Musical Improvisation - Vary the Volume
Volume changes are pretty easy to use. Just play a section louder or softer. Play a single note loud, etc.
Ahh, but which notes? Again, it's up to you (yeah, I know that
doesn't really help). But for drama try to play a passage which
should be soft, loud. Or emphasize the “wrong” note. In this
rendition of our now famous song we've put some accents in
This kind of improv is not going to get you invited to play at the Cotton Club. But, combine it with the other techniques in this series and you'll add some nice variety to your songs.
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