Scale and Key
In this lesson, Darius explains intervals - the relationship between notes in a major or minor scale. The first note or degree of the scale, known as the tonic, is also referred to as the key. A 'key signature' provides more detail, showing how many sharps (#) or flats (b) the particular key involves.
About the instructor
Darius Brubeck is a noted jazz pianist and educator. He has released numerous albums as a leader, as well as touring internationally with his own groups, and the Brubecks Play Brubeck collaboration with his brothers.
Darius has served as a Fulbright visiting professor in Romania and Turkey. He initiated the first degree course in Jazz offered by an African University at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, where he taught till 2005.
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