Watch the Roses in January online guitar lesson by Mimi Fox from Jazz Performance

Students ask me frequently about composing and where I get my ideas from. I always say it's best to use your life experiences as a framework: people and places that move you, touch you, and make you laugh, cry, think Then, to this rich tapestry I would use all of the cool harmonic/melodic devices that are available to you as a musician. Listen to music as much as possible and you will learn from the great composers