Flo (Piano Freestyle)


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Flo (Piano Freestyle)

Original Piano Moody Instrumental Music, Smooth Jazz by Taurus M. James

Flo is the track that started this whole collection. I came up with the idea of making a collection with the same beat (structure) after creating this track. I wanted to see if I could develop a collection that canges moods while keeping the same pace. So much of what I make here on TaurusBeats.com has such a heavy emphasis on the BEATS, I wanted to make the actual beats less important. The challenge is to make each song interesting enough on its own to keep the collection as a whole from being boring.

Original Piano Moody Instrumental Music, Smooth Jazz by Taurus M. James

 

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Song Facts

"Flo" (Piano Freestyle)
Artist: Taurus M. James
Album: moody Grooves
Released: 2014
Writer: Taurus M. James
Label: ITNOJ
Producer:Taurus M. James
Made using Propellerhead Reason with Yamaha DJX as a MIDI controller

Piano Improvisation

I recorded this version as a "piano freestyle" (piano improvisation), unrehearsed and unedited.

This is a method that I use to teach myself how to play piano. I play by ear and I am able to construct basic chords, but I am not able to play chords and melodies at the same time...yet.

The piano freestyle forces me to come up with "melodic sentences" on-the-fly. I find that I am not thinking so much about what note to play on the keyboard. Instead, I'm thinking music "phrases" or riffs comprised of many notes. I can't fully explain how this works, but I think it's like talking. i don't think about the individual letters that make up the words i say, I think about the sentences and just say the words.

I am surprised by what I come up with using this piano freestyle method. The more I use this method, the longer the "melodic sentences" become and the fewer mistakes i make. This version of "Flo" has the unedited piano freestyle.

 

Keywords: Flo (reprise), Moody Grooves, moody instrumental music

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Sunny Days is another one of my piano experiments in making moody instrumental music. (I should just call it piano music, but I'm still working on the whole piano-playing thing.)

My music compositions process was pretty much the same as always. First, I constructed the beat. Then, I developed a chord progression and bass line. Next, I developed melodies through piano improvisation. Finally, I wrapped the whole thing with orchestral instrumentation.

The final result of this piano-featured instrumental music reminds me of an interesting cross between part of the "Sesame Street" theme song and "Can You Stand The Rain" by New Edition (produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis).

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I named this song "Sunny Days" because the music reminds me that storms and cloudy days don't last forever. I want to encourage people who listen to this moody instrumental to really appreciate the sunny days in life. Troubles don't last always. Dark storms give way to "Sunny Days".



 

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