — I’ve been in Hawaii on vacation. Yes, it’s a tough job, but I find that I’m qualified to do it. Had a great time, now I’m getting my head back in the game of playing, working, etc. We’ve been talking […]

November 11, 2009 · kengon · No Comments
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On Ear Training…

Hi Gang, Sorry to be away for so long, but it’s been a busy time for me. More on that to follow. A few weeks ago, the cell phone I’ve had since 2004 started to just fall apart on me (Nokia 6820). Was a great phone and I hated the thought of giving it up. […]

October 14, 2009 · kengon · 2 Comments
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Improvisation and Leadership

As I write this, I’m completing my final preparatory activities to lead a program called Essence of Leadership (offered by Contegrity Program Designs) coming up this next weekend. The prep work for this isn’t about reading books on theories of leadership, studying or other academics — it’s really about leading. I’ve also been thinking about […]

September 13, 2009 · kengon · No Comments
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The Music Lesson

OK. This won’t be a music lesson per se, so calm down… The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music is actually a book by Victor Wooten. If you don’t  know who he is, he’s probably best recognized for his contributions as the bassist for the Flecktones (as in Bela Fleck and the […]

September 9, 2009 · kengon · 2 Comments
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Found A New Tool – Impro-Visor!

Hi All, As you’ll note by the main page on my web site, in addition to my own stuff, I also maintain a LinkedIn profile. It’s kind of like a public billboard for professionals that facilitates networking, job searching, etc. Well, LinkedIn also has groups that you can join. On Sunday night, I got a […]

August 20, 2009 · kengon · No Comments
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