Technique is the ability to play what we hear in our head.
Technique is the ability to play what we hear in our head. Scales with help us get there.
Here is an exercise to get you started. Please note the rhythms, articulations, and dynamics.
Revised October 2022
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.