The Speedway League School

Otherwise Known as the Will Hunting School of MusicEdit

“You wasted $150,000 on an education you coulda got for $1.50 in late fees at the public library.”

― Matt Damon, Good Will Hunting

  Subject classification: this is a music resource.

IntroEdit

Welcome to Jon Michael Swift's collaborative school for musical do-how! The goal of this project is to create an easily accessible body of knowledge on how to learn and perform any and all kinds of music.We are also aiming to build a community of musicians, everyone from amateurs to professionals to visionaries, who can support each other and create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.

Collaborative Learning ProjectsEdit

/20 Hours of Film

/Fingerstyle Improvisation - John Mayer Style

/Collaborative Songwriting

/Dub FX Looping Style

JMS's Matrix of Musical TechniqueEdit

/The Swift Equation - A Guide To Songwriting and Song Improvisation

/The Songwriter's Grooves Project - A Guide to Singing and Playing Guitar

/The Infinite Grid - A Guide to Melody and Harmony

/Impulse Geometry - A Guide to Musical Rhythm

/Street Religion - A Guide to Lyric writing and improvisation

/Man/Machine - A Guide to Gear and Music Technology

/The Question Box - A Guide to Performing and Exploring Musical Emotion and Communication

/Elevator Etudes - How to make practice sound musical

JMS's Guide to SongwritingEdit

Balance in Songwriting

/Freedom from your Brain Children

Sources for Free Music Courses OnlineEdit

Soundfly

Berklee EdX

YouTube

Unfiled NotesEdit

Student Note FilesEdit

/Jazz Chord Mining

/Bryan Wang

/Noah Israel

Kevin McFadden

Micah Boughton

/Buck

/Max Fram-Schwartz

/Jason Chinn

/Dylan Gonzalez

/Caleb Ryland

/Matt Green

/Charles Dennis

/Janine Gedmin

Singing through a straw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COgiz4O4tRw

Rapid Songwriting

Andrew Huang and Rob Scallon (10 Hours)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QT0Bvf2FIQ