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classical music literature

  • Swing Era Jazz: Who Was Phineas Newborn, Jr.?

    Jazzed Magazine | January 9, 2012BY LEE EVANS Quite a few years ago, after having completed three years of undergraduate school at New York University, I was drafted into the U.S. Army and served a mandatory two-year stint. After completing four months of basic training and band training at New Jersey’s Fort Dix, I was stationed for the remaining time […] Read More...
  • Characteristic Mode Tone

    Jazzed Magazine | September 24, 2010All of the diatonic modes (Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Locrian) have distinguishing characteristics. Some have one especially distinctive tone. In order to best capture the unique sound of a particular mode in a musical composition, the mode’s fundamental tone (first note of the mode) and characteristically distinctive scale step should be emphasized. For […] Read More...
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