Scales, chords, arpeggios, reviewing some favorites, work on your new pieces, sight reading, ear training, and for jazz musicians there is always transcribing. Whew! Sometimes it is all a bit much. Sometimes the best use of an hour is just too...
Chitlin's Con Carne For Transcribing
Jimmy Smith Key F
Kenny Burrell Key of C min
Junior Wells Key of A min
Stevie Ray Vaughan Key of B min
You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.
I'm a professional pianist and music educator in West Toronto Ontario. I'm also a devoted percussionist and drum teacher.