Nacho Azor



Mehldau and the new Standards: In this article, I explain the influence of popular music in Brad Mehldau's repertoire choice. I include a full list of pop songs recorded by Mehldau as in March 2013. [download PDF]

Bill Evans Trio: Deliberate Interplay: I use 1959's Bill Evan's trio take on Autumn Leaves to analyze the interaction between Evans, La Faro and Motian. A full transcription of the track is also available. [download PDF] [full transcription]

Clinic- Basic Improvisational Techniques: In this clinic, I explain how we can create complex musical phrases by combining simple techniques. Also I explain how, If we understand those techniques, we can get into a deeper level of detail when trying to learn from the masters. [link to PREZI]

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