Welcome to Ryans Room!

This room has been specifically set aside for everything that deals with jazz composition!

Some sample topics include:

  • Arranging/Orchestration Techniques
  • Chord/Scale Relationships
  • Favorite writers
  • Getting charts published
  • Just starting out
  • Notation (and/or Finale/Sibelius)
  • Performance Royalty Organizations
Why is composition so important for everyone here? One of the key foundations of jazz and becoming a killer player IS creativity (improvisation). In my opinion, the best possible way to develop your creative muscles (in addition to listening) is to write. I invite composers of all levels, therefore, to share their charts, midi files, lessons, and experiences for analysis, review and, of course, discussion!

Who am I? I invite you to sample some of my music at http://www.rycunmusic.com

  naghmeh

i tried to learn this page and it was easy for me but i have same problmes to use this page . how can to do ?...

06/06/2012, by 0 replies
  Message number: 47522

help!!! where can i get this book????? Neil Olmstead - Solo Jazz piano...

06/28/2010, by 0 replies
  About "Closing Time" score

Could you updload a pdf of the score ? I don't have Finale software (and I'm not sure a compatible one exists for the free operating system I'm using&#...

10/31/2007, by 0 replies
  music contact

Hi, i wont send you on mp3 file, my jazz piano song. Please i need mi your opinion. Can you give mi your e-mail address? My name is Bobi and i am jazz musi...

07/08/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 31618

HI Will here is your answer... Hola Ruben... Si has llegado aqui creo que vas bien... Preciona donde dice Rooms:Show List y ahi veras el listado de tod...

12/09/2006, by 0 replies
  hey ryan

[sf]can u please tell me if u can receive this message! i want to see if this works! please thank u! my name is Will im from canada!...

06/29/2006, by 0 replies
  ruben art jazz

hola alguien aqui que ame el jazz puede decirme como moverme por la pgina? o cmo funciona? gracias...

06/10/2006, by 0 replies
  Message number: 13365

Ah, good idea. I didn't think of that!...

04/28/2005, by 0 replies
  Message number: 13363

Ryan, I want to keep this room up for a while because there's some good information in the messsages.

04/28/2005, by 0 replies
  This room is officially defunct

Hey everyone, I will no longer be checking in this room. I'm going to ask Scot to delete it. Please get in touch with me in my new room...The Writer's...

04/27/2005, by 0 replies
  No problem

Albetan, it was my pleasure...glad I could be of assistance!...

04/23/2005, by 0 replies
  Tapping and Timing (.mus)

Hi Ryan: Thanks to your help i could do tempo changes in my new file. Please see the new thread at Lobby Lounge. Good luck.

04/22/2005, by 0 replies
  Thanks

Thanks, Ryan, for your great help. It was incredible! Only select NONE..... in speaker icon I have spend a long time trying to solve this bug... Tha...

04/21/2005, by 0 replies
  Ok, try this..(for Albetan)

Ok, I see what you mean now. After some fiddling around, I think I've got it. You probably know this already, but the way I got it to work was to turn on...

04/21/2005, by 0 replies
  Message number: 13030

Thanks, Ryan. I don't know why my advanced tool for tempo (a metronome as icon)does not work. I did as you suggest in your tiff link, it works, b...

04/20/2005, by 0 replies
  Finale bugs.

Hy Ryan: How may i change tempo in a finale score? i need to change tempo in some parts of same tune. I see "tempo tool", i write the new value...

04/19/2005, by 0 replies
  Message number: 12027

Hi Brent1, Try this link: http://rycunmusic.com/catalogue/free_scores/pdf/majorscales.pdf It should be what you're looking for!...

03/17/2005, by 0 replies
  Message number: 11984

ryan, please show me the correct way for fingering a scale in the right and left hand. also, i can reach from middle c to d. when they are played togethe...

03/16/2005, by 0 replies
  Message number: 11269

Sorry about that, I didn't know I had a private message in here! What exactly is the problem? For me when I click on the files link, nothing at all hap...

02/16/2005, by 0 replies
  What's the matter with your files ?

I was looking in your personal room, but for some reason your files don't appear. Any hint on how to get your files displayed ? Regards, C3002...

02/04/2005, by 0 replies
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