PRLog - Jan. 31, 2012 - Get More Creative! Be A Better Soloist! Berklee Professor Fred Lipsius Uses Online Video to Teach Students and Professionals Alike How To Be Great Improvisers:
"An eminently usable reference from a brilliant cat!”
-- Paul Shaffer, Musical Director of the Late Show with David Letterman
“Freddy's Guide To Creative Improvisation is an original and exciting method for teaching what is almost unteachable:
-- Adam Holzman, keyboardist for Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Grover Washington and Faculty member of the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.
Williamstown, MA, January 31, 2012 – For music students and professional musicians eager to become great improvisers, online training has finally arrived via High-Speed Internet. Created for the PC, Mac, and iPad; educational multimedia publisher, ETERNAL WAYS, has partnered with Berklee College of Music professor, Fred Lipsius, to empower any musician to unlock their creative potential for improvisation. Taking online music instruction to a new level, with hundreds of licks, scales, techniques, exercises, and solos, Freddy's Guide to Creative Improvisation, can show anyone how to be a great improviser. Available 24/7, this NEW online portal at http://www.FreddysGuide.com allows students and professionals to learn what they want, when they want, and at their own pace - for a full 365 days. All that is required is Internet access and a basic knowledge of chords and scales.
“Our goal was to create a low-cost, simple and friendly online learning experience that allows any musician, from any place in the world, to access Fred’s interactive video instruction whenever they want. Becoming a great improviser takes a lot of time and practice which is why the training is available for anytime of day or night. It's like having your own private instructor on-demand.” says John Pritchard, Founder and Creative Director of ETERNAL WAYS. “In addition to being one of the world’s greatest improvisers, Fred is an outstanding instructor who has been teaching at Berklee for over 25 years. His book on Creative Improvisation is second to none.”
"This is one of, if not, the most comprehensive book on improvisation that I have yet encountered. The student (or professional)
-- Randy Brecker, trumpet player with The Brecker Brothers, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Steely Dan, Charles Mingus, Bruce Springsteen, Frank Zappa and many more.
“Fred Lipsius has written a clear and comprehensive study on the art of improvisation.”
-- Eddie Gomez, bassist for Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Herbie Hancock and many more.
The online training is designed for all instruments and works on any computer with a broadband connection. It plays especially well on the iPad and the video looks and sounds great, even on the iPhone.
Introductory price: $49/yr.
Special discounts are available for music teachers/instructors/
The 188 page book is included as an eBook (PDF format for high resolution screen magnification and printing) and is also available separately in print for $29.99. A 3 Disc DVD Series of the training features licks, techniques, and solos for $99.
If you are a musician who wants to learn from a pro, Freddy's Guide To Creative Improvisation contains everything you need to know about improvisation!
Also great for music teachers to use with their students!
To learn more and sign up to get your own password, go to http://www.FreddysGuide.com
It's Like Having Your Own Private Instructor On-Demand!
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Phone: (413) 203-4444
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ETERNAL WAYS is a new educational multimedia publishing company producing movies, books, websites and music. The company motto: Learning is Good!