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Why can't drums produce melody?

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What are overtones?

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I accidentally composed a song that sounds like a famous song

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How much of a jazz tune should I pre-arrange?

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Is knowing music theory really necessary for those who just want to play songs they hear?

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Is there a specific term to denote playing a wide chord on a piano?

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What did bebop masters practice?

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Why is a 2-5-1 progression so often associated with jazz?

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Why does the dominant lead to the tonic?

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What to expect in a jazz audition

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Super Ultra Hyper Mega Meta Scales

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Why are songs in Mixolydian mode notated in major mode?

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What is this piano pedaling symbol?

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Is 'fundamental frequency' the same thing as 'fundamental bass' (chord root?)

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Chord sequences for 12 bar blues

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Could "E7(♯9)" be plausibly called "Em7(♭11)" or "Em7(add ♭11)" as well?

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Joplin's "The Entertainer"—is this a misprint?

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Assessing the time signature of a single measure

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Harmony in Phrygian : What chords are tonic, subdominant, and dominant?

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Are modes in jazz primarily a melody thing?

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Practice to avoid mistakes or practice to cover mistakes

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What are the Coltrane Changes?

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Common reasons for poor drummer swing feel?

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What is the proportion of tenors?

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What scales to play over A minor blues?

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Do 11th chords change depending on genre?

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Alternatives to scale-centric beginning music theory?

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How to apply Barry Harris 6th diminished voicings and maintain chord functions?

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Do all modes make another mode when mirrored (i.e., intervals reversed)?

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Ranking dominant chord alterations by dissonance

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