Category Archives: Schillinger System Practitioners

Jimmy Heath and the Schillinger System

“During the 70’s Heath began to pursue¬†writing intensely. He learned the Schillinger System of Musical Composition from one of its prominent adherents, Rudolf Schramm”I became one of Rudy’s students,” “It was all about a numerical system that helped me find all kinds of different chord

Jymie Merritt and Schillinger

Jymie Merritt has worked in jazz, R&B, and blues. In the early 1950s he toured with rock and roll pioneers Bullmoose Jackson and Chris Powell moving on to work with legendary bluesman BB King from 1955 to 1957. In 1957 Jymie moved to Manhattan, New

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