Archive

Posts Tagged ‘joy spring’

Piano Practice – Joy Spring

July 6th, 2009
1,741 views No comments

I did another short piano practice on the jazz song Joy Spring by Clifford Brown. It’s more like a warm up really.


Click here to listen to my short practice on the Clifford Brown tune Joy Spring.

1,741 views

Joy Spring and On Green Dolphin Street piano practice

July 4th, 2009
1,580 views No comments

I did about a 45 minute practice on the tunes Joy Spring and On Green Dolphin Street. I have been practicing quite a bit lately and it seems my fingers are in pretty good shape (but my technique could always be better). In the last part of the practice I mainly worked on getting a bit of fluidity into the motion of my fingers, and didn’t focus so much on what notes I was playing.

Click here to listen to my practice of Joy Spring and On Green Dolphin Street in Midi format.

1,580 views

Another Practice on Joy Spring

July 1st, 2009
1,599 views No comments

I practiced over an hour on the tune Joy Spring by Clifford Brown, as well as some technique. I am using the melody of this tune like a study exercise for working on my technique.


Click here to listen to my practice of Joy Spring in Midi format.

1,599 views

Joy Spring – another practice

June 29th, 2009
1,657 views No comments

I did another practice, for about 50 minutes, on the tune Joy Spring by Clifford Brown. I’m mainly trying to work on the technique of my right hand. This melody has a lot of notes and runs in different keys, and is almost like some kind of classical “study” piece.
I have also noticed that several keys on my electric piano are starting to stick. This makes it a lot trickier to play and I am concerned that I may be learning some bad habits trying to compensate for the stickiness of certain keys (in particular, the C above middle C). Time to get a new keyboard soon and sell my old ones!


Click here to listen to my practice on the tune Joy Spring in Midi format.

1,657 views

Piano Practice recording – jazz standard Joy Spring, Autumn Leaves, and technique

June 19th, 2009
2,061 views No comments

I practiced the piano for about an hour today, in two different sessions. The first session was about 20 minutes. I am working on getting my technique flowing again and learning the jazz standard Joy Spring by Clifford Brown. I also did a bit of improvised accompaniment to myself singing Autumn Leaves.

Click here to listen to my piano practice in Midi format.

Here is a nice recording of Arturo Sandoval performing Joy Spring from his album I Remember Clifford:

Joy Spring – Arturo Sandoval

Here is a recording of Joy Spring by the late great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson and his trio:

Joy Spring – The Oscar Peterson Trio

2,061 views