Forte 8 music notation software is easy to use and, more importantly, focused on training with online documentation and tutorials. The basic version is just $24.
Improvisation is the art of creating music on the spot and without preparation. It’s commonly seen in jazz or blues music where musicians routinely improvise solos or melody lines.
So what is the best way to approach collaborative creativity? Here are 4 skills to practice that will help you and your fellow musicians get off on the right foot.
t’s not unusual for Rusted Root frontman Michael Glabicki to erupt into laughter mid-show. The outburst is likely the result of an unscripted performance by one of his bandmates.
One of the best ways to improve your musical skills and boost your stage confidence is jamming. If you’ve never joined a jam session before, it’s easy to feel like you’re either not ready or not “good enough” (or both!). However, participating in a jam session doesn’t require you to have 10 years of experience […]
First and foremost, yes, you need to have your own professional website. Social media is great for fan engagement, but it will never replace having your own website.
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.