Christmas Past

Christmas Past

The Christmas album I recorded many years back, began as a test of sorts. I had three DA-88 digital recorders (24 tracks) and a 32 channel board that I wanted to learn how to use. I was determined to do a one-man band concept, so I purchased a list of gear to...
Soloing Options

Soloing Options

Play The Melody…Or Improvise? I don’t limit myself to one side or the other. If I did my career would have ended years ago. There are many valid approaches to recording songs, neither negates the other. In new and old music when someone improvises a solo,...
Progress

Progress

One of the best things about The Paul Franklin Method is the students-only Facebook Group that gives active students the ability to have access to Paul on near-daily basis to ask questions, post videos for critique and hang out with their fellow players. INTERACTION...
Right Or Wrong?

Right Or Wrong?

Many of our students tell us the private Facebook Group is their favorite part of the Method. Here’s an edited excerpt from a question a member posted about why certain chords can sound “right or wrong”. Q: In the section about Harmonized Scales,...
Slow Down-Speed Up

Slow Down-Speed Up

Lick Your Chops The key to unlocking great technique is to find the fingerings that work best for you. Some players who are having issues playing clean and fast (with blocking proper note values) get hung up on the misconception that fast players “must be using...
Lloyd Green – Pt I

Lloyd Green – Pt I

As I promised from the announcement of the Method, I would have guest teachers to share their perspectives with the class. The legendary Lloyd Green is our first guest professor, and I am so excited to bring the interview to you. A Conversation With Lloyd Green (Part...