David L’s one hundred and twenty-one comments

  • Re: Ultra-Instinct - “The Secret of The Body Moving On It’s Own”

    Jerone, LoM, more…

  • Re: Ultra-Instinct - “The Secret of The Body Moving On It’s Own”

    Jerone, LoM , more…

  • Re: Ultra-Instinct - “The Secret of The Body Moving On It’s Own”

    "In the context of playing music, especially in heavily improvisatory styles of music like Irish Traditional Music" more…

  • Re: How many instruments

    As a multi-instrumentalist, I often get asked this. As a professional percussionist, the answer is really difficult. Do you count all of the little accessory instruments? Do xylophone and marimba count as two? What about electric instruments? Luckily, the... more…

  • Re: IT’S ABOUT TIME!

    Make sure if you tap your foot, that you tap the beat, not the rhythm you are playing. At two different jams last week I watched two different players that were playing with poor rhythm. Both of them were tapping their foot at a variable speed along with ... more…

  • Re: Mist

    "Misty Mountain Hop"? more…

  • Re: An enigma?

    One interesting thing about "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" is that the part we are talking about (the continuous triplet eighth-note part) is the accompaniment, not the melody. The choral melody is a slow three to the bar tune played over the running eight... more…

  • Re: Scales?

    The word "mode" has several meanings. It originally meant "mood" and described the early church music scales. It has also come (from math) to mean any rotation of any scale, as in "the fifth mode of the harmonic minor scale". When used in folk music, incl... more…

  • Re: Sight Reading Question

    Another convention is that an accidental only applies to the octave that it is in, unlike key signatures, which apply to ALL octaves. This convention is not always followed, but it is usually obvious from context what to play. more…

  • Re: Tune familiarity.

    I would agree with tdrury: "two sharps " is the correct way to describe the key signature. Calling it "D" is just not always correct. This leads to people saying "this is in the key of D" when something is in Bm. more…