Tag Archives: development

Arrangement analysis: “Praise Him, Praise Him”

The problem with discussing your own arrangements is the implied inference that your arrangements are worth discussing in the first place. I am not sure frankly that all of my arrangements are worth discussing, at least in a positive, learning way. I am sort of on the fence on this one to be honest. Sometimes […]

Arrangement analysis: “When We All Get To Heaven”

I started arranging when I was in high school. My arrangements were horrific stuff, far below the bar that many of my young readers set today. (By the way, those that bemoan the sad state of today’s music education are clearly not seeing what I see. Today’s young generation is far ahead of where my […]

Thoughts about development

As you probably know, we are currently running an arranging contest and I talked a lot about development when I introduced it. Someone recently posted an interesting video that illustrates my point quite well. Take two minutes and listen. If you don’t see the video below, click here:¬†https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIs3jechQ_E Now guys, don’t misunderstand me. This is […]