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Video lesson: A Cool Tag

Here is a new video I recorded this afternoon discussing my favorite tag. For those that don’t know, tag is a music slang term that refers to repeating part of the song (such as the last phrase) to create a more stylized ending. If you don’t see the video below, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpDluxCCSuo  

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Pros and cons of medleys

While we may like to pretend otherwise, there are pragmatic aspects to writing music. One of those un-artsy but important things that musicians have to consider is time. For example, a typical piano arrangement written for church these days is in the range of of two minutes. That has changed a lot over the past few […]