24 relations: Andrew York (guitarist), Autodidacticism, Drone (music), Duke Ellington, Ear training, Easley Blackwood, Jr., Hamza El Din, Inner Traditions – Bear & Company, Just intonation, Mills College, Perfect fifth, Pran Nath (musician), Samuel L. Lewis, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Sargam (music), Shira Kammen, Sight-reading, Stan Kenton, Standards in Silhouette, Sufism, Tanpura, The Committee (improv group), The Second City, William Russo (musician).
Andrew York (born 1958) is an American classical guitarist, lutenist and composer.
Autodidacticism (also autodidactism) or self-education is the act of self-directed learning about a subject or subjects in which one has had little to no formal education.
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In music, a drone is a harmonic or monophonic effect or accompaniment where a note or chord is continuously sounded throughout most or all of a piece.
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Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras.
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Ear training or aural skills is a skill by which musicians learn to identify, solely by hearing, pitches, intervals, melody, chords, rhythms, and other basic elements of music.
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Easley Blackwood (born April 21, 1933) is an American professor of music, a concert pianist, a composer of music, some using unusual tunings, and the author of books on music theory, including his research into the properties of microtonal tunings and traditional harmony.
Hamza El Din (July 10, 1929 – May 22, 2006) was a Nubian Egyptian composer, oud player, tar player, and vocalist.
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Inner Traditions – Bear & Company, also known as Inner Traditions, is a book publisher founded by Ehud Sperling in 1975 and based in Rochester, Vermont in the United States.
In music, just intonation (sometimes abbreviated as JI) or pure intonation is any musical tuning in which the frequencies of notes are related by ratios of small whole numbers.
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Mills College is a liberal arts and sciences college in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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In music theory, a perfect fifth is the musical interval corresponding to a pair of pitches with a frequency ratio of 3:2, or very nearly so.
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Pandit Pran Nath (Devanagari: पंडित प्राणनाथ) (3 November 1918 – 13 June 1996) was a Hindustani classical singer and teacher of the Kirana Gharana (school).
Samuel L. Lewis also known as Sufi Sam (October 18, 1896 – January 15, 1971) was an American mystic and horticultural scientist who founded what became the Sufi Ruhaniat International, a branch of the Chishtia Sufi lineage.
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The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) is a music school with an enrollment of about 400 students, located at 50 Oak Street, San Francisco, California.
In Hindustani music, sargam refers to singing the notes instead of the words of a composition, with use of various ornamentations such as meend, gamak, kan and khatka, as part of a khyal performance.
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Shira Kammen is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist.
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Sight-reading is the reading and performing of a piece of written music, specifically when the performer has not seen it before, also called a prima vista.
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Stanley Newcomb "Stan" Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was a pianist, composer, and arranger who led an innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra.
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Standards In Silhouette is an album recorded in September 1959 by Stan Kenton and his orchestra.
Sufism (تصوف, Ta'sawwuf), according to its adherents, is the inner mystical dimension of Islam.
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The tanpura (or tambura, tanpuri) is a long-necked plucked string instrument found in various forms in Indian music; it does not play melody but rather supports and sustains the melody of another instrument or singer by providing a continuous harmonic bourdon or drone.
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The Committee was a San Francisco based improvisational comedy group founded by Alan Myerson and Jessica Myerson, formerly known as Irene Riordan and now known as Latifah Taormina.
The Second City is an improvisational comedy enterprise, best known as the first ever on-going improvisational theater troupe in the United States (Chicago) and Canada (Toronto).
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William Russo, better known as Bill Russo (June 25, 1928 – January 11, 2003), was an American jazz musician.