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iRealPro Project Recap September 2018

During September 2018 I added even more songs to the playlist (810 so far) and have been learning melodies but not  systematically and have not recorded them either. But little by little the project is moving forward! (c) 2018 Sibil Yanev

What musicians can learn from writers

What musicians can learn from writers   Who is your favourite writer? Is he or she your favourite because of his or hers ability to plagiarise other writers? Or because of the books he or she has read throughout his or her life? About the ability to write the same book over and over again... Continue Reading →

Finally completed “The Playlist” project!

After taking years to complete (for some reason) I have finally added the final playlist to the project! The last and final part consists of the underground hip-hop playlist. This is part of dual project with "The Playlist" being one and "Musicalization" being the other where I present one artist from each genre (classical, jazz,... Continue Reading →

Keskustelu jazzpianisti Riitta Paakin kanssa nyt julki

(This is about a conversation I had with Finnish jazz pianist about Blue Note Records, Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock. The text is in Finnish. An English translation is coming soon with the corresponding link.) Keskustelu jazzpianisti Riitta Paakin kanssa Wayne Shortteristä,  Herbie Hancockista ja Blue Note Recordistä nyt julki. Klikkaa alla olevaa linkkiä. Keskustelu... Continue Reading →

The art of not being perfect

The art of not being perfect This year I started attending jazz jams with much better musicians than me . What I noticed is that people don’t care if you play wrong notes or make mistakes.  What they care about is your stage awareness and your (music) communications skills with other musicians and with the... Continue Reading →

New “Jazz Composer Profile” made – Horace Silver

I wrote a new "Jazz Composer Profile". This is part 2 of the series and is about Horace Silver. It is much shorter than the previous one and is more straightforward.  I hope you like it! Here is the link : (JCP) Part 2 - Horace Silver (c) 2018 Sibil Yanev

iRealPro Project Recap August 2018

  During August 2018 I added some songs to the playlist (over 550 so far) and started learning melodies and recording mini-videos with the them (12 so far, found as a playlist on my YouTube and FB channels). Little by little the project is moving forward! (c) 2018 Sibil Yanev

The perfect music teacher – you barely need him/her

The perfect music teacher - you barely need him/her The “system” The whole western traditional education involves a teaching-learning cyclic routine in which information is incrementally increased. It is a system that is made for the masses from a bureaucratic and statistical point of view : easy to quantify results and thus progression. While not... Continue Reading →

New project started called “Jazz Composer Profiles”

Hey! I have started a new music project named "Jazz Composer Profiles" where I go through the compositions of jazz composers. I hope you will like it. As a gateway to the project I have done a deeper analysis  of Wayne Shorter's compositions. Future parts of the projects will be lighter and mainly just present... Continue Reading →

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