Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
Despite the protestations of early critics, rock music did not cause the fall of Western civilization. Indeed, it has become a lasting musical art form which many aspire to learn and perform. This program, hosted by jazz great Herbie Hancock, offers a guide for the aspiring rock musician on everything from choosing the right equipment to the right songs. This episode explores the concepts of rhythm and harmony to maximize the group's potential in the creative arrangement of material. Musicians and songwriters offer their insights on the art of arrangements.