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"Good improvisation communicates harmonic progression melodically. Effective melodies manipulate harmonic content through the use of guide tones and preparatory gravity notes, masterfully woven in systematic tension, release, and transparent harmonic definition."

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January 27, 2012 | Music geekdom. Tonal functions go clubbing.

We enjoy the wit and artistry of band directors, Ed and Thom at Dudley Middle and Dudley High School and how they deal with the band program in the online feature "Tone Deaf Comics." We've tried to express the notion of major scale "functions" in previous articles, but never in a way this unconventional.


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Visit their Facebook page, or check out the website for more cerebral niche humor:

Link: Tone Deaf--a comic for anyone that has ever been in band

Posted by Ted at January 27, 2012 5:52 AM

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