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.
If you’ve always wanted to be a songwriter but you’ve never made the leap into creating your own music, it’s time to overcome your inhibitions and get started. There’s no better time than the present to write your own songs!
Here are 9 steps to stylize a song. As you implement some of these ideas, you will begin to develop your own “style.”
In Todd Hobin’s latest instructional video, he teaches us some great guitar hand exercises by using the chromatic scale. This is teach you how to properly hold your guitar in the correct position while gaining strength in your fingers . This basic tutorial is great for any beginners who aren’t sure where to start with the guitar and having trouble with the basics. Anyone looking to strengthen their fingers and move them properly needs to watch this video. So what are you waiting for, grab your guitar, star the video, and start making music!
Having trouble keeping all your cables straight for the numerous instruments and amps you have for your gig? Todd Hobin has your solution. He demonstrates the perfect way to keep all your cables straight with the professional ‘roadie wrap’. His step-by-step guide shows you from start to finish how to properly wrap your cables. He even gives helpful insight to remember the steps and not get confused. This simple and quick technique is something all musicians should know, so if you don’t know what we’re talking about, you better watch the video below.
Have you ever played a song or a piece with a marking in the middle stating♩=♪ or something similar? If this puzzling marking left you scratching your head, you’re not alone! After all, since our days in elementary school music class, we’ve been taught that whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes, and so on, all have distinct rhythmic values.
No one likes to practice scales, but here are five ways to change up your routine, challenge yourself, and maybe even have some fun in the process.