Joe SamuelI am a Musical Director specialising in comedy and improvisation. I also teach piano, Music Technology and theory. I am developing my system of music analysis called SeeChord I live in Brighton with my wife and two children and am generally very happy with my lot.
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So I am very excited to announce that I have started writing my own music again after a seriously long time. I have been spending the intervening years improvising of course and continue to do so with The Maydays but now … Continue reading
Yes we did it, we drove from Brighton to Strasbourg for the first Theatre d’Oignon Festival of Improvisation. Featuring almost no footage of the festival at all, here is a little video of our experience… Enjoy
It’s been a while since I have posted anything here but this is an attempt to get my podcast feed back up and running. So here is our latest musical improv comedy podcast
It’s been a little while since I have posted news of podcasts and things here so I thought I’d share what I think is my favourite podcast so far – Heather and Joe’s Psychadelic Singing Experiment number 2.
My new book, co-written with Heather Urquhart (of the Maydays) is now available to buy through our website www.musicalimprovcomedy.co.uk or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org Sing it! is a beginners guide to musical improv comedy and explains some of our … Continue reading
Yes, we’ve been at the mic again for the latest in our podcasts about musical improv comedy. If you are behind then get over here: http://www.musicalimprovcomedy.co.uk/podcasts.html If you have some understanding of itunes you can subscribe here or search for … Continue reading
Just messed about with “Somebody like you” substituting some chords for their relative majors/minors. Interesting results but I dont think I’ll wait for her people to phone my people to write her next hit! http://www.seechord.co.uk/2012/01/16/somebody-like-you-adele-part-2/
Just thought I’d put links to my podcasts in one place. Also, should get the rss feed working so you can subscribe and download any future podcasts with one click. Music Theory Podcasts The perfect cadence The Modulation 1 and … Continue reading
Heather and I have just finished our third comedy musical improv podcast. It is here: http://www.joesamuel.co.uk/content/uploads/2011/05/Verses-final1-smaller.mp3 Do let me know if you have any feedback.