INTRODUCTION TO THE QB–LESSON ONE

The QB keyboard presents a simple graphic x/y layout:  x is the vertical alignment of musical notes, stacked in perfect fourths; y is the horizontal alignment of musical notes in left to right chromatic order. This allows cross-referencing for experiential learning.  Every note has both a vertical and horizontal coordinate number.  This is represented by […]

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SERENDIPITY–IMPROVISATION

ZOOM0002TRADITIONAL IMPROVISATION Improvisation is facilitated in all styles of music, especially jazz (a traditional musical art form based on improvisation).  The QB provides simple process of applying identical harmonic and melodic patterns from key to key in the cycle of fourths (fifths). ZOOM0002   FREE IMPROVISATION The QB is a 2-D visual as well as […]

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