Gary McFarland “America the Beautiful” An Account Of it’s Disappearance….. Great mixture of styles and great musicians…. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C84rtaAIpA&t=586s
Chicken Neck form the CD Grease Mechanix by Frank Macchia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATpvh5PW1T This features great musicians form Los Angeles…. and Frank is a very interesting composer that uses many different instruments. GREAT FUN!
Here is Miles Davis playing My Funny Valentine… Miles created great melodies when he played improvised solos….. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCqZE6oBSsQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKEfyXPt91U
Be sure to check out our Great Musicians page and listen to the worlds greatest musicians.
It has been raining in Southern California for a long while…. today the weather is great…..
How do I divide my practice time? Program No. 1 Let’s say you are going to practice for one hour…. 1st five minutes do long tones… listen to your tone! 2nd 10 minutes of scales, thirds etc. You should concentrate on one scale a day. 3rd 15 minutes on music you need to learn for […]
Why do we need to play long tones? Why do we play them in the lower register of the instrument? Long tone help us do several things: Set the embouchure for the day. If we start playing in the upper register we then to get tight and it is hard to relax after setting a […]
We have had some very nice instruments donated to the foundation. Here is a short list: Soprano SaxophonesP. Mauriat B-flat Soprano Saxophone with 2 neck Kenny G B-flat Soprano Saxophone Alto SaxophonesYAMAHA Model YAS-52 Lacquered Alto Saxophone Tenor Saxophones Rheuben Allen Professional Tenor Sax Baritone Saxophones Rheuben Allen Lacquered Low A Baritone Saxophone Flutes Gemeinhardt […]
Help us put musical instruments in the hands of as many deserving young people a possible. Music is the gift that last a lifetime…
Welcome to the Rheuben Allen Music Education Foundation website. What we do at RAEF is help young people get musical instruments at no cost to them, their parents/Guardians so the can know the joy of playing a musical instrument. You can help us by making a donation to the general fund. 95% of all donations […]