A weekly exploration into the enigmatic nature of consciousness through the lens of music, literature, film, nutrition, holistic practices, and more. Join Maxwell Casazza, a composer, writer, pianist, and guitarist, while he and his guests discuss their experiences in the multiverse.
I discuss recent investments and why its difficult to give advice.
I discuss the process of composing a variation of the classic piece Gymnopédie No.1, along with universal artistic principles that help the composing process.
I discuss pitfalls in the education world!
In this episode I discuss my latest project: J.S. Bach's Two-Part Inventions for Piano. I talk about how he thinks about this music, and different methods to train you to be able to play them.
I discuss why knowing "the self" or "yourself" is a futile act that creates cycles of desire.
I have a conversation with David Schwerin about his new book, "Know Your Soul." We explore the qualities of being human that make us fallible, and what we can do to manage those tendencies, including learning how to listen to our true inner voice. We also discuss his previous work, "Conscious Capitalism," and it's effect on Chinese society.…
I analyze the tune Afternoon in Paris!
I interview harp therapist, Virginia Oman, and hear about her experiences healing patients through a variety of methods, including harp sound healing. virginiaoman.com firstname.lastname@example.org
I explore the blues tune "Equinox" by John Coltrane, and the modern techniques required to play it.
I explore a tune by a genius pianist, George Shearing.
In this episode I demonstrate how to play chords that include every single note of your scale.
In this episode I explore the melody to the classic tune Star Eyes, focusing on organizing this tune into two distinct parts: A and B.
In this podcast tutorial I explore the legendary jazz tune "On Green Dolphin Street," focusing mostly on the melody. For beginning pianists, this will allow a deeper internalization of the tune in future practice sessions, rather than tackling the melody and harmony all at once.
I examine the tune Blue in Green! One of my favorites from Miles Davis' Kind of Blue record.
I discuss principles that would give students big advantages if they considered them in the early stages of learning music.
I play through Blue and Green, and describe how I approach learning the tune. I go over a variety of chord structures including rootless voicings, which require a musician to play all notes in a chord except for the first, and most fundamental one. This tune is deceiving because it seems like a simple little 11-bar tune, but it is easy to lose one'…
I discuss how Bill would approach the introduction to a tune like Waltz for Debby.
Emile Pandolfi joins me to discuss his new book, "Play It Like You Mean It." We discuss strategies for learning music, navigating the music business, and Emile's experiences early on in his career.
I talk with my pal and enthralling videographer: Blake Hemmel!
I talk about my upcoming guest: Emile Pandolfi. Emile is an acclaimed pianist of over forty years, and will be discussing how to regain inspiration and motivation for your craft after a period of creative block, why art is such a necessary vehicle for connection and emotion especially during 2021's era of social loneliness, and how to alter your mi…
I discuss the parent scales of the Concept including the Lydian Augmented scale. l5SKD5Vrst8L7UP8mtkI
I host a guided practice session consisting of technique, scales, and some jazz drills.
Max discusses the podcast title, Heelys, and Japanese woodblock paintings
I play Autumn Leaves, talk about Bill Evans, Ken Burns' Jazz documentary, and other stuff
I play Autumn in New York and talk about key changes vs. modulation.
I give a brief background of how George Russell created The Concept, and how he collaborated with Miles Davis while they both had tuberculosis. Then I go through some exercises switching between Major and Lydian scales.
I play Op.60 No 1 and 2
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Composing through my new studio monitors!
I play a take of Autumn Leaves, the jazz standard.
I briefly introduce a fun way to explore the Lydian Chromatic Concept
I introduce myself and discuss what's to come. 9jkRswfEdOJFOG8UHTraעל ידי Maxwell Casazza