At miAim, we are interested in disseminating the truth about the improvised line, scales, chord progressions,
The Cycle of Keys and The Cycle of Modes.
One method we do this is via our YouTube Channel. Beginning in March 2018, every Saturday we upload a new short, fun and informative video. In addition to talking about the days music topic, we use various charts with live piano/ organ demonstrations to clearly explain the information being explored.
Below are links to the actual charts we have used in our videos for your own reference while you practice and when you re-watch them on YouTube.
The chart titles closely match the video titles in which they are used for easy reference.
Yes! All these music charts are FREE!!!
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Just click the blue link to open each chart in a new PDF reader tab.
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Please note that we do not tell you what to play, no one can.
What we will do is give you the tools to create your own musical ideas
when improvising and composing.
The YouTube Video playlists explained
In the EoM (Elements of Music) playlist we teach music basics, theory and musicianship.
The AoTIL (Anatomy of The Improvised Line) playlist applies these theories in a practical manner.
The Improv 4 Beginners playlist explores simple 4 chord progressions, 1 chord for 2 bars in an 8 bar platform that is ideal for improvisation and composition. Each video is full of diagrams, charts, explanations and demonstrations of Bass Lines, Chord Progressions, Chord Inversions and how to #CreateTheImprovisedLine or your theme/ melody.
The Improv 4 Players playlist examines 4 chord progressions with variations, 1 chord per bar in an 8 bar platform. These instructional videos take your improvisation to the next level by helping you think like a true improvisor or improv8or.
The Improv8ing playlist includes advanced tips that all players can use.
The Advanced Improv playlist explores ORIGINAL and UNIQUE 4 chord progressions from the Altered Scales that are explained in “The Occidental Handbook” exclusive to this website.
The Improv 4 Fun playlist then puts it all together with live improvisations on well known tunes.
The Lockdown Learning Quick Tips playlist contains many different creative practice hints. This series has been created during the 2020 Covid19 Worldwide Health Pandemic.
The charts used in our YouTube videos
The chart titles closely match the video titles in which they are used. Simple!
Elements of Music Free Charts
Anatomy of The Improvised Line Free Charts
Improv 4 Beginners Free Charts
Improv 4 Players Free Charts
For more information on any of these topics about music improvisation and composition,
do yourself a favor and acquire any of our PDF eBooks on “The Principles of Improvisation”
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Since 1977 and after MORE THAN 35 Years of RESEARCH
with Thousands of Hours of DEVELOPMENT,
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and with Hundreds of PERFORMANCES, Shows and Concerts under our belt,
we have developed The System to help YOU CREATE your OWN COMPOSITIONS and IMPROVISATIONS that will AMAZE your family, friends, fans and even yourself.
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