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For many in recovery, music has been paramount to their success. Music therapy is a process that uses music to help a person through their recovery process. Music has many therapeutic attributes that can aid a person in their quest to find sobriety.
Jim Earp is a guitar player, songwriter and composer from San Diego. Here’s Jim playing “The Heavens Declare” on his harp guitar—tuned to: F G A Bb C D / D A D G A D.
For a novice drummer, tuning drums can seem like a mystery. But there’s good news. For a start, unlike guitars or pianos, drums can be tuned to any pitch you wish. And, if tuned properly, any kit can be made to sound like Ginger Baker’s. All you need is patience, practice, and the following pointers
In this video, the team over at Consordini Music teaches us the basics of playing the cello. They go over everything from posture, to care for the instrument, to what you’ll need and more!
With the new year rolling in, it’s time to start working on those New Year’s resolutions. For those of you deciding to take up piano, which is a great choice, there are some things to consider when starting out. What type of piano or electric keyboard should you get? Are there any good method books out there? Will I need a lesson teacher?
Welcome back to our series on clarinet scales! In this video, Cassidy will teach out how to play the C# minor scale on clarinet.
Singers are in the spotlight, and that can cause anxiety. Gain confidence with these six inspiring quotes.
The number of harmonica styles, brands, and variations can be daunting for a beginner. This guide to harmonicas can help you find the right harmonica.
Choosing the Right Drumsticks —The optimum drumstick for you will depend on your style of music and type of drum kit. To play your best, choose the stick that feels the best and suits your musical purposes.
In this video, the team over at Consordini Music will teach us some tips on making an instrument recording.
If you are like most guitarists, you’re probably on a never ending search to squeeze every last bit of tone you can from your instrument. Pickups are a great way to do this, and can make a huge difference in the sound and response of your guitar.
Not every bar in an 8- or 16-bar progression needs a different chord; it’s about balancing variety (things that are different) with unity (things that repeat).
The Paiste story begins at the turn of the century in Russia when Michail Toomas Paiste, a composer and musician, whose father had come from Estonia to serve in the Tsarist Guard, founded a publishing business and music store in St. Petersburg.