Hiro’s Jazz Theory

  • What is jazz

    What is most important thing in jazz music? What makes jazz music so unique? Is it improvisation? Certainly not, because improvisation

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  • What is jazz theory for?

    Jazz music theory certainly isn’t the most important thing to play jazz music. Most of the times it even doesn’t help playing since you don’t have enough time to think theory when you are sight reading the chart on stage.

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Flute Practice Tips

  • How To Hold Flute

    How To Hold Flute

  • Breath Training Game

    This is a game I used to play for myself every day. Download the attached image.  Set your metronome to

  • Practicing difficult passages

    Keep in mind, you want to play at 70% of what you have.  If you play at 100%, it will

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Instruments

  • NuRAD #2 (Left), #1 (Right)

    NuRAD (Profondo Rosso)

    Berglund NuRAD with EWI4000s Roller assembly

  • David Chu Head Joints

    David Chu Head Joints

    David Chu Website

  • Christensen Wood Flute with David Chu Head Joint

    Christensen Wood Flute (c.a. 1920)

    Chrostensen Wood Fute info from “THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS OF THE BOEHM FLUTE  IN THE UNITED STATES, 1845-1945:
    A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN BOEHM FLUTEMAKERS VOLUME I” BY Susan Marie Beagle Berdahl 

  • Arista Flute Handmade Tube

    Arista Flute

    Body Serial Number: 618 Head Joint Serial Number: 850 All handmade by Juan Arista Handmade tube B-Foot Offset G Spit E

  • Wm. S. Haynes Flute

    Wm. S. Haynes Flute (1997)

    Serial Number 50056 Custom Head Joint by John Fugetta at Wm. S. Haynes

  • Emerson Boston Legacy Grenadilla Piccolo

    Emerson Boston Legacy Grenadilla Piccolo

    Serial Number 1321

  • Akai EWI 4000s

    Akai EWI 4000s

    Akai EWI 4000s with custom silver skin

  • EWI3020/EWI3020m

  • muramatsu ds

    Muramatsu STRC (1978)

    Model: STRC (DS) Serial Number: 20597 C-Foot Inline French

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Mac Tips

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Discography

Live Equipment

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Tools

  • Wave Length Calculator

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  • MIDI Continuous Controller Finder

    MIDI Continuous Controller Finder

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Videos

Freddie Hubbard's "Red Clay" in the original key

For Freddie Hubbard's birthday, "Red Clay" in the original key, C# minor 😊
April 7, 2024

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