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[sf]Hi All, I am chris and I have gotten a late start into music. I am 44yrs old and bought my first of two pianos about one year ago. I have found a inst...

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  To be Feared

I found this site a few months ago and have basically Lurked. I have a desire to learn, but haven't found a Jazz teacher yet, so I've been learning Classic...

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  never can get it right

Hey! Am Gregory and I love jazz!I wish i could talk like some of you guys where playing jazz piano is concerned but I just can't seem to get those sound...

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  What is the definition of Jazz?

Hi Just a question, assuming someone here can know the answer. There have been some argue about how to define JAZZ. In the Mark's "Jazz theory ...

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  not new to the game but new to jazz

My name is Raymond and I have been playing the piano, keyboard, etc since 96, I play for my church and I have been self thought since then. I have gotten t...

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  para Gollum

Hola Gollum: El score de [b]Pedro Navaja[/b] te lo puse en [i]Latin corner[/i]. Suerte.

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  Old message # 24712

Hi, will someone who is fluent in Spanish contact this guy and tell him how this place works?...

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  Hello Pat

Welcome to the LJP community, where no-one will yell "stop making that racket", although developing ways to deal with the absurd negativity that ...

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  Mad for jazz

[sf] Hello all, my name is Pat and I am from South Africa. I have also found this site while surfing and it is a great one. I have been lurking a while and...

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  bculver, I understand

bculver, the truth is...when a student, regardless of age, and a teacher, regardless of how competent he or she is, don't connect, the issue needs to be di...

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  gotta keep growin!

I've been a guitar player since early 70's and wound my way through rock and new wave until planting myself soundly in the blues and swing when i moved to ...

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  Frank from

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  learning theory... ouch!

I have been playing piano for 4 plus years with Annieville blues..she is from the NW....the best teacher etc... She writes in a lot of stuff on plain jane ...

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  Old message # 21840

And please write in [b]Add yourself[/b] in [b]Shoutout a message to others[/b] what do you do in music: student, pianist, private teacher, jazz lover, c...

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  Musician Intro -- Starling Jones,Jr.

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hi im kitin im from the Philippines... im from the conservatory of Music, so we are studying more on the classical one, but i love jazz music and i wanna l...

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