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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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November 1, 2014 | Set your clocks tonight.

If you live in the US and you're like us you have a chore ahead of you tonight, resetting your clocks for the end of Daylight Savings time. Okay, maybe not Hawaii and Arizona, but the rest of us dread the attack on our physiology adapting to the hour difference the next few days.

Video Link: Daylight Saving Time Explained

Hopefully one of those clocks you'll set has been one of our most popular Logo Store merchandise item, our 10 inch Circle of 5ths wall clock.

So many ideas music theory concepts are spelled out on the face of these, the 6 hour (180 degree) jump across the face gives you the Tritone pairs (i.e. A/Eb). Clockwise adds sharps and eventually subtracts flats. Counter clockwise does the reverse. A four-hour jump does yield the Relative Major/Minor keys (i.e. C Major/A Minor). We all have our favorite zone of the face, generally the strings like the sharp keys, the horn players like the flats, and of course, everyone dreads the enharmonic hours with all the extra flats & sharps (B/Cb, F#/Gb, C#/Db).

Surrounded by a black plastic case, the background comes in your choice of classic Clark JM Cherry-Colaburst, and the new Sorensen Sprite Blueburst. Requires 1 AA battery (included).

Purchase one (or both!) for your home or office from our CafePress JM Logo Store and help support the site while you're at it. Only $18.99!

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Circle of 5ths Wall Clock Cherry-Colaburst
$18.99

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Circle of 5ths Wall Clock Cherry-Colaburst
$18.99


Special bonus: Item includes free 60 bpm metronome, no additional charge!

Enjoy more possible gift items at the JazzMando Logo Store

Posted by Ted at November 1, 2014 12:21 PM


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