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A series of over 120 HD demo videos are available on our website and YouTube channel, featuring a range of session musicians looking at specific skills and techniques in the songs. Videos looking at improvisation are also available and further support videos will be added soon.
The Rock & Pop blog features regular posts by Tyler Smith, Rock & Pop Czar, and look at a range of aspects of the exams from getting ready for an exam to how to approach exam day. Regular posts also look at different styles of music and how to practice improvising in these styles.
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Improvisation is a key skill for contemporary musicians. Many of the best tracks you hear came from studio improvisation sessions.