Japanese and Koreans work long hours. They get very little time off, including weekends. Their lives are stressful and they need a good way to fight that stress. That’s where karaoke comes in.
The 2017 NAMM show was, once again, 4 non-stop days of overwhelming, informative fun for musicians, gear-geeks and the global business of music gear. Man, we saw a lot of gear.
As many musicians can attest, there’s a big difference between playing music for your own enjoyment and being asked to play in front of other people. Whether you’re playing on stage for a large crowd or entertaining a group of friends in a more intimate setting, “stage fright” is a real phenomenon that can cause even the most experienced musicians to shy away from public performances.
The Improvise Approach is all about music creativity for people who have disabilities using iPads and the ThumbJam app as an accessible musical instrument. It’s a training and resource eBook that has been written exclusively for the iBooks Store.