Hello, All subscribers who follow this blog should register to my new blog site at http://m-base.net, which gets updated much more often. Registration is free, and there is a lot more material there: extensive blogs instructional videos videos and audio of concerts extensive interviews etc. Regards, Steve Coleman

Change of Address for M-Base Blog

Yo, Everyone who is following this blog should move over to m-base.net which is my new members’ site. In addition to many more extensive blog material, there are performance videos, instructional videos, member forums, video interviews, etc. Eventually I’ll move these blogs over to the new site also. Hope to see you over there. Peace, … Continue reading

GPS and LPS Greek and then Medieval Theoretical Musical Structures

In this email I am going to use the terminology for both the ancient Greek Harmoniai, the later ancient Greek Tonoi (and Tropoi) along with the Medieval Tonus (which are theoretical constructions that were attempts to organize and ‘explain’ the ecclesiastic plainchants) and later became the Medieval Modes. When I am talking about ‘Mese’ and … Continue reading

Negative Rhythms?

Hey Mr.Coleman, Thank you very much for the class yesterday at SIM. It was very intense, and the most engaging masterclass we have had so far. I thought it was very well organized as far as playing vs. explaining, and I had a great time clapping and singing through everything. I am writing because you … Continue reading

Symmetric Questions

WordPress.com Many times people send me email asking various questions about my music. If I have the time (many times I don’t) I respond in detail. I have decided to post a few of these responses as some may find the discussions interesting. I will keep these posts pretty much in the same informal style … Continue reading