How to make improvisation easier by limiting yourself

Improvising music can be either overwhelming – or boring. Too many choices leads us to paralysis and too many formulaic patterns becomes dull. As a result many musicians avoid it, thinking they lack the “gift” to improvise freely. So how can you avoid overwhelm and yet escape from boring patterns? Improvise based on “constraints”.
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How to make improvisation easier by limiting yourself
Improvising music can feel like you’re trapped in set patterns or overwhelmed by choice. Here’s how the perfect middle ground can make improvisation easy.

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