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Questlove Teaches Music Curation And Djing

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Overview

Teaches Music Curation and DJing

Ahmir Thompson—better known as Questlove—is an iconic DJ, the drummer for the Roots, and the “coolest man on late-night,” but his first love is collecting and mixing music. Now the Grammy winner is sharing his passion with you. Explore DJ techniques, expand your musical vocabulary, and learn how to glide from genre to genre—including hip-hop, neo-soul, jazz, R&B, and more—to curate your own perfect playlist.

Syllabus

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1. Meet Your Instructor: Questlove
2. A Questlove Setup: Equipment
3. Gathering Music: Organizing and Pruning
4. A Questlove Flow: Technology
5. Hey Mr. DJ: DJ 101
6. DJing at the White House: Surviving Failure
7. Planning Your Set: Sequencing and Vibe Checking
8. Training Your Ears to Listen
9. Advanced DJ Techniques
10. Knowing Your Roots: The Art of Crate Digging
11. Finding Inspiration in Other DJs
12. Musicology: Questlove’s Playlist
13. Questlove’s MasterClass Mix (Bonus)

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