I’m tremendously excited to think of young singers without direct access to classical music training using this application.
nkoda is really clever; it's like a view into the future of making music.
More about Improvise Microjazz
An easy step-by-step method of learning to improvise. Simple transposition exercises and short, structured solos lead to controlled, confident improvisations. Improvise Microjazz can be dipped into or worked through in sequence. Chord symbols are used throughout, and each unit ends with a new Microjazz piece, providing the player with an opportunity to relax by playing some written out music with no decisions to make. Microjazz is the world famous series of pieces based on classical technique yet using popular contemporary styles such as jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll and funk. Microjazz helps you develop musicianship and technique through the familiar sounds and styles of popular music. It is this unique combination of modern genres with traditional technique that has made Microjazz an international success with teachers and players, and one of the most widely used educational series ever published. New technology brings Microjazz alive and adds an exciting interactive dimension to practice and performance. Based on classical technique Microjazz is a great way to introduce rhythm and develop co-ordination skills whilst being fun for all ages and standards. A great motivator for the reluctant student and the pieces are equally effective on acoustic or electronic instruments.