Jazzedge Community › Forums › PianoWithWillie › General Music Discussion › Experts: theory or intuition?Experts: theory or intuition? This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Rich Coppillie 2 years, 10 months ago. Participant Rich Coppillie Member Since: May 25, 2017 On August 11, 2016 at 7:52 pm by Rich Coppillie Hey I’ve just been watching some of the analysis and improv of “the girl from Ipanema” – it’s very cool, but made me wonder… Do experts like Jobim (or Dr John or whoever) compose their songs based on solid musical knowledge, or do they just intuitively “feel” and experiment until it sounds “right”? Just curious; probably no one answer is correct but still thought I’d ask ? What’d ya think? Rich Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.