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Guided listening: “Thinkin bout you”.

Let’s take a dive into the world of the incredible Frank Ocean to get a better sense of musical ornamentation.

As you listen to the vocals, pay close attention to the melody line. Do you hear any quick little flourishes in the voice? Odds are, that’s expressive ornamentation! Take a listen with us and we’ll point out a few highlights to help you train your ears!

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