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To start developing your own musical vocabulary, keep a notebook. Michael Brecker and Harold Danko were big proponents of this approach. As you explore and practice, when you stumble across a riff, rhythm, or bit of harmony that makes you smile, write it down. Here are some snippets of my own that coalesced after a lifetime of listening to artists like Richard Tee, Dr. John, and Bill Evans. Combine and apply them with phrases from the artists you love and you’ll soon develop a musical language all your own.

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