Lynn Whipple is teaching the Year of the Spark lesson for the second half of April... using music to influence mark making.
I don't have music playing while I work in my studio unless I am doing chores (cleaning and tidying up for the next project). When seasons permit, I prefer to listen to the birds' songs or soft rainfall. Or I like to listen to recordings of nature or lectures by people with engaging speaking voices.
For this lesson, I chose music that had a slow to medium tempos with occasional tempo changes.
The "music" warm up sketches: