Musical Direction for Improv and Sketch Comedy

This book and CD leads the way to rapid progress for anyone who would like to learn.

Author: Michael Pollock

Publisher: Masteryear Pub

ISBN: UOM:39015060814632

Category: Music

Page: 144

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Masteryear Publishing is proud to present this unique guide to a musical skill long considered mysterious and practically un-teachable. Step by step, author Michael Pollock explains the thinking process behind comedy accompaniment and musical direction in clear, simple language. Each concept is illustrated by audio examples, featuring actors from The Second City Los Angeles and Michael at the keys. The best comedy troupes in the world have live keyboard accompaniment, and musicians who can provide this kind of clever, spontaneous underscore are relatively rare. This book and CD leads the way to rapid progress for anyone who would like to learn.

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